World frog day

Today is world frog day. There are almost 7000 species of frogs around the world, most of them living in tropical rain forests. The European tree frog can be found across Europe in freshwater habitats. They are a nocturnal species that eats insects and other small creatures. They are quite small, weighing only 8.26 grams,…

World Animal Day :: Dia Mundial do Animal

Every year, since 1931, the World Animal Day is celebrated on October 4th. It’s a day devoted to think about all the animals we share the planet with, and personally, I also see it as a great opportunity to reflect on how my actions impact the planet. I believe that being more mindful and conscious…

Red fox :: Raposa vermelha

Creatureshire is welcoming red foxes. They have been wandering in the hills, playing among the berry bushes and getting to know all sorts of friendly creatures. Their favorite spot seems to be the fence by the chestnut trees, where they meet with other friendly folk from around here. Foxes aren’t entirely new to Creatureshire… they…

Sperm whales :: Cachalotes

At a first glance Sperm whales may seem strange animals, with their large heads and bulky bodies. That, and their large size, is probably one of the reasons why they were seen as sea monsters. Yet, as most whales, they are incredibly social, living in small groups and as they grow older, keeping more to…