Found 41 Articles for Animals

Difference between Tortoise and Turtle

Manisha Shejwal
Updated on 29-Sep-2022 13:33:20
Tortoises and Turtles both belong to class Reptilia of the order Testudines of Animalia kingdom. The word "Testudine" is derived from a Latin word, ‘Testa’, which means shell. Both, tortoises, and turtles have shells on their back to protect them from predators and various threats. They both lay eggs into the burrows. They both apparently look similar, but they have distinctive anatomical features as well as different habitat and behavior. They have been existing on the Earth since 200 million years. Read through this article to find out how turtles are different from tortoises. What is a Tortoise? Tortoise is ... Read More

Difference between Globular and Fibrous Proteins

Manisha Shejwal
Updated on 29-Sep-2022 13:18:00
Proteins are micro-molecules, which perform various functions in the cells of living organism’s body. Proteins are made of amino acid. The shape of a protein molecule is decided by how amino acids are arranged within the molecule. Depending on the gross structure of the protein molecule, the proteins are classified as − Globular proteins Fibrous proteins Read through this article to understand more about each type and the differences between them. Important Properties of Proteins To understand the difference between Globular and Fibrous proteins, first go through the following properties, which are considered as parameters to compare the ... Read More

Difference between Cheetah and Leopard

Manisha Shejwal
Updated on 29-Sep-2022 12:30:21
There are mainly four big cats in the world: Jaguar, Leopard, Lion, Snow Leopard, and Tiger. All big cats roar and no animal can hunt them. Cheetah, Cougar, Lynx, Snow Leopard also belong to Family Felidae, Subfamily Felinae (a group of small to mid-size cats including bigger cats as Cheetah and Cougar), though they don’t roar. Among these cats, Tiger and Snow Leopard are related closely whereas Lion, Leopard, and Jaguar are related closely. At a quick glance, one may find Cheetah and Leopards the same in appearance but there are different in several ways. Please go through this article ... Read More

Nanosensors – Our Plants and Animals Knows it Long Before

karthikeya Boyini
Updated on 23-Jan-2020 07:35:49
Do you know that the invention of Nanotechnology for which we are patting our back actually exists in our world from the beginning? Yes, some of our plants and animals have that special capability of Nanosensors inbuilt in their body to carry out some special functions? The awesome technology which we discovered recently is not new for them. They have been using the Nanosensors since their creation in this world. They have that special ability to detect the minute particle for which we are taking help of Nanosensors.You may be aware that, Nanosensors are one of the great inventions of ... Read More

What is Whale Island in Washington?

Pratibha A
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25
The San Juan Islands, located to the north of Seattle is the Whale Island in Washington. The best season to watch whales is from April through September.A wide variety of Whales, Sea lions, and Seals lure tourists all over the world to watch some of the breathtaking Pacific Northwest marine wildlife.

Why dinosaurs are known as the ancestors of birds?

Manasa K
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25
The hunt for the ancestors of birds has started when scientists found the fossils of Archaeopteryx in the 1860's. They discovered that the Archaeopteryx was an intermediate between birds and reptiles. After further research, the scientists discovered that birds have evolved from small carnivorous dinosaurs of the Late Jurassic era. This was further supported by the recent discovery of fossils from China, South America etc., Further research showed that bird's specific features like feathers began to emerge long before the evolution of birds. Though birds are much smaller than their dinosaur ancestors, they have a close resemblance to dinosaur embryos. ... Read More

What are the rules to move pets and domestic animals through railways?

Anuradha Nanda
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25
On the onset, travelling with a creature is not a fairly easy task. It involves significant expense, planning, and a lot of bureaucratic scuds. Be prepared to put in considerable effort well in advance to your travel date. I actually don't mean to suppress you but to be honest, it is wearisome and stressful:Pets are allowed to travel with the parent if you book the complete coupe (two seats in First AC and 4 seats in Second AC). If you can afford this, it is the safest and easiest way of travelling with your pet.If you have arranged a pet-box with ... Read More

Are dogs more loyal than cats?Jusify

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Yes, dogs are far more loyal, helpful, obedient, caring and affectionate than cats. This is because cats don't care: they only want you for food and that's about it. I remember when I was reluctant to buy a dog as a pet, my sister who already owns a pet dog told me, “A dog is a family, a cat is merely a pet”. How correct she was!My ExperienceWithin these a few months with my pet, I realized dogs actually help we humans in daily life from helping the disabled and to simple things like fetching the newspaper in the morning ... Read More

Why is cobra snake extremely dangerous?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Snakes are one of the most dangerous reptiles on the planet and Cobras, belonging to the family of Elapids are extremely menacing. Take “The Northern Philippine Cobra ” into consideration which can spread its venom up to three meters with precision. Commonly, rice farmers become their prey. The harmfulness of these creatures along with their deadly and horrific view makes them extremely dangerous.Another typical cobra that can even extend to 18 meters in length is the King Cobra. This infernal serpent is the world’s longest venomous snake and is extremely terrific in its visage. This statistics itself is frightening. The ... Read More

What is Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book all about?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
The Jungle book is not only loved by children I think it's a favorite book of all us. There have been so many film adaptations made of the book and they all could not do complete justice to this magnum opus of Rudyard Kipling. It was written and published in 1894 and is a famous work of fiction of 112 pages. In fact, the first film on Jungle book was released in 1994.StoryKipling tells the story of little Mowgli, who falls into the hands of a pack of wolves who raise him as their own child in a jungle. As ... Read More