Animals Categories : Letter F

  • 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…

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  • Fossa

    The Fossa is a large species of mammal endemic to Madagascar. The Fossa belongs to the Malagasy Carnivores group which are thought to have descended from Mongoose-like ancestors that arrived on Madagascar from Africa up to 24 million years ago. The Fossa is the most ancient of the eight species found on the island. However, due…

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  • Funnel-web Spider

    From sharks to box jellyfish in the sea to snakes and spiders on land, Australia has a reputation for being filled with animals ready to kill you. One land-dwelling animal that has the history to back up those claims is the funnel-web spider with venom that can kill a human…

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  • Fruit Bat

    Fruit bats, sometimes called flying foxes, are mammals that live in many warm parts of the world. They range from small bats, just 2 inches in length, to very large bats with a wingspan of 5 feet. While other bats are nocturnal, fruit bats can be seen during the day…

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  • Fox

    The fox is a scavenger carnivorous dog, generally found in urban city areas in the northern hemisphere. The fox is a nocturnal mammal, meaning that the fox only goes out a night to hunt for prey. Wild foxes tend live for around 6-7 years, but some foxes have been known…

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  • Falcon

    Falcons are birds of prey belonging to the genus Falco, which includes about 40 species. Falcons are widely distributed on all continents except Antarctica. Adult Falcons have thin, tapered wings, which enable them to fly at high speed and change direction rapidly. Fledgling Falcons, in their first year of flying,…

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