Kathryn Koehler
Author for A-Z Animals

Kathryn Koehler is a writer at A-Z-Animals where her focus is on unusual animals, places, and events. Kat has over 20 years of experience as a professional writer and educator. She holds a master's degree from Vanderbilt University. When she is not writing for A-Z-Animals, Kat enjoys puttering in her garden, baking deliciously healthful treats for her family, and playing with her two rescue mutts, Popcorn and Scooter. She resides in Tennessee.

Can Beavers Climb Trees? Picture

No, beavers can't climb trees. While beavers (Castor canadensis/Castor fiber) are famous for their ability to build complex dams and lodges, they are not particularly skilled climbers. Despite their sharp… Read More

By Kathryn Koehler 7 months ago

Discover 8 Types of Hybrid Bermudagrass Picture

Hybrid Bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon x Cynodon transvaalensis) is an interspecific hybrid between common bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon) and African bermudagrass (Cynodon transvaalensis). This hybrid was developed in the 1940s and 1950s… Read More

By Kathryn Koehler 8 months ago

Lemur Teeth Picture

Lemurs, those cute and charismatic primates native to Madagascar, have unique teeth that they use for grooming and eating. These small primates have evolved special dental adaptations that allow them… Read More

By Kathryn Koehler 9 months ago

Buffalo Teeth Picture

There is no more iconic symbol of the American West than the Buffalo. The species Bison bison, commonly known as the American bison or buffalo, has two recognized subspecies. Bison… Read More

By Kathryn Koehler 9 months ago

Porcupine Teeth Picture

Porcupine can refer to any of 58 species of rodents within the families Erethizontidae and Hystricidae. Porcupines range from 14-36 inches (36-91 cm) in length and weigh between 2-66 pounds… Read More

By Kathryn Koehler 9 months ago