Category - Wildlife

Wildlife related posts: birds, mammals, insects, reptiles and more

10 Coolest Spiders In The World

Coolest Spiders

1. Goliath Birdeater (Theraphosa blondi) Belonging to the tarantula family, it is considered to be the second largest spider in the world by leg-span and possibly the largest by mass. It is native to the rain forest regions of northern South America. Females have an average life span of 15 to 25 years while Males have a lifespan of 3 to 6 years...

10 Coolest Lizards In The World

Coolest Lizards

1. Galapagos Land Iguana (Conolophus subcristatus) A species of lizard that is endemic to the Galápagos Islands. It is estimated that 5,000 – 10,000 land iguanas are found in the Galapagos. In the past, their population was so big that Charles Darwin remarked that “…when we were left at James [Island], we could not for some time...

10 Largest Species Of Their Group

Largest Species

The following is a list of the largest species in a group, where a group could be in a narrow definition like penguins or a much wider definition like reptiles. With no specific order: 1. Blue Whale At 30 meters (98 ft) in length and 170 tonnes or more in weight, it is the largest whale and the largest known animal ever to have existed! 2. Killer...

10 Longest Life Span Animals

Here’s a list of the 10 Longest Life Span animals found on Earth.  From Cetaceans (whales) to Crustaceans (shellfish), I’m sure some in the list will really surprise you. 1. Arctica Islandica (Ocean quahog)– this is a species of edible clam. It has a life span of 405 – 410 years and there were reports of a maximum age of...

10 Most Dangerous Animals In The World

Most Dangerous Animals

1. Mosquito Mosquitoes themselves aren’t very dangerous, but they act as a vector for many disease-causing viruses and parasites such as yellow fever, dengue fever, Chikungunya, malaria, Tularemia and more. Mosquitoes are estimated to transmit various types of disease to more than 700 million people annually with at least two millions of...

10 Most Intelligent Animals In The World

Most Intelligent Animals

1. Chimpanzees There are two species of Chimpanzees, both of which are the closest living relatives to humans. Chimpanzees make tools and use them to acquire foods and for social displays; they have sophisticated hunting strategies requiring cooperation, influence and rank; they are status conscious, manipulative and capable of deception; they can...

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