• To avoid predators, the Nene is known to nest in volcanic areas, such as barren lava fields. • Nene’s make low murmuring calls that sound like the words “nay nay”.
Fossil remains indicate that the Hawaiian Crow previously occurred in relative abundance on all of the main islands of Hawaii, along with two other extinct crow species
The name Cheetah comes from the Sanskrit word “chita,” which means “spotted one.” Unlike lions and tigers, Cheetahs do not roar, but they do make purring sounds.
Elephants often greet one another by putting the tip of their trunk in another’s mouth. Unlike the Asian elephant, both male and female African elephants have tusks.
European Rabbits are the ancestors of all domestic rabbits. European Rabbits are known to re-ingest their feces in order to obtain extra nourishment from their food.
Brown bears have super-strong shoulder muscles to help them dig up roots and tear apart logs to find food, giving them a distinctive shoulder hump.
• Of all primates, a gorilla’s feet bear the most resemblance to those of humans. • A female mountain gorilla may produce just two to six offspring over her 40-year lifespan. Males, which often breed with harems of three to four different females, increase their reproductive output by fathering 10–20 offspring over 50 years