Category Archives: Wildville

Wildville – April 2017

Cape Sundew

Kingdom: Plantae
Angiosperms | Eudicots | Core eudicots Order: Caryophyllales | Family: Droseraceae Genus: Drosera | Species: D. capensis

The majority of plants get all of their nutrients through their roots, which are in soil. All they need is a little sunshine and water. Some plants grow in soil that does not […]

Wildville- March 2017

EUROPEAN BISON

Bison are symbols of the American Midwest, but few people know that there are also bison roaming through the forests of Poland as well. Originally, the European bison lived in forests all over Europe from Russia to Sweden. Unfortunately, the wild European bison were hunted to extinction in 1927. Less than 50 existed, […]

WILDVILLE – FEBRUARY 2017

Animals and How They Prewarn Us of Extreme Weather

Without things like satellites and radar forecasting natural disasters is difficult at best. Earthquakes and tsunamis seem to come out of nowhere, catching people unaware. It is different for animals, though. There are many stories of animals sensing bad weather and other disasters before humans do. […]

Wildville – Puerto Rican Parrot

The Puerto Rican parrot is a beautiful bird native to the islands of Puerto Rico. They are medium sized parrots and absolutely gorgeous birds. Most of their feathers are shades of emerald green with bright blue undersides. Their foreheads are a bright red, and they have white rings around their dark eyes.
In 1968, […]

Wildville – Dog Breeds

DOG BREEDS

Like people, animals are different, too. For example,
there are so many different breeds of dogs in the world that
sometimes it can be hard to believe they are the same species.
They can have different physical traits that are obvious to
see like size, color, hair type and […]

Wildville – Dog Breeds

DOG BREEDS

Like people, animals are different, too. For example,
there are so many different breeds of dogs in the world that
sometimes it can be hard to believe they are the same species.
They can have different physical traits that are obvious to
see like size, color, hair type and […]

Mules That Hauled Canons In The War

A mule is known as a hybrid, which is a fancy way of saying an animal or plant produced from two animals or plants of different kinds. A mule is a mix between a male donkey and a female horse. Mules have been bred by humans for centuries because mules are stronger than horses and […]

Wildville – Service Animals

Animals can do a lot more than look adorable. They also have very important jobs helping people live their lives. Animals that are trained to help people are called service animals. There are several types of service animals. Service dogs are trained to help people with physical disabilities, like helping blind people walk safely around the city. Emotional […]

Deathstalker Scorpions

Deathstalker scorpions are an ancient and dangerous species of arachnids. They have been able to survive as a species for so long because they
are successful and efficient hunters. Their ability to survive is important because their natural habitat is in the deserts like the Sahara Desert. To avoid
the incredible heat of […]

Resplendent Quetzal

The resplendent quetzal is the national bird of Guatemala. It is also considered one of the most beautiful birds in the world. Both the male and the female are brightly colored. The male has a ruby red breast and an emerald green back and head and a long tail. The female has a brown or […]