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  • Red Panda

    The Red Panda (Ailurus fulgens) is a mammal native to the eastern Himalayas and southwestern China. It is listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List because the wild population is estimated at fewer than 10,000 mature individuals and continues to decline due to habitat loss, poaching, and accidental inbreeding.…

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  • Quail

    The common quail or European quail is a small ground-nesting game bird in the pheasant family Phasianidae. The quail is a small bird that inhabits woodland and forest areas around the globe. There are thought to be more than 15 different species of quail, with each species of quail being…

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  • Platypus

    The platypus, (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) sometimes referred to as the Duck-Billed Platypus, is a semi aquatic egg-laying mammal endemic to eastern Australia and Tasmania. Together with the four species of echidna, it is one of the five extant species of monotremes, the only mammals that lay eggs instead of giving birth…

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  • Oarfish

    Oarfish are large, greatly elongated, pelagic labriform fish belonging to the small family Regalecidae. Found in all temperate to tropical oceans yet rarely seen, the oarfish family contains three species in two genera. One of these, the giant oarfish, (Regalecus glesne) is the longest bony fish alive, growing up to…

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  • Nurse Shark

    The Nurse Shark is a common coastal bottom-dwelling shark, found in tropical and subtropical waters around the continental shelves. The Nurse is frequently found at depths of one meter or less, but it is not uncommon for Nurse Sharks to venture down to depths of 12 metres. Nurse commonly habitat…

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  • Malayan Tiger

    The Malayan Tiger (Panthera Tigris Jacksoni) is a tiger population in Peninsular Malaysia.  This population inhabits the southern and central parts of the Malay Peninsula and has been classified as critically endangered on the IUCN Red List. The population was roughly estimated at 250 to 340 adult individuals in 2013,…

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  • Lionfish

    Pterois is a genus of venomous marine fish, commonly known as Lionfish, native to the Indo-Pacific. The Lionfish is a predatory fish hunting small fish, but its venom is capable of being fatal to larger creatures. The Lionfish is a popular aquarium fish around the world, although the Lionfish is…

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  • Komodo Dragon

    The Komodo Dragon (Varanus komodoensis), also known as the Komodo monitor, is a species of lizard found in the Indonesian islands of Komodo, Rinca, Flores, Gili Motang, and Padar A member of the monitor lizard family Varanidae, it is the largest living species of lizard, growing to a maximum length…

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  • Jabiru

    The Jabiru is a large stork found in the Americas from Mexico to Argentina, except west of the Andes. The Jabiru is the tallest flying bird found in South America and Central America, often standing nearly the same height as the flightless and thus much heavier American rhea. For the…

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  • Indian Star Tortoise

    The Indian star tortoise (Geochelone Elegans) is a threatened species of tortoise found in dry areas and scrub forest in India and Sri Lanka. This species is quite popular in the exotic pet trade, which is the main reason it is endangered. The Indian star tortoise is named for the…

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