• Home
  • /
  • Tag Archives:  animals

26 Interesting And Fun Facts About Hornets

Hornets are predatory wasps with more than 20 species. They’re primarily found in Europe, Africa, Asia and North America. They like to inhabit forests and some rural areas. Hornets are classified as pests in most parts of the world due to their ability to kill honeybees and drive them out of their native habitats. Take…

27 Fascinating And Bizarre Facts About Hippos

Hippos, Hippopotamus amphibius, are large semi aquatic mammals that are usually found in rivers and lakes across sub-Saharan Africa. The name “hippopotamus” comes from an Ancient Greek word that roughly translates to “river horse.” The closest relatives to hippos are pigs, whales and dolphins. Take a look below for 27 more fascinating and bizarre facts…

26 Fun And Fascinating Facts About Herrings

Herrings are a marine fish that belong to the Clupeidae family. This family of fish includes around 200 different species. However, the most familiar herring species are the Atlantic, Pacific and Araucanian herring. They prefer to live in temperate waters of the Pacific and Atlantic oceans and they represent 90% of the herrings that humans…

28 Interesting And Fun Facts About Herons

Herons are long legged freshwater birds that belong to the Ardeidae family of birds. There are 64 different heron species that differ in color, size and type of habitat. They can be found on every continent except Antarctica. Take a look below for 28 more interesting and fun facts about herons. 1. The average lifespan…

29 Interesting And Bizarre Facts About Hedgehogs

Hedgehogs are small nocturnal mammals with a spiny coat and short legs. They’re able to roll themselves into a ball when faced with dangerous predators. There are 17 species of hedgehogs in 5 genera. They’re found across Europe, Asia, Africa and New Zealand. Take a look below for 29 more interesting and bizarre facts about…

28 Fun And Weird Facts About Hawks

Hawks are medium sized diurnal birds of prey that are part of the Accipitridae family. There are more than 200 known species of hawks. They can be found on all continents except Antarctica. They inhabit a wide variety of habitats such as, marshes, forests, rainforests, prairies, open savannas, grasslands, mountains, coastal regions and deserts. 1….

27 Fun And Interesting Facts About Hares

Hares are small members that belong to the Leporidae family, just like rabbits. There are 32 known species of hare and they’re native to Eurasia, Africa, North America and the Japanese archipelago. Overall, they can be found on every continent except Antarctica. Take a look below for 27 more fun and interesting facts about hares….

30 Interesting And Fun Facts About Hamsters

Hamsters come from various parts of Asia, such as north of China, Siberia, the Middle East and Asia Minor. Wild hamsters like to live in warm and sparse areas like deserts, which are dry and have very little water and almost no plant or tree life. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and…

29 Fascinating And Fun Facts About Guinea Pigs

Guinea pigs aren’t actually pigs, they’re rodents. They’re also not from Guinea, they’re from the Andes. They were domesticated around 5000 B.C. in South America as a food source. They were also used in religious ceremonies and in traditional medicine. Take a look below for 29 more fascinating and fun facts about guinea pigs. 1….

24 Fascinating And Bizarre Facts About Guinea Fowls

Guinea fowls are medium sized birds that belong to the Numididae family. There are 6 species of guinea fowls that are native to Africa. They inhabit jungles, forests, grasslands, shrublands, savannas and semi-deserts. Take a look below for 24 more fascinating and bizarre facts about guinea fowls. 1. Guinea fowls are very adaptable birds. They’re…