Entries in amazing animals (14)

Monday
Jun202016

5 Best Species To See In Belize

Belize is home to a number of different, unique species but here is our list of the five best ones to see while you're in the country...

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Wednesday
Apr062016

QUIZ: Which Tropical Fish Are You?

Tropic fish literally come in all shapes, sizes, colours and types. Their variety and appeal attracts people from all over the world to gaze in awe at their splendour. So which one are you most alike? Take the quiz and uncover which tropical fish you are!

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Monday
Jan112016

Five Ways Animals Are Better Than Humans

From Blue Whales and Elephants to hummingbirds and Thailand 2 gram bumblebee bats – its all possible in the animal kingdom. Humans are supposed to be at the top of the food chain; we have built cities, explored the world… Our list of accomplishments is long, and yet, animals still surpass us in many ways!

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Friday
Dec042015

Happy World Wildlife Conservation Day!

It’s World Wildlife Conservation Day!

You know at least one endangered animal; you have seen Will Young and the WWF’s recent campaign #WorldNeedsLove, here is what we are really fighting for in animal conservation.

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Friday
Oct022015

Happy World Animal Day!

Today is the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi! Doesn’t ring a bell? He is the patron of saint animals, and we are celebrating World Animal Day. From spiders to guinea pigs to whales, they are all important and deserve a day of recognition.

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Monday
Aug172015

5 Countries with Interesting National Animals

Scotland having the unicorn – yes, the unicorn - as its national animal is quite extraordinary and dates back to the 12th century when it was in the Celtic mythology, but did you know it is not the only country with an interesting national animal?

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Monday
Dec152014

5 animals you would want on your zombie apocalypse team

No doubt you’ve thought about who and what you would take with you to survive a post-apocalyptic world teeming with zombies, but have you given a thought to animals? Chances are some animals will possess qualities and abilities that could be very useful to a well-rounded zombie apocalypse team.

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Monday
Dec152014

Nature’s secret shape shifters: 5 animals with amazing camouflage  

Magic is overrated… Did you know that some animals have a rare ability to disappear right in front of your eyes? Today we look at the fascinating shape shifters from nature, beings armed with camouflage that makes Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak look lame!

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Monday
Nov242014

Fascinating ways animals greet each other

A handshake, a kiss on the cheek, a bow… We humans have many different ways of greeting each other, depending on context and culture. Animals, too, have a huge variety of greetings, some eerily similar to ours and some specific to their species. Here are the different ways in which animals say “hello” to each other.

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Monday
Nov172014

Extraordinary Newborns: their first steps put to the test

‘The greatest challenges any animal faces are within the first few hours/days when they are smallest and most vulnerable’- Sir David Attenborough. Many animals have instinctively adapted to their first experiences of the world, but some have it harder than most!  

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Friday
Jun272014

It’s Sloth Week! Time to Sloth-ings down

Sloths are an internet sensation. With their strange smiling faces, lethargic movements and awkward apparent friendliness this elusive species has become the most popular animal on the planet.

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Monday
Dec302013

Volunteer photo of the week: Scott Johnson 

Scott Johnson took this photo when he was on the Madagascar Wildlife Conservation Adventure project. This photo captures an up-close and personal frame of a Chameleon going about his day-to-day business! It's not often you get see this coulorful creature from such an interesting angle.  

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Tuesday
Dec242013

Best animal documentaries 

Animal documentaries take us far from the world of our armchair; to the far flung corners of the globe. We all need escapism some time or another, and what better way than to watch animal documentaries. 

 

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Friday
Feb172012

Animal Survival: Crazy Defence Tactics

This week the Into the Wild team has been looking at some of the craziest and most entertaining animal behaviour out there. Today we’re checking out how animals get themselves out of sticky situations bringing you some of the top survival tips from the animal kingdom. So if you ever get yourself into a spot of bother, think what would the animals do?

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