Do Turtles Have Tails

a turtle on a rock

As an animal expert, I’m often asked all sorts of questions about the creatures I work with on a daily basis. One of the most common questions I receive is “Do turtles have tails?” … Read more

Do Turtles Have Scales? An Overview

different types of turtles

Turtles are extremely cute. I think we have probably all seen a turtle or even held one in our hands. But have you ever stopped to think about what makes their skin so tough? … Read more


Dog in the fall

What are dogs? Dogs, Canis lupus familiaris, are domesticated mammals known for their loyal companionship with humans. Originating from the gray wolf, they have been integral to human history for thousands of years.  Initially … Read more

Do Horses Lay Down?


Horses are mysterious creatures, beautiful, elegant, and full of personality. They have the awesome ability to sleep standing up, which often confuses people when it comes to the question, do horses lay down? We … Read more

Are Salamanders Poisonous?


The salamander (Caudata), or, as it was known in ancient times, that which lives in fire, or “fire lizard,” is actually not a lizard at all. It’s an amphibian, like a frog, although we … Read more

Are Mountain Lions Dangerous


Spending time in nature has always been a huge part of my life. I love to be outdoors and in the wilderness. While in the great outdoors, it’s not unusual to see deer trampling … Read more

Mountain Lion Vs Lion

Puma concolor, known in Canada and the western United States as the mountain lion and cougar, is able to thrive in a wide variety of different types of natural environments throughout North and South … Read more