Wildlife and Environment

Gone From the Earth - Extinct Animals

By: Jenny Styles | Apr 3, 2010 The Tyrannosaurus Rex is one of the most famous extinct animals. He was the largest carnivorous land animal of all time, measuring forty-three feet long and sixteen and a half feet high, with a weight that may have approached seven tons. He had a huge skull (but a small brain), balanced by a long tail. His hind legs were large and powerful, but his forelimbs were very small and they only had two digits on them.

Take a Look at Some Weird Animals

By: Jenny Styles | Apr 3, 2010 There are many majestic and beautiful animals that grace our earth, but there are also ugly stepchildren in the animal world, otherwise known as weird animals. Many of these are on the verge of extinction, but they don't get the publicity of the pandas and polar bears, because, quite frankly, they're hideous.

A Look at Some Prehistoric Animals

By: Jenny Styles | Apr 3, 2010 When we think of prehistoric animals, our thoughts turn to T Rex's and Velociraptors. But mammals appeared on the earth in the later years of the Triassic period, which was along the same timeline as dinosaurs. Throughout their early lives, these mammals were little, they lived nocturnally, and they fed mostly on insects.

Wake Up and Watch - Nocturnal Animals

By: Jenny Styles | Apr 3, 2010 Nocturnal animals begin their shifts of awaked-ness when most of us are going to bed. We can't compete with true night animals, no matter how late we may sometimes stay out. These creatures are well-adapted to living and hunting in the dark, either by a heightened sense of smell, the ability to "see" in the dark, or flying powers.

Attracting Cardinals to Bird Feeders - Which Feeder is Best?

By: Peter Hurley | Apr 3, 2010 Attracting Cardinals to a bird feeder is simple. But, attracting and holding them requires a correctly styled feeder sized appropriately to will enhance your success rate greatly.

Coyote Facts

By: Kevin L Webster | Apr 3, 2010 In this article on coyote facts I am going to cover as many facts as possible for you. Coyotes have fascinated me for over 20 years and I have studied them fairly extensively. Full grown coyotes weigh from 20 to 50 pounds. They measure from 58 to 64 inches long from the tip of their nose to the tip of their tail. Their tail itself usually measures 12 to 16 inches.

Baby Wild Birds - To Help Or Not to Help

By: Thomas Hays | Apr 3, 2010 Spring is here and early summer is on the way. With early summer comes baby birds leaving the nest. Many people see a baby bird on the ground and immediately think they should do something to help it. However, before you try to help any baby wild bird you should be certain that the bird really needs your help.

Koalas in Australia

By: John G Williams | Apr 3, 2010 The Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, just thirty-five minutes from Brisbane, is home to Kangaroos, Possums, Wombats and Koalas. Here you can snuggle up to a Koala and take a great photo. Although the kangaroo is known as Australia famous animal, the koala is its other famous animal.
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