The cave lions are distinct and extinct species of cold weather lions. Perfectly preserved samples have been discovered. Will we bring back the cave lions? In time, this could come to pass.
The Prickly Pear cacti are all species in the Opuntia family,and although they look like native plants of the Canary Islands they did not originate there. Prickly Pear cacti all bear edible fruit, just like their name suggests, however, you must be...
European Larch and the Bald Cypress recognizing these trees with the aid of images,text and descriptions. The intention of this series 'A Study of Trees' is to help those interested in trees to identi
Tenerife is a wonderful place in the Canary Islands for anyone interested in botany or herbalism because there is an incredible wealth of medicinal herbs that grow wild on the island. There are endemic species like the Canary Island Sowthistles...
A tropical plant by nature is unrelenting. The heart shape colors are deep red. You can find pink and white ones. Anthurium is a complete flower. They are a sign of everlasting love. Available year round, knowing how to care for them shows your lasting love.
Few people have ever seen a polecat so you might not have noticed this lithe predator bounding back into our countryside after centuries of persecution.
English butterflies looks at some of the common species of butterfly in England including small tortoiseshell, large white, common blue, speckled wood and painted lady. The usual habitat of each butterfly is also described.
Facts about the isolated island state of Madagascar, its unique and fascinating animals like lemurs, chameleons, geckos and frogs.
The Red Fox holds a special place in the hearts of British people. It's a creature that is deeply ingrained in our mythology, which reflects our long love-hate relationship with the species.
Because of its subtropical climate Tenerife is an ideal place for cacti to grow in the Canary Islands. However, it doesn't have any native species, although it does have many endemic succulents and one of these is often mistaken for a cactus. ...