Orca’s in Captivity

Orcas (Orcinus orca) are also commonly referred to as killer whales. However despite this name Orcas actually belong to the dolphin family and are in fact the largest species of dolphin. Sometimes called the ‘wolf of the sea’ because their predatory behavior is similar to that of wolves i.e. they are intelligent pack hunters. They … More Orca’s in Captivity

10 Endangered Species

10) The Polar Bear, these majestic creatures have become one of the most iconic symbols of the climate change movement. Retreating sea ice caused by global warming has greatly impacted the Bears range, hunting grounds and ability to find a mate. In addition hungry Bears are venturing closer to towns and city’s to scavenge for … More 10 Endangered Species

Maned Wolf Profile

Scientific Name: Chrysocyon brachyurous Region:  The grasslands and scrub forest of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Peru Size: Adult Maned Wolves average one meter in height and weigh between20-25kg Diet: Omnivorous Lifespan: Up to 20 years in the wild Status in the Wild:  Near Threatened The Maned Wolf was brought to our attention to by one … More Maned Wolf Profile

Ring-tailed Lemur Profile

Scientific Name: Lemur catta Region:  Madagascar Size: Head to tail Lemurs are roughly 45cm-55cm long and weigh between 5 – 7.5 pounds. Diet: Herbivores (Plants only) Lifespan:  Ring-tailed Lemurs in the wild can live up to 18 years old though some have lived a little longer in captivity Status in the Wild:  Endangered Ring-tailed Lemurs … More Ring-tailed Lemur Profile