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Dr. John Arthur

Dr. John Arthur is a veterinarian and animal behaviorist. He graduated from Oregon State University in 2005 and has over 15 years of experience working with animals.

3 Places With Finger Monkeys For Sale In Texas

Finger monkeys, also known as pygmy marmosets, are one of the smallest primates in the world. Known for their adorable appearance, playful personalities, and the fact that they can be trained to cling to a finger, they are becoming increasingly popular as exotic pets. In Texas, there are several breeders that offer finger monkeys for …

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Raven Vs Hawk – Who Would Win In A Fight?

Hawks and ravens are natural enemies. One is among the most dangerous predators in the animal kingdom while the other is one of the world’s most intelligent birds.  In an epic raven vs hawk duel, which bird has better odds of winning?  To determine the outcome of this fight, we will use the available information …

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Egret Vs Ibis: What Are The Differences?

Egrets and ibises are two distinct bird species that are often mistaken for one another due to their similar appearance and habitat preferences. Both species are known for their long legs, long necks, and sharp beaks.  However, there are several key differences between the two species that can be used to distinguish them. This article …

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10 Common Brown Speckled Bird Eggs (Photo ID)

Speckled eggs have tiny irregular spots on their shells to blend better with the environment and help strengthen the egg. Besides those practical adaptations, people love to admire sich eggs for their unique and attractive appearance. Birds get the colors of their eggs from two pigments: protoporphyrin, which produces this reddish-brown color, and biliverdin, which …

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Top 12 Large Birds In Wisconsin (Photos+Size Comparison)

Wisconsin is home to a variety of species, including some very large birds. These birds can be found in various parts of the state, ranging from forests and wetlands to grasslands and open fields.  Some examples of large birds found in Wisconsin include bald eagles, sandhill cranes, ospreys, mute swans, and great blue herons. Here’s …

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10 Most Colorful Birds In Texas (With Photos)

According to the Texas Bird Records Committee (TBRC), there are over 660 bird species in Texas. Plenty of those have colorful plumage that will stun you with their beauty in case you go birdwatching anywhere in the state. Examples of colorful birds in Texas include wood ducks, painted buntings, green jays, prothonotary warblers, and many …

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All 8 Eagles In Japan (ID Guide With Photos)

Japan has a very rich avifauna to explore – there are over 720 bird species there. Whether you spot a Japanese eagle in nature or see one in a photo, its powerful hooked beaks, strong legs, and powerful talons won’t leave you indifferent! Examples of eagles in Japan include the crested serpent-eagle, mountain hawk-eagle, greater …

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12 Sparrows With Red Heads (With Photos!)

With over 140 sparrow species in total in the world, many of them are with red coloration on their heads! Examples of sparrows with red heads include the chipping sparrow, cinnamon ibon, chestnut sparrow, tepui brushfinch, russet sparrow, and many others. Brilliant red colors on their heads are not just accidental, they serve a purpose. …

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