1. Insect Armies! Terrifying Bug Groups Explained

  2. 10 Animals With Hilariously Inaccurate Names

  3. Super Spooky Night Time Words

  4. A Flamboyance of Flamingos and Other Brilliant Bird Groups

  5. Deciduous: Visual Word of the Day

    Pine and fir trees kept their green while their deciduous brothers were a riot of color. — Crickett Starr, Violet Among the Roses Learn more about this Word of the Day here.

  6. Behold, Spider-Man’s Terrifying Cousins

    Arachnophobics beware: Spider-Man's cousins aren't nearly as attractive. (Except for the last one - he's adorable.)

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    What’s the Difference Between a Bunny, a Rabbit and a Hare?

    While the religious contexts of Easter can be well understood, the commercialized variants get a little crazy: an anthropomorphized bunny, baskets, pastel colors and eggs? There’s too much to tackle in that semantic basket, so we’ll answer a different crucial question: what’s the difference between a rabbit, a hare and a bunny? Let’s start with the two that have scientific names. Hares and rabbits are both …

  8. Cleaner Than a Frog’s Armpit: Animal Sayings Worldwide

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    What Exactly Is the Spring Equinox?

    We get pretty excited about the spring equinox bringing us out of winter and officially starting the season of spring. But what exactly is the spring equinox? And does an equinox happen at the start of every season? First, let’s get into the equinox, which actually occurs just twice a year. The word equinox comes from Latin and means “equality of night and day.” So, the …

  10. Time For The Doggone Puppy Bowl

    There are two big games being played on Super Sunday, February 5. For football fans, there’s the Falcons and the Patriots. And for puppy fans, Animal Planet presents Puppy Bowl XIII. Team Ruff tangles with Team Fluff for all the marbles. Or all the dog bones. Many dog references have made their way into everyday speech. For example, when it seems as though everyone is …