The Scottish Government has ruled that the Saltire should, where possible, fly on all its buildings every day from 8am until sunset. An exception is made for United Kingdom “national days”, when on buildings where only one flagpole is present the Saltire shall be lowered and replaced with the UnionRead More →

The term “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb” comes from folklore. Many believed that if the month of March started off with cold, stormy weather, then it would end on a pleasant and warm note. … March doesn’t always come in like a lionRead More →

Foxes are members of the dog family. A female fox is called a “vixen”, a male fox is called a “dog fox” or a “tod” and baby foxes are called “pups”, “kits” or “cubs”. A group of foxes is called a “skulk” or a “leash”. What baby animal is calledRead More →

THE OSTRICH, the world’s largest living bird, is also the fastest runner on two legs. In short bursts, a lion or a cheetah can overtake it. But an ostrich can motor for 10 miles straight at a steady 30 miles an hour—faster than Lance Armstrong in a time trial. DoRead More →

The short answer is, probably not. Unless your cat has a matted coat, haircuts are usually unnecessary. It is a good idea, however, to groom your cat regularly as recommended by your veterinarian for your specific breed. … If you do decide to give your cat a haircut, leave itRead More →

The Griffin is a mythical creature known as a half-eagle, half-lion in various cultures. In legends and folklore, the beast guards the gold of the kings, as well as other priceless possessions. Do all Griffins have wings? The Griffin is usually depicted with four legs, wings and a beak. ItsRead More →

If there’s a fight, the tiger will win, every time.” … A tiger is generally physically larger than a lion. Most experts would favor a Siberian and Bengal tiger over an African lion.” Which is heavier lion or tiger? The Amur or Siberian tiger is the largest subspecies of theRead More →

“The Lion King” was based on Shakespeare’s tragedy “Hamlet,” and the characters Timon and Pumbaa were based on the “Hamlet” characters Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, childhood friends of the Danish prince. Are Timon and Pumbaa a couple? Billy Eichner: Timon and Pumbaa are not a couple Reflecting on the famously closeRead More →

​Conservation Status and Threats The black lion tamarin is considered to be one of the rarest and most endangered primate species on the planet. The International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of Endangered Species lists the black lion tamarin as Endangered (IUCN, 2020). Is a lion tamarin aRead More →

Lions hunted wild horses in North America for millions of years, and they still do. Biologists studying mustangs have had their research upended by lions eating their subjects. One University of Nevada study found that in several mountain ranges of the state, horses made up the majority of lion’s diets.Read More →