There are 217 registered breeds of dogs - the most widely abundant omnivore on the planet. A dog's sense of smell is 40 times as sensitive as humans. More fun dog facts here! Read more


There are six species of wild deer in the UK. Stags use their antlers to fend off competing males during the 'rut'. Harry Potter used a stag patronus to fend off evil. More fun deer facts here! Read more


Badgers can reach speeds of 30km per hour. They used to be called 'brock', which is also the name of a character in the Pokemon TV series. More fun badger facts here! Read more

Partridges & Pheasants

Did you know pheasants can reach 89cm in length? And partridges don't live in pear trees? Find out more here! Read more


Red grouse are only found in the British Isles. To grouse means to have a moan. Find out more fun grouse facts here! Read more


Bulls have four stomachs and don't get angry when they see the colour red! Find out more fun bull facts here! Read more


Female horses, called mares, carry their young for approximately 11 months, and a young horse, called a foal, can stand shortly following birth. More horse facts and info here! Read more


In North American Northwest Coast legends, Mink is portrayed as an irreverent trickster and troublemaker. In some tribes, Mink is often considered a lucky animal. Click here for more mink facts! Read more


The mallard - the most common duck in the UK, is best known for its familiar 'quack'. More fun mallard facts here! Read more


Hares live above ground in nests, not underground like rabbits. They can reach speeds of up to 56km per hour, but that didn't stop one losing a race to a tortoise... More fun hare facts here! Read more


Foxes use 28 different vocal calls to communicate, and often form a pair that lasts for life. Foxes wag their tails to greet family members - just like dogs. More fox facts here! Read more