Herbivorous Archive

  •   Giant Prickly Stick Insect Facts   The Giant Prickly Stick Insect possesses a restricted habitat range. Yet they reproduce prolifically, so the IUCN lists them as a Species of […]

    Giant Prickly Stick Insect

      Giant Prickly Stick Insect Facts   The Giant Prickly Stick Insect possesses a restricted habitat range. Yet they reproduce prolifically, so the IUCN lists them as a Species of […]

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  •   Meet the “distinctive” looking Horsehead Grasshopper! THAT is putting it mildly! This seemingly comical couple represents a male and female of the species. Much about them may surprise you. […]

    Horsehead Grasshopper

      Meet the “distinctive” looking Horsehead Grasshopper! THAT is putting it mildly! This seemingly comical couple represents a male and female of the species. Much about them may surprise you. […]

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  • The Ankole-Watusi is a VERY impressive looking breed of cattle! This (remarkable!) breed is a species of Sanga cattle. Just LOOK at those gargantuan horns! They are sometimes (and for understandable […]

    Ankole-Watusi

    The Ankole-Watusi is a VERY impressive looking breed of cattle! This (remarkable!) breed is a species of Sanga cattle. Just LOOK at those gargantuan horns! They are sometimes (and for understandable […]

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  •   The Flemish Giant Rabbit is the largest species of rabbit known to man (no kidding!). These very docile giants have been bred since the early 16th century. This beautiful […]

    Flemish Giant Rabbit

      The Flemish Giant Rabbit is the largest species of rabbit known to man (no kidding!). These very docile giants have been bred since the early 16th century. This beautiful […]

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  •   The (adorable!) West Indian Manatee is the largest surviving member of its order. This unique ocean creature is currently listed by the IUCN as Endangered. The West Indian Manatee […]

    West Indian Manatee

      The (adorable!) West Indian Manatee is the largest surviving member of its order. This unique ocean creature is currently listed by the IUCN as Endangered. The West Indian Manatee […]

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  •   The Quokka is a unique animal in the genus Setonix and is alone in that genus.  This small marsupial is renowned for its distinctive natural expression. The IUCN has […]

    Quokka

      The Quokka is a unique animal in the genus Setonix and is alone in that genus.  This small marsupial is renowned for its distinctive natural expression. The IUCN has […]

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  •   The Kashmir Musk Deer is a highly reclusive species of deer. Believed to be extinct until 2008, this unique animal had not been seen for more than sixty years. […]

    Kashmir Musk Deer

      The Kashmir Musk Deer is a highly reclusive species of deer. Believed to be extinct until 2008, this unique animal had not been seen for more than sixty years. […]

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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 Royal Panaque is a recently discovered species within an extraordinary fish genus. There are now only seven known species in this unique animal genus. Like all other known […]

    Royal Panaque

      The Royal Panaque is a recently discovered species within an extraordinary fish genus. There are now only seven known species in this unique animal genus. Like all other known […]

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  •   The Greater Malay Chevrotain is a small species of ungulate. This unique animal is in danger of extinction, however. The local inhabitants of its endemic region routinely hunt the […]

    Greater Malay Chevrotain

      The Greater Malay Chevrotain is a small species of ungulate. This unique animal is in danger of extinction, however. The local inhabitants of its endemic region routinely hunt the […]

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  •   The Giant Weta is the collective name for any one of 11 known species of Giant Weta, This is itself a sub-group of the 70 known species of Weta. Genetically, […]

    Giant Weta

      The Giant Weta is the collective name for any one of 11 known species of Giant Weta, This is itself a sub-group of the 70 known species of Weta. Genetically, […]

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  •     Phyllium Siccifolium is a species of leaf insect which has no acknowledged common name. It was also the first species of leaf insect recognized. Like all species of […]

    Phyllium Siccifolium

        Phyllium Siccifolium is a species of leaf insect which has no acknowledged common name. It was also the first species of leaf insect recognized. Like all species of […]

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  •     The California Sea Hare is a rare species of large sea slug. They are found almost exclusively along the Pacific coast of California, and northern Mexico. Scattered individuals […]

    California Sea Hare

        The California Sea Hare is a rare species of large sea slug. They are found almost exclusively along the Pacific coast of California, and northern Mexico. Scattered individuals […]

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  •   The Marine Iguana is a very special species of iguana. It is found only on the Galapagos Islands. It is the only species of lizard in the world that […]

    Marine Iguana

      The Marine Iguana is a very special species of iguana. It is found only on the Galapagos Islands. It is the only species of lizard in the world that […]

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