LOS ANGELES, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prepare to go Batty over bat embryos and loony over Googly-eyed snails. You are no longer on Old McDonald's Farm when you enter TheFeaturedCreature.com, a daily offering of some of the coolest, weirdest and just plain interesting animals on our planet.
Founded by Carly Martinetti, a recent UCLA graduate and avid animal lover, the site introduces readers to the unfamiliar world of exotic animals. With humor and insight, Martinetti showcases everything from the strangest dogs to the craziest frogs.
According to The Voice of America, "Visitors to TheFeaturedCreature.com website can find information about some of the strangest and most interesting animals on Earth. Ms. Martinetti says there is more to the animal kingdom than lions, tigers and bears. She wants to help people learn about the millions of little-known species."
Launched in July 2010, TheFeaturedCreature.com shares daily posts with its 60,000+ followers, including information on unusual animals, rare photos and videos selected from Internet sources. It's an ideal approach to teaching young children and students about the wonders of our planet. Popular recent posts on the site range from Tiger Shovelnose Catfish, known for their distinct tiger-like markings and oddly shaped faces, to a snoring hummingbird. Every post brings a witty and insightful perspective to the animals that are featured.
"Part of the success of the blog also belongs to the many reader comments that are shared on the site," says Martinetti. "It's great to read their excitement and wonderment in seeing new and unusual creatures for the first time. That's what continues to motivate me to showcase different animals every day!"
TheFeaturedCreature is the leading blog of its kind featuring little known animal species presented in a light-hearted and entertaining manner. TheFeaturedCreature has more than 60,000 followers, growing everyday from around the world, and is based in Los Angeles, California. For more information, visit www.TheFeaturedCreature.com.