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A Book about Critically Endangered Animals is now Out

LOVE FOR LIVING ANIMALS Author Mona Sabalones Gonzalez Main Photographer Elizabeth Barrett   “The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchild may never be able to see an elephant except in a picture book? “– David Attenborough…

The Tap-Dancing Trapdoor Spider, Lost for 92 Years, Rediscovered Outside a Small Portuguese Town

According to Rewild, the elusive Fagilde Trapdoor Spider (Nemesia berlandi) had been hiding underground for 92 years just outside Fagilde, Portugal. It was rediscovered recently near the village it was named after. The female Fagilde Trapdoor spiders are tiny, growing…

Racing Against Time: Unraveling the Story of the Cheetah, Earth’s Fastest Predator

by: Assaf Levy, BioDB   In the tough terrains of Africa, a fast and strong hunter quietly moves – the cheetah. Picture an animal so speedy that it can go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just a…

Amazon’s Mightiest Apex Predator, The Jaguar

by: Assaf Levy, BioDB In the past, jaguars were revered as deities, but currently, their population is being drastically reduced throughout their habitat. Explore the deep, dense jungles where a stunning and mighty creature resides—the incredible jaguar. This majestic big…

The Marvelous World of Anteaters, Nature’s Coolest Bug Busters

by: Assaf Levy, BioDB Did you know there’s a real-life superhero in the animal kingdom? Meet the anteater – not your average backyard creature! These fuzzy, long-snouted wonders are the ultimate bug busters, armed with a secret weapon that’s the…

The Bison’s Tale of Resilience

by: Assaf Levy, BioDB   Have you ever heard about the giant animals, the American Bison and the European Bison? These huge creatures have two different tales, but they are both fascinating. Let’s explore where they live, what’s happening with…

Hidden Wonders Beneath the Surface: Freshwater Dolphins

By: Assaf Levy, BioDB Dolphins are known for their playful nature and remarkable intelligence. Most people think of them as inhabitants of the vast oceans, leaping through the waves. However, there are dolphins that live in freshwater habitats, far away…

Australia’s Marvelous Burrowing Creatures ~ Wombats

by: Assaf Levy, BioDB   Australia, the land of endless horizons and astonishing wildlife, is home to some of the most intriguing creatures on the planet. While kangaroos and koalas often steal the limelight, there’s another bush-dwelling marvel that deserves our…

The Elusive Beauty of the Endangered Okapi: A Hidden Gem of the African Wilderness

by: Assaf Levy, BioDB   Have you ever wondered if an animal could be so interesting that it seems like it is from a storybook? Imagine this: deep inside Africa’s lush forests lives an animal so fascinating that it almost…

The Precarious Existence of Critically Endangered Gorillas

by: Assaf Levy, BioDB   In this article, we will explore the tales of the Eastern Gorilla and the Western Gorilla, forging connections that transcend the ordinary and learning about the extraordinary efforts being made to ensure their continued existence.  Have…

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