1-14-19 – From Episode 064, “Visit the Zoo Podcast”
(Just Added) Golden Lancehead Viper
The Golden Lanchead Viper is a highly venomous Pit viper species endemic to Queimada Grande Island or as it’s known in colloquial English “Snake Island.”
The natural world is full of bright surprises, like these amphibian, insect, avian—and even mammal—species.
Seafloor predators and open-water feeding animals could benefit from climate change.
Marine Antarctic animals closely associated with sea ice for food or breeding, such the humpback whale and emperor penguin, are most at risk from the predicted effects of climate change, a new study published in Frontiers in Marine Science has found.
Tropical animals at the İzmir Natural Life Park are protected from extreme cold weather with high-energy special winter menus and a natural gas system in their shelters. Officials say they don’t leave the animals outside for a long time, sheltering them in closed areas.
With temperatures set to plummet, animal experts are urging Granite Staters to pay extra attention to pets and farm animals.
Humans have long thought themselves to be the smartest animals on the planet but evidence continues to reveal that even with little shared DNA, animals are catching up, and perhaps even surpassing our own evolutionary intelligence.