With a cat-like face, a body like a bear and an almost monkey-like tail, it’s easy to see why this animal is sometimes called a bearcat. This unique old world mammal is neither bear nor cat but (…read more)
Somewhere in the Ituri Forest, a dense rain forest located in in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, lives an animal rarely seen – so rare that is was unknown to science until 1901. (read more)
Found in the floodplain grasslands and woodlands of India and Nepal, these enormous creatures can weigh up to 6,000 pounds but are surprisingly swift and nimble. The Indian Rhinoceros can charge at speeds of 25 mph. Though possessing poor eyesight, the Indian Rhino (like other rhino species) has sharp hearing and a keen sense of smell. These solitary animals are (read more)
With a length of just 5 feet long and weighing just 120 pounds, the world’s smallest porpoise bears a name that is a Spanish word meaning “little cow.” The Vaquita is the rarest marine mammal in the world with only 30 animals (read more)
The image of a shark usually involves a sleek, fast predator with razor sharp teeth hunting down prey of all types. This shark breaks that mold in nearly every way. (read more)
Though it’s distinguishing snout can be used as a weapon, it also serves as a (…read more
With a sickle-like tail that can be as long as its entire body, these highly athletic sharks are one of the most recognizable species.
With a soecialized hunting technique, Thresher Sharks often (…read more)