SeaWorld has left a bitter taste in everyone’s mouth since 2013 when Blackfish, a documentary focused on the facility’s treatment of sea animals. What is SeaWorld? For those who are blissfully unaware, SeaWorld is a theme park known for its marine mammals; dolphins, orcas and sea lions. While they feature roller coasters and water-themed … Continued
Despite what your gut might be telling you… the okapi is real.
We all know the story about Santa’s famous, annual sleigh ride around the globe, and that he’s powered by 8 tiny reindeer (9 if you count Rudolph). But mostly everything we’ve been told about those reindeer has been false (and we’re not even talking about the fact that reindeer can’t fly). Danielle Dufault explores the … Continued
From the masters of camouflage that lurk in the shadows to the most poisonous species known to man, our world is full of strange and mysterious creatures. As All Hallows’ Eve is right around the corner, Animalogic host Danielle Dufault counts down the 5 creepiest critters that are sure to send shivers down your spine. … Continued
Member’s of the corvid family, crows can solve complex puzzles, have excellent memories, and have been known to conspire with one another. Some studies have even suggested that they’re as intellectually advanced as human children.
The maned wolf is a very odd creature: It resembles a cross between a wolf and a fox, with the long legs of a deer. However, it is not closely related to other canines, and sits in its own genus called Chrysocyon. They are all members of the canid family of which the maned wolf … Continued
On land, slugs get a bad reputation: They’re slimy, ugly and they lack an adorable shell like their snail counterparts. Under the sea, however, slugs come in a multitude of beautiful colors and shapes. Take the species of nudibranch known as Doriprismatica atromarginata, for instance: It has a beautiful frilly mantle which appears to wave … Continued
If you live in North America, and you happen to see one of these running around: That, my friends, would be an opossum. The possum, however, is a small tree-dwelling marsupial native to Australia, New Guinea and Sulawesi, and the look more like this: While they both hail from different parts of the world, both … Continued
The Tree Kangaroo, or Boongarry, as the locals call them, looks like a monkey mixed with sloth mixed with a bear, but it’s neither sloth nor monkey nor bear. I think it’s safe to say, they’re anything but normal. While they have an appearance more akin to a monkey or sloth, the tree kangaroo is … Continued
There are over an estimated 22,000 different species of ants roaming our planet today. They’ve been roaming our planet since about 110 to 130 million years ago, when they evolved from a wasp-like ancestor. And they appear on just about every single landmass on the planet, except the Arctic, a few isolated islands and Antarctica … Continued
Did you know that killer whales are not actually whales? They are members of the dolphin family, and just so happen to be the largest member of said group. Orcas find themselves in good company, as dolphins are incredibly smart. In fact, they have the largest brain to body mass ratio of any other animal … Continued
Armed and dangerous: Cassowaries have three-toed feet with extremely sharp claws. The claw on their second toe is particularly deadly, as it can grow to be 5 inches long! Imagine being kicked by one of these birds (which they are known to do). Their powerful legs combined with their razor-sharp talons makes them one of … Continued
Pandas have seemingly done everything in their power to go extinct, should we just let them? From giraffes and gorillas to penguins and pandas, every animal is part of THE BIG FEED. This fascinating documentary takes you behind the enclosures, chronicling the challenges of feeding animals in the zoo. Everything pandas do seems to defy … Continued
With approximately 1240 different species, bats make up nearly 20% of the world’s population of mammals. They are separated into two distinct groups: large, fruit-eating megabats (or flying foxes) and carnivorous microbats. Take a look at the video above for even more mind-blowing facts about these winged mammals. For more fun animal facts, check out … Continued
Contrary to popular belief, rats are not responsible for the spread of the black plague. Maybe… rats are cool. For those of us who suffer from musophobia, rats are a very unwelcome pest. However, there really is no need to fear. Rats not only make one of the friendliest companions a pet-owner could have, they … Continued
Is the Kraken just a myth made up by sailors, or is there some truth to the tale? Turns out to be the latter, as giant squids have roamed the seven seas for a vast many years. For more fun animal facts, check out Animalogic on YouTube.