Most Popular Animals


Bison, once nearly extinct, now trending as a top animal. Commercial raising and meat consumption contribute to their remarkable recovery.


Intelligent and social, dolphins aid their pod members, even switching between pods. Remarkable air-assistance and strong bonds define them.


With 60 species worldwide, eagles dominate Eurasia and Africa, while North America boasts the iconic Bald Eagle and majestic Golden Eagle.


Ponies, not baby horses, are small equines with shorter legs and thicker manes. They adapted to marginal habitats, explaining their smaller size.


Apes lack tails, differentiating them from monkeys. Ebola isn't the main threat to great apes; habitat loss and poaching are.


Lobsters live up to 70 years, stay strong with age, and may become more fertile. Unlike humans, they don't slow down.


Monkeys have tails and dry noses. Capuchin monkeys serve as service animals, aiding quadriplegics with feeding and personal care.


Cows are sacred to Hindus. Bulls are not angered by red, as they are red-green color-blind. Matador's cape makes bulls charge.


Deer are widespread globally, except in Africa. Barbary stag is Africa's only native deer. Most male deer and reindeer have antlers.


Ducks are monogamous for a year, then often split. "Duck" comes from Old English *dūce, meaning "diver".


Rabbits are popular in North America, with over half the global population. Hares are larger, have longer ears, born hairy with good eyesight.