Animals Categories : Letter D

  • Dumbo octopus

    The dozen or so species that make up Grimpoteuthis are called Dumbo octopuses because of the two large fins—one on either side of the mantle—that protrude like ears. Add in the octopus’s small size (generally around eight inches), relatively short arms, bell-shaped body, pale colouring, and tendency to hover over…

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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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  • Dolphin

    The term common dolphin tends to refer to the short-beaked common dolphin and the long-beaked common dolphin that are found in warmer seas worldwide. The common dolphin is generally found around the Mediterranean Sea but are also commonly seen in deep offshore waters and to a lesser extent over continental…

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  • Diving Beetle

    The Diving Beetle is an aquatic animal belonging to the class Insecta. Diving beetles are native to Europe and northern Asia but is particularly common in England. The Diving Beetle is within the order Coleoptera. The larva of this beetle can grow up to 60 millimeters(2.4in), while the adults are…

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