A shark that acts like a whale gets the worst of both worlds. Sigh.
No, I haven’t run out of ideas.
Those big eyes aren’t just for cuteness.
First the stripe, then the behaviour. Will nothing convince you it’s crazy?
She’s such a badass cat, she even likes water.
…You mean Hollywood lied to us?!
The kittiwake is the seagull that was brought up properly.
Lots of creatures to throw in, but well worth the effort!
The gemsbok shrugs off a surprising amount of desert death.
There’s nothing cloak and dagger about the Cape fox, but it did almost disappear.
The black mamba will keep you away. By fair means or foul.
The aardwolf is so not a wolf it doesn’t even howl or eat meat. Usually.
The yellow mantella frog thinks humanity has got it all wrong.
The woolly rhino is proof that a hairy coat, massive build, and impressive horns don’t make you invincible.
Fellow creatures of the Miocene. It is with great regret I announce my abdication from the role of “largest carnivorous …
Wait! Before you spray me for slicing up your roses, there’s something you should know. I know the life of …
The Zanj sun squirrel sounds like something out of a fairy tale. And it might as well be, for all …
The grey bottlenose may steal the limelight, but the striped dolphin has some tricks and kinks of its own. In …
It seems a bit unfair calling this a “rat-tail” fish when it clearly just has a thin, tapering tail. But …
Yes, like the decidedly less cute creatures on this list, the scorpion and spider, this little gecko doesn’t have a …