“Take no prisoners!” said no slave-making ant ever.
In the animal kingdom, zombies really do exist! The cause is most often some nasty (but fascinating) parasites, and you’d best believe that these parasites are truly terrifying to their respective hosts.
The zebra finch is arguably in the running to be the world’s next top model….organism, that is
Read how the tarantula hawk transforms from a mean stinger to an invertebrate villain of science fiction proportions.
These young harbor seals must learn many important life lessons before graduating to their independent sea lives!
Batshit crazy. Batty. Bats in the belfry. Blind as a bat. A cursory examination of these idioms does not exactly paint a pretty picture of the collective opinion of our winged mammalian relatives. Bats, however, have a slew of fascinating behavioral and morphological traits that should elicit awe and recognition. The Mexican free-tailed bat (Tadarida…
Learn more about Zaboomafoo’s close cousin, the Verreaux’s sifaka!
Move over dinosaurs, there is a cooler fossil in town! Meet the American horseshoe crab (Limulus polyphemus); don’t be fooled, it is neither a horse, nor a crab, but a close relative of spiders and scorpions (class: arachnids) . These marine invertebrates are considered living fossils as their body structure, which has made them so…
We’ve all heard the stereotype of the crazy cat person (usually lady) who really, really likes cats. So much so, that this person has a house teeming with felines, fur, and foul fish-flavored scent of cat food. It’s easy to tease friends for being at risk of becoming “crazy cat people”. But what if these…
Horned lizards can shoot out a high propulsion stream of blood through their eyes!