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How Do Wolves Mark Their Mates?

If you’ve ever heard of wolves marking their mates, perhaps you’ve wondered what this means and how they do it. Turns out, this is just one fascinating aspect of wolves’ mating habits. So, how do wolves mark their mates? How do members of a wolf pair treat each other? What are some other members of … Read more

Are Sloths Good Swimmers

How Fast Can A Sloth Swim {Explained!}

If you’ve never seen a sloth moving around in the water, it may surprise you to learn that the sluggish tree-dwelling creatures can swim at all. And if you have seen a sloth in the water, you may have been amazed by what you saw. So, just how fast can a sloth swim? How are … Read more

Is it Legal to Own a Mongoose in Hawaii

How To Get Rid Of Mongooses In Hawaii?

If you live in Hawaii, you are probably familiar with mongooses. The animals were first introduced to the islands in the late 1800s in an attempt to control rat populations; instead, mongooses spread and multiplied and became an invasive species themselves. Perhaps you have a family of mongooses tearing up your yard or getting into … Read more

What is an Ermine?

Ermine Vs Sable: Side By Side

If you’ve ever seen a small, cute, short-legged mammal covered in brown fur, you might have just assumed it was a weasel. But did you know there are many different closely-related mammals found in the same family as weasels? Today, we’re going to compare and contrast two of these species–the ermine vs. the sable. Keep … Read more

Why Do Deer Freeze When Caught in Headlights

What Does It Mean When A Deer Stares At You?

Have you ever seen a deer staring at you? Perhaps you thought the behavior was rather odd, and you would be right; deer are unique in this behavior. So, why do they do it? What does it mean when a deer stares at you? Keep reading! In this article, we’ll answer this question and more. … Read more

Where Do Cougars Live

Cougar Vs Wolf: Who Would Win?

Cougars and wolves are some of the most powerful predators in North America. They are both large, powerful mammals with sharp claws and teeth, and they both have no natural predators in the wild. But what would happen if these animals were to meet each other in a fight? In a battle of cougar vs. … Read more

What is a Groundhog

Groundhog Vs Beaver: Side By Side

If you’ve ever seen a groundhog in passing, you may have thought it was a beaver. These two animals do have some similarities in appearance, but they have many differences as well. In this article, we’ll compare the groundhog vs the beaver, discussing their similarities and differences as well as which would be most likely … Read more

What is a Pangolin

Armadillo Vs Pangolin: Side By Side

If you’ve ever seen a pangolin, you may have mistaken it for an armadillo, and no wonder. Both animals are covered in body armor, have long tails and pointed snouts, and walk low to the ground, hunched over. But did you know they are actually two very different types of animals? In this article, we’ll … Read more

How Long Can Sloths Hold Their Breath Underwater

How Long Can A Sloth Hold Its Breath?

You may have stumbled across this article and, intrigued by the title, thought to yourself, I didn’t know sloths could hold their breath at all! But as you’ll find in reading this article, sloths are actually experts when it comes to the art of breath-holding. So, just how long can a sloth hold its breath? … Read more

can a sloth fight

How Does A Sloth Defend Itself?

You are probably aware that sloths are known for moving slowly. But how is such a slow animal supposed to protect itself or its young from predators? Do these slow, tree-dwelling mammals even have any predators? And if so, how does a sloth defend itself on the ground, in the water, and in the trees? … Read more

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