The bonobo, capable of altruism, sensitivity and empathy

The bonobo, formerly called the pygmy chimpanzee and less often, the dwarf or gracile chimpanzee, is an endangered great ape and one of the two species. Although the name “chimpanzee” is sometimes used to refer to both species together.   What [ … ]

The serval known to occur on Mount Kilimanjaro

The serval, also known as the tierboskat, is a wild cat found in Africa. It was first described by German naturalist Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber in 1776.   What is the serval? Eighteen subspecies are recognised. The serval [ … ]

Frog populations have declined since the 1950s

A frog is any member of a diverse and largely carnivorous group of short-bodied, tailless amphibians composing the order Anura.   What is a frog? The oldest fossil “proto-frog” appeared in the early Triassic of Madagascar, but molecular clock dating suggests their origins may extend [ … ]

Discover what is a black panther!

A black panther is the melanistic color variant of any Panthera species. Black panthers in Asia and Africa are leopards and black panthers in the Americas are black jaguars.   What [ … ]

Do you know what is the curl-crested aracari?

The curl-crested aracari or curl-crested araçari, also known as the curly-crested aracari, is a species of bird in the Ramphastidae family, the Toucans.   What is the curl-crested aracari? It measures 40–45 cm (16–18 in) long and weighs 190–280 g (6.7–9.9 oz). On account of [ … ]

Snowflake: The only white gorilla known

Snowflake was an albino Western lowland gorilla and the only white gorilla known. He was kept at Barcelona Zoo in Spain from 1966 until his death.   History Snowflake was captured in the Rio Muni region in Equatorial Guinea on October [ … ]