Tag Archive: Christmas

Dec 24

Was Rudolph a Girl? (and other Christmas-related mini questions)

Christmas Day is almost upon us, so Extraordinary Animals will once again be asking a few quick questions about the natural world – with a Christmas twist, of course! That means mistletoe, robins and, of course, Santa’s reindeer… Which Christmas plants are parasites? When we think of parasites, we tend to think of tapeworms within …

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Apr 07

Four More Common Animal Misconceptions

One of the first articles I did for this blog was on animal misconceptions – that is, commonly believed facts about animals that are actually complete nonsense. I also wrote an article about the topic for the website TopTenz, which you can read here. But if there’s one thing I’ve learned about the natural world, …

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