No, that isn’t a joke, readers. There is a species of squirrel in India that has multi-colored fur. While the pictures that made it into the article below may have come from a camera with the “vibrancy” setting on his camera, the fact is that these tree-loving rodents have fur “of another color!”* So if … Continue reading Rainbow….Squirrels?!
Learn more about this fascinating cat through the link below, readers: COMMON NAME: Caracal SCIENTIFIC NAME: Caracal caracal DIET: Carnivore SIZE: Two feet to 3.5 feet long WEIGHT: 25 to 40 pounds IUCN RED LIST STATUS: ? Least Concern CURRENT POPULATION TREND: Unknown What is a caracal? This medium-size wildcat roams the savannas, deserts, and forests of much of Africa and … Continue reading Stalking the Wild
Learn more about the Snow Leopard through the link below, readers: Snow leopard COMMON NAME: Snow leopards SCIENTIFIC NAME: Panthera uncia TYPE: Mammals DIET: Carnivore SIZE: Four to five feet with a tail up to 36 inches WEIGHT: 60 to 120 pounds The Disney Conservation Fund has supported conservation efforts for this species. National Geographic Partners is a joint venture between … Continue reading Shy Big Cat
If so, National Geographic may have found one for you five years ago. In 2015, researchers funded by NatGeo went to investigate Kavachi, an underwater volcano near the Solomon Islands. Divers cannot get near it due to the high content of acid in the water, a product of Kavachi’s eruptions and consistent rumblings. To get … Continue reading Need An Idea for an Alien Environment?
Summer is almost past and there is no longer an opportunity to see these beautiful little creatures light the night skies. In lieu of chasing them down in person, take a closer look at the insects, readers: A familiar site on hot summer nights, each firefly flashes its light in a pattern unique to … Continue reading A Summer Light in the Dark