Animal of the Week!

Did you know baby koalas are called ‘Joeys’? Koalas live in eucalyptus trees found in forest areas and are native to Australia. They are herbivores as their diet consists of mainly eucalyptus leaves which are toxic to most animals. A common misconception is that this charming animal is a bear but it’s actually a marsupial Read more about Animal of the Week![…]

Animal of the Week!

What is the closest modern relative to the elephant? Its the manatee! These lovable aquatic mammals are also called the sea cows and live in marshy coastal areas. The manatee exhibits solitary behaviour and spends half of their day sleeping (#goals). The International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) consider these animals Read more about Animal of the Week![…]

Animal of the Week!

What animal has the largest eyes out of all mammals? That’s right, a Tarsier! This adorable primate lives in south-east Asia. These animals are nocturnal which is why they have their characteristic large eyes. The International Union for Conservation of Nature has labelled these animals as a ‘conservation-dependent species’ because these animals rely on conservation  to avoid extinction. More Read more about Animal of the Week![…]