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The Wildebeest

Wildlife

The Wildebeest The wildebeest is really a subspecies of the antelope, despite its bull-like look. There are two recognized species of wildebeest, both of which are resident to Africa. The changing African seasons denote the wildebeest must travel south in the winter, so the wildebeest can carry on to crop on grass. Thousands of wildebeest all tend to migrate at ...

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The Wolverine

Wildlife

The Wolverine The Wolverine is an average sized mammal that despite its bear-like look and its name is most narrowly connected to the weasel. Wolverine is recognize to be tough and cruel and is said to have enormous strength in comparison to its size. Wolverine is established throughout Europe, Canada, parts of North America and the Arctic Circle where wolverines ...

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The Okapi

Wildlife

The Okapi The Okapi is an elusive herbivore that is found in a small pocket of tropical mountain forest in central Africa. Despite it’s Deer-like appearance the Okapi is actually one of the last remaining ancestors of the Giraffe, which is the tallest animal on Earth. Along with having a relatively long neck compared to it’s body size, the most ...

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The Sumatran Tiger

Wildlife

The Sumatran Tiger The Sumatran Tiger is a uncommon tiger subspecies that resides in the Indonesian island of Sumatra. It was categorize as vitally rare by IUCN in 2008 as the inhabitants was approximated at 441 to 679 individuals, with no subpopulation bigger than 50 individuals and a waning trend. The Sumatran tiger is the only existing member of the ...

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The Woodlouse

Wildlife

The Woodlouse The Woodlouse is not an insect but a crustacean that has 14 divisions to its body, which provides woodlouse the elasticity to be able to coil into a ball to guard itself from hazard. This means that only the firm outer case of the woodlouse is showed. Woodlouse is established in dark, damp spaces in forests all over ...

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The Yak

Wildlife

The Yak The Yak is a group animal originated in the hilly areas of central Asia. Yak tends to meet in herds from 10 yaks to 100 yaks, largely of which are female. There are only some male yaks per group. Although there is a huge domestic inhabitant of yak, there are only a few wild yaks remaining. The yak ...

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The Zorse

Wildlife

The Zorse The Zorse is one of the equine hybrids that are recognizing as Zebroids, which is the name set to an equine hybrid that has Zebra ancestry. Zorse is the outcome of cross-breeding a usually male Zebra (stallion) with a female Horse (mare) to make an mammal that looks more like a Horse than a Zebra, but one that ...

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The Yorkshire Terrier

Wildlife

The Yorkshire Terrier Although a toy breed, the Yorkshire Terrier still retain much of its terrier origin in terms of traits. Individual dogs will be different, but they are usually intellectual, independent and brave. Yorkshire Terriers are fast to resolve where they fit in a household’s pack. Their activities towards outsiders will differ, they often will be disposed to bark ...

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The Australian Mist

Wildlife

The Australian Mist The Australian Mist or spotted Australian mist was bred in Australia in the 1700s to create a tiny-haired cat with a marked coat. They are believed to be a mix-bred cat with mostly Burmese and Abyssinian cat blood-lines. Today the spotted body area of Australian mists name has been dropped, as the cats today often have further ...

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Porcupines

Porcupines

Porcupines Porcupines are rodents with a coat of sharp spines, or quills. This sharp pines helps them to defend themselves from Predators. The name porcupine comes from Middle French porc espin (spined pig). A regional American name for the animal is quill pig. They occupy a short range of Habitats in tropical and temperate parts of America, Southern Asia, Europe, ...

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