Having little ones can be one of the most painful natural experiences of life. During this difficult time, this sweet stray cat, found herself homeless and pregnant, wandering the scorching streets of Texas. Heavily pregnant and ready to give birth, this delightful
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Rattlesnakes are venomous snakes categorized as the genus Crotalus. The name Crotalus is derived from Greek and means ‘castanet’. This is because when rattlesnakes sense danger, they make a loud, rattling sound with their tails, which sounds much like a castanet. There
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A black panther is not a species in its own right; the name black panther is an umbrella term that refers to any big cat with a black coat. When a big cat is completely black, it is called ‘melanism’. Melanism is
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There are many different species of mice around the world. Depending on where they are located, some are omnivores and others are entirely herbivores. Mice that live in urban areas tend to nest in dark places that are typically hard for humans
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Magpies are part of the crow family, known as Corvidae. Corvidae is a part of the larger genus; Pica. The magpie is considered one of the most intelligent animals in the world and one of the only birds that can recognize itself
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Woodpeckers are part of the Picidae family of birds. Members of this family are found all over the world, except for Australia, New Guinea, New Zealand, Madagascar, and the extremely cold polar regions of the planet. Most species live in forests or
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The woodlouse is not actually an insect, it is actually a crustacean. Crustaceans are a group of invertebrates that includes over 45,000 different species including lobsters, crabs, and prawns. The name crustacean comes from the Latin word ‘crusta’, which means “hard shell”.
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Walruses live around the North Pole in the Arctic Ocean and the cold seas surrounding it. They belong to the pinnipeds category of creatures, commonly known as seals, which are defined as semi-aquatic, carnivorous mammals, that have fins. They are classed as
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Reindeer are classed as Cervidae. Cervidae encompasses many species that have antlers, such as deer, elk, and moose. Scientific research suggests that the reindeer was one of the first animals to be domesticated by humans, around 2,000 years ago.  The reindeer still
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