This post marks the end of this season of top animals, so I’m ending things with my favourite bird, the kea. Image By: Barni1 Kea are a type of parrot, but not one of the colourful tropical rainforest parrots you might be familiar with, these parrots live in the mountains. They do have a bit … Continue reading Finishing Things With my Favourite Bird
This week, the ocean sunfish, or “mola mola”, is the top animal. Image By: Tonny Watanebe These guys are amongst the heaviest fish in the world, adults can weigh a metric tonne. That’s a lot of fish. Interestingly enough, they apparently eat jellyfish for the most part. Jellyfish don’t have a lot going on, so … Continue reading Big Heavy Fish
This one actually isn’t a snake. It may look a lot like one, but it’s a lizard. Image By: Will Thomas A snake might seem like it’s just a legless lizard. I mean, they are reptiles. Really though, there are quite a few differences between a snake and a lizard. It’s more than just the … Continue reading Uh oh, a snake?
The second animal of the double feature is this goat. It’s a Markhor, the national animal of Pakistan. Image By: Светлана You might be able to tell, it’s a mountain goat. A name that sometimes gets used in English is "screw horn goat", I bet you can guess how they came up with that one. … Continue reading This Goat’s Making a Comeback
Hey everyone, what’s going on? To make up for last week, this week’s kind of like a double feature. Kicking it off is this big beautiful bird here. Image By: Gerhard Gellinger This is a bearded vulture. They’re a really big bird of prey, super big. Like… a wingspan of 2 and a half metres … Continue reading The Coolest Vulture