Wombat: Friendly or Deadly

The Wombat is a quadricep marsupial that is native to the continent of Australia. They have a thick fur brown coat, usually, and look as if you miniaturized a brown bear. Even though these animals may look cute and look like they cause no harm, they are extremely aggressive and can be fatal if threatened.Continue reading “Wombat: Friendly or Deadly”

Stick Insects: Insects In Disguise

Stick insects, otherwise known as Phasmatodea, are not a singular type of species. The term stick bugs and stick insects is a common name for the order Phasmatodea. This order is described as having the appearance of natural shrubbery and contains more than 3,000 species. Some of their unique characteristics include the ability to regenerateContinue reading “Stick Insects: Insects In Disguise”

Gerenuk: No Not a Giraffe!

The Gerenuk looks as if you combined a Giraffe and Gazelle together. It has a long slim neck and limbs with s-shaped horns (only in males) that resemble a common Gazelle. Reaching heights between 3-3.5 feet and weighing up to 90 pounds, these animals are found in the horn of Africa and the dry regionsContinue reading “Gerenuk: No Not a Giraffe!”