Down in the depths of the Pacific ocean lives a group of creatures that has remained relatively unchanged for over 500 million years, that’s HALF A BILLION YEARS. To put that in context, Homeo sapiens have existed for approximately 2 million years and these guys were even bobbing around when plants began to colonise the … More Amazing Species Profile: Nautiluses!
After three rounds, England stands in the lead with a solid ONE victory, and two ties with Australia. But enough about the past, let’s move on to the next category! Weighing in around 200-250g, we have England’s entry for the lightweight category – the Northern lapwing! A Wonderful Wader The Northern lapwing (Vanellus vanellus), also … More The Great Commonwealth Bird Fight: Round 4 – Lightweight
Today (20th February 2016) is the fifth annual World Pangolin Day and the Sunda pangolin was recently voted as the world’s 3rd most underrated species in an Arkive poll, so what better time to celebrate and raise awareness of the amazing animals we call PANGOLINS! Etymology and Taxonomy Pangolins, also known as scaly anteaters, are … More Amazing Species Profile: Pangolins!