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Bryan Haines

Hi, I'm Bryan Haines. And I'm a co-founder of Storyteller.Travel. I'm a traveler and photographer.

I also blog about photography on ClickLikeThis.com

What is the Loudest Animal in the World? dB Levels Compared

Animals are capable of many unique sounds. Many people know about the largest and fastest animals. But what is the loudest animal in the world? The sperm whale is the loudest animal in the world. They make a series of clicking noises that reach up to 236 decibels. The clicks last for 0.5 to 2.0 seconds. …

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Why Do Lizards Do Push Ups? 4 Reasons for This Weird Behavior

Lizards are cold-blooded and their skin is unique in the animal kingdom. They have some unusual habits, including doing push-ups on rocks, trees, or walls. Why do lizards do push ups? Lizards do push-ups as a mating display so the males can show the females that they are healthy and ready to mate. But both …

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Galapagos Islands Names: Guide to All 33 Islands, Islets (Map)

Galapagos Islands’ names can be confusing. Almost every one of the Islands has at least two names: Spanish and English. Most of the names aren’t translations, but totally different names. Because the Islands belong to Ecuador, a Spanish country, we will refer to them by their Spanish names. Many islands in the Galapagos Islands have 2 (or …

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Do Squirrels Eat Meat? Omnivore, Carnivore, Predator

Are squirrels vegetarian, omnivores, or carnivores? Sure, squirrels eat seeds and nuts. But do squirrels eat meat? Learn their eating habits: foods they’ll eat and what they avoid. Squirrels are omnivores, which means that their diet consists of both plants and meat. Squirrels primarily eat vegetarian foods. But they will also eat bird eggs, insects, …

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Antlers vs Horns: 6 Differences (Made of, Purpose, Gender)

Many mammals have horns and antlers. What are the differences between antlers vs horns? Here are the key differences between antlers and horns. Plus other animals with horn-like growths. And the largest horns and antlers on the planet. Horns and antlers are different. Antlers are a bone that is regrown each year. Horns grow throughout …

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Can an Ostrich Kill a Lion? Attack Methods, Kick Strength

Lion vs ostrich? Can an ostrich kill a lion? In this post, you’ll learn 2 ways an ostrich defends itself. And the power in an ostrich kick force. Ostriches have more power than you might think. An ostrich can indeed kill a lion. Ostriches have extremely powerful legs that are each equipped with a deadly …

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Do Sharks Have Bones? Guide to Chondrichthyan Shark Cartilage

Sharks are known for their dorsal fin and teeth. But what about bones? Do sharks have bones? And how many? In this post, you’ll learn about shark skeletons, teeth, and cartilage. While they can fossilize, sharks do not have bones. Like all fish made of cartilaginous tissues (elasmobranchs), shark skeletons are made up completely of …

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14 Largest Lakes in Europe: Listed by Size

Europe is filled with beautiful lakes and rivers. What is largest lake in Europe? And how does it compare to the other large lakes in this region? In this post, we’ll compare Europe’s largest lakes – by area, volume and depth. What’s the largest lake in Europe? Lake Ladoga in northwestern Russia is the largest …

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12 Highest Mountains in Africa: Travelers Guide

Here’s your full guide to the tallest mountains in Africa. This ordered list includes tons of detail, including wildlife, climate, and climbing difficulty of each mountain. Though there are many mountains in Africa, like Mt. Kenya and Mt. Stanley, the tallest mountain on the continent is Mt. Kilimanjaro. At nearly 20,000 feet in elevation (or …

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Plantain vs Banana: 9 Tasty Differences (Travelers Guide)

What’s the difference between plantains and bananas? In this article, you’ll learn 9 key differences between these two fruits. In the plantain vs banana debate, you’ll be able to tell them apart and know when to use each. 9 Differences: Plantains vs Bananas They may look alike, but if you substituted plantains in a dessert …

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