Tag: North America

Owls that live in the ground?!

Everybody knows that owls fly around at night and build their nests in trees, right?  Torotoroka scops-owl (Otus madagascariensis) in Madagascar. Image by Rhett A. Butler. Spotted owlet rests in a tree in India’s Keoladeo National Park. Image by Manon Verchot. Have you ever heard…

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The cheetahs of America?

By David Brown* A big cat zipped through the plains chasing an antelope. This cat was built for speed. It had a small head and long legs for making great strides. Exhausted from the chase, the cat sought out the shade of a cave. Unfortunately…

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