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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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Potoo

potoo

Potoo Potoos are a group of near passerine birds related to the nightjars and frogmouths. They are sometimes called Poor-me-ones, after their haunting calls. There are seven species in one genus, Nyctibius, in tropical Central and South America. These are nocturnal insectivores which lack the bristles around the mouth found in the true nightjars. They hunt from a perch like ...

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Vulturine Guineafowl

Vulturine Guineafowl

Vulturine Guineafowl The Vulturine Guineafowl is the largest extant species of guineafowl. Systematically, it is only distantly related to other guineafowl genera. Its closest living relative, the White Breasted Guineafowl, Agelastes meleagrides inhabit primary forests in Central Africa. It is a member of the bird family Numididae, and is the only member of the genus Acryllium. It is a resident ...

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Major Mitchell Cockatoo

Major Mitchell Cockatoo

Major Mitchell Cockatoo The Major Mitchell’s Cockato is a small, largely white cockatoo with pink on the sides of its head, around its neck, on its underbody and under its wings. The crest appears white when folded but when raised and spread it has a broad red band with a yellow stripe through the middle. This cockatoo is also known ...

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Peach faced lovebirds

Peach-faced lovebirds

Peach faced lovebirds The popular peach-faced lovebird is small in size but big in personality. They enjoy interacting with their owners and love playing with new toys as well. Peach-faced lovebirds will often weave nesting material in the cage bars. Peach-faced lovebirds remain active and you won’t usually find them sitting still unless it is to eat, drink or sleep. ...

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