Even as humans continually encroach on environmentally sensitive habitats of various creatures, mankind keeps discovering new animal species. Actually, there are considerably more undiscovered species out there—scientists estimate about 8 million—compared to the 2 million that have been identified and cataloged.
Rocky Ridge Refuge is place where dogs and cats and rabbits and deer and so many more live in perfect harmony. It sounds too good to be true, except that it is true and is located in Midway, Ark. Rocky Ridge Refuge is home to 60 different animals of all species.
Given how most of the pet owners on this list are larger-than-life celebrities, it’s nice to know that even they enjoyed the company of pets just like we do.
Never go to Australia if you are an arachnophobe.
The naked mole rat also known as the sand puppy or desert mole rat, is a burrowing rodent native to parts of East Africa and the only species currently classified in the genus Heterocephalus. It has a highly unusual set of physical traits that enables it to thrive in an otherwise harsh, underground environment.
Since 2001, the International Aquatic Plant Layout Contest (IAPLC) has been the largest planted aquarium design competition in the world.