50 Fun Facts about your Favorite Fauna

Tania Curry March 3, 2014 1

Lions and whale sharks and bears, oh my! We’ve compiled 50 fascinating facts about five of the most popular wildlife you like to see on our tours: Pandas, whale sharks, lions, polar bears and orangutans.

10 Interesting Facts about Giant Pandas

© Brad Josephs/Natural Habitat Adventures

© Brad Josephs/Natural Habitat Adventures

What do a newborn panda cub and stick of butter have to do with each other? Learn this and other facts about the beloved panda here.

 

10 Fascinating Whale Shark Facts

Photo © Astrid Frisch

Photo © Astrid Frisch

It is thought that whale sharks may have a lifespan of 100 to 150 years. Learn nine other facts about these “gentle giants” here.

 

10 Interesting Facts about Lions

© Richard Field/Natural Habitat Adventures

© Richard Field/Natural Habitat Adventures

Male lions defend the pride’s territory while females do most of the hunting. Despite this, the males eat first.  Learn more facts about lions.

 

10 Wild Facts about Orangutans

© naturepl.com/Edwin Giesbers/WWF-Canon

© naturepl.com/Edwin Giesbers/WWF-Canon

Can you guess what percentage of fruit makes up the orangutan’s diet? Find out here.

 

10 Facts about Polar Bears

© Colin McNulty/Natural Habitat Adventures

© Colin McNulty/Natural Habitat Adventures

The polar bear’s coat has no white pigment—in fact, a polar bear’s skin is black, and its hairs are hollow. Learn more facts about the “King of the Arctic.”

One Comment »

  1. Pollyana Harmon March 16, 2014 at 8:54 pm - Reply

    The photos are beautiful, love them.
    Thanks for sharing.

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