Category Archives: Animals

Types of Stingrays: Different Types of Rays (Including Skate Facts)

Different Types of Rays

Stingrays are some of the most majestic and fascinating fish in the oceans and seas. With their broad pectoral fins, flat round shape, and long tails they seem to effortlessly glide through water. Most species of stingrays are found in tropical and subtropical marine environments. However, some types of sea rays live in colder waters, and there are also freshwater stingrays.

Types of Sharks: Species and Breeds (With Names and Pictures)

Types of Sharks with name and picture

Sharks are among the largest types of fish that inhabit the oceans of the world. Species of sharks such as the whale shark, basking shark, and great white shark can outsize other fish by many meters. Some types of shark are quite small species of fish. Most types of sharks are fearless hunters that top of the oceans’ food chain. Although the names of some sharks such as the “great white” can instill fear, many species of sharks are placid, calm fish.

Yellow Caterpillars with Identification Guide and Pictures

Yellow caterpillars are larvae that turn to stunning moths or butterflies. Some types of yellow caterpillars are fuzzy-looking and others have smooth segmented bodies typical of many species of caterpillars. Sometimes, yellow fuzzy caterpillars can be poisonous. Although they are not toxic enough to kill you, touching them can cause skin irritation.

Horned Caterpillars: Tomato Hornworm, Dragon Headed Caterpillar, and More

Caterpillar with horn

Horned caterpillars are crawling insects which are the larvae of moths and butterflies. The “horns” on some types of caterpillars are used in defense to ward off potential predators. Some types of hornworms have a horn-like tail that they wag to frighten other animals. Other horned caterpillars have spiky-looking structures giving the grub a horned appearance.

Tropical Rainforest Animals and Plants with Pictures and Names

Tropical Rainforest Animals and Plants

Tropical rainforests contain rich biodiversity of animals and plants, many of which are unique to these ecosystems. Animals in tropical rainforests can be as diverse as exotic birds, colorful frogs, large insects, and large cats. Rainforest plants such as large trees, beautiful orchids, strange-looking flowers, and tasty fruits just add to the rainforest biome.

Exotic Cool and Unique Freshwater Aquarium Fish (With Pictures and Common Names)

Exotic Cool and Unique Freshwater Aquarium Fish

There are many varieties of cool and unique fish you can have in a freshwater aquarium. Many types of freshwater tropical fish have large showy fins, bright colorful patterns, and look exotic. Some of the coolest fish for a freshwater aquarium are bettas, gouramis, angelfish, and rainbow fish. Many species of tropical freshwater fish are also easy to look after.

Amazing Freshwater Aquarium Fish for Beginners (Easy Fish to Keep Alive) With Images

Tropical Freshwater Aquarium Fish for Beginners

If you are setting up your first freshwater aquarium, it can be a challenge to know what tropical fish to buy. There are many types of ornamental and exotic freshwater fish that are perfect for beginners. Some of the easiest-to-care-for freshwater aquarium fish are tetras, swordtails, cool-looking betas, mollies and goldfish. Even among these species of freshwater fish, it’s important to make sure the fish are compatible.

Black Beetles Identification (With Pictures): Beetles That Can Be Found in the House or Outside

Black Beetles

Black beetles are a common type of insect that are found in our homes and backyards. Some species of black beetle are completely harmless and can even help keep bugs out of your home. Although not all black beetles are regarded as pests, their larvae can be destructive. For example, black beetle larvae such as the carpet beetle can do a lot of damage to upholstery in your home.

Types of Beetles With Pictures and Identification Guide (Green, Black, and More)

Beetles are some of the most fascinating types of insects that you will come across. Many types of beetles are harmless and can be beneficial for gardens or backyards. However, there are also some beetle species that can destroy plants or vegetation. Identifying beetles by their color, body shape, and other features can help to know which type of beetle you have.