Animals

Weird and Wacky Creatures: South America

Hi guys! Today we're going to talk about vampire bats. They are somewhat misinterpreted by the general populace. Vampire bats were named after vampires due to their tendency to suck the blood of their prey. An important thing to remember is that they rarely eat humans. They also rarely spread rabies. They're actually quite amazing… Continue reading Weird and Wacky Creatures: South America

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Weird and Wacky Creatures: North America

Hi guys! Today I'm excited to announce a new series. For the next seven weeks, I'll be featuring one wild creature per continent in my series Weird and Wacky Creatures. Today's creature is the lamprey. Let's get into it. Lampreys are certainly crazy creatures. Lampreys are jawless fishes that don't have scales or fins like… Continue reading Weird and Wacky Creatures: North America

Animals

Flamingos

Hi guys! I absolutely love flamingos. They're so cool. A group of flamingos is called a flamboyance (isn't that fun?) and a baby flamingo is called a flaminglet (so cute!), although there is some controversy over what they should be called. Flamboyance Flaminglet Flamingos live around lakes and wetlands in South America, Africa, and some… Continue reading Flamingos

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Jerboas

Hi guys! Today I'm going to talk about jerboas. Jerboas are adorable little rodents found in North Africa and Asia. I usually don't like rodents, but jerboas are super cute. JerboaBaby Jerboa There are thirty three species of jerboa. Jerboas eat desert plants and insects and get all of their water from their food. They… Continue reading Jerboas