Because of their wide range, large population and comfort in developed areas, red foxes are the most common animal described as making a sound like a woman screaming. Foxes, fishers, bobcats and cougars also make similar sounds.Know More
Although it is not a normal vocalization for them, terrified or injured rabbits also sometimes give a high-pitched scream. Even fighting raccoons can produce a sound similar to a scream.
Bobcats also have a wide range and are fairly vocal during mating season. Cougars tend to prefer remote areas and tend to be fairly quiet. Fishers are capable of screaming as well, but many of the screams attributed to them are actually from foxes.Learn more about Zoology
An animal that hunts other animals for food is called a carnivore or predator. These animals must kill other smaller animals to feed. Since carnivores must hunt to survive, they use large amounts of energy to obtain their food, and thus they require many calories to stay healthy.Full Answer >
The peregrine falcon, or Falco peregrinus, is the fastest bird and the fastest member of the animal kingdom. When swooping or diving, it reaches speeds of up to 200 miles per hour. It is native to North America and historically known as the duck hawk.Full Answer >
Among the animals whose names start with the letter "n" are the nutria, nyala, nanger, narwhal, needlefish, night sergeant, northern sennet, natal barred blue butterfly, night butterfly and Northern Jungle Queen. Other animals include the nuthatch, nightjar, northern mole cricket, nectar-sucking blister beetle and nine-spotted ladybird beetle.Full Answer >
Maybe we should exchange the phrase "cat nap" for "bat nap." Brown bats sleep an average of 20 hours per day, more than any other animal.Full Answer >