Category: Nature

The Closest Relatives to Cats

Fossa | Jiri Fejkl / Shutterstock

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

50+ Species of Marsupial from All 19 Families

Koala mother and joey | nattanan726 / Shutterstock

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

All 8 Biogeographical Realms | Their Animals & Geography

Yacare Caiman in the Pantanal | Ondrej Prosicky / Shutterstock

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

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

King vulture | Luis Cesar Tejo/Shutterstock

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.

The Musteloidea Superfamily ALL 8 Weasel Subfamilies & 3 Closest Relatives

The stoat or short-tailed weasel | Michal Pesata/Shutterstock

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

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

Impala bounding across the savanna | Wayak/Shutterstock

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.

100 Species of Snake Organised by Family and Subfamily

Saharan sand viper / Cerastes vipera

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!

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

Dhole puppy in India

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.

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

Red deer in the temperate forests of Scotland

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

All 40 Species of Wild Cats Organised by Lineage (70+ Photos)

Portrait of a Eurasian Lynx

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.

Where to See Bears | A Worldwide Guide With Every Species

Brown Bear fishing for salmon in Kamchatka, Russia

Did you know it's possible to see bears on four of the seven continents? Explore the best areas to go bear watching including Canada, India, Japan & Siberia.

The World’s Most Spectacular Night Skies

Shepherd’s hut at night near Pamplona, Spain

The night sky is a wonderfully mysterious place but it's so much more than just stars. This is a guide to the most unique things to see at night.

Top 3 Areas To See Wildlife in Brazil & The Most Impressive Animals

Caiman in Brazil

Brazil is the 5th largest country in the world and home to arguably the widest array of wildlife. This is our guide to Brazil's top areas to see wildlife.

10 of The Best Waterfalls in The World

Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

There’s nothing quite as mesmerising as standing in complete awe in front of one of Mother Nature’s most astonishing waterfalls.

Top 8 Most Biodiverse Countries on Earth

Pantanal, Brazil

If you're fascinated by wildlife, travelling to one of the most biodiverse countries on earth is likely on your bucket list. Here are 8 of the best options.

Top 10 Beach Destinations in The World

Source D’Argent in the Seychelles

It’s all about soaking up the sun, sea and sand in this essential list of top beach destinations (in no particular order and not all in the tropics!).

Best Game Parks in Africa to See The Big Five

Rhino Cow with Calf in South Africa | Redcharlie

Safaris are all about ticking off the Big Five from your must-see list, this is our guide to the best game parks in Africa where you can do just that.

Wildlife of South Asia – Rivalling Africa’s Big 5

Herd of Asiatic elephants

It might surprise you to know you can find "The Big 5" outside of Africa. The Wildlife of South Asia is equally impressive and with its own unique twists.

Top 10 Strangest Animals in The World

Tarsier in the Philippines

We are blessed with a massive amount of diversity in the wonderful world we live in, which just so happens to create some weird and wonderful anomalies!

Northern European Animals

Wolverine in Finland

Typically not thought of as a safari destination, Northern Europe plays host to an impressive array of wildlife, including the brown and polar bear.

Top 5 Wildlife Vacations

Sea Turtle in the Galapagos Islands

There is something extra special about combining a vacation with an unforgettable wildlife experience, here are 5 of our best suggestions.

The Big 5 Cats and Where To Find Them

Leopard

There's no experience on earth that competes with coming face to face with one of the world’s most fierce feline predators. This is where you'll find them.

Top 5 Wildlife Experiences in Central America

Baby Brown throated three toed sloth, Costa Rica

From the vast reefs of Belize to the dense jungles of Costa Rica and Panama, the wildlife of Central America is some of the most impressive on the planet.

Central African Wildlife | Top 5 Must-See Animals

Forest elephant in Gabon

The wildlife in Central Africa is some of the most under-visited fauna on the planet, making a visit to see them a unique and personal experience.

Australian Wildlife – World’s Craziest Critters!

Koala bear

Snakes, Crocodiles and Spiders are generally at the forefront of your mind when you think of Australian Wildlife but there is so much more to discover here.