Are There Penguins That Can Fly?

Are There Penguins That Can Fly?

Penguins are flightless birds that are so ungainly on land that a group of them is called a waddle. The only time penguins fly is when they’re submerged in water. Once in their natural, aquatic surroundings, penguins are transformed into graceful, elegant birds that speed through the water with grace and agility comparable to any … Read more

Why are Hippos so Aggressive and Dangerous to Humans?

Why are Hippos so Aggressive and Dangerous to Humans?

Hippos are arguably the most dangerous animal in Africa.  Statistics indicate they kill over 500 people every year, making them “the world’s deadliest mammal, after humans, and nearly twice as deadly as lions.” Why are Hippos Dangerous? Those statistics are somewhat surprising given that herbivorous hippos spend most of their time snoozing in the water. At … Read more