Mammoth vs Mastodon Differences and Comparison

mammoth vs mastodon

Overview: Mammoth vs Mastodon Mammoths belong to the proboscideans order of the trucked mammals; they are species of extinct elephantid genus Mammuthus.  Mammoths were enormous; they had long-curved tusks, furry long hairs. Mastodons also belong to proboscideans order and are species of extinct genus Mammut’s. Mastodons were similar in size to elephants but had large … Read more

Allosaurus vs Tyrannosaurus Differences and Comparison

tyrannosaurus vs allosaurus

Overview: Allosaurus vs Tyrannosaurus Allosaurus and Tyrannosaurus are the most famous and widely known carnivorous dinosaurs. Although both belong to different periods, Allosaurus belonged to the late Jurassic period and existed before 150-155 million years ago. Tyrannosaurus is also known as T-Rex existed in the upper cretaceous period, lived about 65-67 million years ago; it … Read more

Octopus vs Squid Differences and Comparison

Overview: Octopus Vs Squid Octopus and squid both belong to the Cephalopod family of aquatic animals and almost looks like. Cephalopod means ‘head footed’ referring to the animals which have their arms/legs directly attached to their heads. However, both are very different when it comes to physical traits, behavioural characteristics, habitat etc. Let’s know about … Read more

Turtle vs Tortoise Differences and Comparison

tortoise vs turtle vs terrapin

Overview: Turtle Vs Tortoise Vs Terrapin Turtle and Tortoise are often used as interchangeable words but they both belong to wholly different animals. Turtles and Tortoises are hard-shelled reptiles of the Testudines order but belong to different families. The major dissimilarity between these two is that turtles live in water (most of the time) whereas … Read more

Alligator vs Crocodile vs Gharial vs Caiman

Are they alligators? Are they crocodiles? Are they dinosaurs? Well, gharials gavials (Gavialis gangeticus) are none of these things.Many people are unaware about the visible differences between crocodiles, alligators and gharial they use any of the three words for any large-toothed aquatic reptile. Despite some similarities, all three reptiles do not look the same nor … Read more

Dog vs Wolf Differences and Comparison

Greay wolf vs dog

Overview: Dog vs Wolf Some people may get surprised to know that dogs and wolves share the same ancestral species of an extinct wolf. Both dogs and wolves belongs to the Canidae family and share 98.8% of the DNA. They look alike but have different proclivity, temperament, attacking skills, etc. Dogs are known as “best … Read more