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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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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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18 Facts About African Fat-Tailed Geckos (Hemitheconyx caudicinctus)

Have you ever wondered about African fat-tailed geckos? In this article, you’ll learn some really cool facts about these little creatures, like what they look like, where they live, what they eat, and so on. You’ll also learn an interesting fact about their feet! African Fat-Tailed Gecko Overview Latin Name: Hemitheconyx caudicinctus Location: West Africa …

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Panther vs Jaguar: 7 Differences / 8 Misconceptions Clarified

What’s the difference: panther vs jaguar? It isn’t as straightforward as you may think. It all depends on what you mean by “panther”. In this post, we’ll clarify what a panther is. And then break down key differences between one of the definitions of “panther” and jaguars (and leopards?). What is a Panther? 4 Explanations …

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29 Animals that Mate for Life: Monogamous Animals List

There’s a certain sweetness when it comes to animals that mate for life. Scarlet macaws, for example, will spend up to 50 years together. In this post, you’ll learn about monogamous animals, including birds, mammals, fish, crustaceans, even parasites. Up to 90% of bird species are monogamous. When it comes to mammals, only about 5% …

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Which Land Animal has the Longest Tail? Lizards, Monkeys, Rodents

Animal tails are for balance, climbing, and attracting females. Which land animal has the longest tail? In this post, you’ll learn about the longest tails: by overall length and by a ratio of their body length. The giraffe has the longest tail of all land animals, at 39 inches (14 m). With a tail over …

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