The marvels of human architecture are well-known, but did you know that many animal species have adapted into incredibly resourceful architects as well? They utilize environmental factors to construct clever adobes that provide opportunities for protection, safety, reproduction, and survival. They make ample use of the resources available to them, such as pebbles, twigs, leaves, bottle-caps, straws, and even their own saliva!

This infographic by sheds some light on the clever, enterprising building behaviors of animal species all across the planet.

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Where the Wild Things Live: 20 Amazing Animal Architects



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