Tag: animals

Gecko Feet

I have always liked geckos. They are fascinating creatures that have inspired people for ages. There are even old myths that say, if you see a gecko, it means that you are safe and someone is watching over you. Today, people are asking different questions about geckos. One of the most obvious ones is, how…


Wooly Giant Rats

Kunsia tomentosus from Brazil. It’s really kind of cute!


Owls Hunting

Owls hunt by homing in on the tiny noises that their prey make. They do this by triangulating on the animal’s location with its ears. They create a “sound picture to navigate through the forest. This picture includes noises made by animals, leaves blowing across the ground, and wind moving through the trees. The owl’s…


Owls’ Eyes

Owls have 2 sets of eyelids. One is the nictitating membrane and the other is its regular eyelid. The nictitating membrane is a translucent eyelid that are used to protect and keep the eye moist while the owl maintains its vision. It is a very handy thing to have. While owlets primarily depend on sound…