Top 10 Most Venomous Animals

A quick glance at our glossary will tell you that venom is administered differently to poison even though they are both toxins and might actually end up harming you in the same way. Venomous creatures will bite you, sting you, or inject you with its toxins in order to cause you all manner of harm, including paralysis, stopping you breathing, mess up your blood and cell damage. Venomous creatures are predators and therefore have one purpose: to kill.

Duck Billed Platypus

Platypus

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News: Some Encouraging Signs from the Northern White Rhinos

It has been a while since we sent news from the Ol Pejeta Conservancy and the northern white rhinos. We decided that, instead of reporting on the same thing every two weeks, we would wait until there was some significant news to share with you. And we are happy to say that there are some encouraging signs coming from our northern white rhinos.

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News: New carnivorous mammal species found in Madagascar

A new species of carnivorous mammal has been discovered in Madagascar.

The mongoose-like creature has been called Durrell’s vontsira (Salanoia durrelli) in honour of conservationist Gerald Durrell.

New Mammal Species

New Carnivorous Mammal Species

Scientists found the creature in the wetlands of Lake Alaotra, the largest lake in Madagascar.

Read more about this at the BBC website >