Mike Edmisten
Author for A-Z Animals

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A freelance writer in Cincinnati, OH, Mike is passionate about the natural world. He, his wife, and their two sons love the outdoors, especially camping and exploring US National Parks. A former pastor, he also writes faith-based content to encourage and inspire. And, for reasons inexplicable, Mike allows Cincinnati sports teams to break his heart every year.

What Is a Group of Hippos Called? Picture

There are two species of hippopotamuses: the common hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) and the pygmy hippopotamus (Choeropsis liberiensis). The pygmy hippopotamus is the smaller of the two by far, weighing only… Read More

By Mike Edmisten 3 weeks ago

Can Lions Climb Trees? Picture

The lion (Panthera leo) is commonly known as the “king of the jungle,” but that raises a question: can this king climb the trees in its kingdom? Yes, lions can… Read More

By Mike Edmisten 4 weeks ago