Cuban Crocodiles lack toe webbing, which suggest that they spend more time on land than in the water. Cuban Crocodiles are known to leap from the water to catch prey sitting on overhanging branches.
Although Chinese Alligators have flourished in captivity, there are less than 200 individuals left in the wild. Adult Chinese Alligators are nearly half the size of adult American Alligators.
Only half of all tiger cubs survive to the age of two, and of those who survive, less than half (40 percent) live to establish their own territories. The Bengal tiger's roar can be heard from almost two miles away.
Onagers are notorious for their inability to be tamed by man. Onagers are fast runners and have been recorded at speeds of over 30 mph (50 km h).
Despite their name, Harlequin Frogs are actually true toads and belong to the Bufonidae family. The bright colors of the Harlequin Frog serve as a warning to predators of its toxicity.
Young Kemp’s ridley turtles may spend up to two years—until they are about 8 inches long—in beds of sargassum seaweed, where they can find food and refuge from predators. Temperatures of the sand where the turtles nest determine the sex of the turtle. If the sand’s temperature is below 85 degrees Fahrenheit, the hatchlings will be predominately male; sand temperatures above 85 degrees Fahrenheit produce predominately female hatchlings..
Manatees are the state of Florida’s official marine animal. Manatees can consume 7.5% of their body weight in vegetation every day.
Green tree frogs have skin that produces several useful anti-bacterial and anti-viral compounds and scientists are studying them to develop advances in medicine. Some scientists believe that green tree frogs can control how much water is evaporated through the skin, and thus have ability to control their body temperature.