Cave Microorganisms: Unveiling the Secrets of Life in the Darkness

Caves are one of the most mysterious and fascinating environments on Earth. They are home to a diverse range of microorganisms that have adapted to living in complete darkness, with limited resources and extreme conditions. These microorganisms have evolved unique survival strategies that have yet to be fully understood. Understanding cave microorganisms is crucial for unlocking the secrets of life […]

White Nose Disease in Bats: What You Need to Know and How to Help

Bats serve a vital role in nature. When a disease, like an emergent disease of White Nose Syndrome, takes a hold of a colony of bats, the entire ecosystem is affected.   According to the National Park Service, a single bat can eat up to 1,200 insects, including mosquitos in one night. Figure a typical bat-house colony has up to 200 bats, that […]

Interesting Facts About Bats: Awesome Creatures of the Night

Bats are one of the most misunderstood animals in our world, with bats being seen as evil creatures and carriers of disease. This is not true. Bat facts: bats are amazing animals that play an important role in many ecosystems around the world. Here are some facts about bats which will hopefully change your mind! Interesting Bat Facts Contrary to […]

All You Could Want to Know about Stonefish

Stonefish are a type of fish that live in the waters near Australia and Papua New Guinea. Stonefish can be found on the bottom of reefs, but will also come up to feed at night. They are the most venomous fish known. Stonefish have one of the most painful venomous stings in the world because their spines contain neurotoxins, which […]

Cave Dwellers: Cave Wildlife 101

Caves are home to some of the most unique and interesting animals in the world. Animals that live in caves have evolved over time, living their entire lives without seeing sunlight or breathing fresh air. These cave dwellers do not only survive on what they find inside the cave, but also from a diet rich with guano deposits left by […]