Heather Hall
Author for A-Z Animals

I am a freelance writer with 22 years of experience. I live in the Pacific Northwest and am surrounded by nature. When I go for my daily runs I often see herds of elk, deer, and bald eagles. I am owned by two dogs who take me on hikes in the mountains where we see coyotes, black bears, and wild turkeys.


6 Types of Coral Picture

Many people don't know that coral is a living marine animal. Corals are marine invertebrates and members of the same family as sea anemones. There are over 2175 species of… Read More

By Heather Hall 1 week ago


Types of Tree Squirrels Picture

Many types of tree squirrels are found worldwide, living in various habitats including deserts, rainforests, forests, and cities. They share many common characteristics, and are generally small (with a few… Read More

By Heather Hall 1 week ago


Types of Octopuses Picture

Did you know that there are close to 300 different types of octopuses? Octopuses are invertebrates of the Mollusca phylum that are closely related to squid and cuttlefish. An Octopus… Read More

By Heather Hall 2 weeks ago


5 Types of Jellyfish Picture

Key Points There are over 2,000 types of jellyfish and scientists are discovering more every day.Some jellyfish are venomous and deadly, and some are harmless.Many populations of jellyfish are increasing… Read More

By Heather Hall 2 weeks ago


Types of Penguins Picture

Penguins are a family of flightless aquatic birds that live in the Southern Hemisphere, with the exception of one penguin species that lives north of the equator. Penguins' black and… Read More

By Heather Hall 2 weeks ago


Types of Wolves Picture

Key Points There are about 300,000 wolves left in the worldThis article discusses two types of wolfs; grey and red.Domesticated dogs descended from wolves. The canid family contains thirty-five species,… Read More

By Heather Hall 2 weeks ago


7 Plants That Keep Ants Away Picture

KEY POINTS Many strongly scented herbs are excellent at keeping ants away. Having houseplants around with aromatic oils can deter ants from venturing any further into your house.Using plants to… Read More

By Heather Hall 1 month ago


Sugar Apple vs Cherimoya Picture

Key Points Sugar apples and cherimoya are edible fruits that grow on trees in tropical and subtropical regions.Both sugar apples and cherimoya fruits are described as sweet and custard-like. Both… Read More

By Heather Hall 1 month ago