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Pink giants

Flamingos got their name after the Spanish word flamenco, which means fire, or fire-coloured. That being said, it’s not odd that a flock of flamingos is called a flamboyance. Flamingo chicks are actually born with white and grey feathers, and it can take up to three years to become pink. This is thanks to their…
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Winnie the Paddington

One of the best-known mammals, the most beloved first plush animal toy and one of the largest predators on the planet. The bear!!! Even though there are really big and heavy, bears can be very fast. Adult grizzlies can run as fast as 40 miles per hour. They are considered to be one of the…
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Stubborn as a donkey!

Male donkeys are called jacks, and females jennets or jennies. The original name for a donkey is an ass and that’s the reason why they are often called jackasses 😊 They prefer company and usually live in herds, however, they are often kept as guards for sheep or other domestic animals and they are very…
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Spin the wheel!

Did you know that there are almost 20 different types of hamsters, but the best known is the Syrian or the golden hamster, and this is one of the most common breeds of hamsters kept as a pet? It’s interesting that they were discovered just a couple of centuries ago by the physician Alexander Russell.…
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Polly wants a cracker

Cute and friendly, smart and loud, these birds are actually one of the most popular pets all over the world. Budgies or parakeets are rather small and their fluffy appearance may fool you. They are actually pretty smart and there are more than a few cool facts about them that you probably didn’t know. Budgies…
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Teenage mutant ninja turtles

*The main difference between turtles and tortoises is that turtles can be aquatic and semi-aquatic, and usually spend most of the time in the water, and a tortoise is a land-dwelling animal. Tortoises are mainly herbivores and even though they cannot swim, it’s interesting that they can hold their breath for a long time. The…
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Loving and warm

Loving and warm, playful and fluffy, sheep are considered to be the first domesticated animals. And even though there are more than a few expressions claiming sheep are not that bright, they are actually highly intelligent animals and they have an excellent memory. They can recognize up to 50 other sheep faces and remember them…
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Love Cats

Whether you are a cat person or not, you cannot deny they are pretty amazing animals. Cats were considered to be sacred animals in ancient Egypt and they were even mummified and buried with their owners. Egyptians painted them 4000 ago, and they have been around even longer. We all know they are a bit…
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Hedwig, the snowy owl

Owls have a few superpowers. First of all, they have super hearing and their flight is pretty much silent, thanks to their soft, velveteen feathers. Moving forward, they can turn their heads for almost 360 degrees. Well, 150 each way, but still! Even though those night birds are quite mysterious and somewhat spooky, they are…