• Great Horned Owl

    Great horned owls have yet to be tamed and seldom make satisfactory pets.

  • Great Horned Owl

    The great horned owl is strictly carnivorous and eats almost every living woodland animal above ground except the largest mammals.

  • Great Horned Owl

    The great horned owl is not only the most formidable in appearance of all owls, but it is also the most powerful.

  • Great Horned Owl

    The great horned owl’s talons lock round limbs and hold the bird firmly to sleep.

  • Great Horned Owl

    A secondary function of a great horned owl’s hooting is its challenge to others of his sex.

  • Great Horned Owl

    The great horned owl is common and widely distributed.

  • Great Horned Owl

    Certain Indian tribes regarded the great horned owl as the very personification of the Evil One.

  • Great Horned Owl

    The great horned owl is the largest of the common resident owls of the United States.

  • Great Horned Owl

    Great horned owls have been known to act as if wounded as a protest against intruders to their nests with young.

  • Great Horned Owl

    The great horned owl is the most deadly enemy of the crow, taking old and young from their nests at night.

August 2017: Great Horned Owl, Bubo virginianus

This month’s featured animal species is the Great Horned Owl, a member of the Strigidae family and part of the larger Ave class.

  The third Free-For-All has come to an end! 5 entries were judged on Saturday, July 29th on the FaunaFocus Twitch Stream Team page by judges Noelle M. Brooks, BlindCoyote, and Eternity. Thank you to everyone who submitted entries inspired by the vaquita! This rare creature provided for a culmination of styles, media, and perspectives, it was a joy to review all of the artworks. Congratulations to June 2017’s Free-For-All Winner, Sofera!… Read More

July 2017’s FaunaFocus Free-For-All will be ending tonight! The deadline to submit your vaquita-inspired artwork is tonight, Friday, July 28th, 11:30pm Central Daylight Time. Also, don’t forget to tune in for the Free-For-All judging livestream tomorrow night, Saturday, July 29th, at 9:00pm Central Daylight Time on the FaunaFocus Twitch Stream Team. All the entries submitted for July 2017 will be judged, the winner will be announced, and the new #FaunaFocus animal for August 2017 will be revealed! Apply… Read More

The last week of July is here and so is the end of this month’s Free-For-All competition deadline. The deadline to submit your Vaquita related artwork, to be judged in this month’s Free-For-All competition, is this Friday, July 28, 2017 11:30 pm Central Daylight Time. If you have participated in #FaunaFocus this month by creating a vaquita inspired piece of art please consider entering the Free-For-All competition for a chance to win… Read More

July 2017: Vaquita, Phocoena sinus

This month’s featured animal species is the Vaquita, a member of the Phocoenidae family and part of the larger Mammalia class.

The second Free-For-All has come to an end! 5 entries were judged on Thursday, June 29th on the FaunaFocus Twitch Stream Team page by judges Noelle M. Brooks, Louis Herlihy, and Eternity. Thank you to everyone who submitted entries! There was a wonderful culmination of styles, media, and perspectives, and it was a joy to review all of the artworks. Congratulations to June 2017’s Free-For-All Winner, Zoe! Zoe’s piece was well-constructed with… Read More

Thank you to everyone who participated by submitting an Ocellated Turkey related art piece into the June Free-For-All competition! Don’t forget to tune in tonight at 9:00 pm Central Daylight Time to the FaunaFocus Twitch Stream Team page where all entries will be judged live, and the July FaunaFocus animal of the month will be revealed!   FaunaFocus Stream Team Page

June 2017’s FaunaFocus Free-For-All will be ending tonight! The deadline to submit your ocellated turkey-inspired artwork is 11:30pm Central Daylight Time, tonight, Wednesday, June 28th. Apply your finishing touches, and submit your entry! Don’t forget to tune in for the Free-For-All judging livestream tomorrow night, Thursday, June 29th, at 9:00pm Central Daylight Time on the FaunaFocus Twitch Stream Team. All the entries submitted for June 2017 will be judged, the winner will… Read More

The month of June is coming to a close and so is the FaunaFocus Free-For-All competition deadline. If you have created any Ocellated Turkey art throughout the month of June please consider submitting your piece to the competition for a chance to win the following prizes: FaunaFeature: The winning artwork will be displayed prominently on FaunaFocus.com with the artist’s preferred display name and a link to the portfolio or social media platform… Read More

June 2017: Ocellated Turkey, Meleagris ocellata

Summer is starting as the month of June begins! This month’s featured animal species is the Ocellated Turkey, a member of the Phasianidae family and part of the larger Aves class.

This month’s Free-For-All has come to an end, marking the first ever Free-For-All as complete! 7 entries were judged on Monday, May 29th on the FaunaFocus Twitch Stream Team page by judges Noelle M. Brooks, Louis Herlihy, and PrendorianCrab. Thank you to everyone who submitted entries! There was a wonderful culmination of styles, media, and perspectives, and it was a joy to review all of the artworks. Congratulations to May 2017’s Free-For-All… Read More

Thank you to everyone who has submitted an aardwolf-inspired artwork for this month’s FaunaFocus Free-For-All! All 7 entries will be judged and critiqued live on stream, tonight at 9:00pm Central Daylight Time on the FaunaFocus Twitch Stream Team Page. We hope to see you all there, cheering on all the contestants and their artworks!

Participate in FaunaFocus by downloading and printing aardwolf-themed coloring pages! Download two different aardwolf designs in either .png or .psd format on the May 2017 FaunaFocus page, a hub for Aardwolf research, media, and discovery. Use any style and medium and let your creativity flourish! Don’t forget to share your colored creations on social media with the hashtag #FaunaFocus! View Coloring Pages

May 2017: Aardwolf, Proteles cristata

The month of May has begun, and with it comes the official launch of FaunaFocus! This month’s featured animal species is the Aardwolf, a member of the Hyaenidae family.

The FaunaFocus Twitch Stream Team is live! Request an invite if you are interested in joining the team. Anyone with a Twitch username is welcome to join, whether you broadcast or not. All that’s required is an interest in wildlife! Once an invite has been sent, accept it in your Twitch Channel Settings. Upon joining the Stream Team, you will receive the “Twitch Stream Team” role in the FaunaFocus Discord Server and have… Read More

Which animal species will become our first #FaunaFocus for the month of May 2017?! Check out the May 2017 #FaunaFocus Poll where you can vote for multiple animals and even add your own species idea. Feel free to share the poll and campaign for your favorite species!