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Moths vs butterflies

One of the most basic questions asked about moths is: How is a moth different from a butterfly? The real answer is that all butterflies are specialized moths. Every species of moth and butterfly is a member of the insect group Lepidoptera; another way to…

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Meet the Moth-ers: Jacob from the USA

Who are the Moth-ers? Lovers of moths, that’s who! In this series, we meet some moth-ers from around the world. We’ll learn why moths are interesting and how everyone can enjoy their beauty. Hopefully you’ll be inspired to get outside and go mothing yourself! From…

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Meet the bush dog

Check out these bush dogs caught on camera trap! Get to know me: I am a bush dog (scientific name: Speothos venaticus). I am a canid – a canid is a group of dog-like mammals that includes foxes, wolves, coyotes, jackals, dingoes, and other dog-like species.…

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What is an endemic species?

Endemic species: Plants or animals that occur (are found) only in a restricted location (an area with limited geographic boundaries). Watch this video to learn more! Examples of endemic species featured in the video: Blue-billed curassow, found only in Colombia Caquetá titi monkey, found only…

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Advocating for giraffes

By Mary Dagg, Anne Innis Dagg Foundation Giraffe numbers have declined significantly from the impact of people. People have been hunting them for their bones, skin and meat.   Here are three ways you can help: 1. Tell your family, friends and schoolmates to never…

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