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What do bearded dragons eat?

Bearded Dragons are the common name of eight species of reptiles that belong to the genus Pogona. Bearded dragons are quite easily found in the branches of the trees, rocky areas, across the occasional fence wall and sometimes lounging on the ground …

Facts about Giant Pandas

Giant pandas are just the – Giant! The black and white beast can grow to between 1.2 and 1.8 meters long and up to 90cm at the shoulders. Males weigh an average of 160kg with females only reaching up to 125kg. The …

Facts for kids: what do polar bears eat

Fun polar bears facts for kids Polar bears are a favourite on cute Christmas cards and the stars of a cold drink advert but these magnificent creatures are still a threatened species and even getting close to being endangered. Why?Well, polar bears …

What do hippos eat and Facts about hippos

Some hippo facts The word Hippo, is a Greek word and means horse, which is why hippos are often referred to as ‘river horses’. Their full name is Hippopotamus and their Swahili name is ‘Kiboko’. Although they look like a giant pig, …
What do tigers eat

What do tigers eat

The tiger, formally known as Panthera tigris, is the largest cat. Other cats that belong to same genus, Panthersa, are lion, jaguar, and leopard. This genus comprises only cats that can roar. Tigers are well known for their red-orange and black stripes …

Facts about badgers

The badger population is on the rise in the United Kingdom, leading the government to take several measures aimed at controlling the population due to the TB risks associated with badgers. While reading the news, it is also important to understand a …

The Development of Baby Foxes

With human expansion, many of the UK’s wildlife has suffered. However, a few species have learned to adapt to living alongside us. Red foxes are a common sight in both country and city areas. When I lived in a small town, I …

Difference Between Rabbit and Hare

Rabbits and hares look awfully similar You may have even heard of people keeping Belgian hares as pets! Belgian hares are actually a breed of domesticated rabbit – surprised? And what about jackrabbits? I can tell you that a jackrabbit, despite it’s …