Why Do Dogs  Eat Grass?

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

For many thousands of years dogs have been scavengers eating whatever they need to fulfil their dietary requirements. With domestication came commercial dog foods and a departure from the dog’s natural inclination to eat their entire prey – including the...

Do You Swallow Spiders In Your Sleep?

The Claim A commonly believed statistic claims that the average person swallows 8 spiders in their sleep every year. The Facts Fear not fellow arachnophobes, the truth is that this ‘fact’ was made up in 1993 by a journalist called Lisa Holst writing for PC...

Amazonian Giant Centipede

The Amazonian giant centipede is the largest centipede alive, reaching lengths of 30 centimetres. They are carnivorous and feed on lizards, snakes, mice, and even bats. While their venom is not enough to kill an adult human, it may cause reactions with the skin. Learn...

Eight Facts About Tigers

The tiger (Panthera tigris) is the largest member of the Felidae family. With its distinguishable stripes, the big cat is one of the world’s most iconic animals being adopted adopted as the mascot for sporting teams around the world, and featuring on coats of arms and...

The Colossal Squid

The colossal squid is believed to be the largest species of squid in existence – even bigger than the giant squid. However very little is known about the colossal squid with only a handful of specimens ever having been caught. It has never been observed in its natural...