We humans are not the only ones that enjoy a trip abroad. Some animal species migrate to find food, breed, or escape the cold. There are a few species, however, that take this journey to the extreme.
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With the first signs of Autumn already creeping in—browning leaves, birds flying south, pumpkin spiced everything—you might be forgiven for thinking that an afternoon in the great outdoors sounds less than appealing. But an ever-growing body of scientific research suggests that getting out into your local green space will give you more than just fresh air.
Animals are often associated with cute photos of cats, dog, birds or even happy sloths and monkeys in the wild… But there is more to the story. Did you that African hunting dogs are some of the most efficient predators? Or that honey badgers are the most fearless animals on the planet? Get ready for 10 deadly facts about animals!
The world seems to be unable to get enough of pandas, lions, cute monkeys, turtles and colourful birds – so no wonder some animals feel left out. To honour their existence, today’s article has been dedicated to the world’s slightly strange looking creatures that don’t always get the respect they deserve due to their laughable looks. Let’s change that!
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!
Did you use to dream of drinking a poison that could turn you into an animal? Or maybe you still wish you could become a lion, a sharp-toothed wolf or a kingly hawk? Well, the bad news is that there is no magical formula that can turn humans into animals, but do you even have to? Follow Frontier’s guidelines and learn the skills necessary to survive in the wilderness – who wants to be civilised, right? Transform yourself over the course of just 4 weeks!
As our world becomes more and more industrialised, our production of waste has been increasing -- and increasingly problematic. Plastic in particular is a major issue, causing severe damage to wildlife and environment alike. A new type of fungus, discovered in the Amazon, may put us on our way to discover a biological method to plastic degradation.
Once a species becomes endangered, it is critical to work to preserve its habitat and remaining individuals, lest it disappear from our world. Occasionally, wildlife conservation projects and organisations can be so effective so as to reverse the process and reintroduce a species into the wild, where it will no longer need human intervention.
According to Native American beliefs, human beings have 9 animal spirits, also called animal guides, to follow you throughout your life. Some of these come in and out of our lives, while others will stay beside you for your entire lifetime.
Frontier has been lucky enough to discover a genuine page from a sloth’s diary! One of our volunteers while working on Frontier’s Costa Rica Animal Rescue Centre project, found the excerpt while out trekking.