Mammals

  • Fennec fox

    The Fennec fox is a small animal with some surprisingly large ears. The smallest of the canines, the Fennec fox can range in size from 35cm to 40 cm (not including its 24 cm tail). They have a coat of straw-coloured fur and a long bushy tail, and their massive…

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  • White rhinoceros

    White rhinos live on Africa's grassy plains, where they sometimes gather in groups of as many as a dozen individuals. Females reproduce only every two and a half to five years. Their single calf does not live on its own until it is about three years old. Under the hot…

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  • Koala

    The koala or, inaccurately, koala bear is an arboreal herbivorous marsupial native to Australia. It is the only extant representative of its family and  its closest living relatives are the wombats. The koala is found in coastal areas of the mainland's eastern and southern regions, inhabiting Queensland, New South Wales,…

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  • Dugong

    The Dugong is a large species of aquatic mammal located from East Africa to Australia, including the Red Sea, Indian Ocean, and Pacific. This species is a familiar sight to any inhabitants or tourists who visit the coastal waters of the world’s tropical regions. It moves through the water with…

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  • Gray wolf

    The wolf, also known as the Gray wolf or Grey wolf, is a large canine native to Eurasia and North America. The Gray wolf is a highly adaptive animal found in all kinds of terrain. Wolves inhabit forests, deserts, mountains, tundra's, grasslands and even urban areas with the wolf being…

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  • African elephant

    The African elephant is a genus comprising two living elephant species, the African bush elephant and the smaller African forest elephant. The African bush elephant is the largest known land mammal on Earth, with male African bush elephants reaching up to 3.5 metres in height and the females being slightly…

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  • Polar bear

    The Polar bear is a carnivorous bear whose native range lies largely within the Arctic Circle, encompassing the Arctic Ocean, its surrounding seas and surrounding land masses. They are very strong swimmers, and their large front paws, which they use to paddle, are slightly webbed. Some Polar bears have been…

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  • Giraffe

    The Giraffe is a long-necked, hoofed mammal that is natively found grazing in the open woodlands of sub-Saharan Africa. The Giraffe is the tallest living animal on land and despite its height is mostly closely related to the much smaller and solitary Okapi, that is found elusively dwelling in the…

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  • Giant panda

    The giant panda also known as the panda bear or simply the panda, is a large bear native to south central China. The Giant Panda is a medium to large sized bear that like other species has a large head, short tail and a long muzzle with a large nose, which gives them an excellent sense…

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  • Echidna

    Echidnas—also known as spiny anteaters—are fascinating and unusual creatures that live in Australia and the island of New Guinea. While they are mammals, they reproduce by laying eggs and have a marsupial-like pouch. They belong to the monotreme order, and the only other monotreme is the platypus—another unusual animal. There…

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