Posts by Danielle Dufault
Fishing Cat: The Cat That Hunts Underwater
Life in the mangroves of South Asia is difficult, but there’s one creature in this swamp that’s defying the odds, and our expectations at the same time. This is the Fishing Cat.
Condor: King of Thieves
Born into a family of scavengers and opportunistic thieves, this bird soars over some of the most unforgiving landscapes on earth. Meet the king of thieves: the Condor.
Sand Cat: The King of the Desert
Sand Cats may not look the part, but they are built to handle the extremes of one of the harshest environments on Earth.
Coconut Crab: Your Worst Nightmare
Meet the crab that Charles Darwin called ‘monstrous’.
Bobbit Worms: Pure Nightmare Fuel
Bobbit worms are aquatic nightmares.
Gharials: Don’t Boop The Snoot
Gharials look like a crocodile mixed with a narwhal.
These Animals Rip Their Limbs Off To Escape Danger
Cut off one limb, another shall take its place. Hail autotomy.
Mutualism: Bromance In The Wild
It takes two to make a thing go right.
Why Do Some Animals Eat Poop?
If you’re a dung beetle, all you need is poop.
These Invertebrates Shoot Acid
Throughout the world animals have evolved some truly remarkable defense mechanisms, and these are no exception. These invertebrates spray their attackers with acid.
Millipedes Don’t Skip Leg Day
Get ready to meet the leggy arthropods that conquered the Earth.
Cockroaches Can Go In Your Ears
Did you know cockroaches can go in your ears?
The Fennec Fox Is Suspiciously Cute
In one of the world’s most inhospitable places lives one of the cutest predators. This is the Fennec Fox.
Weaver Ants: These Ants Turn Themselves Into Chains (Feat. AntsCanada)
These ants have colonized the tree canopy and built amazing cities out of leaves.
Jaguar: The True King of the Jungle
The jaguar is the most feared predators in Latin America. This is the giant-slayer of the jungle.
Chimaera: The Deep Sea Phantom
The Chimera, or Ghost Shark, looks like it’s skin has been stitched together.
Lions: Pride or Die
Lions are called the king of the jungle, even though they don’t live in the jungle.
Basking Sharks Always Look Surprised
Basking sharks are real-life Leviathans – they’re the second-largest sharks in the world.
Moose are Absolute Units
The moose is a Canadian icon. Its gigantic size, chill attitude, and majestic antlers make it one of our most beloved animals, and we’re trying to find one.
Frogfish Bite Faster Than You Can Blink
Frogfish ambush and swallow their prey in whole, all before they can even think “that’s no moon’.
Centipedes: The Ultimate Nopes
Nothing quite makes you say ‘nope, nope, nope’ like a centipede.
Ticks: The Actual Worst
Ticks are blood-sucking parasites that feast on your body for up to a week. They’re the stuff of nightmares.
Manta Rays are Flat Sharks
Manta Rays are a fantastical animal, and due to their alien-looking appearance, they are a clear inspiration for a lot of science fiction.
Metamorphosis: When Evolution Gets Weird
Metamorphosis: when one thing becomes another.