American Bison and Their Impressive Sense Of Smell

Bison are large and hairy creatures wandering the plains of North America. Despite their large size, they can move at astonishing speeds and can easily outrun a human. Unfortunately, they are not gifted with good eyesight.  But, thankfully for the bison, their good sense of smell compensates for their poor vision! With their commendable faculty of …

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The Mountain Lion’s Eyes and Vision (Nightvision, Colorblindness & More)

A mountain lion sloughing on a rock int he sun.

Mountain lions have different names in different regions of the Americas. They are sometimes called puma, cougar, or panther. But, no matter where you are or what name they are called, mountain lions are always known for their large size, adaptability, and agility. And aside from those skills, they are also gifted with an excellent …

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Elk Poop (Some Pungent Questions & Answers) 

Closeup of two elk with big antlers grazing next to one another.

In the animal kingdom, feces (commonly known as poop) serve many purposes aside from being a “stinky” solid bodily waste. Most animals use it as a form of territorial marker, for communication, for setting boundaries, and even as food! Isn’t that interesting? Speaking of poop, in this article, we will talk about the pooping behavior …

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Bison and Running (How Fast are Bison?)

Two bison walking through tall, brown grasses.

Did you know that ancient American tribes used to believe that thunders are associated with a herd of bison running on the prairies?  Because of a bison’s huge size of 930 to 2,200 pounds and height of 7 to 11.5 feet, we can’t blame these tribes for thinking that the sound of thunder originated from …

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The Bobcat’s Fur, Whiskers, and Tail

A closeup of a bobcat's face looking curiously towards the camera.

One of the most distinct characteristics of a bobcat is its physical appearance. Their appearance makes them easily distinguishable as a member of the Felidae family.  Aside from that, the bobcat’s fluffy coat makes it feel warm in cold seasons and protected during the scorching summer heat. Meanwhile, its whiskers guide the bobcat through the …

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American Badger Territories (Are Badgers Territorial?)

Two american badgers peeking out from their den.

American badgers, like other badgers, are fierce and have features built to defend themselves. And speaking of defense, do you ever wonder how these badgers are when it comes to protecting their territories? Are they territorial or more of the lenient kind?  Well, American badgers are indeed territorial. This behavior is not surprising since they …

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Raccoons VS Cats (A Comparison Of Two Animals)

Raccoons VS Cats

Raccoons are known as scavengers, and you will most likely see them scavenging trashcans across Europe and America – especially around the latter since they are native there. With this, they often cross paths with cats who are also searching for scraps.  Even though raccoons do not see cats as prey and vice-versa, they still …

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Bobcats And Their Climbing Behavior   

Bobcatr standing on a rock formation next to trees in a forest.

As part of the Felidae family, bobcats have large paws, facial whiskers, and sharp claws. The bobcat’s ability to escape its predators and catch its prey is often associated with its running speed. But how about their climbing skills? Bobcats are proven to be great climbers, and they can climb many types of tall structures. …

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