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The Goblin Shark

The Goblin Shark

The Goblin Shark The Goblin shark is truly one strange creature. It is easy to understand how it got its name when you see it, for it looks like something straight out of a Stephen King movie. The Goblin shark has only been encountered a few times and very little is known about it. What is known is that it ...

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Dalmatian

Dalmatian

Dalmatian The Dalmatian is a large, strong, muscular dog. The skull is about as wide as it is long, and flat on the top. The muzzle is about the same length as the top of the skull. The stop is moderate but well defined. The nose can be black, brown (liver), blue or a dark gray that looks like black. ...

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Debrazza’s Monkey

Debrazza’s Monkey

Debrazza’s Monkey Debrazza’s monkeys have grey/black fur all over their bodies. They grow to between 16 and 25 inches. Males are larger than females and weigh up to 17 lbs whereas the females weigh up to 9 lbs. Their heads are round shaped and their faces have an orange crescent on the forehead area, a white muzzle and long, white ...

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Temminck’s Tragopan

Temminck’s Tragopan

Temminck’s Tragopan The colourful Temminck’s tragopan (Tragopan temminckii) is considered by many to be the most beautiful pheasant in the world. Male Temminck’s tragopans are bright orange-crimson, spotted with pearl-grey dots below and black-bordered white dots above. Perhaps even more striking is the vivid pale-blue skin of the face and the bib-like wattle that hangs from the throat, typical of ...

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The blue-footed booby

The blue-footed booby

The blue-footed booby The blue-footed booby has a long neck, a sharp bill, and bright blue feet. It has brown wings, and its head and neck are brown with black streaks. Its chest and undersides are white. The blue-footed booby is a little under three feet in length and its wingspan is about five feet. The blue-footed booby breeds from ...

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Veiled Chameleon

Veiled Chameleon

Veiled Chameleon Veiled chameleons are one of about 80 species of Old World chameleons, also called true chameleons. They are aggressive and brightly colored. They have a casque, a helmet-like ridge, on top of their heads, which is a tiny swelling as a hatchling, but grows to two inches in height as the animal matures. As hatchlings, they are usually ...

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Arctic Wolf

Arctic Wolf

Arctic Wolf The Arctic wolf is found in the most northern parts of the wolf’s range, in the Arctic Circle. Arctic wolves mainly inhabit Northern Canada and Alaska, parts of Greenland and Iceland and Northern Europe. Arctic wolves are incredibly versatile and adaptive animals, able to withstand year round sub-zero temperatures. Living in the Arctic Circle, the Arctic wolf spends ...

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Swallow

Swallow

Swallow Swallows are small birds with dark, glossy-blue backs, red throats, pale underparts and long tail streamers. They are extremely agile in flight and spend most of their time on the wing. They are widespread breeding birds in the Northern Hemisphere, migrating south in winter. Swallow numbers in the UK have fluctuated over the last 30 years with pronounced regional ...

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Macaw

Macaw

Macaw Macaws are the largest of all parrots. There are 16 different species of macaws and they range in size from a little over three feet to one foot. They have beautiful, graceful, tails that are as long or longer than their bodies. They also have long, pointed wings that enable them to fly swiftly. Macaws have sharp, hooked bills ...

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Neapolitan Mastiff

Neapolitan Mastiff

Neapolitan Mastiff The Neapolitan Mastiff is a serious, powerful dog. The body of this massive, rather rectangular looking dog has abundant, hanging wrinkles and folds on the head and a very large dewlap. The wide, flat head is large in comparison to the rest of the body. The muzzle is 1/3 the length of the head and is as broad ...

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