Relatives

A Series Exploring The Most Interesting Families in the Animal Kingdom

Episodes

New episodes every 1-2 weeks

Crocodilians

All 27 Species of Crocodilian (Inc. 3 Recently Discovered)

Explore all 27 species of crocodilian including crocodiles, alligators, caiman and gavialids and 3 recently discovered species

Cats’ Relatives

The Closest Relatives to Cats

Learn about the families and species most closely related to cats including mongooses, the fossa and four types of hyena

Arboreal Locomotion

How Animals Climb Trees

Read about the many methods animals use to climb and move through the trees, collectively referred to as Arboreal Locomotion.

Marsupials

50+ Species of Marsupial from All 19 Families

Learn about more than 50 species of marsupial from all 19 families with beautiful photos and cladograms to explore how they are related.

Biogeographical Realms

All 8 Biogeographical Realms Their Animals & Geography

Explore the unique geography and fauna of the world’s 8 Biogeographical Realms and the reason these areas have been historically separated.

Birds of Prey

What Are Birds of Prey? Explore ALL 13 Types of Raptor

Birds of prey have hooked beaks and sharp talons used to catch larger prey. Explore all 13 types of raptor including eagles, old-world vultures, new-world vultures, the beautiful secretary bird and owls.

Weasels

The Musteloidea Superfamily ALL 8 Weasel Subfamilies & 3 Closest Relatives

Explore the Musteloidea superfamily, which contains 11 families/subfamilies and includes weasels, martens, otters, badgers, the wolverine, red panda, raccoons and skunks.

Ungulates

All 13 Types of Ungulate (Odd/Even-Toed &… Whales?)

Explore the diverse Ungulate clade, which is split between odd-toed individuals including rhinos and tapirs and even-toed individuals, which includes bovids, deer and whales.

Bears

All 8 Species of Bear (+7 Most Beautiful Subspecies)

In this guide, we’ll discuss all 8 species of bear, where they live and discover 7 beautiful subspecies covering a wide range of colour morphs including the Tibetan blue bear and the entirely white spirit bear.

Snakes

100 Species of Snake Organised by Family and Subfamily

Explore 100 species of snake from constrictors such as boas and pythons, the highly venomous viper and elapid families and many more weird and wonderful species such as the elephant trunk snake!

Wild Dogs

All 15 Species of Wild Dog (Wolves, Jackals & Dogs)

Wolves, jackals and wild dogs are the closest relatives to the domestic dog. Explore all 15 species and 3 groups of wild dog with vivid photos.

Wild Cats

All 40 Species & 8 Lineages of Wild Cats (70+ Photos & Facts)

Felidae is one of the most incredible families in the animal kingdom, explore the wide variety of lineages and species of wild cat with photos and facts.

Biomes

11 Types of Biome and Their Animals (With 100+ Photos & Maps)

Read about the main types of biome and their animals with more than 100 beautiful pictures and maps to explain where each biome exists.