• Przewalski’s Horse

    Przewalski’s horse was considered extinct in the wild until 1996, but due to successful reintroductions, the population currently consists of more than 50 wild mature individuals.

  • Przewalski’s Horse

    Wolves, such as the grey wolf (Canis lupus), and humans prey on Przewalski’s horse.

  • Przewalski’s Horse

    Przewalski’s horse’s tan to reddish brown coloration helps it blend into its grassland and desert habitat.

  • Przewalski’s Horse

    The Przewalski’s horse’s upper and lower incisors are used for cutting vegetation, while its many hypsodont cheek teeth are used for grinding.

  • Przewalski’s Horse

    Although there is currently no use or trade in Przewalski’s horses, there is potential for capture of animals for cross-breeding as racehorses.

  • Przewalski’s Horse

    Lifespan for Przewalski’s horse is 20-25 years.

  • Przewalski’s Horse

    Although, historically, Przewalski’s horse has declined drastically because of excessive hunting for meat, hunting has been prohibited since 1930 and is not currently a threat.

  • Przewalski’s Horse

    After sexual maturity, female Przewalski’s horses remain in the herd, but males are driven away to live in bachelor groups before establishing or stealing their own harems.

  • Przewalski’s Horse

    Unlike domestic horses, Przewalski’s horse sheds the hairs on its tail and mane in the summer all at once before growing a denser coat in the winter.

  • Przewalski’s Horse

    Przewalski’s horse mating and birth occurs in the same season, since females come into heat seven to eight days after giving birth.

Silverstone’s Poison Frog (Ameerega silverstonei)

Danji Isthmus

Do you think you know the gerenuk? Test your knowledge of gerenuk FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

Gerenuk (Litocranius walleri)

FaunaFocus raised $1,041.82 for the American Eagle Foundation‘s National American Bald Eagle Day campaign benefitting the bald eagle and other birds of prey.

Do you think you know the bald eagle? Test your knowledge of bald eagle FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

Sarah

This month, FaunaFocus is celebrating National American Eagle Day by collaborating with the American Eagle Foundation (AEF) and hosting another 24-hour charity host train in order to help conserve birds of prey around the world, including this month’s featured species, the bald eagle!

This month, FaunaFocus is celebrating National American Eagle Day by collaborating with the American Eagle Foundation (AEF) and hosting another 24-hour charity host train in order to help conserve birds of prey around the world, including this month’s featured species, the bald eagle!

Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

Zoe

Do you think you know the sea otter? Test your knowledge of sea otter FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris)

Sarah

Do you think you know the slender-snouted-crocodile? Test your knowledge of slender-snouted crocodile FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

Slender-Snouted Crocodile (Mecistops cataphractus)

OrangeDrawer

Do you think you know the crested porcupine? Test your knowledge of crested porcupine FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

Crested Porcupine (Hystrix cristata)

Orange

Do you think you know the tiger shark? Test your knowledge of tiger shark FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

Tiger Shark (Galeocerdo cuvier)

Vetrina Nicole Art

With 2019 coming to an end and 2020 starting, the 3rd annual FaunaFocus Holiday Art Trade has concluded! This year, 18 different artists participated, helping to spread cheer throughout the season. Each artist created artwork that featured an animal species requested by another participant, secret Santa style. With a variety of media and styles, it was a pleasure to view each entry and every artist received a surprise gift in return. Thanks… Read More

Do you think you know the red fox? Test your knowledge of red fox FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes)

AmyGorns

Do you think you know the curl-crested araçari? Test your knowledge of curl-crested araçari FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

Curl-Crested Araçari (Pteroglossus beauharnaisii)

Zoe

Do you think you know the barn swallow? Test your knowledge of barn swallow FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

Sarah