Fun Stuff

Our fun animal facts section includes everything from the cutest animals, funniest animal names, to the most colorful birds in the world.

Click through on each of the listed below to find the answers to these burning questions!

10 Adapted Animals of the Tundra

The tundra is the coldest of all the biomes. It’s some of the driest, too, and for a large portion of the year, is covered in snow. Life is scarce, but we look at some of the specialists that thrive!

10 Adapted Animals of the Tundra

10 Animals That Hibernate

Some animals are forced to hibernate into a barely alive state for survival, while others choose to slow down when they sense they can be more efficient. We look at 10 fascinating hibernating animals!

10 Animals That Hibernate

12 Animals with Epic Horns & Tusks

As an homage to some of our tusky, horny brethren (of whom we’re so jealous), we’ve compiled a list of some of the coolest examples of animals with epic horns and tusks.

Animals with Epic Horns & Tusks

10 Animals with Huge Eyes

Eyes have been one of the most significant organs in the animal kingdom, and they come in a multitude of shapes and sizes. In this piece, we look at some of the largest!

10 Animals with Huge Eyes

10 Animals with Long Necks

Animals with long necks were once widespread, but today they are less fashionable. This piece is to celebrate the long neck and advocate for its return!

10 Animals with Long Necks

10 Brilliant Burrowing Animals

There is a whole domain beneath the soil that we as surface-dwellers aren’t privy to! So we take a closer look at some of the most amazing burrowing animals on the planet.

10 Brilliant Burrowing Animals

Cute Animals That Will Make Your Heart Melt

The world is home to thousands of cute animals, and narrowing them down to one list is hard. However, check out the 50 cutest animals in the world, that are sure to brighten your day.

Cute Animals That Will Make Your Heart Melt

Do Geese Have Teeth?

Is it merely a scary myth, or do geese really have teeth? And, wait, what are those barbed accessories on their tongue?

Do Geese Have Teeth?

10 Extinct Animals That Shared Earth With Humans

10 incredible animals who shared Earth with humans, that are now sadly extinct. These animals existed alongside humans, and in most, if not all cases, disappeared because of them.

10 Extinct Animals That Shared Earth With Humans

The Dumbest Animals In The World

Intelligence isn’t a given in evolution, and some animals are just specialists in what they do, and not much else. Let’s take a closer look at the 10 dumbest animals on the planet.

The Dumbest Animals in The World

The Funniest Animal Names In The World

Which animal names are laugh out loud ridiculous? Shovelnose Guitarfish, Bone-Eating Snot Flower Worm, or Sparklemuffin?! Find out the top 25 funniest animal names in the world.

Funniest Animal Names In The World

10 Hairless & Balding Animals

Hair comes in many forms, but in some animals, it’s conspicuously absent. We check out 10 of the most unique and interesting bald animals you should know.

Hairless & Balding Animals

12 Hybrid Animals That Really Exist

Hybrid animals are not just the stuff of myth or legend, many hybrid animals exist in the world. Let’s tale a look at a selection of 12 hybrid animals that really exist.

A Liger in the Siberian Tiger Park, Harbin, China.

20 Iconic Jungle Animals

The jungle is an alluring and mysterious biome and one that instantly captivates all but the least curious. Read about some of the most iconic and astonishing animals that call jungle home.

20 Iconic Jungle Animals

10 Incredibly Adapted Desert Animals

Desert animals have evolved to help them thrive in places most would go pink and die. Find out our list of favourite desert animals.

Incredibly Adapted Desert Animals

The Laziest Animals In The World

Which animals are the most idle?! And why are some more inactive and ‘lazy’ than others? Find out more about some of the laziest creatures on the planet.

The Laziest Animals In The World

The Loudest Animals in The World

In the animal kingdom, many animals have to compete with a cacophony of other species to get their message heard, but which animals are the loudest?

The Loudest Animals in The World

The Most Colorful Birds on Earth

The world is home to many magnificent species of birds, around 10,000 to be exact. But which species are the most colorful, and why?

The Most Colorful Birds on Earth

The Most Dangerous Dog Breeds In The World

While often referred to as ‘man’s best friend’, under certain circumstances, dogs have the potential to pose a significant threat to the humans around them.

The Most Dangerous Dog Breeds in the World

The Rarest Animals In The World

Animals can be rare for a variety of reasons, often location and because there’s not many left. We’ve put together a list of some of the animals you’re least likely to encounter in the wild.

Rarest Animals in the World
Image credit: Gerald Kuchling

The Smelliest Animals In The World

Animals use odours in a variety of ways, from marking territory to social bonding and even as a defence mechanism. Find out more about the smelliest animals around.

The Smelliest Animals In The World

Top 10 Apex Predators In The World

Learn about animals at the very top of the food chain, with no natural predators of their own. They play a key role controlling population sizes, and the health of wildlife ecosystems.

Top Apex Predators

20 of the Ugliest Animals In The World

Not every animal species is cute, cuddly or blessed with majestic beauty. Check out our guide to asthetically challenged animals, where beauty is most definitely in the eye of the beholder.

20 of the Ugliest Animals In The World

10 Ugliest Fish In The World

This piece shines a light with love on these ugly fish that are often forgotten and can be less researched and protected.

The 10 Ugliest Fish In The World

10 Weird Facts About Giraffe Tongues

Giraffe tongues are exceptional organs, with enough weirdness for a full article. Did you know they are purple, prehensile and they use them to pick their noses? No, us neither.

Giraffe Tongue Facts

What Are Groups of Birds Called? Collective Nouns for Birds

Birds of a feather flock together, but what is this flock called? Turns out, it depends on the species! From a “charm” of finches to a “murder” of crows, read the collective nouns for birds.

Collective Nouns for Birds, Birds Group Names