Mother Nature has a superpower known as healing. From animals who can replace 4,000 teeth in a lifetime, to beasts who can regenerate limbs and tails, these creatures roam the planet’s wilds, meeting adversity head on. Read on to learn their secrets.
Elephants are far more than the planet’s largest land animals. They are true ecosystem engineers responsible for creating water holes, transforming forests to grasslands, and germinating hundreds of species of trees, fruit and grasses. Read on to learn more about these astounding creatures and how we can all protect them.
Each year an astounding 20,000 new species are discovered. Among them are some of the most fascinating life forms on the planet. Meet a tiny wonder named after the Norse God of Thunder.
In the wilderness of America’s Sonoran Desert lurks a virtually unknown carnivore. It stalks the night, on the hunt for fatal prey. Incredibly, this creature harbors a gene which blocks pain and provides immunity to venom.
Recent scientific discoveries have shed light on the planet’s most resilient animals. Able to colonize a cooling lava field, swim within a scalding geothermal spring, and incredibly, survive unprotected in outer space, they have no rivals. Read on to meet these astounding creatures.
Each winter we anxiously await the coming of spring’s warm days ahead. There is an animal which embodies the triumphant return of spring to Southern New England more than any. Meet this Connecticut native and learn its remarkable story.
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Bats are the most effective insect control agents known to humankind, devouring countless mosquitoes and other biting and stinging insects each night. Bats are among the least understood and most beneficial creatures on our planet. Learn three simple steps we can all take to protect: bats, ourselves and our planet.
The Wild Turkey, a staple for survival in the early days of the Plymouth Colony, was completely exterminated from Massachusetts and Connecticut by the mid 1800’s. This remarkable creature represents one of the greatest species recoveries in American history. Learn about the animal behind the holiday.
Tigers are among the most impressive solitary beasts on the planet. Their distant mammalian cousins, the prairie dogs, are among nature’s most successful. Meet a third species which can adapt and thrive in the most challenging environmental conditions.