A-Z Animal's Blog

A-Z Animal's Blog

Hello and welcome to the Blog for A-Z Animals.

This blog will keep you up-to-date with what's happening in the animal world and will also include some treats and humour for you along the way.

12 Hybrid Animals That Are Actually Real

Wed 8th July 2020 (0 comments)

What is a hybrid animal? While you might think that hybrid creatures only exist in fables and myths, the truth is that there are a number of crossbred animals that exist both in captivity and in the wild.

Hybrid animals usually originate from two similar types of animals mating, like lions and tigers, but it is also possible to use science to create these creatures through a process called "somatic hybridization." Somatic hybridization allows scientists to manipulate the genes of two similar species of animals in order to create an interesting new animal that has useful traits from both of its parents.

Check out the list below for 12 real examples of incredible hybrid animals.
 

The 5 Fastest Animals In The World - 2020

Sat 1st February 2020 (0 comments)

What is the fastest animal in the world? The answer isn't straightforward. Many factors — like gravity, wind, and animal size — must be considered. To boot, researchers have yet to clock the speeds of every earthly species. Plus, there's still some disagreement in the scientific community regarding the methodologies used for some of the current standings.
 

Fastest Bird: Peregrine Falcon — Top Speed 242 MPH

The 10 Largest Animals On Earth

Thu 23rd January 2020 (0 comments)

The largest living animals on Earth today aren’t land animals, because on land they must struggle against the forces of gravity to survive, effectively limiting their size. The creatures of the oceans can grow much larger, because the buoyancy of the water offers relief from gravity’s effects, allowing them the freedom to grow to gigantic proportions. The largest animal ever lives in the sea. All species have a largest member. The list below discusses each of these largest animals on earth today. 

13 Fun and interesting Facts About Animals

Tue 21st January 2020 (0 comments)

1. Koalas Have Human Fingerprints

Slow-moving and afficionados of eucalyptus plants, koalas are beloved creatures. They also have fingerprints that are indistinguishable from human ones. Their fingerprints feature the same whirls and loops. Researchers have determined that the marsupials adapted this feature to clutch the branches of trees as they forage for food. According to random animal facts, chimpanzees have this same human characteristic. Learn more about koalas here

World Animal Day 2018 - Tiny's Story

Thu 4th October 2018 (5 comments)
World Animal Day is celebrated every year around the world on October the 4th on the day of the feast of Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. The aim of the day is to bring awareness to animal species across the globe to not only highlight the plight of species in the wild, but to also improve animal welfare standards for every animal no matter how big or small.

In order to celebrate World Animal Day 2018, I would like to share with you one particular animal that is very special to me personally.

World Animal Day 2018 - Tiny's Story
World Animal Day 2018 - Tiny's Story, - Copyright Millie Bond, A-Z Animals
World Animal Day 2018 - Tiny's Story, - Copyright Millie Bond, A-Z Animals