AZ Animals https://a-z-animals.com Tue, 10 Aug 2021 12:23:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8 Caribou vs Elk: 8 Main Differences Explained https://a-z-animals.com/blog/caribou-vs-elk-8-main-differences-explained/ Tue, 10 Aug 2021 12:23:01 +0000 https://a-z-animals.com/?p=71753 While elk and caribou share many similarities there are several differences between these two mammals. Elk and caribou are both members of the deer family and are herbivores. However, an adult elk is taller and weighs more than an adult caribou. When it comes to antlers, only male elk have them whereas antlers are found […]

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Bowfin vs. Snakehead: The 5 Key Differences https://a-z-animals.com/blog/bowfin-vs-snakehead-the-5-key-differences/ Tue, 10 Aug 2021 12:20:16 +0000 https://a-z-animals.com/?p=71975 Bowfin vs. Snakehead The bowfin and snakehead are both predatory freshwater fish that look superficially similar to each other because of their long bodies and big dorsal fins. People in the eastern United States often mistake them for each other because they happen to overlap here. However, when we compare the bowfin vs snakehead, whereas […]

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How Old is My Dog in Human Years? https://a-z-animals.com/blog/how-old-is-my-dog-in-human-years/ Tue, 10 Aug 2021 01:07:40 +0000 https://a-z-animals.com/?p=71783 What is a dog’s age in human years? Your dog’s current age is the most decisive determining factor. For example, a dog’s first year adds up to 15 human years, and then the second year adds nine years. Each subsequent year after the second adds about five years. Some breeds also age differently, which makes […]

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Sailfish vs Swordfish: Five Main Differences Explained https://a-z-animals.com/blog/sailfish-vs-swordfish-five-main-differences-explained/ Mon, 09 Aug 2021 16:29:51 +0000 https://a-z-animals.com/?p=71307 The sailfish and the swordfish are both examples of billfish, or fish with beaks that have been elongated to resemble spears or lances. To a casual observer, the swordfish and sailfish look alike, and both are prized as game fish and make good eating. Females of both species produce millions of eggs at spawning time. […]

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How Do Whales Die? 7 Common Causes of Death for Whales https://a-z-animals.com/blog/how-do-whales-die-7-common-causes-of-death-for-whales/ Mon, 09 Aug 2021 16:10:08 +0000 https://a-z-animals.com/?p=71136 Whales are huge, long-lived mammals. The blue whale is the largest animal that’s ever lived on earth – it is bigger than the dinosaurs. It can live an estimated 80 to 90 years! The bowhead whale, a somewhat smaller species, may live more than 200 years. But eventually, life comes to an end even for […]

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What Do Butterflies Eat? https://a-z-animals.com/blog/what-do-butterflies-eat/ Mon, 09 Aug 2021 14:27:33 +0000 https://a-z-animals.com/?p=71129 You may think butterflies look so small and delicate that they can barely eat anything. But, like all animals, butterflies need nourishment. Their favorite food is sweet nectar from plants and flowers. How and when do butterflies feed? Read on to learn all about it. Interesting Facts About How Butterflies Eat Butterflies love sugary foods.Some […]

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Fear of Animals: The Big List https://a-z-animals.com/blog/fear-of-animals-the-big-list/ Mon, 09 Aug 2021 13:40:17 +0000 https://a-z-animals.com/?p=71127 Have you ever heard of zoophobia? That is the medical term given for the general fear of animals, from the roots “zoo” meaning animal and “phobia” meaning dread or fear. Around six percent of all people suffer from some form of zoophobia during a period of their lives. For most, they fear or are disgusted […]

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The Top 10 Incredible Animals That Live in Coral Reefs https://a-z-animals.com/blog/the-top-10-incredible-animals-that-live-in-coral-reefs/ Mon, 09 Aug 2021 12:30:11 +0000 https://a-z-animals.com/?p=71322 Despite being concentrated to a small surface area of the Earth’s oceans, coral reefs are home to roughly a quarter of all marine life. The two biggest reefs — the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and the Belize Barrier Reef in the Caribbean — are popular sites for divers and snorkelers who are looking to […]

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Meet 9 Animals That Don’t Poop https://a-z-animals.com/blog/meet-9-animals-that-dont-poop/ Mon, 09 Aug 2021 11:12:47 +0000 https://a-z-animals.com/?p=71691 All living organisms must get rid of waste in their bodies, right? Because vertebrates poop, it’s normal for humans to think other animals must poop as well. But some animals don’t do that — there are even some that don’t get rid of waste at all! These creatures have developed alternative means that are unique, […]

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Discover the Largest Great White Shark Ever Recorded! https://a-z-animals.com/blog/discover-the-largest-great-white-shark-ever-recorded/ Mon, 09 Aug 2021 10:53:55 +0000 https://a-z-animals.com/?p=71739 Of all the creatures lurking within the immense depths of the ocean, the great white shark inspires more terror and awe in people than almost anything else. This fearsome animal, which makes for quite a spectacle in the water, is the largest predatory fish in the world (though not the largest predatory marine animal; the […]

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