Friday, April 29, 2016

Donkey

Donkeys are the smallest of the equine family. They are also know as a burro or jack stocks. Their native habitat is desert climate. They are stronger than a horse even though they are smaller. It is rare for a donkey to run, they analyze situations for danger. Donkeys are not stubborn, but they do have a reputation for being stubborn. They are intelligent animals and stay away from danger. You can put harnesses on then. They can live up to 40 years, if taken cared of. Mules are from a male donkey breeding with a female horse.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Frog

"Kiss a frog and you will find your prince."(Princess and the Frog). Frogs do not actually turn into princes, but they do in fairy tales. They do have cool characteristics, though. They have great eyesight for seeing under water and hunting for prey. They have powerful back legs for swimming fast and jumping. Some frogs can jump 20 times more than their own weight. The male frog's eardrums and eyes are the same size. On the female, the eyes are bigger than the eardrums. Frogs come in many pattern, colors, and sizes. Every different species of frog has their own look.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Alpaca

People usually ask what the difference is between an alpaca and a llama. To be honest they are not that much different, alpacas are just bigger than llamas. If you are wondering, yes they do spit, but only if they are feeling threatened or has been abused by their owner. Their fur has the second strongest fibers, after sheep. Also, there are twenty-two different colored alpacas, but only two different breeds. They look a little goofy after getting shaved, they still have their fur all around their face. They are very social, too. They enjoy being surrounded by their friends and getting the chance to chat. That is why it is better to have two, than one alpaca. There are alpaca farms all over the world, they are not wild creatures. Alpacas enjoy humming. They have three stomachs like cows. Baby alpacas are called crias. These are the few interesting facts most do not know about alpacas.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Butterfly

They enjoy soaring in the air. They just reached their mature stage. Are glad that they can be free and beautiful. Butterflies are insects with beautiful wings. Their size ranges from one eighth of an inch to twelve inches. They can only see reds, greens, and yellows. Their flight speed goes up to twelve miles per hour, while a moths speed can go up to twenty-five miles per hour. They need to be in warm climates, they cannot fly if their body temperature is less than eighty-six degrees. There are about twenty-four thousand different species of butterflies. Some female of moth species lack wings and have to crawl. Many can lift fifty times their body weight.