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Black Widow Spider

Top 10 Most Deadly Insects in the World

Insects are among the most diverse groups of animals on the planet, including more than a million described species and representing more than half of all known living organisms. The…

Lassie

Top 10 Famous Hollywood Dogs

Over the course of Hollywood’s history, dogs have featured in a huge number of films with many making a huge name for themselves and often receiving their own salary. Here…

Droopy Dog

Top 10 Famous Animated Dogs From TV and Movies

Man’s best friend has taken many forms thanks to an army of dog-loving animators, but who is the ultimate? We count down the top 10 for you here. 10. Odie…

Saltwater Crocodile

Top 10 Largest Crocodiles In The World

It’s hardly surprising that people are afraid of the crocodile. The crocodile is a reptilian predator that’s been around for 83.5 million years. It’s also one of the worst man-eaters…

Southern Cassowary

Top 10 Largest Birds In The World

Giraffes are the tallest animals on land, whales are the largest animal in the sea. Let’s look to the skies for the largest birds. But wait, most of these birds…

Humpback anglerfish

Top 10 Weirdest Fish In The Oceans

It’s been said that man knows less about what lies beneath the surface of Earth’s oceans than he does about outer space and, when you take a look at some…

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Top 10 Scientific Reasons Dogs Are Better Than Cats

Whether a dog-lover or a cat-lover, most people believe that their preferred pet is superior than the other. There are, however, many scientific reasons why dogs are better than cats.…

Labrador Retriever

Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in the USA

There are several remarkable dog breeds in existence, but only a selected few could make the top 10 list. See whether these breeds are the same ones that would make…

Bubbles

Top 10 Famous Animals

10. Laika the Space Dog Laika was originally a stray dog, found roaming in the streets of Moscow, who was one of three trained for the space mission. The name…

Shar Pei

Top 10 Weirdest Looking Dog Breeds

We will not say the following ten dog breeds are ugly, but they are pretty weird looking aren’t they? 10. Löwchen An energetic, affectionate, healthy breed, Löwchens were favoured by…

Golden Eagle

Top 10 Fastest Birds in the World

Until quite recently, the flying speeds of which birds are capable were largely a matter of speculation. Modern technology, such as radar and high-speed cameras, has enabled measurements to be…

Bees

Top 10 Most Beneficial Animals (to Humans)

10. Pigeons photo: Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-R01996 / CC-BY-SA While the pigeon post has mainly fallen out of favour with the advent of satellite and radio transmission, it was of great…

Ostrich

Top 10 Most Extreme Creatures in the Animal Kingdom

10. Ostrich – Biggest and Fastest Land Bird photo: A. Kniesel / Wikicommons Despite its inability to fly, the ostrich is in little danger from predators. Not only can these…

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Top 10 Weird Insect Facts

10. Most Muscular! photo: Lilly M / Wikicommons You may be shocked to learn that most insects have more muscles than humans! We have a mere 639 muscles, while insects…

Ostrich

Top 10 Most Extreme Creatures

10. Ostrich – Biggest and Fastest Land Bird photo: A. Kniesel / Wikicommons Despite its inability to fly, the ostrich is in little danger from predators. Not only can these…

Zebroids

Top 10 Weirdest Real Hybrid Creatures

Humanity has always been enthralled with the idea of mixing things up, creating new and wonderful creatures that will, of course, capture the best qualities of both and stripping out…

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Top 10 Horse Movies

Horses have played a number of important roles throughout human history. As far back as 2,000BC, they were used for transportation and agricultural work, a role they still play today.…

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Top 10 Dog Movies

Dogs are man’s (and woman’s!) best friend. They stick by us through thick and thin, always with feelings of love and joy in their hearts. A lot of films featuring…

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Top 10 Funny Dog Records

The Guinness Book of Records is full of dog records, naturally the largest, smallest and fastest dog are listed, but it doesn’t stop here. Wacky records like the dog with…

Greyhound

Top 10 Fastest Dog Breeds in the World

When considering dog breeds from the point of view of speed, it is not too surprising that all the contenders for the top ten list are big dogs, most of…

Greyhound

Top 10 Fastest Mammals in the World

Until quite recently, it was almost impossible to measure a wild animal’s speed accurately. Modern instruments have removed some of the guesswork, but it is still necessary to get a…