There are many reasons people seem to fear bats. The fear of having your blood sucked, or turning into a vampire, rabies, the list can go on forever. But are they really that dangerous? What exactly are they, a bird or mammal? Well, I’ll be answering these questions and more, get ready to get batty! … More Lets Get Batty!
Mohamed Larbi Bahou asked “What’s the top ranking of the longest living animal?” This simple question has sparked interest across the globe. For us humans, we are living pretty long lives. A study done shows that the life expectancy for someone born in 2015 is 71.4 years. It’s not to shabby, especially compared to the mayfly. Living … More Could You Live For 11,000 Years?
We have all heard of opossums, and quite a few of us have seen them. But these animals are unlike any other mammal in North America. Which leads to the question, where did they come from? Why do they play ‘possum? What makes the varmints so special? Well, the answers to your questions are here. … More Opossums, What Exactly Are They?
Have you ever seen a drunken raccoon? That’s the case in Hendersonville, N.C. These particular raccoon’s appear drunk and wobbly but they are actually sick with distemper (a disease animals get that causes fever, leukemia, and respiratory, gastrointestinal, and neurological symptoms). They are coming out during the day, which is unusual for raccoon’s since they … More Diseased “Drunken” Raccoon Appear in Mountain Town