The Most Stereotypical Owners of 35 Exotic Pets
Buckle up for a wild ride as we dive into the wonderfully weird world of exotic pets! I’ve used Midjourney, an AI tool, to generate these portraits of the... Read more.
Do Coyotes Hunt in Packs? Exploring the Social Behavior of These Canines
Coyotes are one of the most adaptable and widespread mammals in North America. They are found in almost every habitat type on the continent, from deserts to for... Read more.
Coyote Teeth vs Dog Teeth: What’s the Difference?
Coyotes and dogs are two closely related canine species. They share many physical and behavioral characteristics, but one area where they differ is their teeth.... Read more.
Downloadable Screaming (Meeping) Sea Otter Ringtone
Are you crazy about sea otters? Do you think their beautiful vocalizations sound like music? Are you sometimes unable to hear your phone when it’s ringing... Read more.
Elk Hygiene 101: How Do Elks Keep Themselves Clean?
Elks, Cervus elaphus canadensis, or Wapiti, are the largest species within the deer family or Cervidae. They are usually present in Central and East Asia and No... Read more.
How Do I Recognize A Hedgehog? Appearance, Noise, Tracks, And Signs
Hedgehogs, or Erinaceus Europaeus, are little spiky carnivorous mammals usually found in Asia, Africa, and Europe. There are around 20 species with varying char... Read more.
The Sea Otter’s Fur, And How It Grooms It! (Questions Answered)
Have you seen a sea otter up close? We at Floofmania are not surprised if you haven’t since sea otters are endangered and most are found in Alaska. Sea ot... Read more.
How Do Sea Otters Keep Warm? (Their Metabolism & Impressive Fur)
Sea otters live predominantly in the water as they are aquatic mammals. This is hard if you are not a cold-blooded animal like fish are, but sea otters have the... Read more.
North American Porcupines And Their Odor (A Smelly Rodent!)
North American porcupines are best known for their quills but they have another distinct characteristic that most people don’t know about, which is their ... Read more.
Groundhogs, 8 Animals That Look Like Them, And What To Do About Them!
Identifying the creatures that are digging tunnels and causing damage to your backyard, is not always easy. In many cases, people will jump to the conclusion th... Read more.
Threats And Dangers To Elk: Are They Going Extinct?
Elks are considered the largest among deer species. They have long been used on deer farms where velvet antlers are produced, and this practice has spread aroun... Read more.
The Gopher’s Teeth, Bite, and Jaw (Questions Answered)
Gophers are fossorial (living underground) rodents that live across North and Central America. Aside from their fur-lined cheek pouches, the gopher’s yellowis... Read more.
Opossums And Their Drinking Behavior (Questions & Answers)
Opossums are known for playing dead, but what else do you really know about them? Today, Floofmania will put a spotlight on opossums and their drinking behavior... Read more.
Groundhogs VS Prairie Dogs VS Gophers – A Comparison
Groundhogs, Prairie Dogs, and Gophers are often confused with one another because of the similarity in their appearance and digging behavior. Even though ... Read more.
How Do Groundhogs Forage? (Gathering Food, Eating, & Saving)
Most people see groundhogs as nuisance animals that mess with trash and cause trouble. But have you ever wondered how they survive in the wild and why they love... Read more.
Gopher Territories (Underground Turf-Wars)
The pocket gophers (Geomys bursarius) are also known to many as gophers. They are fossorial creatures named after their spacious cheek pouches that they use to ... Read more.
The Opossum’s Social Behavior (Are Opossums Solitary?)
Did you know that the male opossum is called a Jack, the female is a Jill, and their baby is called a Joey? They sound like a typical family straight out of a f... Read more.
Are Groundhogs Dangerous? (Q&A About Rodent Aggressions)
Groundhogs are not dangerous but they get a bad reputation because humans treat them as pests. They are only dangerous if you give them a reason. If you leave t... Read more.
The Red Wolf’s Paws And Claws (All About ‘Em)
The red wolf is the most critically endangered member of the canine family. They are only found in forests, wetlands, and bushlands of northeastern North Caroli... Read more.
Groundhogs Vs Muskrats – What’s The Difference?
