This is a baby springbuck! Here you can see it take its first steps 4hrs after it was born. In the wild, most animals' ( herbivores' mostly) young can walk almost instantly after birth. This increases their chances of survival drastically seeing as they can the run from predators.
/r/AwwducationalAardwolves are shy and nocturnal, sleeping in underground burrows by day. They have often been mistaken for solitary animals. In fact, they live as monogamous pairs with their young.
/r/AwwducationalEverybody knows that sloths are slow. It's true they possess the lowest metabolic rates of any non-hibernating mammals. But sloths are actually three times faster in water than they are on land
/r/AwwducationalThe Virginia opossum is the only marsupial found in North America. It is rare, but not unheard of, for them to catch rabies and it is believed to be due to their lower body temperatures that cause the virus to not survive
/r/AwwducationalThe komondor is a Hungarian shepherd dog and it's known best for its long, white coat that forms into cords that make it look like a giant, mobile mop. Mark Zuckerberg founder of facebook also have this special mop pet.
/r/AwwducationalCanary Bird mating call
/r/AwwducationalYoung condors are covered with a grayish down until they are almost as large as their parents. They are able to fly after six months, but continue to roost and hunt with their parents until age two, when they are displaced by a new clutch
/r/AwwducationalDespite its nickname being the sea cow, manatees are more closely related to elephants.
/r/AwwducationalFrog All Set For The Mating Season, in April over the main part of their range. The adults congregate in the ponds, where the males compete for females. Frogs are often confused with the toad Bufo bufo, but frogs can easily be distinguished as they have longer legs, hop and have a moist skin.
/r/AwwducationalPikas can adjust their body temperature by changing their posture. These two common postures are referred to as “puff” and “lounge”
/r/AwwducationalThe ‘Antelope Jackrabbit’ has extremely large ears that make up about a third of its total body length. The ears provide excellent hearing and help regulate its body temperature. During winter, these ears are held against the body so they lose less heat to the cold air.
/r/AwwducationalEaster Eggs! (Stick Insect Eggs)
/r/AwwducationalSecretary birds are famous for its snake-stomping legs; a single kick delivered some 195 Newtons of force. They are also famous for their long eyelashes.
/r/AwwducationalFemale vampire bats will regurgitate blood to feed other bats. They've also shown to avoid sharing with bats that have themselves refused to share in the past.
/r/AwwducationalBilbies are vulnerable omnivorous marsupials native to Australia. In Australia, due to the destruction caused by invasive species such as the rabbit, the bilby was adopted as an alternative to the Easter Bunny. The proceeds from Easter Bilby chocolate are used to help save them.
/r/AwwducationalAn adult Golden Bamboo Lemur eats about 500 g (18 oz) of bamboo each day, which contain about twelve times the lethal dose of cyanide for most mammals. It is critically endangered due to hunting and habitat loss.
/r/AwwducationalBoxfish and members of the Ostraciidae family excrete a toxin when stressed called Pahutoxin, so potent that even the most minuscule amount of exposure is more than enough to leave a human morgue-bound and is also toxic to the boxfish itself
/r/AwwducationalThe bison is the largest land animal in North America.
/r/AwwducationalLionesses often synchronize their births, which allows the cubs to suckle indiscriminately and have an equal chance of survival
/r/AwwducationalIceland has only one native mammal - the arctic fox.
/r/AwwducationalCrows exhibit strong behavioral signs of analogical reasoning—the ability to solve puzzles like “bird is to air as fish is to what?” Analogical reasoning is considered to be the pinnacle of cognition and it only develops in humans between the ages of three and four.
/r/AwwducationalWhen penguins fluff their tiny feathers, they release bubbles that reduce the density of the water surrounding them, allowing them to travel quickly underwater
/r/AwwducationalThe fly family Diopsidae is distinguished from most other flies by the possession of "eyestalks": projections from the sides of the head with the eyes at the end.
/r/AwwducationalGiraffes aren't silent, we just can't hear much of their infrasound noises of below 92 Hz. This is the sound of giraffes humming
/r/AwwducationalGymnothorax miliaris or goldentail moray is a generally shy and solitary carnivorous fish with very poor eyesight (it will easily mistake fingers for food and bite you) but some of them have the peculiar characteristic of resembling a ripe banana
/r/AwwducationalThe Bengal Slow Loris or northern slow loris is a strepsirrhine primate and a species of slow loris native to the Indian subcontinent and Indochina. Slender loris is an endangered species while the whole family of slow lorises is critically endangered.
/r/AwwducationalThis is a frog I found on google images. There is nothing to learn here, except now you can appreciate this frog.
/r/AwwducationalThe Hog Deer gets its name from the hog-like manner in which it runs through the forests with its head hung low so that it can duck under obstacles instead of leaping over them like most other deer
/r/AwwducationalSouthern elephant seals are the deepest diving air-breathing non-cetaceans and have been recorded at a maximum of 2,133 m (6,998 ft) in depth
/r/AwwducationalA cat has 32 muscles in each of its outer ears and it can rotate each of its ears independently by as much as 180 degrees