Category: Facts

Seven Animals That Would Have Gone Extinct If It Hadn’t Been for Zoos

Samantha Franco

Humans have this incredible ability to destroy the world around them. As a result, habitat loss has become one of the greatest threats – and…

Terrifying Birds That Look Just Like The Dinosaurs They’re Descended From

Todd Neikirk

For a large number of animals, it’s clear they descended from dinosaurs – think of sea creatures like sharks, crabs and alligators. There’s also land…

Mind-Boggling Similarities Between Humans and Animals

Todd Neikirk

Humans are pretty unique. We communicate almost exclusively by talking, while other creatures use things like intuition and marking their territory, in addition to sound.…

10 of the World’s Rarest Animals – You’ll Have to See Them to Believe They Exist!

Elisabeth Edwards

Given how big the world is, it would be naïve to believe we’ve discovered all that there is to be found. From undiscovered plant life…

Brine Pools: The Hidden Secret In the Depths of the World’s Oceans

Todd Neikirk

The vast majority of the Earth is covered in water, and scientists haven’t even scratched the surface of what lies beneath. It’s well known that…

Careful! These Cute Animals Will Actually Kill You

Todd Neikirk

People like to keep animals such as dogs, cats and rabbits in their homes because they’re adorable. That being said, pets aren’t the only cute…

The Seven Most Dangerous Animals in Australia

Todd Neikirk

Australia is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. We mean, how could it not be? The country is blessed with a…

The World’s Largest Shark Isn’t a Carnivore – Meet the Whale Shark

Todd Neikirk

Sharks have become an important part of American culture. While there’s always been a fascination with the sea creatures, they received a boost in popularity…

Cemeteries of the American West Offer A Dark Tourism Alternative To Vanilla Vacations

Todd Neikirk

While it may be morbid, many tourists like to visit cemeteries when they’re on vacation. And the American West has a lot to offer. The…

An Incredible Artifacts From Lost Viking ‘highway’ Revealed by Melting Ice

The finds tell a remarkable story of high-altitude travel and long distance exchange c. 300 – 1500 AD with a peak in usage c. 1000…