Patrick Sather
Author for A-Z Animals


10 Incredible Kiwi Facts Picture

Kiwis are small brown birds native to the island of New Zealand. Members of the genus Apteryx in the family Apterygidae, kiwis are ratites and therefore closely related to ostriches,… Read More

By Patrick Sather 4 months ago


10 Incredible Centipede Facts Picture

The word centipede comes from the Latin words for hundred (centi) and foot (pedis). Centipedes are arthropods that belong to the class Chilopoda in the subphylum Myriapoda, which also contains… Read More

By Patrick Sather 5 months ago


10 Incredible Proboscis Monkey Facts Picture

Nasalis larvatus, or proboscis monkeys, belong to the Cercopithecidae family of Old World monkeys. Their close relatives include such species as baboons, red colobus, and macaques. They appear predominantly reddish-brown… Read More

By Patrick Sather 6 months ago


10 Incredible Amur Leopard Facts Picture

The Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis) is a subspecies of leopard native to eastern Russian and northern China. A member of the subfamily Pantherinae that includes lions, tigers, and jaguars,… Read More

By Patrick Sather 6 months ago


10 American Robin Facts Picture

The American robin, Turdus migratorius, is one of the most common and iconic birds in North America. A member of the thrush family Turdidae, it ranges throughout the continent from… Read More

By Patrick Sather 6 months ago


10 Incredible Macaw Facts Picture

Macaws are New World parrots that belong to the true parrot family Psittacidae. Thanks to their bright color and vocal nature, they are some of the most popular birds in… Read More

By Patrick Sather 7 months ago


10 Incredible Muntjac Facts Picture

Muntjacs are small deer belonging to the family Cervidae in the genus Muntiacus. They also go by the name rib-faced deer or barking deer. These predominantly solitary creatures appear mostly… Read More

By Patrick Sather 7 months ago


10 Spiders in Wisconsin Picture

When most people think of Wisconsin, they think of cheese, beer, or sports teams like the Green Bay Packers. However, The Badger State also has a rich natural history, as… Read More

By Patrick Sather 7 months ago


10 Incredible Gecko Facts Picture

Geckos are reptiles belonging to the infraorder Gekkota. There exist nearly 1,500 different gecko species worldwide distributed across every continent except Antarctica. Geckos range in size from the 14-inch long… Read More

By Patrick Sather 7 months ago