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Learn about some of the strange and unusual facts and terms in the animal kingdom.

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The Ultimate Audubon Society Quiz

Most people who are interested in environmental preservation will have heard of the National Audubon Society. Some may know that the society is not just for the birds. Take this quiz to learn more about the important work of the Audubon Society.


How Rabies Works

 How Rabies Works

Are you wondering how rabies works? Learn how rabies works and how it can be prevented. See more »

Do coyotes and badgers work together to find food?

 Do coyotes and badgers work together to find food?

Coyotes and badgers may be unlikely hunting allies, but research shows that these two work together to snare food. How do coyotes and badgers work together? See more »

Are zoos good or bad for animals?

 Are zoos good or bad for animals?

Are zoos good or bad? You might have asked this while visiting your local wildlife hangout. Learn why zoos are good or bad, depending on perspective. See more »

African Animal Pictures

 African Animal Pictures

Many kinds of animals are native only to Africa. Check out these African animal pictures at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Animal Detectives Work

 How Animal Detectives Work

Animal detectives work to solve crimes committed against domestic and wild animals. Learn who animal detectives answer to and how you can become one. See more »

Are Komodo dragons' mouths deadlier than cobras' venom?

 Are Komodo dragons' mouths deadlier than cobras' venom?

Are Komodo dragons' mouths deadlier than cobras' venom? Learn about the deadly venom and bacteria that is released in a Komodo dragon's bite. See more »

Can piranhas really strip a cow to the bone in under a minute?

 Can piranhas really strip a cow to the bone in under a minute?

Can piranhas really strip a cow to the bone in under a minute? Learn about piranha feeding frenzies at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Arctic Animal Pictures

 Arctic Animal Pictures

Arctic animals have developed amazing adaptations to be able to survive in the arctic tundra. Check out these arctic animal pictures at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Cryptozoology

 Cryptozoology

Cryptozoology is the study of creatures that are rumored to exist. But for true believers, these "cryptids" are alive and well and lurking among us. See more »

Bird Facts

 Bird Facts

Approximately 10,000 species of birds make up the class Aves--a diverse group that has long fascinated the human race with peculiar behaviors. See more »