Wild Fact #4 – Goodbye Tiny Hippo – Madagascar Dwarf Hippopotamus

Wild Fact #4 – Goodbye Tiny Hippo – Madagascar Dwarf Hippopotamus

Do you remember those commercials with the “House Hippo”? You know the one with the tiny hippopotamus running all through your home. In case you have absolutely no idea what I am talking about, check out the video below: While the Madagascar Dwarf Hippopotamus isn’t quite this small, they are

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Wild Fact #101 – Smaller Than Small – Minute Leaf Chameleon

Wild Fact #101 – Smaller Than Small – Minute Leaf Chameleon

Cool Things You Need To Know The Minute Leaf Chameleon is one of the smallest reptile species roaming the planet today Much like many other amazing animals, this particular chameleon can only be found on the incredible island of Madagascar When you are this small, you had better figure out

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Wild Fact #103 – A Notch Above The Rest – Satanic Leaf Tailed Gecko

Wild Fact #103 – A Notch Above The Rest – Satanic Leaf Tailed Gecko

Cool Things You Need To Know The Satanic Leaf Tailed Gecko is a species of gecko (shocking, I know) that can only be found on the wonderfully diverse island of Madagascar When it comes to blending into your environment the Satanic Leaf Tailed Gecko may be one of the best.

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Wild Fact #105 – Bullseye! – Crested Coua

Wild Fact #105 – Bullseye! – Crested Coua

Cool Things You Need To Know The Crested Coua is a member of the cuckoo bird family and can only be found in the savanna and brushland areas of Madagascar Luckily this bird species is common and widespread throughout their range and as such they are listed as Least Concern on the

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Wild Fact #334 – Small But Feisty – Lowland Streaked Tenrec

Wild Fact #334 – Small But Feisty – Lowland Streaked Tenrec

Today, I am going to ask you the age old question – What would happen if you were to cross a Hedgehog with a Bumblebee? What do you mean this isn’t an age old question? Well, it should be! And the answer would probably be, the Lowland Streaked Tenrec. Obviously,

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Wild Fact #366 – The Tourist Attraction – Malagasy Civet

Wild Fact #366 – The Tourist Attraction – Malagasy Civet

After studying the rare Falanouc yesterday, I thought we would end the week by examining their closest living relative, the Malagasy Civet. When you think about it, we are already visiting Madagascar so we might as well stick around for the weekend, right? Although the Malagasy Civet has a higher population

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Wild Fact #367 – Hide ‘n’ Seek in Madagascar – Falanouc

Wild Fact #367 – Hide ‘n’ Seek in Madagascar – Falanouc

Earlier this week we looked at the beautiful Mongoose Lemur and today we are heading back to Madagascar to see if we can catch a glimpse of a rare mongoose-like animal known as the Falanouc. We can find this solitary animal hanging out in the rain forests in the central and

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Wild Fact #381 – Look Into My Eyes – Blue-Eyed Black Lemur

Wild Fact #381 – Look Into My Eyes – Blue-Eyed Black Lemur

Don’t you just love Fridays? Not only do you get to sit back and enjoy the weekend but you also get to learn about the incredible Blue-Eyed Black Lemur! This lemur, also known as the Sclater’s Lemur, is typically found throughout the forests on the north-western tip of Madagascar. Until

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Wild Fact #413 – A Neck Above the Rest – Giraffe Weevil (Madagascar)

Wild Fact #413 – A Neck Above the Rest – Giraffe Weevil (Madagascar)

To celebrate the middle of the week we are going to study a cool looking insect known as the Giraffe Weevil. This is basically a combination of two amazing animals so you know we are in for a treat. The Giraffe Weevil is only found on the island of Madagascar.

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Wild Fact #423 – A Little Lemur – Wooly Lemur

Wild Fact #423 – A Little Lemur – Wooly Lemur

You are going to be happy you stopped by Wild Facts today! Why? Well, you should always be happy since we get to travel the world and learn fascinating things about animals. Although, today is even more special than other days, since we are going to be discovering the Wooly

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Wild Fact #429 – One of the Most Endangered Mammals in the World – Silky Sifaka

Wild Fact #429 – One of the Most Endangered Mammals in the World – Silky Sifaka

Today is going to be a very fashionable Wild Fact. Why? Because we are heading to northeastern Madagascar to learn about the Silky Sifaka, who gets their name from their incredibly white, silky fur. Unfortunately, the Silky Sifaka is considered to be one of the rarest mammals on earth and

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Wild Fact #704 – Today’s Fact is UnbeLEAFable – Leaf-Tailed Gecko

Wild Fact #704 – Today’s Fact is UnbeLEAFable – Leaf-Tailed Gecko

As the long weekend is now behind us, we can look forward to a few more days of exciting Wild Facts before another one of those pesky weekends comes around. Today we are going to dry off from our little swimming adventure with the Barbs and head over to Madagascar. 

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Wild Fact #944 – Other Uses for the Middle Finger – Aye Aye

Wild Fact #944 – Other Uses for the Middle Finger – Aye Aye

It is the beginning of another fun filled week and I hope everyone had a chance to get outdoors and enjoy their weekend. The thought of having to get up really early this morning gave me the motivation I needed to write about an animal that uses it’s middle finger.

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