A butterfly's wings move in a figure "8" motion that pushes them through the air.
A gorilla's big toe is opposable, like our thumb, to help the animal grab food or climb trees.
Andean bears are the only bears found in South America.
The okapi's dark tongue is long enough to reach its ears and eyes.
Tigers can see six times better than humans at night.
The Andean flamingo is the only flamingo species with yellow legs.
African penguins can hold their breath for over 2 minutes and dive over 400 feet deep!
Armadillo is Spanish for "little armored thing."
A herd of hippopotamuses is also called a "bloat."
Every zebra’s stripe pattern is different—no two are alike.
A male lion can eat up to 140 pounds of food in one meal.
A male Galápagos tortoise can weigh more than 500 pounds—and may live 150 years or more.
Together we can improve animal care, reduce threatening processes, and save endangered species.
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