Animal Facts

Why is a Hedgehog so named?

Photo of albino hedgehog

The hedgehog was named because of the particular way it hunts for food.

Green eye... brows

Photo of eyes of green eyed tree frog

The Green Eyed Tree Frog gets its name not for green eyes, but rather for a line of brilliant green that often adorns the brow of each eye.

Axolotl - forever young?

The Mexican axolotl (pronounced ACK-suh-Loh-tuhl) (a juvenile salamander) has the rare trait of retaining its larval features throughout its adult life.

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