Category: Relatives

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.

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

Grizzly Bear in Denali National Park, Alaska

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.

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

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.