Month: March 2008


The stoat is about 12 inches long and is light brown with black tips on their tails. They are quite widely distributed, all over the United Kingdom and Much of Northern Europe. Stoats do not populate North America. They are carnivores, existing on small rabbits, eggs, birds, voles, mice, chickens and essentially, anything they can


The Numbat is one of the most unique marsupials in the world, being a pouch-less marsupial. It is a small creature with a red brown coat that can blend from darker or lighter shades dependent upon the seasons at times. Across its back will be bands of white with a long bushy tail. Every animals


The Jerboa is a very small rodent part of the family of Dipodidae, which is found in the more dry parts of Asia, and North Africa. Living also In Northern Europe, the Jerboa has very long hind feet and short front legs and can walk on their hind feet like kangaroos do. In fact they

Southern Pudu

The Southern Pudu is one of the smallest of all deer species, as well as being one of the smallest of the ungulates as well. It is close in appearance to its relative, the Northern Pudu, but is smaller still than that diminutive animal. Their coats are rough and thick, and colored a brown black.

Tree Kangaroo

The tree kangaroo is a macropod that has truly been adapted for living life in the trees. The species is seen in many areas and may be known either as the tree kangaroo or the lowlands tree kangaroo. The interesting thing about this species is that they are thought to have evolved from a creature

Smoky Honeyeater

The smoky honeyeater is a species of bird that is seen in many areas of the world with new species being discovered all the time. In fact a new species of the honeyeater was discovered as recently as 2005 in the Foja Mountains. The bird is not protected as it is rated as a species

Shovelnose Ray

The shovelnose ray is known by many names such as the long nosed shovelnose ray, the long snouted ray, shovelnose shark, Australian guitarfish, and the eastern fiddler ray. Whatever you want to call it this is a ray that has a body disc that is not all that much longer than it is wide. What


The Granrojo is also known as “big red” and is a relatively recently discovered jellyfish that is a member of the family Ulmaridae and is the only member of the genus. This jellyfish is notable for many reasons and scientists are eager to learn more about it. This is a very large jellyfish, so that

Furry Lobster

If you are an avid diver just about anywhere in salt waters you have probably come across a furry lobster at some point. The furry lobster is also called the coral lobster, depending on what area of the world that you are diving in. These animals are small decapod crustaceans and they are very closely

Eleutherodactylus Frog

The Eleutherodactylus frog is one of the smallest known frogs to date. It is a relatively recent discovery as it was found and identified in 1966 and as of yet does not have a universal or common household name as many other frog species do, though in some areas it is known as the Coqui.

Daceton Armigerum

The Daceton Armigerum is an ant with a really strong jaw that has been around as long scientists have been studying ants. It is known for its ferocious attacks on other insects and it is known by those in Peru as an ant to stay away from at all costs. Even if you have never

Bornean Big Cat

The Bornean big cat is also known as the Bornean Clouded Leopard or Diard’s Leopard. Whatever you want to call it, this is a medium sized wild cat that is found in the areas of Borneo, Sumatra, and the Batu Islands. This is a truly beautiful cat that has irregularly shaped markings that have dark

Bali Catshark

Not much is known about the Bali catshark. What is known about this newly discovered species is that it is only found in Bali, Indonesia and it was found when a survey was being done of the fish that is found in local fish markets. Little did local fishermen know, they were catching a shark