Category Archives: Animals

Die saga van die groot ‘perd sleep’

Dit het alles begin toe ons ‘n advertensie op Facebook raakgelees het – op 1 Julie 2015…

Rotte word gebruik om landmyne op te spoor

Uiteindelik is daar 'n goeie gebruik vir rotte - die opspoor van landmyne in Tanzanië, Mosambiek en Angola. Rotte 1 Landmyne dood duisende mense jaarliks, en daarom word Gambia reuserotte opgelei om die reuk van plofstof te identifiseer. Die organisasie wat verantwoordelik is vir die opleiding van hierdie knaagdiere is … Continue Reading ››

Seahorse’s eyes

Seahorse A seahorse can move its eyes in opposite directions - all the better to scan the water for food and predators.

Hummingbird wings

Hummingbird Hummingbirds' wings can beat 200 times a second.

Jellyfish – not a fish

Jellyfish Jellyfish, or jellies as scientists call them, are not fish. They have no brain, no heart, and no bones.

The Nile crocodile

Nile crocodile The Nile crocodile can hold its breath underwater for up to 2 hours while waiting for prey.

Gecko feet

Gecko

Gecko feet have millions of tiny hairs that stick to surfaces with a special chemical bond and let them climb walls and hang on by just one toe.