Tag Archives: subspecies

Basenji Dog

Basenji Dogs

Basenji Dog Basenjis are smooth, muscular, athletic dogs on the small side. The head is wrinkled around the forehead and the muzzle is shorter than the skull, Which is flat. The small, almond-shaped eyes are dark hazel to dark brown. The ears are straight, small, erect and open in the front. The dog’s back is level and the legs are ...

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Royal Flycatcher

Royal Flycatcher

Royal Flycatcher The Royal Flycatchers are birds in the genus Onychorhynchus in the Tityridae family. Depending on authority, it includes a single widespread, or four more localized species. The specific epithet of the type species, coronatus, and the common name of all the species in this genus, Royal Flycatcher, refer to the striking, colourful crest, which is seen displayed very ...

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Dumbo Octopus

Dumbo Octopus

Dumbo Octopus Dumbo octopus is a type of octopus named after Walt Disney’s famous character Dumbo the elephant because of the ear-like fins. There are around 37 different species of dumbo octopi. These interesting animals can be found in all oceans of the world. They can be rarely seen because they are living on the bottom of the sea on ...

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The pompadour fish

pompadour fish

The pompadour fish The pompadour fish is a stunning, flat bodied fish. Having the shape of a discus, the pompadour can reach lengths of 20 cm. Born with soft brown colouring and darker vertical stripes, this fish slowly turns blue with age. By the age of 6 months the blue first begins as flecks on the face and slowly progresses ...

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Mary River Turtle

Mary-River-Turtle

Mary River Turtle The Mary River turtle, Elusor macrurus, is an endangered short-necked turtle that inhabits the Mary River in South-East Queensland, Australia. In the 1960s and 1970s, they were popular as pets in Australia, with about 15,000 sent to shops every year during a ten-year period. They were originally known as the “Penny Turtle” or “Pet Shop Turtle”. Elusor ...

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Ainu Dog

Ainu Dog

Ainu Dog The Ainu Dog is a thin, muscular, sturdy-looking dog. It is impulsive, fast and has a light gait. Ainus have small, erect ears that are at a right angle to the brow. Its eyes are somewhat small, dark brown and set triangularly. The teeth are healthy, solid and non-protruding. Some have spots of black on their tongues. The ...

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Balinese Cat

Balinese Cat

Balinese Cat The Balinese cat was first registered in the USA in the 1920s as a longhair Siamese cat, and it wasn’t until the mid 1950s that the Balinese cat was classified as a new breed of domestic cat. The Balinese cat is very much like the Siamese cat in characteristics but the Balinese cat generally has longer hair and ...

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Rainbow Owl

Rainbow Owl

Rainbow Owl The Rainbow Owl is a rare species of owl found in hardwood forests in the western United States and parts of China. Long coveted for its colorful plumage, the Rainbow Owl was nearly hunted to extinction in the early 20th century. However, due to conservation efforts, recent years have seen a significant population increase, particularly in northwestern Montana. ...

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Flamingo

Flamingo

Flamingo The flamingo is a large colourful bird found both in South America and Africa. The flamingo is also found in the warmer areas of southern Europe and western Asia. The flamingo stays in flocks of up to around 200 birds and feeds on fish in stiller rivers and lakes. The flamingo usually gets to about 30 years old although ...

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Albino Lobster

The Albino lobster

Albino Lobster The Albino lobster, Homarus americanus, is a species of lobster found on the Atlantic coast of North America, chiefly from Labrador to New Jersey. Within North America, it is also known as the northern lobster or Maine lobster. It can reach a body length of 64 cm, and a mass of over 20 kilograms, making it the heaviest ...

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