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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 30, 2018- Rhinoceros

April 30, 2018 - Rhino horns are made from keratin- the same protein substance that makes up hair and fingernails. For more info about t...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 29, 2018- Rhinoceros

April 29, 2018 - Rhinoceroses are herbivores (vegetation eaters). The food they eat varies by species due to the different shapes of the...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 28, 2018- Polar Bears

April 28, 2018 - Polar Bears are carnivores (“meat eaters”) and feed almost exclusively on seals. They are also known to eat walruses, wh...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 27, 2018- Lions

April 27, 2018 - Male and female lions play distinct roles in the pride. Male lions are the guardians of their territory and their cubs....
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 26, 2018- Leopards

April 26, 2018 - Leopards can be found in sub-Saharan Africa as well in parts of Asia such as India, Russia, China, Korea, Malaysia, and...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 25, 2018- Grizzly Bear

April 25, 2018 - A male grizzly bear is called a boar A female grizzly bear is called a sow A young grizzly bear is called a cub A gro...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 24, 2018- Gorillas

April 24, 2018 - Gorillas are herbivores (vegetation eaters) who eat fruits, leaves, bark, buds, and stems. They also occasionally eat sm...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 23, 2018- Giraffe

April 23, 2018 - Giraffes are the tallest land mammals. Their legs alone are approximately 6 feet tall, which is taller than many humans!...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 22, 2018- Cheetah

April 22, 2018 - Cheetahs have black “tear marks” that run from the inside corners of their eyes down to the outside edges of their mouth...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 21, 2018- Rhinoceros

April 21, 2018 - Black Rhinos, according to the IUCN, are critically endangered. This means that they are facing a very high risk of beco...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 20, 2018- Polar Bear

April 20, 2018 - The Polar Bear's genus/species name "Ursus maritimus" literally means "bear of the sea", which is appropriate since they...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 19, 2018- Lion

April 19, 2018 - Lions typically hunt at night and rest during the day. Spending between 16 to 20 hours at rest each day, lions are the l...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 18, 2018- Leopard

April 18, 2018 - Leopards are carnivores (meat eaters) who eat small hoofed animals such as impalas, gazelles, and deer. They also someti...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 17, 2018- Grizzly Bear

April 17, 2018 - Grizzlies inhabit the northwestern portion of the United States in the states of Alaska, Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho. Th...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 16, 2018- Gorilla

April 16, 2018 - Western Gorillas are facing an 80% population decline over three generations (one generation equals 22 years according t...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 15, 2018- Giraffe

April 15, 2018 - According to the Giraffe Conservation Foundation, there are 4 different species of Giraffes-Southern Giraffe, Northern G...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 14, 2018- Cheetah

April 14, 2018 - The Cheetah has a long, flat, muscular tail that works almost like a rudder on a boat. The tail is used by Cheetahs to h...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 13, 2018- Rhinoceros

April 13, 2018 - A group of rhinos is called a crash. For more info about this and other animals, visit the Wild About Animals section o...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 12, 2018- Polar Bears

April 12, 2018 - Polar Bears are considered Vulnerable according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 11, 2018- Lions

April 11, 2018 - Lions normally live 15 years in the wild, and can live up to 30 years in captivity. For more info about this and other...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 10, 2018- Leopards

April 10, 2018 - Leopards are the smallest member of the four "big cats," the other three members being Tigers, Lions and Jaguars. For m...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 9, 2018- Grizzly Bear

April 09, 2018 - Grizzlies have many strengths. They are very intelligent and have great memories. They also have a keen sense of smell a...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 8, 2018- Gorilla

April 08, 2018 - Gorillas play a vital role in seed dispersal. Many large fruit trees depend upon these roaming herbivores to survive as...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 7, 2018- Giraffe

April 07, 2018 - Despite their long necks, Giraffes have the same number of vertebrae in their necks as humans—just 7. However, each indi...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 6, 2018- Cheetah

April 06, 2018 - Cheetahs live in parts of Eastern, Central and Southwestern Africa as well as in a small portion of Iran. They are found...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 5, 2018- Rhinoceros

April 05, 2018 - Rhinos have been hunted nearly to extinction largely because their horns are wrongfully thought to have healing properti...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 4, 2018- Polar Bear

April 04, 2018 - Polar Bears are the largest land carnivores in the world. They are rivaled only by the Kodiak brown bears of southwester...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 3, 2018- Lion

April 03, 2018 - Lions are carnivores (meat eaters) who primarily eat antelopes, buffaloes, giraffes, zebras, wild hogs, rhinos, hippos,...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 2, 2018- Leopard

April 02, 2018 - Leopards spend a large portion of their time in trees. Their spotted coat helps them blend into their surroundings and p...
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 1, 2018- Grizzly Bear

April 01, 2018 - Grizzlies eat more intensely during the late summer and early fall, in preparation for winter denning, and they have bee...
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