African wild dogs have a higher kill rate than lions and can take down antelope that weigh as much as 225 kilos (500 pounds).
Our German-speaking readers will be happy to know that his 1877 scientific paper is freely available to read online (check our source!)
With mackerel sharks, tunas are the only species able to maintain a body temperature higher than that of the surrounding water... even when it's 43 °F!
Fun fact: after the female lays eggs, the male guards them and keeps them moist with his urine
The courtship and bonding of these birds are critical, as the female must trust the male to provide her with everything when she is incubating and raising chicks
I live in South America and like to climb on trees
This tribute is a way to thank the movie director for his films, which helped raise environmental awareness
A baby tortoise on the verge of getting out of its shell and discovering the world
I'm the Philippine national bird, and I'm critically endangered. Killing me in the Philippines can cost you 12 years in jail
Not at all, these things are fish eggs, with embryos rolled up inside
This scorpion-eating mouse does not feel pain when bitten by a scorpion. The scorpion's venom blocks the pain instead of causing it, which could help develop new drugs in the future
They can build bridges, rafts and shelters *with their bodies only*