Category Archive: Animal Facts

Amazing animal facts about some of the most interesting wildlife on the planet.

Aug 21 2014

Hairy Frogfish Facts

A weird creature indeed, the Striated Frogfish is one of the world’s weirdest looking fish to inhabit the ocean. Meet the Striated Frogfish This is the hairy looking beast is the striated frogfish and you’re not gonna believe how it catches it’s food. Why do they call it the hairy frogfish? The fish is a …

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Aug 21 2014

World’s Weirdest Sharks List

Sharks are amazing creatures, but let’s face it… when you step beyond your common bull sharks, blue sharks, and great whites, that everyone knows very well, you start to encounter some very strange looking shark species. 25 Really Weird Sharks Epic Wildlife in a collaboration guest appearance with List25 brings you 25 weird sharks! Learn …

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Aug 20 2014

Meet the 25 Fastest Animals on Land

Do you know what the fastest animal on land is? What about the 2nd or 3rd fastest? Here is a list of the animals that are known for their incredible speed. 25 Speediest Animals on Land Africa is home to some of the fastest animals on the planet. Because of all of the large open …

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Aug 19 2014

Star-Nosed Mole Facts

One of the world’s weirdest creatures, this strange animal is the star nosed mole and has an ability that’s so unique that it could help save thousands of people very year. Meet the Star Nosed Mole Even without the pink fleshy star on the tip of its nose, the Star Nosed Mole is still a …

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Aug 18 2014

Shark Attacks in 2014: Statistics and Survivors

Shark Attacks are not common, but according to sensationalism and harrowing survivor stories, the attacks themselves are the stuff of legends. However, shark attack statistics indicate that in 2013 there were 72 incidents of shark attacks reported worldwide that were unprovoked, meaning the victim did not aggravate or bring on the attack. In the 2013 …

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Aug 18 2014

Aye Aye Facts

This creepy looking animal is the Aye Aye, a lemur discovered in Madagascar. One of the ugliest animals in the world, the gremlin look alike has an unusual way of finding food. Meet the Aye Aye The aye aye taps on trees to find grubs. It’s the world’s largest nocturnal primate, a lemur native to …

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Aug 18 2014

Giant Palouse Earthworm

 This snake sized worm was thought to have been extinct until recently rediscovered in 2010. The legend of this worm has grown so much over the years as it’s hard to distinguish facts from fiction. Giant Palouse Earthworm Facts This is the giant Palouse earthworm, also known as the Washington Giant Earthworm. In 1897, zooligist Frank …

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Aug 13 2014

Komodo Dragon Facts

The Komodo dragon is the largest living species of lizard in the world. A dangerous and deadly predator, one bite is all it takes to kill it’s prey. Meet the Deadly Komodo Dragon Growing up to 10 ft, weighing up to 150 lbs an can live up to 30 years. You will find this member …

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Aug 11 2014

Cookiecutter Shark

Did you know that there is a shark that is also classified as a parasite. Parasites by rule hurt their prey but don’t kill them.  Meet the cookie cutter shark.The only parasite in the shark family. They average 20 inches long, about the length of the average ferret and are one of the smallest sharks …

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Aug 09 2014

Lowland Streaked Tenrec

The lowland streaked tenrec is another strange animal that happens to live in Madagascar, an island in Africa. They look like a shrew, and a hedgehog decided to have babies. No their not like Ligers, they just LOOK like a cross breed, though they are unique among tenrecs because they’re active night AND day, but …

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Aug 05 2014

Mysterious Animal Noise Baffles Scientist

An underwater noise so loud that it was heard almost across the world. Scientist remain puzzled at this bizarre phenomenon. No explanation on this planet can solve the strange happening of this terrifying sound made by something…very large. Could this be the World’s Biggest Animal Ever? This is known as the Bloop which is an …

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Aug 05 2014

Jurassic Spider Eats Birds

Rumpelstiltskin’s got nothing on the golden silk orb-weaver spider when it comes to spinning golden thread. This spider doesn’t even need straw as a raw material. Among it’s many other amazing uses, it’s silk can even repair human nerve cells. They are more commonly known as banana spiders, not to be confused with the Brazilian …

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Aug 03 2014

Mysterious Sea Creature – Pyrosome

An extremely rare and terrifying deep sea creature was recently found with an animal trapped inside. What you are looking at is a Pyrosome. A pyrosome is a free floating tunicate that is actually made up of a colony of 1,000′s of individual creatures known as zooids. These zooids range in size… and can be as …

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Jul 26 2014

World’s Biggest & Meanest Freshwater Turtle

As far as freshwater goes, the alligator snapping turtle is considered the largest freshwater turtle on our planet. This prehistoric looking monster turtle is nearly invisible in its natural environment as its dinosaur like appearance makes it easy to feed on its prey. Meet the Alligator Snapping Turtle A nocturnal animal, this giant turtle feeds …

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