Have you ever seen a glasswinged butterfly? You might think that this creature is a figment of one’s imagination, perhaps a Photoshopped composite shot of a butterfly blending into a serene setting, but the truth is that it exists! The aptly named insect is a brush-footed (or four-footed) butterfly whose wings appear to be made… Continue Reading →
A tapir is a large herbivorous mammal, similar in shape to a pig, with a short,prehensile snout. Tapirs inhabit jungle and forest regions of South America, Central America, and Southeastern Asia. The five extant species of tapirs are the Brazilian tapir, the Malayan tapir, the Baird’s tapir, the kabomani tapir, and the mountain tapir. The four… Continue Reading →
The golden-crowned kinglet (Regulus satrapa) is a very small songbird. Adults are olive-gray on the upperparts with white underparts, with thin bills and short tails. They have white wing bars, a black stripe through the eyes and a yellow crown surrounded by black. The adult male has an orange patch in the middle of the… Continue Reading →
Quokka – Sounds like an Avatar animal’s name? No! They are living along with us in our very mother Earth. One of the friendliest animals to human beings.
This Sloth Bear recently befriended them in Lakhapada village in India. The bear was never domesticated, however surprisingly chose to bond with the family. Now it has become more than a pet, a member of the family. Sloth Bears can be very aggressive and deadly, but not in his case. This adorable male bear followed the family’s heard of goats to their… Continue Reading →
Who are Booboo, Titi and Teddy? They are cute guinea pigs living with Megan, a 23 year old girl from the Netherlands. She is their care taker and owner. On her site she posts pictures of these cute creatures and more interesting things about the three friends. Something you should know about Guinea Pigs : Not all… Continue Reading →