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Some Interesting Facts About Dingoes

Interesting Facts About Dingoes

If you don’t know anything about dingoes besides the fact they’re from Australia, then you’ve come to the right place! These fascinating creatures come with many fun facts and figures – even if you’re not a fan of animals, there’s something here to make everyone raise an eyebrow.

Historians aren’t sure whether the dingo was ever a domesticated pet or whether they have always been wild creatures. One theory suggests that they were domesticated for a while until they were left to revert back to their wild state. One of the longest structures in the whole world is a fence in Southeast Australia which was built in the 1920’s to keep dingoes away from farm animals. Spanning more than 4,970 miles (8000 km) at its longest, the fence costs around $10 million per year to maintain. In the 1980’s, the fence (colloquially named “The Dingo Fence”) was shortened by around 745 miles (1200 km) since it was in dir…
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Some Interesting Facts About Armadillos

Interesting Facts About Armadillos

Though they may not be very cuddly, there’s no denying that armadillos are still incredibly cute creatures! Coming in a large range of sizes, armadillos are surprisingly talented mammals! They are also among the few mammals that can lay eggs. If that’s not enough to spike your interest in these animals, these 30 facts about armadillos will certainly impress you!

Armadillos were named by Spanish explorers – the name literally means “little armored thing.” There are 20 species of armadillos – only one of which lives in North America. The rest live in South America. Armadillos are the only mammals that have a body that is covered with a hard shell. These cute creatures live in grasslands, rainforests, and semi-arid locations. Armadillo sizes span from 5-59 inches (12-150cm) in length and 3-120 pounds (1.3-54 kg) in weight. The giant armadillos that reach 59 inches can have up to 100 teeth…
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Pet Parenthood 101: Preventing Doggie Disasters

Pet Parenthood 101: Preventing Doggie Disasters

Despite what your canine-crazy companions will tell you, dogs don’t actually understand human language. They do, however, understand routines, emotions and comfort. If you’ve never had a dog before, pay attention. In the following brief post, we’ll offer ideas on how to navigate a few of the most common problems experienced by novice pet parents.

Running

You open the door and your pet bolts straight for the road. You haven’t done anything wrong and he isn’t trying to get away from you. It’s in a dog’s nature to run. According to Petful, there are a number of reasons dogs run. These include the desire to investigate other animals, chase cars, or because they think there’s a tasty treat somewhere other than here. In order to stop this behavior, you’ll need to invest time into training. Dog Training Central offers great advice on how to stop dogs from bo…

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Some facts about Cougars

While cougars may look like a giant version of your house cat, they are certainly not the type of animal you would want to cuddle with!

Still, we can admire them from afar, and hope we don’t run into one on a dark night in the forest.

Here we have 30 facts about these impressive giant cats!

Cougars are known by 40 different names in English alone. The most popular names for cougars are mountain lions, pumas, or panthers. The main food sources for pumas are large mammals such as deer, moose, horses, and sheep. However, they will also hunt small species like insects and rodents. Mountain lions are found from the Canadian Yukon, all the way down to the southern Andes in South America. Because of their adaptability, they are the most widely distributed earthbound mammal in the Western Hemisphere. Other than humans, no species prey upon fully grown cougars …
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Some facts about Raccoons

Facts about Raccoons

Raccoons are nature’s bandit! These cute yet dangerously smart creatures are bound to make you “aww” while stealing your food. There’s more to these devious animals than you might think, from their surprising life span to their impressive IQ. Here are 20 interesting facts about these not so cuddly animals!

» In the wild, raccoons live for two to three years while raccoons can live up to twenty years in captivity. Raccoons can make over fifty different sounds to communicate! Raccoons can hiss, purr and growl, often heard when competing for food. » Raccoons are generally nocturnal, meaning they are awake during night time hours. However, due to the availability of food in certain regions, a raccoon may be seen awake scavenging for food. » Raccoons live in a variety of places – from tropical areas to busy cities. Raccoons are native to North America. Toronto, Canada has one of the biggest city raccoon popula…
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Fluffy Paws With the Longest Mileage

Fluffy Paws With the Longest Mileage

Everyone should have a dream. If a dream seems to be unfeasible in the beginning, you shouldn’t give up so easily. For two girls from Canada that dream came true. They wanted to live their life to the fullest and to visit the most beautiful landscapes in their country. And…..the stars were born! That’s how the girl named Marti and the Bengal cat named Suki became one the World’s most famous traveling girls. Bengal cats are known for their strong athletic body and unlike most lazy felines, this fluffy girl likes spending time outdoors, exploring strange and unique landscapes.

The star is born

Suki is proving that being a massive hit on Instagram is not that difficult. Up to now, her Instagram page has had more than 549k followers. Suki’s owners, Marti and Ken, like to go hiking and camping and when their last cat passed away, t…

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