In the December/January 2017 Issue 50 Wild FactsBy Celebrate Ranger Rick’s birthday with one amazing animal fact for each year the magazine’s been around! “50 Wild Facts” originally appeared in the December/January 2017 issue of Ranger Rick magazine. Animal Stories Collections More Animal Stories Animal Stories Orangutans September 16, 2018 BC Developer Animal Stories, Mammals Comments Off on Orangutans You’ll go ape over these 12 cool orangutan facts! … Animal Stories Midnight Snackers September 15, 2018 BC Developer Animal Stories, Fish Comments Off on Midnight Snackers Nighttime is the right time to photograph these hungry creatures from the deep. … Animal Stories Hog-Nosed Snakes September 14, 2018 BC Developer Animal Stories, Reptiles Comments Off on Hog-Nosed Snakes A snake is a snake, right? Don’t be so sure. THIS snake often pretends to be something else altogether! … Animal Stories Fear in Animals September 13, 2018 BC Developer Animal Stories, Collections Comments Off on Fear in Animals When an animal—even you!—is scared, there’s usually no hiding it. But fear not: Showing fear is normal, natural, and even helpful. … Animal Stories Camels August 19, 2018 BC Developer Animal Stories, Mammals Comments Off on Camels A camel may seem to be assembled from a bunch of spare parts. But it’s put together just right for life in the desert! … Animal Stories Colorful Moths August 18, 2018 BC Developer Animal Stories, Creepy Crawlies Comments Off on Colorful Moths Moths are plain and drab, right? Well, for some moths, that’s a myth! … Animal Stories Saving the Fishing Cat August 7, 2018 BC Developer Animal Stories, Mammals Comments Off on Saving the Fishing Cat No one knows for sure how many of these water-loving cats are prowling through Asian wetlands. But we do know that they need our help. … Animal Stories Gopher Tortoises August 6, 2018 BC Developer Animal Stories, Reptiles Comments Off on Gopher Tortoises Wherever this slow-going reptile lives, you’ll find a wild community full of other “happy campers,” too! … Animal Stories Moose Among Us July 15, 2018 BC Developer Animal Stories, Mammals Comments Off on Moose Among Us A moose is majestic and mighty—but also gawky and a little goofy. No wonder people get so excited when one crosses their path! … Animal Stories 10 Big Surprises About Ladybugs July 14, 2018 BC Developer Animal Stories, Creepy Crawlies Comments Off on 10 Big Surprises About Ladybugs Here are some things you may not know about these colorful cuties. … Animal Stories Backyard Wildlife: Skinks July 5, 2018 BC Developer Animal Stories, Reptiles Comments Off on Backyard Wildlife: Skinks What’s long, scaly, and sleek but not a snake? A skink! … Animal Stories Shorebird SOS July 5, 2018 BC Developer Animal Stories, Birds Comments Off on Shorebird SOS For some snowy plovers, hatching chicks is a hard job. Scientists in California are doing all they can to make it easier for these little birds. … Animal Stories Seas of Grass May 3, 2018 Michele Reyzer Animal Stories, Collections Comments Off on Seas of Grass Welcome to wide-open, windswept spaces covered mostly by grasses! … Animal Stories Crusty Crayfish May 3, 2018 Michele Reyzer Animal Stories, Creepy Crawlies Comments Off on Crusty Crayfish It looks like a lobster, but it’s not a lobster. And it has fish in its name, but it’s not a fish, either. So what exactly is a crayfish? … Animal Stories All Eyes on Eagles May 1, 2018 Michele Reyzer Animal Stories, Birds Comments Off on All Eyes on Eagles What’s that up in the sky? Superman? Nope, it’s something even more awesome—our bold, beautiful national bird! … AmphibiansBirdsCollectionsCreepy CrawliesFishMammalsPrehistoricReptiles This page is available to subscribers. Click here to sign in or get access.