Bald Eagle

What are Birds?

Birds are a diverse group of animals with many distinct traits. Vertebrates (have back bones) Endothermic (warm blooded) Feathers Beak (instead of teeth) Laying of eggs While all modern-day birds have feathers and wings, there are many birds that do not fly. Ostrich (The world’s largest bird that lives on the savannah in Africa) Penguins…

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Buitres leonados (Gyps fulvus)

Scavengers

Most animals in the wild prefer to eat something alive! Whether it’s hunting another animal and getting that fresh meat, or eating some fresh plants and veggies, the food webs of the world are generally made up of living matter. But scavengers have a different agenda! When an animal is a scavenger, it has unique…

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