Interesting skunks facts

Skunk is a mammal of the order of predators and the family Mephitidae. Skunk is associated with a fetid odor that the animal secretes with the help of special preanal glands when it feels threatened. Skunk is distinguished by a rather bright and at the same time strict black and white color. This contrasting color […]

Bird owl facts

Owls are among the most ancient birds on our planet. According to ornithologists, owls lived in North America several tens of millions of years ago. It is believed that the first owl-like bird lived in the Mesozoic period around 250 million years BC. In the legends of the Middle Ages, owls act as mystical characters […]

Polar Bear Facts

Polar Bear

The polar bear (Ursus maritimus “sea bear”) belongs to the class of mammals, the order of predators, the suborder of canine animals, the bear family, the genus of bears. It is believed that polar bears evolved from brown bears in the course of evolution and adaptation to the northern polar latitudes. Polar bear (adult male) […]

Seals – species, facts and photos

Seals are a multispecies family of semi-aquatic predatory mammals. These animals can range in size from 1.17 m (3.8 ft) in length and 45 kg (99 lb) in weight in the ringed seal to 4.9 m (16 ft) and 2400 kg (5300 lb) in the southern elephant seal. All species of seals are characterized by […]

Giraffe is the tallest animal in the world

giraffe horn

Giraffe (Latin Giraffa camelopardalis) is an artiodactyl mammal from the giraffe family. It is the tallest land animal with the longest neck. Giraffe’s appearance The height of this animal is 5 to 6 meters (16-19 feet). And a third of the length falls on the neck, which consists of 7 elongated cervical vertebrae. The muscles […]