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Birds of paradise

Birds of paradise

Where is Paradise? Birds of paradise are found ONLY from eastern Australia to New Guinea and surrounding islands. With abundant food, varied habitats and few predators, the birds have been free to evolve with great diversity and exaggerate their most attractive traits to a degree that they look absurd.     There are 39 species identified and photographed … Continue reading

Shark Facts

Shark Facts

Some South Pacific islanders considered sharks to be gods and offered human sacrifices to them until as recently as the nineteenth century. Shark Bait, Ooh Ha Ha (Nemo wasn’t too far off) A little known shark fact is that they have an acute sense of hearing. Some sharks can hear prey from up to 3,000 … Continue reading

Elephants: facts, cemeteries, poaching

Elephants: facts, cemeteries, poaching

Remember the random airplane, dolls and iceacream, odd cemeteries from Halloween? Well we have another one for the list , an elephant cemetery in Thailand. How do they get the elephants in those “small” tombs? When an elephant dies, the body is buried in sand (first ceremony). It stays for a couple of years, so insects … Continue reading

Why are young creatures so cute?

Why are young creatures so cute?

Scientists say that adults are biologically programmed to find babies cute — nature’s way of ensuring that we care for them through sleepless nights. But just what do we find so attractive? It’s the eyes, mainly. Research has shown that adults prefer faces with larger eyes over faces with smaller eyes. Had No Clue that babies … Continue reading

Fish named after food!

Fish named after food!

Just like the misleading animal names we posted abot a couple days ago, it came to our attention we have food named fish, we found 12.. know any more? Pineapple fish Cucumber fish Potato Cod Lemon shark Mandarin Goby Banana Wrasse Cherry Gill Strawberry Perch Strawberry Purple Pseudochromis Strawberry Trout Sea lettuce Butterfish Jellyfish Fish … Continue reading

Tarantulas vs the bee

Tarantulas vs the bee

On average, people fear spiders more than death, Even though, a Tarantulas bite has the same effect as a bee sting, if u are allergic you will have a horrible time, if not, just a bump. Facts on Tarantulas: Can regenerate legs Do not make spiderwebs They can be as large as a dinner plate … Continue reading

Octopus curious diet

Octopus curious diet

Octopuses have been regarded as very intelligent creatures, to the extent that “Paul”  the octopus and his accurate “predictions” for FIFA 2010 Worldcup winners, had a global impact or at least made the news. Octopuses continue to out-stand us with different skills like food finding and now.. their diet! Even though an octopuses normal diet involves prawns, fish … Continue reading

Misleading names

Misleading names

It’s funny when you meet people who’s last name is misleading like White, Price, Wood, Gray.. and they in fact portray none of these characteristics.mne Had NO Clue the Same thing happens with animals. Check it out common misleading names.

Peacocking

Peacocking

Dressing for attention. Just like Peacock’s use their feathers to get a mate. Had no Clue on peacocks: The long tail of an adult male is called a “train” and can reach 6 feet long! The male is a peacock, and the female is a peahen Both together peafowl A baby is called a peachick (more … Continue reading