Wild Fact #7 – Going Extinct in Style – Gorgeted Puffleg

Wild Fact #7 – Going Extinct in Style – Gorgeted Puffleg

As we wind down to the final Wild Fact, I thought we would highlight an intriguing bird species. Believe it or not, the Gorgeted Puffleg is a type of hummingbird (yes, they look a little different compared to your standard Ruby Throated Hummingbird) that can only be found in Columbia.

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Wild Fact #226 – Midnight Flasher – Iriomote Cat

Wild Fact #226 – Midnight Flasher – Iriomote Cat

Welcome to Feline Friday, where we will be heading to the Japanese Island of Iriomote to learn about the critically endangered but fascinating Iriomote Cat. This particular cat species has a few additional names that are common among islanders. These include Yamamaya, which means “the cat in the mountain”, Yamapikaryaa,

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Wild Fact #277 – No Time To Waste – Javan Rhinoceros

Wild Fact #277 – No Time To Waste – Javan Rhinoceros

It is probably a good time to learn about the Javan Rhinoceros as they may not be around much longer. Believe it or not, there is only one known population of these critically endangered animals left in the wild. In fact, these 4o individuals could very well be the last

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Wild Fact #415 – One Long Name – Gooty Sapphire Ornamental Tree Spider

Wild Fact #415 – One Long Name – Gooty Sapphire Ornamental Tree Spider

We are going to start the week with an animal that has the longest name of any of the Wild Facts that has been completed so far. I figured saying Gooty Sapphire Ornamental Tree Spider three times fast would be a great way to get your brain working on this

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Wild Fact #511 – King of the Island – Island Fox

Wild Fact #511 – King of the Island – Island Fox

Welcome Ladies and Gentleman to the very last Wild Fact……for the week. I probably should have picked an animal from Antarctica to try and help me cool down, considering it is about 47 degrees Celsius in Ottawa right now. But you guys aren’t that lucky so instead of writing about

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Wild Fact #654 – Say Hello, Wave Goodbye! – Panamanian Golden Frog

Wild Fact #654 – Say Hello, Wave Goodbye! – Panamanian Golden Frog

Anyone up for a mid-week road trip?  I know I am so let’s all get to the airport and fly down to Panama.  If you already live there, do you mind picking us up at the airport?  So why the adventure to Panama?  Well, this is the only place that

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Wild Fact #672 – A Little Heavy on the Lipstick – Vaquita

Wild Fact #672 – A Little Heavy on the Lipstick – Vaquita

First of all I would like to wish all our American readers a Happy Thanksgiving.  It is a great time to take a moment and reflect on everything big and small in your life that you can be grateful for.  With that said, I am personally grateful for all the

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