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

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Amazing Animals: Lynx Quiz

The lynx is a solitary animal and spends most of its time alone (except during breeding season). Medium-sized cats with long tufted ears and short bobbed tails, lynxes have the largest range of the entire cat family.


What's the difference: cheetah or leopard?

 What's the difference: cheetah or leopard?

Both are spotted and swifty, but leopards and cheetahs have some major differences. Let us know if you can tell them apart at HowStuffWorks. See more »

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 »

Tiger Quiz

 Tiger Quiz

Test your knowledge of tigers. Take this 10-question quiz about tigers at 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 »

The Ultimate Fox Quiz

 The Ultimate Fox Quiz

The fox, known for its cunning and swiftness, is related to the dog, yet similar in some ways to a cat. Take this quiz to learn more about the fox. See more »