Tag Archives: subspecies

Bobcat

Wildlife

Bobcat The bobcat is the most frequent wildcat in North America which is named for its short tail. They are average-sized cats and are little bit smaller but appearance is same as their subspecies the lynx. Their furs vary in color from its darkness of light brown to brown fur with stippled or lined spotting in black or dark brown. ...

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Polish Frizzle Chicken

Polish Frizzle Chicken

Polish Frizzle Chicken One of the strangest looking chickens you might see as Frizzle. Frizzled chickens are sort of bird. Any type of chicken can be bred to be frizzled, but the most usually seen Frizzles are Plymouth Rocks, Cochins, Polish chickens and Japanese. Frizzles are between the greenhouse flowers of the poultry fancy, by nature of their plumage which ...

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Comet Moth

The Comet Moth

Comet Moth The Argema mittrei, which is commonly known as the Comet or Moon Moth. It is said to be an endangered species. They can observe themselves in the wild where they belong to. They belong to native of Madagascar. They are world’  largest silk moth and can be bred in custody. The wing span of males are nearly 8 ...

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The Bell bearer leaf-hopper

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The Bell bearer leaf-hopper The Bell bearer leaf hopper possibly has the oddest thorax amongst all insects. It emerges to be a leaf-hopper bearing a 1950’s modernist statue on its back. This 4mm leaf hopper is belongs to South America (maximum of the images I have got were taken in Brazil) and is a part of the Membracidae species which ...

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Cuban Bee Hummingbird

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Cuban Bee Hummingbird Cuban Bee Hummingbird is the smallest of all birds. The Bee Hummingbird (Mellisuga helenae) is only about 5 cm (2 inches) in length and weighs about 1.8 grams. The female Hummingbirds are larger than the male and it is only originate on Isle of Pines and in Cuba. Unluckily this beautiful and cute little bird is categorized ...

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Basking Shark

Basking Shark

Basking Shark The basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) is the second largest living fish, after the whale shark, and one of three plankton-eating sharks besides the whale shark and megamouth shark. It is a cosmopolitan migratory species, found in all the world’s temperate oceans. It is a slow moving filter feeder and has anatomical adaptations to filter feeding, such as a ...

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African Clawed Frog

African Clawed Frog

African Clawed Frog This is a unique family of frogs that lack a tongue and a visible ear. The males also lack vocal cords. Instead of moveable eyelids, a horny, transparent covering protects their eyes. The body is flattened and the head is wedge-shaped and smaller than the body. The African clawed frog’s front limbs are small with unwebbed fingers ...

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The bactrian camel

The bactrian camel

The bactrian camel The bactrian camel is better known as being the type of camel with two humps. There are only two surviving species of camel remaining, the single humped camels from the Middle East and the bactrian (double humped) camel from Northern Asia. There are thought to be more than a million bactrian camels domesticated worldwide in not just ...

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Afghan Hound

Afghan Hound

Afghan Hound The Afghan Hound is considered an aristocratic sighthound. Tall and slender with a long, narrow, refined head, silky topknot and powerful jaws, the back part of the head and skull are quite prominent. The muzzle is slightly convex and the nose is black. The Afghan has little or no stop, which is the transition area from backskull to ...

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Orange Clownfish

Orange Clownfish

Orange Clownfish The Clownfish is a type of fish that lives in salt water habitats. It is also called an Anemonefish. Clownfish are typically very bright, orange fish that have three white stripes, one at the head, middle and tail. If you look really closely, you may notice that there are thin black lines around the white stripes. Also, the ...

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