Clicky

Why Do Acacia Trees Have Thorns?

why is the acacia tree covered in spikes

Why Do Acacia Trees Have Thorns?

Acacia refers to a genus of trees that contain around 160 species. While the acacias in Africa and Australia are the most well-known and recognizable, the different species live all over the world.  Many types of acacia trees have long, sharp thorns that serve a useful purpose. In this article, we’ll discuss how those thorns … Read more

how to grow acacia tree

How To Grow An Acacia Tree?

Acacia trees are native to tropical and subtropical regions. Although there are many species of the genus, many of them come from Australia or the African savannah. Can you grow an acacia tree in your own place? Is it possible at all? Read on to learn more. Can I Grow an Acacia Tree? In order … Read more

what are acacia trees used for

What Are Acacia Trees Used For?

When you think of acacia trees, you probably picture those flat-top trees that grow in the African savannah. What many people don’t realize is that there are hundreds of acacia varieties, and they grow all over the world. In this article, we’ll discuss the many uses of acacia trees, and some of the benefits.   What … Read more

How Do Acacia Trees Benefit Ants

What Is The Relationship Between Ants And Acacia Trees?

Acacia cornigera, also known as the bullhorn acacia tree, is known for its large thorns that are teeming with stinging acacia ants. In its native habitat in Mexico and Central America, the two species have a unique relationship that has been fascinating to scientists for many years. In this article, we’ll talk about the symbiotic … Read more

Why Do Savannah Trees Have Flat Tops

Where Does Acacia Grow?

Acacia is a fascinating plant, with many species dispersed throughout the world. From California to Africa, the acacia genus has adapted to survive in a multitude of conditions. In this article, we’ll discuss the many varieties of acacia, where they grow, and how they manage to survive such diverse environments.   Where Can Acacia Be Found? … Read more

how does an armadillo protect itself

How Does An Armadillo Protect Itself?

With their gray body armor, armadillos look a little bit like four-legged tanks. But how well does this armor keep them safe from predators? How does an armadillo protect itself, and what are some animals that are known for killing armadillos? Keep reading! In this article, we’ll answer all of these questions and more! How … Read more

are armadillos good to have around

How Do You Get Rid Of An Armadillo In Your Yard?

Armadillos are cute little creatures that we all love, but they can cause unsightly landscaping damage. So, how do you get rid of an armadillo in your yard? Keep reading to find out more! Are Armadillos Good to Have Around? Armadillos are generally harmless little creatures. The main reason people want to get rid of … Read more

how to stop armadillo digging

How To Find An Armadillo Burrow?

Armadillos are cute little creatures, but they can cause problems in your yard by digging up lawns and flower beds. If you want to get rid of armadillos, it will be easiest to start by finding where they live. Read on to learn more about how to find an armadillo burrow and humanely remove the … Read more

what animal can kill an armadillo

How To Catch An Armadillo?

Armadillos are generally harmless little animals, but if you’ve got a bunch of them digging up your flowers or leaving holes all over your yard, you may want to move them somewhere far away. But how can you do that? Keep reading to learn more about how to catch an armadillo. How to Trap an … Read more

do armadillos eat snakes

What Does An Armadillo Eat?

Have you ever seen an armadillo scratching around in your backyard? Maybe you’re hoping to trap and relocate the armadillo and you are wondering what types of food to use as bait. Whatever the reason, you’re wondering, “What does an armadillo eat?” How much does an armadillo eat during an average day, and how many … Read more

ForestWildlife.org

6022 S Drexel Ave
Chicago, IL 60637

Donations

If you would like to support ForestWildlife.org in the form of donation or sponsorship, please contact us HERE.

Disclaimer

ForestWildlife.org does not intend to provide veterinary advice. We try to help our visitors better understand forest habitats; however, the content on this blog is not a substitute for veterinary guidance. For more information, please read our PRIVACY POLICY.