The animal world is dominated by the most colourful colours and the strangest and most interesting shapes. However, there are also specimens that can change their physical conformation so much that they are practically unrecognisable.
These transformations can be instantaneous or can take weeks or even several years to complete. All, however, have a purpose. Some serve to defend themselves from predators, or to better adapt to their surroundings, or even to attract a partner to mate.
The wonders of nature are yet to be discovered in their entirety, but in the meantime, take a good look at how some animals are able to... change themselves.
It is not uncommon for a dog to shake and the factors that can trigger tremor are many and varied.
While the dog may often shake for emotional reasons, it is also true that the tremor may be linked to some illness. Therefore, one should never underestimate this 'symptom' and one should pay attention if it is frequent and/or long-lasting.
Analysing the context can undoubtedly help to understand why the dog is shaking and to react accordingly, in order to try to establish whether or not action needs to be taken in consultation with a veterinarian.
The companionship of a dog is unique because it gives so much affection in a relatively short time compared to human life.
In fact, the average dog can accompany its owners for about ten years, but its life expectancy varies from breed to breed, but also according to various subjective factors.
A study conducted by the National Taiwan University and the Royal Veterinary College, published in the journal 'Scientific Reports', has revealed which dogs live the longest.
So particular and colorful that they do not seem real: some animals, both terrestrial and marine, have particular colors, bright and varied, which make them unique.
Color is a fundamental element in nature, in particular as a means of communication: it can be used to warn of one's dangerousness, to disguise oneself and hide from predators, to imitate another species or even to find a partner!
Here are some of the most colorful animals on land (and in the sea)!
Bathing a cat that hates water is by no means easy, those who love cats know this.
For this reason, in this photo gallery we will explore different strategies and approaches to help cats with a strong aversion to water to enjoy a proper and comfortable cleanliness.
You will discover gentle methods, practical tips and alternative solutions for managing the cleaning of cats that prefer to avoid contact with water: a respectful and relaxing approach to ensure the well-being and hygiene of your beloved feline friend.
In this article we will explore seven amazing animals that have a short but intense life, as reported by the portal "animalpedia.it".
These animals, including insects, fish and amphibians, are characterized by a short but intense life cycle, which includes reproduction, growth and death in a very short period of time. Each of these animals has a unique history and a number of adaptations that help them survive and thrive despite their short life.
Through this photo gallery, we will find out more about these extraordinary animals and how long their lives last on average.
How to entertain our 4-legged friends when they stay at home?
Sometimes we are forced to leave our furry friends at home, but what do they do when we are not there? Boredom can sometimes take over and those who pay the price are furniture, shoes, slippers, in short, everything that happens within range can be, bitten, eaten, etc.
In this gallery we give you some tips to entertain your dogs, let's discover them together.
If you are one of those people who always seem to be the favourite target of these pesky insects, then this photo gallery might offer you some interesting answers.
Mosquitoes are blood-hungry creatures that are able to locate their prey through a combination of biological and behavioural factors. In this photogallery, we explore six surprising reasons why you might be the mosquitoes' preferred choice, reported by the Houston Methodist.
Through informative insights, we will uncover genetic characteristics, scents, daily habits, and more to understand what makes mosquitoes attracted to you over someone else. Prepare to be amazed and gain greater awareness of this annoying phenomenon.
Anyone who is used to wandering in the woods and mountains knows that encountering a wild bear is a very unlikely experience. Bears are often frightened of humans and do not approach them, but if this should happen, what should one do?
Recently, in Italy, a boy unfortunately died as a result of a wild bear attack, but this is a rather rare and dramatic event. In any case, one can never be too careful, and it could be very helpful to know what to do in the event of an encounter with a bear, especially if you are out and about alone.
The US government has long since issued general guidelines on how to behave and how to react in the event of a close encounter with this huge animal, which is often just curious, but sometimes also very dangerous if certain rules are not followed.
Rabbits are animals in many households because they are affectionate and sociable. This is why many people are used to dealing with them and will certainly know many of their habits.
Nevertheless, there may be curiosities that many people do not know about these cuddly, fearful animals. Rabbits are animals that are easily frightened, that always remain on their toes and that like to behave in particular ways when they decide it is time to rest.
We present five curiosities about this friendly and sociable animal. Discover them in the gallery.
Bioluminescence is a phenomenon whereby living organisms emit light through special chemical reactions, in the course of which chemical energy is converted into light energy.
The spectacle of bioluminescence is unique and is practised by both plants, land and sea animals for various reasons, from hunting for prey to finding a breeding partner.
Here are some of the animals that exploit bioluminescence, creating magnificent plays of light.
If you live in Australia, you already know everything. If, on the other hand, you are lucky enough to live in a place where every animal species does not try to kill you, then you will find it interesting to know which are the most venomous animals in the world according to the Guinness World Record 2023.
Obviously, these are not specimens you can encounter while walking around the country with friends, but you should be especially careful: knowing how to recognise them is very important, because it could save your life. For each species, we have also indicated the poison index, so that you can make the necessary comparisons.
Dive into this review of horrors with us - have fun.
Humans spend hours and hours of their time in the gym to strengthen their muscles: there are, however, animals that, by nature, have incredible strength.
In this case, one does not consider strength in an absolute sense: it would not make sense, as some larger animals would inevitably be classified as stronger. Instead, one must take into account the animals that are able to undergo the greatest physical exertion in relation to their weight and size.
Here are some of the strongest animals on the planet!