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Jaguar vs Tiger: 7 Key Differences Compared (Size, Strength, Appearance)

What’s the difference between a jaguar and a tiger? In this post, we’ll take a look at 7 key differences between these two big cats, and answer some interesting questions about them too. You’ll then be better informed the next time you see jaguars and tigers. Jaguars and tigers are both large predatory cats. Both …

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Do Porcupines Shoot Their Quills? (Fact Check) 4 Defense Behaviors

Did you know that there are 58 species of porcupines! These rodents are adorable. But beware. The name “porcupine” comes from Latin and means “quill pig.” So as cute as they are, it is better to give them some distance. Those quills can cause some damage. But are you safe even at a distance? Do …

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Do Rattlesnakes Nurse Their Babies? (Fact Check) Snake-Milking?

Photos occasionally surface on social media that appear to show a rattlesnake nursing her young. Do rattlesnakes nurse their babies? The quick answer is no. Rattlesnakes are reptiles and as such, they do not have mammary glands. An animal without mammary glands cannot lactate (produce milk). The photo in question was staged. (I guess you …

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28 Giant Armadillo Facts (2 Types) Largest Living and Extinct

What comes to your mind when you picture an armadillo? Perhaps you picture a cute little rolly-polly creature. Today we are going to talk about giant armadillos. While they are cute, they are not little. Here you’ll learn everything you need to know about the giant armadillo. We’ll also talk about its bigger, but extinct, …

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What Sound Does a Hippo Make? Guide to Hippo Noises, Roars, Mating Displays

Hippopotami are huge, strong, and very loud animals! What sound does a hippo make? They make a variety of noises and sounds – both above and underwater. Beyond the stomping and splashing noises they make as they move around their 3,300+ pound (1,500 kilograms) bodies, they also make a variety of vocalizations. In this article, …

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African Deer Guide: Meet the Barbary Stag (Africa’s Only Deer)

Africa is known for having all sorts of wonderful animals, including a wide variety of antelopes. But what about African deer? In this article, you’ll learn all about the only African deer. We’ll also discuss what all the other deer-like animals in Africa are. The only deer native to Africa is the Barbary stag (Cervus …

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22 Brown Hyena Facts: Habitat, Diet, Strandwolf Size

Not all hyenas are the laughing kind. In this guide, you’ll learn all about brown hyenas, including what they look like, their diet, and what sounds they make. Strandwolves are long-haired hyenas found in southern Africa. Brown Hyena Overview Latin Name: Parahyaena brunnea Location: Southern Africa; Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe Habitat: prefers rocky …

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14 Cute Baby Cheetah Facts: Diet, Cub Sounds, Photos

A baby cheetah is one of the most adorable creatures on earth (mind you, I say that about most animals). With their brown eyes and fluffy mantle, I can’t help but say “awwww!” In this article, you’ll learn all about cheetah cubs, including what they eat, what they look like, and what noises they make. …

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30 Fastest Animals in the World: Land, Air, Water

What are the fastest animals in the world? In this post, you’ll learn about the world’s 30 fastest animals. They are organized by land, air, and water. And include mammals, birds, sharks, fish. And both predator and prey. The world’s fastest land animal is the cheetah with a top speed of 76 mph (122 km/h). The peregrine …

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What Do Bears Eat? Diet of All 8 Species (Omnivore Foods)

How do bears diets vary across species (grizzly, polar, brown, black, etc.) and regions? What do bears eat? Learn which bears are mostly carnivorous, which are mostly herbivorous, and what foods they favor. All bears are omnivores. While panda bears have a 99% herbivorous diet, polar bears are mostly carnivores. The other six species are …

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