Both male and female harp seals return to their breeding grounds each year. Males compete with each other for access to females.
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Making up 13% of all spider species globally, jumping spiders are known to be very curious and will leap on a human’s hand if placed in front of them – scary or cool, you decide!
The Porbeagle Shark is a cold water shark that resembles a smaller Great White. It can also be known as the “Mackerel Shark” due to it’s favourite prey choice, and can weigh as heavy as 600lbs!
The ringed seal is the smallest of all living seal species. It lives on the Arctic sea ice and ocean. Climate change is the most important threat to ringed seals but frequent hunting by native Arctic peoples, pollution and entanglement in fishing nets are additional causes of population decline.
Even more fearsome than the cats we know today, sabre-toothed cats had long, sharp teeth that stuck out of their mouths…scary!
The Saola was only discovered in 1992 and since then has only been photographed three times in the wild. They are known as the ‘Asian Unicorns’.
Seagulls learn, remember and even pass on behaviours, such as stamping their feet in a group to imitate rainfall and trick earthworms to come to the surface.