Monthly Archive: August 2013

Aug 18

Four Common Animal Misconceptions

Somewhere in the world right now, someone is quoting an animal ‘fact’. And by ‘fact’, I mean something that is commonly believed to be true but is completely and utterly false. These shreds of nonsense are perhaps gleamed from persistent stories and wives-tales, old cartoons or unreliable websites and then passed around by word of …

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Aug 18

Plight of the Penguins

Imagine, if you will, that you are standing in the centre of the Antarctic continent. It is the middle of winter. It is almost pitch black because the sun hasn’t risen for several weeks, and it won’t make an appearance for another few months yet. The only light comes from the southern lights – the …

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Aug 18

Introduction

Hi, my name is Jason and I created this blog to tell people all about the weird and wonderful animals that we share our world with. You can read about penguin prostitutes, gender-swapping fish, perverted pandas and exploding toads – and that’s just to name a few. In addition to amazing adaptations and beastly behaviours, …

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