Mammals

Whales Can Swim Without Suffering Brain Damage – This Is Why

Whales Can Swim Without Suffering Brain Damage – This Is Why

According to new research, whale brains have special blood vessels that may shield them from swimming-related blood pulses that could harm the brain

Why The Duck-billed Platypus Sweats Milk

Why The Duck-billed Platypus Sweats Milk

When Europeans first came upon it in the 1700s, naturalists believed Australia’s duck billed platypus must be a hoax, stitched together by some prankster taxidermist.

Harbour Porpoise

Harbour Porpoise

The harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) is one of eight extant species of porpoise. It is one of the smallest species of cetacean. As its name implies, it stays close to coastal areas or river estuaries

Harbour Seal

Harbour Seal

The harbour seal is the most numerous and widespread marine mammal on the north Pacific Coast. It is found close to shore from Baja, California, to Japan.

Northern Elephant Seal

Northern Elephant Seal

The northern elephant seal is a large, ocean-going seal that hauls out onto land to breed, moult, or rest in a few places along the Pacific Coast of North America.

Gray Animals: 19 Animals With Gray Skin, Fur Or Scales

Gray Animals: 19 Animals With Gray Skin, Fur Or Scales

In the animal kingdom, grey animals are not very common, and the shade of grey is usually associated with the natural camouflage of the animal. They are most often found in the Arctic and Antarctic regions

Black Bear Facts

Black Bear Facts

The black bear (Ursus americanus) is a species of bear found in North America. They are also called American black bears. They are the smallest and most widely distributed type of bear in North America.

Gray Whale

Gray Whale

The coastal gray whale (Eschrichtius robustus) is the most often observed whale on the Pacific Coast of North America and the object of a flourishing whale-watching industry

Galapagos Sea Lion

Galapagos Sea Lion

The Galapagos sea lion is a species of sea lion that is fairly social, they are often spotted sun-bathing on sandy shores or rock groups, or gliding through the surf