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Insects Red ant stretching toward water.

Jump down to: • Physical description • Social insects, communication • Reproduction • Foods, nests • Defenses • Life cycle Are ants…

Birds Two Ravens facing each other.

If someone calls you a birdbrain, consider it a compliment! Birds in the Cordivae family astonish with their sense of self and problem-solving skills.


In the U.S., there are three species of flower-eating bats, 44 species of insect-eating bats. Persistent myths give a false impression they’re dangerous.

Mammals Western Spotted Skunk standing outside its den.

Photos and interesting facts. Did you know that skunks can spray as soon as they’re born? Or that skunks have an unusual pregnancy process?

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