A humpback whale takes a wrong turn into crocodile alley.

(CNN) A humpback whale has become stranded in a crocodile-infested river in Australia, after apparently becoming confused during migration. In a “very unusual” event, three of the animals entered East Alligator River in Kakadu National Park last week. The animals were first spotted on Tuesday, a spokeswoman for the park, in Australia’s Northern Territory (NT), […]

Frank Croy, new guardian of the forest

Meet Frank Croy, in his own words: ‘My name Frank Croy was born in Veliersdorp on the first of August 1986 on a small apple farm when i was 5 years old my dad died and we moved to cape town where i started school at the Botellary primary school then went to Bernodihno high […]

They hard lock the target by sensing body heat.

Q. Why do mosquitoes not bite when you sleep in air conditioning? answered by Matan Shelomi (Ph.D. from Entomology, University of California, Davis, Graduated 2014) Mosquitoes find bodies to bite when they detect a current of air containing the CO2 and odorants that mark a warm-blooded body. They fly into the current until they reach […]

Very, very few in reality.

Q. Zoology: Are there examples of predators befriending prey? answered by Robin Shepard (Animal Science, Behavior, Training, Wildlife Conservation) Very, very few in reality. But here’s one: In Albania, a group of villagers captured a wild wolf. After keeping the wolf in a cage for months, they decided to feed it this old donkey that […]