Wildlife

Great Smoky Mountains National Park – wildlife, hiking, peaks, etc

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is located on the border of Tennessee and North Carolina in the southeastern United States. With over 14 million annual visitors, it is by far the most visited National Park in the United States. Established in 1934, the National Park has an area of 522,419 acres (2,114 square kilometers). A …

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Yellowstone National Park – wildlife, photos, lakes, waterfalls, hikes, etc

Yellowstone National Park is one of the most visited National parks in the United States. Spread over an area of 2,219,789 acres, the national park is famous for its wildlife, geysers, hot springs, and other hydrothermal systems. The vast area of the National Park falls in the states of Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho, majorly in …

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King Cobra facts – Size, venom, conservation status, etc

King Cobra is a large venomous snake found in South Asia and Southeast Asia. Because of its size and deadly neurotoxin venom, the King Cobra is one of the most feared snakes, although it is rarely encountered. The following are some interesting facts about the mighty King Cobra. Let’s read. The world’s largest venomous snake …

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Mugger crocodile – characteristics, habitat, population, etc.

The Mugger is a crocodile species native to the Indian subcontinent and Iran. Also known as the Marsh crocodile, it is a medium-sized crocodile with adults reaching a length of up to 4.5 meters (14.7 ft). Characteristics The Mugger crocodiles have a relatively broader snout as compared with other crocodiles. A wider snout is a …

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Gharial – A crocodilian like no other | Gharials in India

A Gharial sunbathing

The gharial is a crocodilian found in the rivers of India, Nepal, and Bangladesh. Also known as the fish-eating crocodile or gavial, it is one of the longest extant crocodilians with a typical length between 10-18 ft. The gharial is classified as critically endangered by the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) and hence …

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The largest snakes in the world | Anaconda, pythons, King Cobra, etc

Snakes are limbless reptiles that are found on every continent except Antarctica (also found in the Indian and the Pacific Oceans). Most snakes do not possess venom and kill their prey through constriction. The largest snakes in the world are all constrictors, either Boa or Python. The following is the list of the largest snakes …

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