By: Rex Trulove
In order to understand why bears hibernate, it is first important to understand what hibernation is. In addition, it does need to be pointed out that bears don't truly hibernate. Rather they fall into a deep sleep that can last days, weeks, or even months...
By: Rex Trulove
The little brown bat is one of the most numerous bat species in many locations, including Oregon. With a body that rather resembles a mouse, and relatively long wings compared to its body size, it is also a voracious and talented hunter. For many people...
How will climate change affect penguins and their habitats?
By: Amber-Marie Richardson
Climate change is an environmental concern which is affecting most species across the world. Even for humans, the threat that climate change poses is huge. However, one species which is now facing greater risk than ever from the problem of climate change is the...
The habitat of the American black bear
By: Annalyn Andriyenko
The American black bear is the most known and common bear species in North America, even ranging as far as Northwest Canada, and even as down south as Mexico. These bears are a very close relative to the Asiatic black bear, and even are known...
How will climate change affect penguins and their habitats?
By: Dorothy Hoffman
With the release of March of the Penguins and Happy Feet, two enormously popular movies featuring penguins, millions of viewers fell in love with these adorable, plucky, flightless birds. Looking like odd little cartoon characters in formal attire, these aquatic birds are well adapted...
By: Maria C Collins
In spring, summer, and autumn, the woodlands, pastures, gardens and parks are brimming with life. You can hear it all around you, birds singing, and insects buzzing and other animals and creatures scurrying to and fro, going about their daily lives. In winter, by contrast...
The diet of the Aye-aye
By: Rena Sherwood
The aye-aye is an endangered species of nocturnal lemur that lives only on the island of Madagascar. With its huge eyes, rat-like teeth, grotesquely long middle toes and scruffy coat and the unfortunate tendency to urinate on anyone that frightens it, the local humans assumed...
By: Rex Trulove
The American black bear (Ursus americanus) at one time roamed nearly every one of the continental US states, as well as most Canadian provinces. This species is still the most populous bear in the US, though it has a more restricted range, primarily due to...
By: Johanna Richardson
The American Black bear, which originally inhabited practically all the wooded areas from Central Mexico up to North America, is in much lower numbers, and has been eliminated from much of its original breeding grounds by hunting and removal of their habitats . However, the...
The diet of Bengal tigers
By: Amber-Marie Richardson
Bengal tigers are magnificent creatures and many are found living in the Sundarban mangrove forests, which are located in the Eastern region of Bangladesh and India. Being carnivores, the Sundarban forest is a perfect hunting ground for the Bengal tiger, and they can sometimes be...

 

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