One of the most brilliantly colored ducks anywhere in the world is the male Mandarin duck. This delicate duck is a feast for the eyes, especially when it is in full plumage during the breeding season. Continue reading to learn 10 facts about the Mandarin duck.

Ducks perhaps aren’t the first type of bird that comes to mind when you think of colorful birds with flashy patterns. While it’s true that most ducks…

Locals puzzled by green ‘alien’-like creature that washed up on a beach: ‘This one doesn’t look happy’

A bizarre-looking sea creature was likened to an ‘alien‘ by locals after it washed up on the shore of a Sydney beach. The football-sized critter in an ugly shade…

Shingleback Skink: The Iconic Australian in the Wild and in Captivity

Shingleback Lizards (Tiliqua rugosa) are also known as a Sleepy Lizard, Bobtail, Pinecone Lizard, Boggi, Double-headed Lizard and Stumpy Lizard. As the name Shingleback suggests, its skin…