Reindeer pelt consists of a dense woolly undercoat and longer-haired overcoat consisting of hollow, air-filled hairs. This 5cm thick layer is one of the best insulators among mammal fur. They have relatively short ears, tails and legs which reduces the amount of body heat lost. The colour of the fur coat varies but it is […]

Ratsnake (Red-tailed green ratsnake)

These snakes are diurnal (day active) and primarily arboreal (tree living). The green colouration offers camouflage that makes them almost invisible in the treetops when they are hunting, Prey is constricted before ingestion while the tail is anchored around a branch.They feed mostly on birds, and their eggs and nestlings, and also eat frogs, lizards […]