Hedgehogs usually curl up into a ball and sleep through the day, awaking at night only to hunt for food. That pretty much sums up our ideal Monday.
Domestic cats have light-reflecting eyes which allow them to see very well in the dark, making Fourth of July fireworks all the more exciting!
Pandas are often seen eating in a relaxed sitting posture, with their hind legs stretched out before them. They may appear sedentary, but they are skilled tree-climbers and efficient swimmers and totally know how to do yoga.
Sometimes flamingos engage in group displays, such as “wing salutes” and “marching,” that serve to synchronize the group hormonal cycle for breeding. In other words, they have some fancy dance moves.
For red-tailed hawks, breeding season initiates a spectacular sequence of aerial acrobatics, which ends with the birds linking talons and falling as they spiral toward the ground. It’s not hawkward at all.
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When winter arrives, black bears spend the season dormant in their dens, feeding on body fat they have built up by eating ravenously all summer and fall. Sometimes they get sleepy a bit early.
Mountain goats have rough pads on the bottom of each toe provide the grip of a natural climbing shoe. Mountain goats often appear at precipitous heights showcasing their climbing abilities, sometimes rendering them lost…
Beluga whales live together in small groups, communicating with a language of clicks, whistles, and clangs. Belugas can also mimic a variety of other sounds, maybe even a human “hello.”
Snowy owls defend their nests aggressively, and will attack those that disturb it. They don’t give a hoot who you are!