Plight of the Pangolin

I bet you didn’t know we just celebrated an important holiday, did you? No, no, not Valentine’s Day, I’m talking about World Pangolin Day! On February 18th the world celebrated one of the coolest, most unique, and sadly one of the most threatened creatures on this weird planet of ours. Native to parts of Asia…

Sea Slugs: Aliens of the Oceans

Slug. It’s a pretty gross word, isn’t it? It draws to mind slimy grey alien-looking creatures that are hard to look at, let alone love. Now add the word sea to it. Sea slug. Not much better. So now it’s a slug under water? Still not very cool or very interesting, right? Oh, how wrong…

The Secret Behind the Spots

The big cats are some of the most popular animals, with almost everyone recognizing and respecting the lions, the leopards, and of course the tigers. When it comes to these giant felines, though, a lot of people find it difficult to tell some of them apart. The lions and tigers are easy and fairly distinct,…

Are Crocodiles Immortal?

Are crocodiles immortal? The short answer is no, they’re not. Sorry for being a fun-ruiner right off the start, let me explain further: Crocodiles aren’t immortal in the sense that they’re incapable of dying, more along the lines that they could, under the right conditions, live for a very, very long time. Crocodiles die just…