The Negative Implications of Marine Mammals Living in Captivity for Entertainment
SeaWorld has left a bitter taste in everyone’s mouth since 2013 when Blackfish, a documentary focused on the facility’s treatment of sea animals. What is SeaWorld? For those who are blissfully unaware, SeaWorld is a theme park known for its marine mammals; dolphins, orcas and sea lions. While they feature roller coasters and water-themed … Continued
Shark-fin Soup: A Delicacy That's Destroying Shark Populations
What is Shark Fin Soup? Shark fin soup is considered a delicacy in Chinese culture. It was first created by an emperor in the Sung Dynasty (AD 968), which is known as the golden era in Chinese history. This dish was created as a sign of the emperor’s wealth, power and generosity. The soup can … Continued
Here's 5 Women from the World of Science Who Changed the Game
Hey Team Animalogic! Jess Keating here. I’ve been co-hosting Animalogic: Second Nature for a little while now, and it seemed high time to properly introduce myself. And what better way than to share something near and dear to my heart? As a zoologist, author, and illustrator, I’m always happy to learn about remarkable women of … Continued
How Venom Destroys Your Insides
For many of us, spiders, snakes, and centipedes trigger an innate fear. While it may seem to be due to their often many legs, or lack thereof, deeper down the phobia comes from their venom.
Basking Sharks Always Look Surprised
Basking sharks are real-life Leviathans – they’re the second-largest sharks in the world.
These Animals Hunt in Packs
Pack hunting: when animals team up to hunt prey too large for an individual to catch.
Moose are Absolute Units
The moose is a Canadian icon. Its gigantic size, chill attitude, and majestic antlers make it one of our most beloved animals, and we’re trying to find one.
Frogfish Bite Faster Than You Can Blink
Frogfish ambush and swallow their prey in whole, all before they can even think “that’s no moon’.
Centipedes: The Ultimate Nopes
Nothing quite makes you say ‘nope, nope, nope’ like a centipede.
Spitters and Defensive Vomiters: Nature is Gross
For the ultimate survival strategy, these animals had to look within… to their vomit.
Ticks: The Actual Worst
Ticks are blood-sucking parasites that feast on your body for up to a week. They’re the stuff of nightmares.
Bloodsuckers: These Vampires Are Out For Blood
Hematophagy; the practice of drinking blood from another animal. These predators are vampires. – Check out Skillshare and get your first 2 months free: https://skl.sh/animalogic13
These Parasites Make Real World Zombies
Chest bursting worms, brain-eating fungus, and castrating barnacles: the world of parasites is not great. Everyone give a warm welcome to Jess Keating, who will be co-hosting Second Nature with Danielle. Jess is zoologist-turned author and illustrator who writes all about animals. We’re really excited for her to join the team, and we hope you … Continued
Manta Rays are Flat Sharks
Manta Rays are a fantastical animal, and due to their alien-looking appearance, they are a clear inspiration for a lot of science fiction.
Should Chimps have Rights? (feat. Dr. Jane Goodall)
What separates us from our hairy brethren?
Crocodiles: Survivors of the Last Extinction
The crocodile is one of the deadliest predators in the world. Unfortunately, they find themselves prey to something far more dangerous.
Moray Eels are Straight out of Alien
Moray Eels are straight out of science fiction, but not the happy kind.
Kingfisher: Death from Above
The Kingfisher is a fish’s worst nightmare.
Tardigrades: The Most Resilient Animals in the Universe
Tardigrades are the most resilient animals in the universe, and there’s probably one within a stone’s throw from you right now.
You Can't Outrun a Cheetah
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Clouded Leopards: Modern Day Saber-Tooths
The clouded leopard is one of the most adorable predators in the world, but unfortunately, they are also one of the most poached.
Pangolins are the Cutest Animals You’ve Never Heard Of
Pangolins are amazing: they are the only known mammal to have scales, they have amazing long tongues, and yet they are the most heavily poached animal in the world, despite the fact that most people don’t even know that they exist.
Vultures: Kings of the Dead
Vultures are the kings of the dead, because even though they eat rotting carcasses and bones, they look grandiose doing so… for the most part.
Marine Iguanas are like Baby Godzillas
Iguanas are one of the most amazing reptiles in the world, from their deep dives in the Galapagos, to high speed chases with snakes, to their third eye, the Iguana is deserving of the title.
Owls Fly Silently. We tested it.
Owls are the silent killers of the avian world.
Axolotls are Masters of Regeneration
Meet the Axolotl, a Mexican Salamander that scientists and the internet alike love for their amazing ability to regenerate limbs, and probably for that derpy smile.