Did you know green anacondas eat their prey whole? For larger prey, the green anaconda can unhinge its jaw to stretch its mouth around the body.Learn more!
Bottlenose dolphins are excellent swimmers, reaching speeds up to 35 km/h (22 mph) and diving as deep as 915 m (3000 ft.). In fact, bottlenose dolphins start swimming in their mother's womb before they're even born!
Living in the grasslands, scrub, and open woodlands of sub-Saharan Africa, the lion is the second largest cat in the world. It is dwarfed slightly by the tiger, which is closely related and has a very similar body type.
Accelerating from 0 to 96 km/h (60 mph) in three seconds, the cheetah is the world's fastest land mammal. They inhabit the grasslands of eastern, central, and southwestern Africa, as well as a small portion of Iran.
With a wingspan reaching 3 meters (10 ft.) long, the California condor is the largest flying bird in North America. Soaring on thermal air currents, California condors can reach speeds of 88 km/h (55mph) and altitudes of 4,600 m (15,000 ft.).