The warthog wild pig can live in the dry season for months without drinking any water.
Females of the Awa tribe in Brazilian jungle breast feed orphaned monkeys found in the jungle. Once big enough, they are released in the wild.
Grass is the most successful plant in the world covering more than 25% of land on Earth. It feeds more wild life than any other plant.
Antarctica is the biggest desert on Earth. A desert is an area which receives less than 10 inches (250 millimeters) of rain per year, regardless of temperature.
Eremologists study things in deserts, such as desert plants and animals. Enigmatology is the study of Puzzles. Fromology is the study of cheese.
Small song and swallow birds fly for two days across the Sahara desert every year to reach their breeding ground in Europe.
Silver ants reflect light, allowing them to be the only creatures active during peak hot hours in the Sahara desert. Their reflective skin allows them to stay in the sun up to 10 minutes at a time.
The Sahara desert is commonly thought to be made up of mostly sand, when in fact sand barely covers 15% of this massive area. The rest is covered by rock and mountainous terrain.
More than 1.6 million trees are cut down every day to fuel the tobacco industry. Burning wood is used to dry the tobacco leaves. On average, one tree is cut down for every 300 cigarettes.
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