Black-footed ferrets have a variety of vocalizations, including chatters, chuckles, barks, and hisses.
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The highly aquatic Columbia Spotted Frog can only live near permanent water bodies. Habitat destruction and modification is causing population declines in some parts of its range.
Fleas are incredible jumpers and have been around for about the last 100 million years!
Many species of frog care for their offspring. For example some poison dart frogs lay their eggs on the forest floor so they can guard them and urinate on them to keep them moist.
Don’t be misled by their tiny size, these tiny frogs are poisonous to the touch!
The peregrine falcon is the fastest animal on the planet. In a ‘stoop’ they can reach up to speeds of 290km/h.
The beautiful red fox, with its bushy tail and dog-like features, lives throughout the Northern Hemisphere. Foxes are heavily persecuted for fur, sport and ‘pest control’, but at the same time they have thrived alongside humans in many urban and suburban areas.