Big Horn Sheep

The Brawling Big Horns

February 4, 2017 mammal 0

Why do the Big Horn Sheep brawl like this? It’s about mating rights with the females. The battle between bighorns is quite furious and can last upto 20 hours. The two battling males rush at each other at a combined speed of 40mph, lower their heads, and clash with a […]

The itjaritjari – Marsupial Golden Mole

February 3, 2017 mammal 0

What a curious creature is this Golden Marsupial! It evolved exactly as the moles did in other parts of the world in a very classic form of convergent evolution. This lil’ one feeds on insects, mostly beetle larvae and miller moth larvae. Due to the heat of it’s desert habitation, […]