People tend to confuse groundhogs and muskrats with one another because, let’s face it: at first glance, they do look so much alike. For non-experts, it i... Read more.
Do Bobcats Fight? (Are They Aggressive Animals?)
Fighting is a natural instinct for survival for all wild animals, it is necessary because their life depends on it. Bobcats have a lot on their plate, they ne... Read more.
Bobcats And Their Drinking Behavior (Explained)
Bobcats, like most cats, are not big fans of water and swimming but they do frequent bodies of water like streams, lakes, ponds, and rivers to hydrate. Wa... Read more.
American Badgers, Mating, Reproduction, Babies, And More
American badgers are one of the easiest animals to recognize because of their prominent black and white markings. They are cute and fluffy, most people find the... Read more.
Mountain Lions: The Great Climbing Predator
The Mountain Lion, also referred to as Pumas or Cougars, is one of North America’s top predators. They are highly feared and respected in the animal kingd... Read more.
How Do I Recognize A Snowshoe Hare?
A snowshoe hare is a nocturnal rodent that has a fantastic way of adapting to its environment, like how its fur may change its color depending on the season. ... Read more.
Muskrat VS Opossums (A Comparison)
Arguably two of the most underrated creatures roaming around North America, muskrats and opossums are often mistaken for one another. So what’s the difference... Read more.
Are Elk Dangerous? (Elk Attacks, Safety, & Tips)
Elk or wapiti (white deer) is one of the largest deer species in the world. They are found in North America and Central Asia’s coastal forests and mountai... Read more.
Do American Beavers Make Good Pets? (Are They Even Legal?)
Beavers do not make good pets because, as wild animals, they are impossible to train, difficult to care for, and very challenging to house. Beavers can become v... Read more.
Where Can Elk Be Found (US States & Countries)
For hundreds of years, the elk has been an iconic symbol of the American west providing recreational opportunities for wildlife enthusiasts, hunters, photograph... Read more.
Hedgehogs and Their Sleeping Behavior (In The Wild and Captivity)
Hedgehogs are small mammals with cone-shaped faces, porcupine-like quills, and short legs. These spiny animals are known for their elusive behavior in the wild.... Read more.
Are North American Porcupines Dangerous? (To You, Your Pets, and Livestock)
Don’t be fooled by the little innocent face of a porcupine, for this animal knows how to fight when it feels threatened. North American porcupines can be quit... Read more.
The Beaver’s Food Foraging / Tree-Cutting Behavior
Beavers are one of the largest rodents in the world. These fantastic creatures have thick fur, webbed feet, and flattened tails that are useful when they forage... Read more.
The Gopher’s Paws And Claws (Questions Answered)
Not seeing it with your eyes is not a definite assurance that it’s not there. It is especially true for animals. Some animals, like pocket gophers, might ... Read more.
Bison VS Moose (A Comparison)
In North America, you can find many fascinating creatures in the wilderness, but few of them are as iconic as the bison and moose. Bison are some of the unique ... Read more.
The Elk’s Teeth (Some Of Them Are Ivory!)
Elks are the largest subspecies of red deer found in North and Central America. They are also called wapiti, which means “white deer” in the local American ... Read more.
Beavers And Their Sleeping Behavior
Beavers are the construction workers of the animal world. They spend most waking hours building dams and lodges in ponds and rivers. But unlike humans, they don... Read more.
The Gopher’s Senses (Vision, Hearing, and Smell)
Gophers are furry rodents most frequently found in North and Central America. Even though considered pests, they are a crucial part of the ecosystem as they inc... Read more.
Do Sea Otters Make Good Pets? (Is It Even Legal?)
Sea otters don’t make good pets because they are wild animals that naturally belong to the wild. They easily get aggressive when they feel threatened and ... Read more.
How Gophers Move Around (Can They Climb, Jump, Swim, and Run?)
Gophers are small, furry animals found in North and Central America. They live in the woodlands and grass prairies of coastal and mountainous regions. The... Read more.
Bobcats As Pets (Do Bobcats Make Good Pets?)
Bobcats are wild animals that have not been domesticated. Special permits are required for people who want to keep them in captivity or as pets. While some enth... Read more.