wildlife

Black Fairy Hairstreak

Black Fairy Hairstreak

Black Fairy Hairstreak There are 45 members of the genus Hypolycaena or Fairy Hairstreak, of which 22 are found in the Afrotropical region, 1 in the Holarctic region ( China ), and 18 in the Oriental region. In the Australian region a further 4 species are found, but they differ in certain ways from other Hypolycaena species, so a new ...

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Pygmy Marmosets

Pygmy Marmosets

Pygmy Marmosets Pygmy marmoset is a type of primate that is best known as the smallest monkey in the world. It can be found in Brazil, Peru, Columbia and Ecuador. Pygmy marmosets live in dense, tropical rainforests, lowland forests and areas that are flooded for more than three months during the year. Number of pygmy marmosets in the wild is ...

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Japanese Dwarf Flying Squirrels

Japanese Dwarf Flying Squirrels

Japanese Dwarf Flying Squirrels These critters are a part of the flying squirrels group, and they are undeniably the cutest squirrels ever! Their small size, combined with their nocturnal nature.They can fly like Superman, and run and dart like Flash to avoid being caught by predators and although they are rare, they were quite popular in the pet trade. Classification ...

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The Coconut OCTOPUS

The Coconut OCTOPUS

The Coconut OCTOPUS The coconut octopus , also known as Amphioctopus marginatus  and veined octopus, is a medium-sized cephalopod belonging to the genus Amphioctopus. It is found in tropical waters of the western Pacific Ocean. It commonly preys upon shrimp, crabs, and clams, and displays unusual behaviour, including bipedal walking and gathering and using coconut shells and seashells for shelter. ...

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Rainbow Bee Eater

Rainbow Bee Eater

Rainbow Bee Eater The Rainbow Bee Eater is a very colourful member of the bee eating family Meropidae and the only member of this family to be found in Australia.The Rainbow Bee Eater’s range includes throughout mainland Australia, as well as eastern Indonesia, New Guinea and, rarely, the Solomon Islands. Rainbow Bee Eater Characteristics The Rainbow Bee Eater is a ...

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10 Facts about Mountain Bluebird

10 Facts about Mountain Bluebird

10 Facts about Mountain Bluebird Bluebirds are found throughout North America including the Eastern, Western and Mountain Bluebirds.Habitat and nest cavities had been disappearing for many years, but bluebirds have made an incredible come back due to thousands of bluebird nest boxes being installed across the country. 1.According to the statistics from the Breeding Bird Survey, survey-wide estimates of the ...

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5 Flashy Facts About Peacock Spiders

5 Flashy Facts About Peacock Spiders

5 Flashy Facts About Peacock Spiders If you don’t think of spiders as cute and cuddly, then you’ve never met Peacock Spiders.these are some interesting facts about peacock spiders. 1. They’re small, but they’re scrappy. Peacock spiders packed with a whole lot of swagger into a teeny-tiny package. The biggest Maratus species can reach 0.3 inches—about the size of a ...

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African Pygmy Hedgehog

African Pygmy Hedgehog

African Pygmy Hedgehog You probably have seen this cute animal before. African Pygmy Hedgehog are the most adorable members the family Erinaceidae (mostly hedgehogs), even though it is filled with cute critters. African pygmy hedgehog, is a species of hedgehog found throughout much of central and eastern Africa. Hedgehog is an oval-bodied animal between 15 and 25 centimetres in length ...

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Pink Fairy Armadillo

Pink Fairy Armadillo

Pink Fairy Armadillo The pink fairy armadillo or pichiciego is the smallest species of armadillo. This desert-adapted animal is regularly found in central Argentina at sandy plains, dunes, and scrubby grasslands. Pink fairy armadillos have small eyes, silky yellowish white fur, and a flexible dorsal shell that is solely attached to its body by a thin dorsal membrane. The pink ...

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Borzoi

Borzoi

Borzoi The Borzoi is a domestic breed of dog and is called as the Russian wolfhound. Descended from dogs brought to Russia from central Asian countries, it is similar in shape to a greyhound and is also a member of the sighthound family. The system by which Russians over the ages named their sighthounds was a series of descriptive terms, ...

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