Genre: Biology

CHLOE ZOU

The small but ferocious beast who knows no equal; OR, the “Safe but frightening Honey Badger Honey-from-hell Tour” Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome aboard. Please stay seated at all times and don’t knock on the glass windows. You will see many fascinating animals but some of them can be dangerous – don’t worry though, that’s the Read more…

INEZ WATT HOVEN

Vulpes Lagopus or Alopex Lagopus: Sea fox or Hare Foot? I’ve always liked foxes. I’ve been drawn to them. Sometimes I think I AM A FOX. Recently I came across a fox that felt even more like me: the Arctic fox. This little beast, like me, loves the cold and snow and makes its clever Read more…

ANGELINA SONG

Wilson’s bird of paradise.  Most of you have never seen a Wilson’s bird of paradise. Learn about their mating rituals and looks.  Before we start, shall we look at “The things you should know if you’re going to get a pet Wilson’s bird of paradise”? No. (Please don’t.) A male Wilson’s bird of paradise, at Read more…

AVERY LI

The adorable Ragdoll cat is a new breed of cat – its origins are clouded in mystery. It all starts in Riverside, California with a breeder named Ann Baker. The breed began when a pure white Angora Persian kitty called Josephine was hurt in a car accident while she was pregnant. For some reason, this Read more…

Anna Qin

The Spider Monkey by Anna Qin, entering 6th grade According to A to Z Animals, the spider monkey’s scientific name is Simia Paniscus. However, National Geographic disagrees and believes that it is actually Ateles. They usually grow from 15 to 20 inches and weigh from 14 to 26 pounds. The spider monkey’s lifespan is 15 Read more…