Diurnal Archive

  • Elephant Shrew Facts   First of all, the Elephant Shrew tops many lists of remarkable small mammals. This status exists because they have several attributes normally associated with other animals. […]

    Elephant Shrew

    Elephant Shrew Facts   First of all, the Elephant Shrew tops many lists of remarkable small mammals. This status exists because they have several attributes normally associated with other animals. […]

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  •   The Ili Pika is a mysterious, small species of mammal. This animal was accidentally discovered in 1983, and not seen again until 2014. Very little is known about this adorable […]

    Ili Pika

      The Ili Pika is a mysterious, small species of mammal. This animal was accidentally discovered in 1983, and not seen again until 2014. Very little is known about this adorable […]

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  •   The Mara is a small genus within the cavy family. There are currently only two separate species of Mara extant. These are the Chacoan and the Patagonian maras. Genetically, […]

    Mara

      The Mara is a small genus within the cavy family. There are currently only two separate species of Mara extant. These are the Chacoan and the Patagonian maras. Genetically, […]

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  •   The Tuatara is a reptile endemic to the country of New Zealand. Physiologically, the Tuatara is the most primitive species of reptile known to man. Taxonomic studies have determined […]

    Tuatara

      The Tuatara is a reptile endemic to the country of New Zealand. Physiologically, the Tuatara is the most primitive species of reptile known to man. Taxonomic studies have determined […]

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  •   The Silvery Lutung is a species in the genus: Trachypithecus. This is a group of Old World monkeys. Their endemic range consists of two regions. One portion of this […]

    Silvery Lutung

      The Silvery Lutung is a species in the genus: Trachypithecus. This is a group of Old World monkeys. Their endemic range consists of two regions. One portion of this […]

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  •   The Golden Armadillo Lizard is a species of lizard endemic to the desert regions of southern Africa. They are a most unique species of animal. Their colors range from […]

    Golden Armadillo Lizard

      The Golden Armadillo Lizard is a species of lizard endemic to the desert regions of southern Africa. They are a most unique species of animal. Their colors range from […]

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  •   The Mantis Shrimp is a  highly aggressive marine crustacean. They come in variety of colors ranging from a drab brown to bright neon-like colors. The Mantis Shrimp averages approximately 12 […]

    Mantis Shrimp

      The Mantis Shrimp is a  highly aggressive marine crustacean. They come in variety of colors ranging from a drab brown to bright neon-like colors. The Mantis Shrimp averages approximately 12 […]

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  •   The Wood Frog is endemic to a broad range across North America. This range extends from the southern Appalachian Mountains all the way to Alaska. The species has attracted […]

    Wood Frog

      The Wood Frog is endemic to a broad range across North America. This range extends from the southern Appalachian Mountains all the way to Alaska. The species has attracted […]

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  •   The King Cobra is the longest known species of venomous snake. This animal will average approximately 13 ft (4 m) in length. However, exceptional individuals may attain a length of […]

    King Cobra

      The King Cobra is the longest known species of venomous snake. This animal will average approximately 13 ft (4 m) in length. However, exceptional individuals may attain a length of […]

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  •   The Capuchin is a small  species of New World monkey. There are two known genuses of Capuchin monkey. They are found throughout most of Central America and South America. Their coloring varies slightly […]

    Capuchin

      The Capuchin is a small  species of New World monkey. There are two known genuses of Capuchin monkey. They are found throughout most of Central America and South America. Their coloring varies slightly […]

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  •   The Pellucid Hawk Moth, Cephonodes hylas, or Coffee clearwing, is a moderately large species of moth. It is also a beautiful cross between a cicada, a moth, and a glasswinged butterfly. […]

    Pellucid Hawk Moth

      The Pellucid Hawk Moth, Cephonodes hylas, or Coffee clearwing, is a moderately large species of moth. It is also a beautiful cross between a cicada, a moth, and a glasswinged butterfly. […]

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