Most Popular Animals

Most Popular Animals

1 . Bison

Though it was the 129th most searched animal in 2014, the bison made the list of top 10 trending animals for the year. The American bison was almost hunted to extinction in the 1800

2 . Dolphin

Highly intelligent animals, dolphins are also very social they will help sick or injured members of their pod come to the surface for air and can even switch between pods.

3 . Eagle

Though Americans are most familiar with the bald eagle, there are about 60 species of eagle in the world, mostly in Eurasia and Africa with 44 species. North America only has two resident eagle species; the Bald Eagle and the Golden Eagle.

4 . Pony

A pony is a small horse but, contrary to popular thought, is not a baby or young horse. These horses likely developed their shorter legs, thicker manes, and smaller statures due to living on the fringes of livable horse habitat.

5 . Ape

The easiest way to differentiate an ape from a monkey is to look at its backside: apes have no tails. The great ape branch of the family in Africa is mostly threatened today due to the Ebola virus.

6 . Lobster

At the far end of the top 20 most popular animals on Google, the lobster can live up to 70 years old. Unlike us humans, lobsters don

7 . Monkey

Monkeys are distinguishable from other primates by their tails and dry noses. Capuchin monkeys are sometimes trained as service animals to help with feeding and personal care for quadriplegics and other people with mobility impairments.

8 . Cow

Sacred to Hindus, the cow is one of the most common types of livestock in the world. Bulls and other cattle are commonly thought to be angered by the colour red, however cattle are red green colour blind and can

9 . Deer

Native to all continents except Australia and Antarctica, the deer is widespread except in Africa where there is only one indigenous species: the Barbary stag. Other than the Chinese water deer, all male deer (and both sexes of reindeer) have antlers.

10 . Duck

The feathered birds inhabiting much of our waterways, ducks are, in most cases, monogamous but only for a year after the young are grown the couple often splits. The word duck originates from the Old English word *d?ce meaning diver .