Baboons are a fascinating animal that can be dangerous and kind. This split character is an interesting evolution effect. There is much more to them then their erratic behavior, they have amazing tools of survival and intelligence. Here are a few facts about them.
Baboons are one of the largest primates of the entire African continent after the mandrills. Gorillas are not in the same categories of primates so this takes them out of the list. One of the baboons physical traits are their butts going outwards. Another is their face which has the shape of a dog and the teeth in it are razor sharp. They can weigh up to 100pounds depending on the sex and age.
They have very few natural predators; the leopard and cheetah are the most common. Leopards especially with their climbing ability. Another predator is humans, which will make most of them run and hid [...] Continue Reading…
Frogs are special little animals; they keep ecosystems alive around the world and are peaceful creatures for the most part. They are sadly going extinct around the world but there still hope for them as they are very adept to changing lifestyles and environments.
Amphibians are what the family of frogs are called; the term means a cold blooded vertebrate animal. Unlike other reptiles they have no scales on their skin and spend most of their time near water. Another technical term for frogs is herpes, which in old Greek means “small things that crawl on their bellies”.
One of the most obvious traits of frogs is their big bulging eyes, webbed rear feet and slimy skin.
Frogs and toads are different despite some people believing them to be the same; they are of the same species but different families.
An easy difference to remark between toads and frogs is, their size, toads [...] Continue Reading…
Fun Facts about Archery
One of the most interesting weaponry in human history is the bow and arrow. A weapon that is not only effectively removing the solider from harm but also light on resources unlike swords which use important resources like steel and iron. Here are some interesting facts about this weapon.
After fists, rocks and spears, the bow & arrow is the oldest weapon made by humans, this was somewhere in the Mesozoic era which is now 10 000 years ago. This also highlights how effective archery was; it was one of the main weapons used until the rise of firearms.
The oldest bow & arrow to be found were somewhere in modern Germany and further north into Sweden.
The physics behind the bow & arrow are very simple but amazingly smart and effective. The theory is very similar to someone throwing a rock. The impact of the rock is determined [...] Continue Reading…