Believe it or not, crocodiles do actually shed tears from time to time
After mating with a male, the female black widow does actually eat him – simply because he is the closest highly nutritious meal
Chameleons are extraordinary reptiles, with some of the most colourful and dynamic features in the animal kingdom
Reason 1 -They’d never let you out of their sight There are six different species of sloth, but generally the family is divided up into two-toed sloths and three-toed sloths. They’re slightly different in their behaviour, but what’s … Continued
A Panamanian golden frog doesn’t actually have any ears, instead this creature uses its lungs to hear vibrations and movement
An elephant’s trunk is designed to work as a nose, with keen smelling abilities, they can smell water from up to 12 miles away
Just like us: Watch as Kanzi the bonobo intelligently breaks firewoods, strikes a match, and toasts marshmallows..
Oysters mate through releasing millions of sperm in attempt to fertilise the 100 million eggs each female oyster produces per year.
Whales are known for being able to hold their breath for long periods of time, but which can hold its breath the longest? The most extreme breath-holding whale is the cuvier’s beaked whale. A recent study attached satellite tags to … Continued
In the early stages of a bird or mammal’s life they will naturally imprint on their mother, observing and learning from her so that they can survive.
Living in a structured society helps insects act as one large organism rather than individuals fending for themselves.
We have teamed up with the Marine Conservation Society to offer one lucky winner a turtle adoption! Turtle adopters will receive: An adorable fluffy turtle hatchling Talk Turtle – a twice a year enewsletter, which contains news, stories and fantastic photos … Continued
Chinchillas have 20 000 hairs per square centimetre (one eighth of an inch square), giving them the densest fur of any land mammal.
Primates, koalas and some possums have fingerprints that can be compared to those of humans.
A lot of species have extremely specific calls that they can use to communicate detailed information about what’s going on around them.