Category Archives: NATURE FACTS

17 Animals More Likely to Kill You Than Sharks

Shark Week is upon us!

To many of us animal enthusiast, we anxiously await these seven days-known as Shark Week–  much like many others would count down the days to their beloved holiday.

Although Discovery Channel’s Shark Week still isn’t what it used to be, they are at least pushing some programs this year that portray this top predator in a more positive light instead of the stereotypical ‘man-eaters’ that seem to draw in the views and feed the fears.

But if I were you, I don’t think it’s sharks I would be afraid of. . . 

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Curious Conservationist Question: Alligators

How many species of alligator are there in the world?

A. 1

B. 2

C. 23

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Curious Conservationist Question: Caterpillars

The human body has 629 muscles. How many muscles does a tiny caterpillar have?

A. 40

B. 400

C. 4,000

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Meet Nature’s True ‘Winnie the Pooh’

 

If you thought ‘Winnie the Pooh’ was a pro honey snatcher, you should meet nature’s true honey bear.

The Malayan sun bear (Helarctos malayanus).

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The American Bison Gets Promoted

Bison have a new title. . .The country’s first national mammal!

On May 9, 2016, President Obama signed the National Bison Legacy Act, designating the North American bison as the United States’ first national mammal.

Now joining the bald eagle as a national symbol, our newest addition couldn’t be more fitting to represent this amazing country.  Like our national bird, the bison is a true conservation success story.

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