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How Does A Caterpillar Turn Into A Butterfly?

How Does A Caterpillar Turn Into A Butterfly?

Walking through the woods the other day, I noticed many small cocoons on the trees. You may know that a caterpillar turns into a butterfly after a long sleep in its cocoon. Butterflies are flying insects. There are nearly 160,000 species in the world. In this article,...
What Do Squirrels Eat?

What Do Squirrels Eat?

Most people have seen squirrels in their gardens or while on a walk. You may have seen them stealing nuts and bird food from your feeder, but they have a varied diet. Nuts – Walnuts, white oak acorns, hickory nuts, beechnuts Vegetables – Bok choy,...
How Animals Communicate Visually

How Animals Communicate Visually

There are four main ways animals can communicate with other members of their species and even with other species. Being able to warn a predator is undoubtedly a handy advantage, and one of the easiest ways to do this is using visual communication. Animals use visual...
How Animals Communicate Through Sound

How Animals Communicate Through Sound

When we think of sound, we consider many things such as talking, singing, humming, and music. Sound is an integral part of human culture, but animals rely on sound much more than we do. Sound is key to an animal’s survival. Producing and hearing sound helps animals...
Chemical Communication In Animals

Chemical Communication In Animals

One of the four ways that animals communicate is through chemical communication. They do this by using pheromones. A pheromone is a chemical secreted by an animal to trigger a specific reaction from other animals. Invertebrates most commonly use pheromones; however,...
Four Ways That Animals Communicate

Four Ways That Animals Communicate

My dog was barking at my cat earlier today, and although the cat was responding with his best impression, it was clear they weren’t speaking the same language. However, the dog knew that the cat was not in the mood to play, so I wondered how animals communicate...