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Maltipoo

Maltipoo

Maltipoo A Maltipoo is not a recognized pure breed dog, but a hybrid cross between a Maltese and a Poodle. Other names include Maltapo and Maltepoo. The various kennel clubs and breeders associations generally recognize the spelling Maltapoo as being correct. The Maltapoo is a deliberate breeding between the two breeds of dog. The parents are carefully considered and the ...

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The Blue Parrotfish

Blue-Parrotfish

The Blue Parrotfish A member of the parrotfish genus Scarus, blue parrotfish is found on coral reefs in shallow water in the tropical and subtropical parts of the western Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. This fish spends 80% of its time searching for food. The Blue Parrotfish or Scarus coeruleus, is an almost completely bright-blue species of parrot fish ...

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Guinea Pig Breeds

Guinea Pig Breeds

Guinea Pig Breeds There are many breeds of guinea pig or cavy which have been developed since its domestication ca. 5000 BC. Breeds vary widely in appearance and purpose, ranging from show breeds with long, flowing hair to those in use as model organisms by science. From ca. 1200 AD to the Spanish conquest of the Inca Empire in 1532, ...

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Burmilla

Burmilla Cat

Burmilla The Burmilla is a breed of domestic cat which originated in the United Kingdom in 1981. It is a cross between the Chinchilla Persian and Burmese cats. Burmillas cats are medium-sized with muscular yet elegant bodies, tending to weigh between 3–6 kg. Their distinguishing feature is their sparkling silver coat and distinctive ‘make up’ lining the nose, lips and ...

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New Guinea singing dog

New Guinea singing dog

New Guinea singing dog The New Guinea singing dog is a rare breed which does not bark. It is also known as the New Guinea dingo, Hallstrom dog, bush dingo, New Guinea wild dog and singer. It is a true wild dog once found throughout New Guinea. New Guinea singing dogs are named for their unique vocalization. Little is known ...

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Chimera Cat

Chimera Cat

Chimera Cat Venus the two-faced cat has taken the internet by storm. The explanation for why one side of her face is black with a green eye and the other is tabby with a blue eye? She’s a chimera cat. Here are five facts: A chimera cat is one individual organism, but genetically its own fraternal twin. The chimera is ...

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Persian Cat

Persian Cat

Persian Cat The Persian is a long-haired breed of cat characterized by its round face and shortened muzzle. In Britain, it is called the Longhair or Persian Longhair. It is also known as the Shiraz or Shirazi, particularly in the Middle East. The selective breeding carried out by breeders has allowed the development of a wide variety of coat colors, ...

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Facts about Bigfoot Creatures

Facts about Bigfoot Creatures

Facts about Bigfoot Creatures Bigfoot creatures who are also known as Sasquatch, is a figure in North American folklore alleged to inhabit remote forests. They are mainly found in the Pacific northwest region of the United States and the Canadian province of British Columbia. In northern Wisconsin, Lakota Indians know the creature by the name Chiye-tanka, a Lakota name for ...

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Facts About Warthogs

facts about warthog

Facts About Warthogs Warthogs are members of the same family as domestic pigs, but present a much different appearance. These sturdy hogs are not among the world’s most aesthetically pleasing animals. Their large, flat heads are covered with ‘warts’ which are actually protective bumps. Warthogs also sport four sharp tusks. They are mostly bald, but they do have some sparse ...

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Pangolin ‘Scaly Anteater’

pangolin facts and information

Pangolin ‘Scaly Anteater’ Pangolins, often called ‘scaly anteaters’ are covered in tough, overlapping scales. These burrowing mammals eat ants and termites using an extraordinarily long, sticky tongue, and are able to quickly roll themselves up into a tight ball when threatened. There are eight different species. The Asian pangolins include: Indian or thick-tailed (Manis crassicaudata) – Conservation status Near Threatened ...

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