Trivia question for Jan-31-2011

Posted on Jan 31, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Jan-31-2011

This bird derives its name from its monotonous two-syllable call. They undertake two long migrations each year and some are blown off course and have turned up in Greenland, Newfoundland, Bermuda, Australia and the U.S.

Trivia question for Jan-30-2011

Posted on Jan 30, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Jan-30-2011

This is the fierce Leopard Seal. They are the second largest species of seal in the Antarctic (after the Southern Elephant Seal). It is most common in the southern hemisphere along the coast of Antarctica and on most sub-Antarctic islands.

Letter from an 8-year old

Posted on Jan 30, 2011 in Articles, OMG News, Rattlesnakes
Letter from an 8-year old

Dear Sir,

“Don’t kill the snakes… please ;-( Do you see how much it hurts me when you and others kill the snakes? Why does your group kill snakes? Did you know animals help us and we humans do nothing but harass and kill them? Why don’t you help them? Why, can you tell me?…

Trivia question for Jan-29-2011

Posted on Jan 29, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Jan-29-2011

In Mexico, these guys are referred to as “Night Monkey’s” which is sometimes confusing since their actually is another species called a “Night Monkey. It’s furred and prehensile tail is not only for climbing, it also acts as a snug pillow for their infants.

Trivia question for Jan-28-2011

Posted on Jan 28, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Jan-28-2011

These guys are Britain’s only native venomous snake. Their venom rarely kills humans.

Trivia question for Jan-27-2011

Posted on Jan 27, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Jan-27-2011

These guys eat termites and also use the termite mounds as their home. They particularly like eggs of all types and they have a cool way of hurling them back through their hind legs against a stone or other hard object.

Trivia question for Jan-26-2011

Posted on Jan 26, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Jan-26-2011

These guys are able to leap more than 33-feet between trees and as much as 66-feet to the ground without injury.

Trivia question for Jan-25-2011

Posted on Jan 25, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Jan-25-2011

These aptly named turtles grow to approximately 3 to 5 inches. They have long necks and rather short legs. They typically only venture onto land when the female lays her eggs, or to bask.

Trivia question for Jan-24-2011

Posted on Jan 24, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Jan-24-2011

Predators of these deer include tigers, leopards, dholes and mugger crocodiles. Red foxes also sometimes prey on their fawns.

Trivia question for Jan-23-2011

Posted on Jan 23, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Jan-23-2011

This type of Lemur is unique in a particular way. As with all Lemurs, they live in protected reserves in Madagascar. They live in family units and “Sing” loudly to reinforce pair-bonds and to defend their territory. This type of Lemur is not nocturnal.

Trivia question for Jan-22-2011

Posted on Jan 23, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Jan-22-2011

This boldly striped fish bears some resemblance to the venomous Banded Sea Snake, but is mild-mannered and harmless. It is a very finicky eater and difficult to keep in captivity

Trivia question for Jan-21-2011

Posted on Jan 23, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Jan-21-2011

This cool looking spider belongs to the tarantula group.

Trivia question for Jan-20-2011

Posted on Jan 23, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Jan-20-2011

We had no idea there were amphibians around which made such a peculiar noise.

Trivia question for Jan-19-2011

Posted on Jan 23, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Jan-19-2011

These guys love insects so they visit termite hills, follow locust swarms and stays close to herds of zebras or antelopes in order to feed on the insects landing on their excrement.

Trivia question for Jan-18-2011

Posted on Jan 23, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Jan-18-2011

This fish is able to distend both its jaw and its stomach to enormous size, allowing it to swallow prey up to twice as large as its entire body.