florida box turtle
There are twelve main types of box turtle, and they all have something that makes them totally unique. Today we’ll get to know the Common, Easternm Florida, Gulf Coat, Three Toed, Mexican, Yucatan, Coahuilan, Spotted, Western, Ornate and Desert types of box turtle. We’ll see...
asian forest scorpion
The Asian forest scorpion is a name for several scorpions in the Heterometrus genus. Scorpions are quite unusual pets, but they can be rewarding and fascinating! Asian Forest Scorpions have mostly black bodies, and can grow up to around 6 inches long. They are best...
how do lobsters communicate
How do lobsters communicate and is it possible to have a chat with a crustacean? Lobsters have evolved sophisticated and eloquent ways of communicating with each other, but they are very different from our own! Methods of lobster communication vary between species, so there is...
what eats grass
What eats grass? Grass is a major food source for a huge number of animals, including wild creatures, insects, and even animals you can keep as pets! But not many animals can live on grass alone. Today we'll share the pets, farm animals,...
pet platypus
A pet platypus is affectionate, loving, playful and funny. They need a big space, lots of water and the right nutrition. Pet platypus diets need to reflect what a wild platypus would eat. So that's nymphs, larvae and crayfish. Getting the right food matters because...
wolf spider
Hobo spider vs wolf spider! Can you tell these two spiders apart? Although they both look similar, there are key differences when it comes to their appearance, venom, behavior, speed, reproduction and habitats. You can sometimes find these arachnids in the home, so if you...
what animals live in a lake - salamanders
Animals that live in a lake include bacteria, insects, fish, birds, amphibians, reptiles and mammals too. They are part of a whole ecosystem of life - a mostly hidden world that exists around, on and in the waters of a lake. Today we’ll find out...
armadillos eating vegetables and fruit
What do armadillos eat? Although armadillos are known to prefer insects, all 20 armadillo species are omnivores, eating both vegetation and other animals! Seemingly half turtle, half possum, with their bony shell-like exteriors and long thin tails, armadillos are actually mammals in every other respect....
octopus eyes
Octopus eyes are big, protruding from the sides of their very large heads, giving them amazing vision. These shape-shifting, highly intelligent, alien-like invertebrates have vision that is as unique and fascinating as they are. Today we’ll take a closer look at just how impressive octopus...
octopus lifespan is short
Octopus lifespan is short. Of the roughly 300 species of octopus, they live on average between six months and five years, depending on the species. Most species live only one to two years. Today we’ll look at why the life expectancy of an octopus is...

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