Category: Creature Features

Creature Features

The truth about sharks

Often misunderstood, and feared – these incredible creatures of the deep need our help. Currently there are 143 sharks on the endangered list and over fishing – mainly for their fins, destruction of their environment and climate change is putting many at critical risk. Sharks are vital for the health of our oceans for lots of… View Article

Creature Features

Not just a pretty face

Orcas or killer whales as they are also known – are not whales. They are actually from the dolphin family. Orcas are apex predators as the only thing that hunts them – sadly – are humans. These incredible and clever mammals have survived by adapting. Orcas can be found in every ocean on earth (they… View Article

Creature Features

Tiny but mighty

Redback spiders have a deadly reputation for a good reason. These spiders are highly venomous, a single bite will cause intense pain – sometimes for days, sweating, headaches and vomiting. It is unlikely to be lethal, but always best to get medical advice immediately. In Australia around 2,000 people a year are bitten by redbacks…. View Article