Category: Creature Features

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