Explore the Outdoors!

Category: Animals

Here, I write about animals and their small curiosities, feeding habits, and their role in the ecosystem!

  • Could Groundhogs Eat Snakes?

    Could Groundhogs Eat Snakes?

    Groundhogs, also known as woodchucks, are large rodents that are native to North America. They are known for their burrowing abilities, and are often found living in underground tunnels. Groundhogs primarily consume a herbivorous diet consisting of plants, grasses, and fruits. However, they may occasionally eat small insects and grubs. It is highly unlikely for…

  • Do Groundhogs Eat Tomato Plants?

    Do Groundhogs Eat Tomato Plants?

    As a passionate gardener, I always have my eyes on my precious tomato plants. They are my pride and joy, and I take care of them as if they were my own children. However, I have been hearing some rumours about groundhogs and their love for tomato plants – is it tru? Yes! Groundhogs do…

  • Do Groundhogs Eat Cat Food?

    Do Groundhogs Eat Cat Food?

    As a garden owner, I have always been curious about the eating habits of the wildlife that visit my backyard. One question that has been on my mind lately is whether groundhogs eat cat food. Groundhogs, also known as woodchucks, primarily consume plant-based materials such as grasses, leaves, and fruits. While it is not common…

  • Feasting On Molts: Do Crayfish Eat Their Own Shells?

    Feasting On Molts: Do Crayfish Eat Their Own Shells?

    Do you ever wonder what crayfish do with their old shells when they molt? This article will explore the little-known behavior of crayfish feasting on their molts and the implications it has for their overall health. Yes! Crayfish do eat their own molts and they do so to distract predators and get back crucial nutrients…

  • How Fast Do Crayfish Grow? (Know the facts!)

    How Fast Do Crayfish Grow? (Know the facts!)

    the growth rate of crayfish can vary depending on different factors such as the water temperature, environment, and other factors. In general, it seems that crayfish can grow quite quickly under ideal conditions. Crawfish hatched in late fall can grow to a harvestable size in 4-5 months, while in ideal conditions, they can reach full…

  • Do Groundhogs Eat Chickens? (You’ll be surprised!)

    Do Groundhogs Eat Chickens? (You’ll be surprised!)

    As a backyard gardener and animal lover, I’ve always been curious about the dietary habits of the animals that live in my yard. One question that has always lingered in my mind is whether groundhogs eat chickens. Groundhogs, also known as woodchucks, primarily have a herbivorous diet consisting of plants, grasses, and vegetables. They do…

  • Can You Swim In The Red Sea? (Yes, But Know The Risks!)

    Can You Swim In The Red Sea? (Yes, But Know The Risks!)

    The Red Sea is a beautiful and inviting body of water that can be found along the coastlines of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Sudan, Eritrea and Israel. But before you jump in for an exhilarating swim with your friends or family members. Yes, it is possible to swim in the Red Sea. The Red Sea…

  • Where do Doves Sleep at Night? (Explained!)

    Where do Doves Sleep at Night? (Explained!)

    Doves can be found in a wide array of places. From open savanna and grassland to mountain forests and scrub, they are adaptable creatures. Doves usually sleep in a tree where they can be safe from predators. They may also sleep on the ground if they can find a sheltered spot. Urban and rural environments…

  • Do Groundhogs Eat Apples? (Is it good for them?)

    Do Groundhogs Eat Apples? (Is it good for them?)

    If you’re like most backyard owners, you probably think of groundhogs as little creatures that burrow in your backyard and come out only on occasion to munch on your vegetables and fruits. Yes, groundhogs do eat apples because they are primarily herbivores and they like the sweetness, water content and nutrients found in apples and…

  • Why Do Storks Kill Their Babies? (Are They Evil?)

    Why Do Storks Kill Their Babies? (Are They Evil?)

    Storks are often thought of as symbols of good luck and fertility, with their appearance in mythology and folklore around the world. However, there have been instances of storks killing their own babies, known as infanticide. They do not kill their own offspring for fun or because they are evil birds, but rather to secure…