Tag Archives: Mammal Monday
Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)Image from Wikimedia Commons Listen to the singing of Humpback Whales
West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus)Image from Wikimedia Commons Read more about this species here.
Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca)Image from Wikimedia Commons Read more about this species here.
Common Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius)Image from Wikimedia Commons
Hispaniolan Solenodon (Solenodon paradoxus)Image from Wikimedia Commons The Hispaniolan Solenodon is one of several endangered mammal species that have been featured on Mammal Monday.
Killer Whale (Orcinus orca)Image from Wikimedia Commons Listen to the call of the Killer Whale. Read more about this species here.
Saiga Antelope (Saiga tatarica)Image from Wikimedia Commons The Saiga Antelope is a very curious looking mammal, known for its extremely unusual and flexible nose. The internal structure of the Saiga Antelope’s nose consists of a network of bones, hairs, and … Keep Reading
Sunda Flying Lemur (Galeopterus variegatus)Image from Wikimedia Commons The Sunda Flying Lemur is also known as the “Colugo.” The video below demonstrates this species’ unique abilities.
Walking Whale (Ambulocetus natans)Images from Wikimedia Commons Ambulocetus is one of the hypothetical terrestrial ancestors of modern whales. Below is a video that gives a clear picture of what life was like when Ambulocetus walked the earth:
Pink Fairy Armadillo (Chlamyphorus truncatus)Image from Wikimedia Commons Read more about this species here.
Many western North American bats are currently facing a serious threat, a deadly disease preventing hibernation. A recent study concluded that a fungal disease known as the white-nose syndrome – characterized by white fungi growing on the nose and wings … Keep Reading
Tufted Deer (Elaphodus cephalophus)Image from Wikimedia Commons The Tufted Deer is certified weird by
Platypuses have been an evolutionary mystery for years as they contain an odd combination of traits found in mammals, birds, and reptiles. Recently, scientists have mapped the platypus genome, explaining some of its odd traits due to evolutionary ties.
Woodchuck or Groundhog (Marmota monax)Image from Wikimedia Commons