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Carnivores are meat-eating mammals. Learn about tigers, coyotes, and other predators of the animal kingdom.

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Do jackals use babysitters?

Most jackals have the same nuclear family as the one portrayed in "Leave it to Beaver" -- a father, a mother and the kids. So do Mama and Papa jackal call a babysitter when they want date night?


Are cheetahs clones of each other?

 Are cheetahs clones of each other?

Cheetahs share so much DNA that they're practically clones of one another. Learn what this means for the future of the species at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Do dire wolves exist?

 Do dire wolves exist?

A person encountering a dire wolf will likely end up in dire straits, but do they have grounding in reality? Learn about dire wolves at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Top 5 Strange Lion Facts

 Top 5 Strange Lion Facts

Learn random facts about the lion. Here are 5 strange lion facts brought to you by HowStuffWorks. See more »

 Snow Leopard

Snow Leopards love alpine meadows and rocky areas, but a sighting of these creatures would probably be unlikely. Find out why at HowStuffWorks. See more »

 Lion

The Lion is a large meat-eating animal of Africa and India. Learn more about the lion at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Tiger Facts

 Tiger Facts

These tiger facts are have jam-packed with cool facts. Learn all about tigers with these HowStuffWorks Tiger Facts! See more »

How to Trap a Skunk Without Getting Sprayed

 How to Trap a Skunk Without Getting Sprayed

How to Trap a Skunk Without Getting Sprayed. Check out HowStuffWorks to learn more about skunks and how to trap a skunk without getting sprayed. See more »

Why do spotted hyenas laugh?

 Why do spotted hyenas laugh?

We all remember the laughing hyenas from "Lion King", but who knows why these canines laugh? We do. Find out why spotted hyenas laugh in this article. See more »

Do jackals use babysitters?

 Do jackals use babysitters?

Jackal pack are usually made up of a mating pair, their offspring and, in larger packs, nonbreeding adults. Learn how jackals use babysitters for support. See more »

What's the difference between a bobcat and a lynx?

 What's the difference between a bobcat and a lynx?

The difference between bobcats and lynxes is very slight and mostly deals with appearance. Learn about the difference between bobcats and lynxes. See more »