Pets & Animals

Top 10 Most Unusual Looking Pets

Adopting a pet means welcoming a new family member, so it better be one that makes you smile. Why not try out one of these unusual looking pets, which will not only enrich your life but will also make great conversation pieces?   10. Gouldian Finch It’s not unusual for [...]

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Top 10 Flightless Birds Still Present Today

There are many flightless birds around the world including two kinds of the oh-so-cute dabbling ducks. But we are not going for cute points here. This list will highlight some of the record breakers of the flightless world of birds including the largest, smallest, rarest or just plain cool or [...]

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Top 10 Natural Migrations

Whether through magnetic perception, solar or lunar guidance, landmarks, smell, echolocation, or any other method—many of earth’s creatures love to travel. Our planet is filled with overlapping migratory patterns that form the fabric of the earth’s natural systems. Whether through biology that is beyond our perception, travel patterns passed on [...]

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Top 10 Most Deadly Creatures

The world is awash with very real dangers which act to threaten the lives of the human populous on a day to day basis. Putting our fellow man to one side for just a second, we’re likely to unearth an uncomprehending array of creatures with the capacity, as well as [...]

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Top 10 Animals That Have Learned to Use Language

As humans, we tend to think that we have the monopoly on this whole communication things. We’re really good at it – at least, we think we are. We certainly do it a lot. But do other species also have the capacity to use language? In the wild, animals certainly [...]

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Top 10 Critically Endangered Animals

In a world heading towards becoming the junk heap featured in Wall-E, the endangered tag is being placed on more and more animals. Some of these animals are fortunate enough to hold enough meaning to humans through cuteness or historical/national value that they receive press and funds towards their preservation. [...]

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Top 10 Creatures that Glow in the Dark

Bioluminescence, by definition, is the emission of visible light by living organisms. Of all the discovered bioluminescent groups out there, 80% are found in the depths of the world’s oceans. In fact, most deep sea creatures glow in some fashion. On land, however, bioluminescent creatures are less widely distributed. There [...]

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Top 10 Creatures That Are Native To Only One Place

We humans are a lucky race – everywhere you go, you’re bound to find more and more of us. Maybe that’s because we’ve used our higher brain functions to systemically obliterate so many other life forms. Either way, we’re one of the only species to spread right across our planet, [...]

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Top 10 Deadliest Creatures of the Amazon

The Amazon Rainforest is one of the world’s fascinating places. Its lush greenness is unlike anywhere else on Earth and for centuries, it has drawn travelers looking for adventure to it. Rainforests are associated with a feeling of calmness, and “Rainforest Sounds” CDs are bestsellers for anyone wanting relaxation music. [...]

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Top 10 Ugly Animals with Cute Babies

Have you ever looked at a baby and thought “Awww…it’s so cute! It’s the most beautiful baby I’ve ever seen” and then looked at the parents and thought “Huh? Where did the kid get his looks from?”. Well, maybe it’s just an advantage of being a baby. Baby things are [...]

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