Tag: species

  • All Aflutter

    Butterflies are stunning creatures, coming in more than 18000 species. They are found throughout the world, bar Antarctica, and are admired for their range of stunning colours and wing patterns. One would hope they keep their feet clean, as this is where they have their taste receptors!

  • Birds & their Babies

    Whilst they may not always be the cutest things in the world, baby birds are still gorgeous nonetheless. With over 9500 species of birds around the globe, I’m sure you’ll be able to find one that you find truly adorable!

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  • Unlikely Animal Friends pt 2

    I think we’d all be in agreement that it’s really wonderful to be surrounded by friends. Their looks, colour or sex don’t matter, but for us as humans, having a friend of a different species is just not possible! Animals, on the other hand, can choose any kind of friend, and these cuties have done […]

  • Unlikely Animal Friends pt 1

    I think we’d all be in agreement that it’s really wonderful to be surrounded by friends. Their looks, colour or sex don’t matter, but for us as humans, having a friend of a different species is just not possible! Animals, on the other hand, can choose any kind of friend, and these cuties have done […]

  • Not Quite Twinning

    Twins are an incredible occurrence and happen throughout the animal kingdom…these animals, however, are not quite there! They might look almost identical, if it weren’t for the fact they are not of the same species! That doesn’t stop them from trying, and looking incredibly cute whilst doing so.

  • Time For Prayer

    The name Praying Mantis refers to the way the insect bends its front legs so they are at an angle as if folded in prayer.  Most mantids live in the tropics and there are approximately 2000 species of them.  Coming in an array of stunning colours and sizes, they are also the only insect to […]

  • Paradise Found

    The beauty and splendour of the Bird of Paradise can leave one almost lost for words.  The rarity of these beauties makes them extremely special, and it was only in 2003 that all 39 species were finally photographed and documented.  It took the gentlemen who finally completed the task a total of 8yrs, 18 expeditions […]

  • Squirrel Central

    Can you believe there are over 265 species of squirrels worldwide, including tree squirrels, ground squirrels, flying squirrels, chipmunks, marmots, prairie dogs, pygmy and giant?  Like other rodents, squirrels have four front teeth that never stop growing, but are kept to size by constant gnawing.  These gorgeous little critters even help us by planting trees […]

  • Hedwig and Friends

    There’s something about owls that I find unbelievably cute, and I don’t think I will ever tire of looking at them and the amazing expressions they can come up with.  I certainly have an abundance of varieties to choose from with there being about 200 different species. p.s. For those of you who don’t happen […]