Beavers are social animals, living in large family groups of monogamous parents, young kits, and the yearlings from the previous spring.
Social animals are those animals who are highly interactive with other animals, usually members of their own species. For example, permanent groups of adults living together who have a recognizable and distinct society.
Fascinating facts about some of the world’s most amazing animals. From Aardvarks to Zebras our A-Z of the animal world is guaranteed to inspire. If your favourite animal’s not yet included, please let us know. Check out the Top 3 most loved animals! »
Masters of camouflage and expert rock climbers, this goat-like animal lives in the mountains of the Himalayas.
These majestic animals cross vast distances in huge numbers when migrating to find food and water.
They might look like a large gentle rabbit, but brown hares are powerful athletes that can reach speeds of 45mph. They’re also famous for their boxing skills!
Baby camels are born without humps. They are however able to run within hours of birth. They call to their mothers with a lamb-like “baa” sound. Mother and child camel pairings are extremely close, staying together for several years.
Chickens feel empathy for each other. Researchers proved that domesticated hens show a clear physiological and behavioural response when their chicks are mildly distressed.
Researchers have proved that chimpanzees are self-aware and can anticipate the impact of their actions on the environment around them, an ability once thought to be uniquely human.