Mollie's Adventures

Learning something new everyday

New Discovery

Fun fact of the day…

Hidden away in the cloud forests of Colombia and described as half cat, half teddy bear, the olinguito is the first new carnivore to be discovered in the Western Hemisphere in 35 years

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2394475/Meet-olinguito-shy-bear-cat-thats-new-carnivore-discovered-West-35-years.html#ixzz2c9AvZHBm

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Polar cub

Fun fact of the day…

For such a big animal they sure start out small! A polar bear cub is about the size of a rat when it is born.

http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t-polar_bear.html

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Algae forming

Fun fact of the day…

Sloths have grooved fur that allows algae to grow there, giving the animals a green tint that helps camouflage them in the forest. Plus, they can nibble on the algae for added “greens.” Yum!

http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t-two-toed_sloth.html

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Big Weasel

Fun fact of the day…

The wolverine is a powerful animal that resembles a small bear but is actually the largest member of the weasel family.

http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/wolverine/

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Is it really an animal?

Fun fact of the day…

The national animal of Scotland is the unicorn

http://www.scottish-at-heart.com/unicorn-of-scotland.html

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One old clam…

Fun fact of the day…

The oldest known animal in the world was ‘Ming’ the 405 year old clam, discovered in 2007.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1567562/Clam-405-is-oldest-animal-ever.html

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Quills that are good for floating, who knew?

Fun fact of the day…

Porcupines can float!

I can’t say that I have even see a porcupine float before…

Image found on google 🙂

http://animals.howstuffworks.com/mammals/porcupine-info.htm

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