Naked Mole Rat

The naked mole rat is a burrowing rodent that originates from East Africa. Despite being rodents they live in a social organisation like ants and wasps. In the wild several dozen rats live together in colonies led by one dominant rat—the queen. As in some insect species, the queen is the only naked mole rat […]

Newt (Spanish ribbed)

The Spanish ribbed newt is also known as the sharp ribbed newt and Iberian ribbed newt. It gets its name from its unusual defence mechanism of using its sharp ribs which can puncture through its sides. It is not restricted to Spain however, but is found in a range of freshwater habits across Spain, Portugal […]