Animals Categories : Letter E

  • 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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  • Egyptian cobra

    The Egyptian cobra is a species of venomous cobra located in most of North Africa in counties like, Kenya and Tanzania. It is one of the largest cobras of the African continent. The head of this snake is large and depressed and slightly distinct from the neck. The neck has…

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  • Eastern coral snake

    The Eastern coral snake is a species of venomous species of snake native to the southeast area of the United states. Coral snakes are extremely reclusive and generally bite humans only when handled or stepped on. They must literally chew on their victim to inject their venom fully, so most…

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  • 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. Studies show that emus seem to avoid dense forests and largely populated areas, as…

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  • Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake

    Crotalus adamanteus, commonly known as the Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake, among other names, is a venomous pit viper belonging to the family Viperidae. This specific species of rattlesnake is endemic to southeastern United States. It is the heaviest, though not longest, venomous snake in America and is also the largest rattlesnake…

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