The regions around the poles are tough places to live. In order to survive, animals need to be able to cope with extreme cold and sometimes go for long periods without food. Weather conditions are harsh. In the middle of winter, the sun never rises and it is dark for weeks on end, while in […]
Get Information on Spiders
Spiders are not insects. They belong to a group of animals called arachnids. This group of over 75,000 species (types) also includes scorpions, mites and ticks. All spiders can make silk with glands in their bodies, but not all spiders spin webs. All spiders have venom glands, but only a few, such as the funnel-web […]
The Most Dangerous Deadly Creatures in the World
Many animals have special features that can help them to kill or harm other creatures. Some have venomous bites or stings, while others have razor-sharp teeth or claws. Jellyfish Although many jellyfish are not deadly, the Australian box jellyfish, or sea wasp, can kill within minutes. Its four clusters of 15 tentacles are covered with […]
What Are Carnivorous Animals ?
The lion is sometimes called the King of Beasts. It is a large, majestic creature, the second biggest of all the cat family after the tiger. Unlike most big cats, lions are social animals, which live and hunt in groups called prides. Most of the world’s wild lions live on the African plains, but a […]
What is Marine Mammals ?
Mammals are warm- blooded animals that feed their young on milk. Most of them live on land but some, the marine mammals, live in the sea. Marine mammals include whales, dolphins, seals, sea lions and walruses. All of them breathe air but have adapted to life in the sea, having flippers instead of legs, for […]
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