Trivia

Porcupine

Share their parenting chores. Both the female and the male take care of the young, from birth to adulthood.

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Gulo gulo (wolverine)

It may find refuge in rock cracks, in holes left by other animals, in caves, and it also build its own den under the thick snow layer.

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Dioramas


The dioramas in the natural science museums are expositional presentations, ecological and bio-geographical, in which the species of plants and animals are set up in backgrounds and sceneries mimicking their natural life habitat.

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Camels


Camels are animals perfectly adapted to the desert environmental conditions. For example, they lost very few fluids…

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Sturgeons

In Miocene (5-7 million years ago), the mountain elevation separated at the north of the Alps – Carpathian – Himalaya chain (Pyrenees, Alps, Carpathians, Caucasus etc.) a sea water basin called the Sarmatic Sea.

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Tsetse fly and her cousins

How do “fly vampires” act? What organs do they use and how do they suck blood? Proboscis is the specialized organ, the giant horse-fly having six sharp stilettos…

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Carrying one’s house on one’s back

Snails can be found in gardens, lakes, seas and oceans. They belong to a group of animals with soft bodies called the mollusks and they are related to the oysters, mussels and cephalopods.

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Guinea pigs

The scientific denomination of the domestic guinea pig is Cavia porcellus and it is considered to originate from the wild species Cavia tschudii or C. aperea.

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