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Turtles – How They Differ From Tortoises?
Turtles – How They Differ From Tortoises? Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a tortoise and a turtle? Both animals are reptiles; both lay eggs and both have hard, bony shells. Tortoises live on land, in
Tropical and Exotic Birds
Tropical and Exotic Birds You won’t find tropical birds in your backyard. Wild tropical birds are only found in very warm climates, but they are often raised as pets. Toucans,
Skunks and Their Smelly Spray
Skunks and Their Smelly Spray Even if you’ve never seen a skunk, you’ve probably smelled its scent. Skunks live throughout the United States in woodland areas, near farms and even in cities. They’re shy animals that don’t want a fight, but if bothered, they’ll spray their enemies with a terrible...
Raccoons – The Expert Thieves
Raccoons – The Expert Thieves What animal is an expert thief and wears a mask as a disguise? If you guessed raccoon, you’re right. Raccoons live throughout the United States. They live in
Black Bears – Small, Timid and Wild
Black Bears – Small, Timid and Wild If you ever see a bear in the wild, chances are, it’s a black bear. These small, timid bears live in forests and woodland areas in many parts of the United States. Male black bears weigh between 150 and 250 pounds. Females are smaller. Black...
Lemurs and Monkeys
Lemurs and Monkeys Lemurs and monkeys, along with apes, are primates. Most primates live in trees, but a few live on the ground. We’re classified as primates, too, but you probably live in a house, not a tree! Primates usually live in groups and have families. Primates are more like humans...