Animals

Tuesday, 16 July 2024
19 facts about snails
19 facts about snails
Also called gastropods
Snails are mollusks and are one of the most numerous animal species in the world. In terms of species diversity, they are second only to insects. Even ...

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Wolf spider
They are excellent predators. They stalk their victims and pounce on them.
After catching a prey they often subdue it with venom.
Central bearded dragon
Bearded dragons are eagerly kept by breeders.
Most of the individuals currently on the market come from ancestors who were illegally exported from ...
Arctic fox
The basis of their diet is lemmings, whose population is correlated with that of the Arctic foxes.
When food is abundantly available, foxes can give birth to 18 cubs per litter, while when the food is scarce, they may not breed at all.
Toco toucan
Toco toucans are usually found in pairs or small groups.
They nest seasonally. The nest is usually high in a tree and consists of a cavity, at least part of ...
Malaysian trumpet snail
The most distinguished trait of the Malaysian trumpet snail is its dark-red spotting on its shell.
Their shells are conical and elongate, usually cream, brown, or gray.
American robin
There are about 320 million of this birds, so they are not an endangered species.
IUCN lists robins as LC (least concern).
Cane toad
Tadpoles and eggs are also venomous.
Tigers
Females reach sexual maturity within the first three to four years, males a year later.
A female gives birth to three to four cubs after an average of 104-106 days of gestation.
Syrian brown bear
The most famous Syrian bear was Wojtek the bear, adopted by Polish soldiers during World War II.
Wojtek took part in the Battle of Monte Cassino. He was the mascot of soldiers, whom he bravely help ...
Adelie penguin
After hatching, both parents take care of the young for about a month.
They take turns in foraging. Later, young are brought to a creche where they mature with other juven ...