The European pond turtle is the only species of turtle native to Hungary.
Common chimpanzees and bonobos are the two species of chimpanzees, our closest relatives.
The black swan is a species of swan from Australia. Its plumage really is black except for the flight feathers.
Gutta cavat lapidem non bis, sed saepe cadendo. Sic homo fit sapiens bis non, sed saepe legendo.
The Asian elephant is one of the smartest animals in the world.
Hawaiian geese are surprisingly closely related to Canada geese.
Sloths are the slowest mammals in the world.
The reindeer is a species of deer adapted to life in the polar region.
At the age of the cellphones that have more computing power than entire universities had just a few decades ago it is easy to forgot that not that long ago we did not even have electronic calculating machines of any … Continue reading
As I have mentioned in an earlier post, the brown bear in Eurasia is the same species of bear what is known as the grizzly bear in North America.
The Giant freshwater puffer is a pufferfish from the rivers and lakes of Africa.
The West Caucasian tur is a goat-antelope from the Caucasus mountains.
The African dwarf crocodile is the smallest species of crocodile.
The red-bellied short-necked turtle is a beautiful river turtle.
The emerald tree boa is an arboreal species of boa from South America.
The green tree python is an arboreal species of python from New Guine.
The Ginkgo biloba also known in English as the maindenhair tree is one of the living fossils that we can encounter almost every day.
The pot-bellied seahorse, also known as the big-belly seahorse is one of the largest species of seahorse in the world.
The arctic fox is a small species from the fox family that lives in the arctic region.
December 5, 2014
Pond sliders have three subspecies. Red-eared sliders are the most common in the pet trade but the other two, the yellow-bellied slider and the Cumberland slider are also fairly common.