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  • The False Water Cobra


    The false water cobra is a species of rear fanged venomous snakes located in South American flood plains. The false water cobras have other names such as, false cobra, South American water cobra and the Brazilian smooth snake. It is often referred to within the reptile hobby more simply as either a “falsy” or “falsie” or a “FWC” which is the abbreviation of the common name false water cobra.

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  • Frilled Lizards are a striking reptile


    Affectionately called “frillies,” Frilled lizards are striking reptile with a fun and intimidating sense of fashion. Their trademark frill- their most distinct feature and the reason for their name- is only displayed when the lizard is frightened or during courtship rituals. A relatively large lizard, Frilled lizards are at home in northern Australia, and (like many of Australia’s animal inhabitants) they have evolved a few interesting and unique characteristics.

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  • Introduction of Cat shark


    There are many different species of cat shark, but most of them are small, harmless fish. They live in temperature and tropical oceans throughout the world. Some species migrate, while others tend to stay in one area. Some cat sharks live in shallow waters; others live in water up to 6,600 feet beneath the Ocean’s surface. Most cat sharks are oviparous, meaning they lay eggs rather than giving birth to live young.

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  • The Emu


    The Emu is the largest bird native to Australia and the second largest bird in the world, behind the ostrich. The Emu is most commonly found in wooded areas however, emus are common all over Australia. Emus can grow to nearly two meters tall and have extremely soft weathers. Emus are flightless birds mainly due to their enormous size, which means that they are just too heavy to fly. Emus are nomadic animals which mean that they rarely stay in the same place for long.

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  • The Bald Eagle


    The bald eagle is a bird of prey found in North America. Despite its name, the bald eagle has a full head of feathers but their bright white colour makes the Bald eagle very distinguishable. The Bald eagle, with its snowy- feathered head and white tail, is the proud national bird symbol of the United States-yet the bird was nearly wiped out there. For many decades, bald eagles were hunted for sport and for the protection of fishing grounds.

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  • Introduction of California Sea Lion!


    The California Sea Lion is a coastal seal native to western North America. It is one of six species of sea lion. Its natural habitat ranges from Southeast Alaska to central Mexico, including the Gulf of California. The California Sea Lion is a sleek animal, faster than any other Sea lion or seal. These eared seals top out at speeds of some 25 miles an hour. Unlike, other sea lions, California sea lions do not have lionlike manes.

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  • The Red-lipped batfish is an odd looking species of fish


    The Red-lipped batfish is an odd looking species of fish in the anglerfish family which gets its name from the pronounced red colouring around its mouth and it’s flat, bat like body. Also called the Galapagos batfish, it makes its home primarily in the ocean surrounding the Galapagos Islands as well as near Peru, but it has been known to wash up elsewhere in the pacific.

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  • Harpy eagles are devoted and protective


    Harpy eagles are the largest species of eagle in the world. With a massive wingspan, a sharp hooked beak, and intimidatingly long talons, these almost mythic birds are at the top of the food chain in their native habitat. Harpy eagles live primarily in the jungles of South America, although there are small populations in Central America and even as far north as Mexico. They are at home in the emergent layer of the rainforest, where they perch on tall trees and hunt for prey.

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  • A South African Electric Fish


    The Electric eel is a South American electric fish. These famous freshwater predators get their name from the enormous electrical charge they can generate to stun prey and dissuade predators. Their bodies contain electric organs with about 6,000 specialized cells called electrocytes that store power like tiny batteries. When threatened or attacking prey, these cells will discharge simultaneously.

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  • Bactrian camels have two humps


    Bactrian camels have two humps on their backs where they store fat. Their nostrils close to block sand, and their bushy eyebrows and two rows of long eyelashes protect their eyes from blowing sand ice. Arabian camels, called dromedaries, have only one hump, but both Arabian and Bactrian camels use their stored fat as energy and water when they are far away from food and a freshwater source.

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