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 Animals

This is where you’ll discover fun (and furry!) animal facts about our planet’s incredible wildlife. From majestic mammals and soaring birds to super sea creatures and curious creepy crawlies – it’s an animal lover’s dream!

Discover rare and unusual species, brilliant bears, fierce felines, awesome reptiles and incredible marine life, just to name a few.

Learn animal facts about habitat, behaviour, speed and appetite (beware, the great white shark!) and most importantly, discover the threats that many of these amazing animals face today.

Ready for an adventure, gang? Click about to get started!

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10 facts about elephants

Discover these unforgettable facts about the gentle giants…

Science with Dr Karl: In the eye of a fly!

Looking into a fly’s eyes with Dr Karl…

Science with Dr Karl: Mighty pythons!

All about pythons with Dr Karl…
  • QUIZ

    What is your favourite reptile?

Science with Dr Karl: Ants are Strong AND Clever

Dr Karl investigates ants and their behaviour

Science with Dr Karl: cicadas of summer!

Dr Karl explores the wonderful world of cicadas

Did you know?

Rhinos may communicate by leaving each other dung piles.

25 cool things about bugs!

Scared of creepy crawlies? Let’s see if we can change your mind…

Scientists still stumped by zebra stripes

What is the meaning of those stripy coats?

Meet Some Deadly Dinos!

Join us as we get up-close with some prehistoric beasts!

‘Rainbow dinosaur’ fossil discovered!

Check out this colourful, feathered fossil…

Dakotaraptor: Scientists unearth giant winged raptor!

Could the huge predator really have challenged the T. rex?

10 facts about pandas!

Find out all about these brilliant bears!

10 tiger facts!

Check out these ten seriously fierce facts!

10 Lion Facts!

It’s time for the lowdown on these fierce felines…

10 facts about polar bears!

Discover these brilliant beasts of the Arctic…

10 Facts About Honey Bees!

Find out all about our brilliant bees!

10 facts about great white sharks!

Learn all about the great white shark!

10 facts about koalas!

Learn all about these cute critters…

10 totally awesome facts about turtles!

Check out these turt-ally mad facts about turtles!

10 Top Cheetah Facts!

Meet one seriously fierce, fast and fur-ocious feline with these fascinating cheetah facts!

The Butterfly Life Cycle!

See the fascinating transformation from caterpillar to butterfly!

10 Facts About Emperor Penguins

Learn all about these brilliant birds of Antarctica!

10 Leopard Facts!

Find out all about leopards!

10 Giraffe Facts!

Discover ten facts about giraffes!

Jaguar Facts

They’re fierce, fast and fur-ocious…

10 facts about bottlenose dolphins

Learn all about this magnificent marine mammal!

10 Hippo Facts!

They’re big, bulky and can deliver one serious chomp!

10 blue whale facts

Discover these gentle giants of the sea!

Killer Whale Facts!

We get the lowdown one these magnificent marine mammals…

Green sea turtle facts!

Learn about these seriously super swimmers…

Zebra facts!

How much do you know about these black and white beauties?

10 black bear facts!

Get the lowdown on these bear-illiant beasts!

Scorpion facts!

Learn all about this awesome arachnid!

10 Chimpanzee Facts

Find out what makes these gorgeous great apes so amazing…

Meerkat Facts!

Get the lowdown on one seriously cute critter with our mega meerkat facts!

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