Giant Panda Facts

Giant Panda Profile The Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) is known by a couple of names including simply Panda, Great Panda, and Panda Bear. It is a bear that is famous for its love of bamboo, and native to selected mountain ranges located in southwestern China. Giant Panda Facts Overview Habitat: Mountain Ranges & Forests Location: South Central China Lifespan: 14 – 30 Years […]

Gorilla Facts

Gorilla Profile Gorillas are part of the great ape family, which includes orangutans, bonobos and chimpanzees. They are predominantly ground dwelling, and inhabit forests located in numerous countries in central Africa. Gorillas are third in line as the closest relatives to the human. Chimpanzees take first place followed by bonobos. They are the largest living primates today. Gorilla Facts Overview Habitat: […]

Hippopotamus Facts

Hippo Profile The hippopotamus, or hippo, is native to sub-Saharan Africa and is a large, mostly herbivorous mammal. The name hippopotamus comes from an ancient Greek word that translates to mean ‘river horse’ and the hippo is the third-largest land mammal following the elephant and rhinoceros. Hippo Facts Overview Habitat: Rivers, lakes & mangrove swamps Location: sub-Saharan Africa Lifespan: 40 – […]