Tag Archives: Wild things

10 cool things about giraffes

People all over the world know what giraffes look like and they are loved by almost everybody. What’s not to like about a giraffe? Let’s find out what makes them cool. Tall beauty The giraffe is the tallest land mammal ...

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10 Cool things about the South African honeybee

The South Africa honey bee is an interesting insect who has in important role to fulfill. He might be small, but can have a huge impact on nature – let’s find out what is so cool about this creature. Ancestral ...

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10 Cool things about the Cape dwarf chameleon

As his name suggest, the Cape dwarf chameleon is not a large animal, yet very interesting. Let’s find out what is so cool about these creatures. Winelands The Cape dwarf chameleon can be found around the Cape Town area in ...

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10 cool things about dung beetles

Dung beetles don’t get all the credit they deserve! These little insects clean up after animals without thinking twice. Let’s find out why they are so cool. Have your poop and eat it! Imagine eating other animals’ poop every day ...

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10 cool things about the raccoon

The raccoon looks very cute and cuddly, but they will often bite if approached by a human. Let’s find out what is so cool about this animal. What’s for dinner? Raccoons are omnivores, which means they like to eat both ...

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10 cool things about the fossa

Have you ever heard of a fossa? This little creature is totally different and even scientists struggled to categorise the him. Let’s find out what is so cool about a fossa. 1. Malagasy mammal Lemurs aren’t the only cute furry ...

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10 cool things about the weasel

They might look cute, but weasels have a few tricks up their sleeves. Let’s find out what makes them so cool. All the small things The weasel is the smallest member of the Mustelidae family, and also Britain’s smallest carnivore. ...

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10 cool things about the ostrich

Ostriches are amazing animals. Although they are birds, they cannot fly, but they have so many other cool things that make them interesting. See if you know these facts about them. 1. One of a kind The ostrich, native to ...

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10 cool things about the wolf

There are so many stories about wolves, from folklore and fables, to good and bad ‘real life’ stories to be told. Let’s find out what the cool things about the wolf are. 1. Family ties Wolves are the largest members ...

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10 Cool things about rain spiders

Rain spiders have gotten quite a bad reputation due to their hairy, eight-eyed, eight-legged look, but these little guys deserve the benefit of the doubt. They are quite fascinating creatures, and play a very important role in the ecosystem. 1. ...

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10 cool things about elephants

Elephants are easily recognisable – everybody knows what an elephant looks like. Although they are huge, they camouflage in the bush and you won’t even know they are there. Let’s find out what else is cool about these animals. 1. ...

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10 cool facts about tortoises

Who doesn’t love tortoises? They are such interesting creatures – let’s take a look at what makes them so amazing. 1. Wrinkles in time In the wild, when a tortoise is healthy, he can live for an exceptionally long time ...

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