Carnivorous Archive

  •   Grizzly Bear Facts   First of all, the powerful and majestic Grizzly Bear actually represents a subspecies of brown bear. At one time there were a total of five […]

    Grizzly Bear

      Grizzly Bear Facts   First of all, the powerful and majestic Grizzly Bear actually represents a subspecies of brown bear. At one time there were a total of five […]

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  •   The magnificent feline that is the Florida Panther is an Endangered subspecies of cougar. They are endemic to a highly restricted range of habitation. Human activities have (as with […]

    Florida Panther

      The magnificent feline that is the Florida Panther is an Endangered subspecies of cougar. They are endemic to a highly restricted range of habitation. Human activities have (as with […]

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  •   The lovely Arctic Tern holds a unique distinction within the animal kingdom. It is the most highly migratory of ANY known species. They REALLY “get around!” In fact, they […]

    Arctic Tern

      The lovely Arctic Tern holds a unique distinction within the animal kingdom. It is the most highly migratory of ANY known species. They REALLY “get around!” In fact, they […]

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  •   The Fossa is an extremely unique animal. The species actually seems to combine many of the physical characteristics of both felines and the mongoose family! Imagine encountering THAT combination […]

    Fossa

      The Fossa is an extremely unique animal. The species actually seems to combine many of the physical characteristics of both felines and the mongoose family! Imagine encountering THAT combination […]

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  •   Is this real, or a cartoon? Look at the brilliantly contrasting colors of the Indian Bullfrog! It doesn’t look like it could be real, does it? But it is! […]

    Indian Bullfrog

      Is this real, or a cartoon? Look at the brilliantly contrasting colors of the Indian Bullfrog! It doesn’t look like it could be real, does it? But it is! […]

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  •   Look (if you dare): Kermit the Frog or the Hyalinobatrachium dianae is a newly discovered species and has a see-through belly! Who would have imagined that? As a newly discovered species,  it does […]

    Hyalinobatrachium dianae or Kermit the Frog

      Look (if you dare): Kermit the Frog or the Hyalinobatrachium dianae is a newly discovered species and has a see-through belly! Who would have imagined that? As a newly discovered species,  it does […]

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  •   Ribbon Worm is the collective common name for any of the approximately 600 species of ocean-dwelling invertebrates in the phylum Nemertea. Various species of this phylum may be found in […]

    Ribbon Worm

      Ribbon Worm is the collective common name for any of the approximately 600 species of ocean-dwelling invertebrates in the phylum Nemertea. Various species of this phylum may be found in […]

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  •   The Cantors Giant Softshell Turtle is one of the largest extant species of turtle known to man. This unique animal is named after Theodore Edward Cantor. Also, much confusion […]

    Cantors Giant Softshell Turtle

      The Cantors Giant Softshell Turtle is one of the largest extant species of turtle known to man. This unique animal is named after Theodore Edward Cantor. Also, much confusion […]

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  •   The Chinese Softshell Turtle is a unique species of freshwater turtle. This animal was first described in 1835. There is also one subspecies, with which it is occasionally confused. […]

    Chinese Softshell Turtle

      The Chinese Softshell Turtle is a unique species of freshwater turtle. This animal was first described in 1835. There is also one subspecies, with which it is occasionally confused. […]

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  •   The Harp Sponge is a uniquely shaped species of carnivorous deep-sea sponge. This remarkable ocean creature was discovered in 2012. The creature’s common name is derived from its physical […]

    Harp Sponge

      The Harp Sponge is a uniquely shaped species of carnivorous deep-sea sponge. This remarkable ocean creature was discovered in 2012. The creature’s common name is derived from its physical […]

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  •   Despite its common name, the Mexican Mole Lizard is neither a mole nor a lizard. This extremely unique and rare animal is a type of reptile, however. This unique […]

    Mexican Mole Lizard

      Despite its common name, the Mexican Mole Lizard is neither a mole nor a lizard. This extremely unique and rare animal is a type of reptile, however. This unique […]

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  •   The Marrus Orthocanna is a recently discovered species of pelagic siphonophore. It is a colonial creature formed from an intricate combination of zooids. Some of these are medusae while […]

    Marrus Orthocanna

      The Marrus Orthocanna is a recently discovered species of pelagic siphonophore. It is a colonial creature formed from an intricate combination of zooids. Some of these are medusae while […]

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  •   The Tawny Frogmouth is an avian species endemic to the country of Australia. Superficially, this animal resembles an owl. However, there are distinct differences between the Tawny Frogmouth and […]

    Tawny Frogmouth

      The Tawny Frogmouth is an avian species endemic to the country of Australia. Superficially, this animal resembles an owl. However, there are distinct differences between the Tawny Frogmouth and […]

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  •   Pacu is the collective term for any of several related species of carnivorous freshwater fish. These creatures are closely related to the piranha. All known species of this animal […]

    Pacu

      Pacu is the collective term for any of several related species of carnivorous freshwater fish. These creatures are closely related to the piranha. All known species of this animal […]

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  •   The Damselfly is an insect found in the order Odonata. Physiologically, they are very similar to the dragonfly. The primary difference between the Damselfly and the dragonfly is the […]

    Damselfly

      The Damselfly is an insect found in the order Odonata. Physiologically, they are very similar to the dragonfly. The primary difference between the Damselfly and the dragonfly is the […]

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  •   The Bulldog Ant is a genus of approximately 90 species of ants. All but one species of these insects are endemic to Australia. The lone exception is native to […]

    Bulldog Ant

      The Bulldog Ant is a genus of approximately 90 species of ants. All but one species of these insects are endemic to Australia. The lone exception is native to […]

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  •   The Green Bush Cricket is a species of katydid cricket. They are endemic to range extending from Mongolia to Europe. They are principally found dwelling in grasskands, meadows, prairies, […]

    Green Bush Cricket

      The Green Bush Cricket is a species of katydid cricket. They are endemic to range extending from Mongolia to Europe. They are principally found dwelling in grasskands, meadows, prairies, […]

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  •   The American Burying Beetle is a critically endangered species of beetle. Their native range once included much of the United States and Canada. Now, they are found in only […]

    American Burying Beetle

      The American Burying Beetle is a critically endangered species of beetle. Their native range once included much of the United States and Canada. Now, they are found in only […]

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  •   Sundew is the common name for a large genus of carnivorous plants. There are currently 194 species in this genus.  All species of Sundew capture and digest insects via […]

    Sundew

      Sundew is the common name for a large genus of carnivorous plants. There are currently 194 species in this genus.  All species of Sundew capture and digest insects via […]

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  •   The California Sheephead is a species of wrasse native to the eastern Pacific Ocean. Its range is from Monterey Bay, California, to the Gulf of California, Mexico. The Califronia Sheephead can […]

    California Sheephead

      The California Sheephead is a species of wrasse native to the eastern Pacific Ocean. Its range is from Monterey Bay, California, to the Gulf of California, Mexico. The Califronia Sheephead can […]

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