Coyote Pup 

Coyote-Pup

Found in America, coyotes – also known as prairie wolves or American jackals – are very productive in metropolitan areas. And the coyote puppies are just amazingly cute! Photo taken by the U.S. National Park Service.

An American Badger 

Badger

Badgers are very good diggers and the American ones are often seen hunting with the fast-running coyotes in full cooperation. Badgers live in big families and lead a mostly nocturnal lifestyle. Continue reading

Adorable Fox 

Swift-Fox

As a child, who hasn’t heard of Mr. Tod the Fox in Potter’s book? Those cute foxes grab the attention of various authors for their cunning. Indeed, they can bypass many traps unlike other animals… Continue reading

A Young Hedgehog 

Hedgehog

The European hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus) is a rather small creature – in length, it measures only 20 to 30 cm. When a hedgehog comes across predators, it rolls into a thorny ball, revealing all of its 5000 to 7500 spikes. … Continue reading

Golden Toad 

Golden-Toad

The golden toad was a small, shiny, bright toad, only 5 centimeters long on average for an adult specimen. Unfortunately the species is now extinct, but it was once abundant in a small region of high-altitude tropical forests, about 30 square kilometers in area, above the city of Monteverde, Costa Rica. Continue reading

African Elephant and Her Young 

African-Bush-Elephant-with-her-Young

A female African Bush Elephant and her young photographed in Addo National Park, South Africa. Elephants are the largest land animals living on Earth today. They also have the longest gestation period of any land animal which is 22 months long. Elephants … Continue reading

Junior Jaguar 

Junior Jaguar Belize Zoo

The jaguar (Panthera onca) is the third-largest feline after the tiger and the lion, and the largest in the Western Hemisphere. It is a near threatened species and unfortunately its numbers are declining. The following photo shows a three-year-old jaguar … Continue reading

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