Animals Categories : Letter K

  • Katydid

    If you’re not looking closely, you might mistake the common katydid for a bright green leaf! Katydids are large insects with long hind legs and large, leaf-like wings. They have a lot in common with their cousins, crickets and grasshoppers, but they are their own unique family—with 8,000 known species.…

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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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  • King cobra

    The King cobra is a species of venomous cobra located from India to the southeast Asia. The king cobra is without a doubt the most infamous snake in the world and one of the most venomous ones. They are also one the most intelligent snakes, for many reasons including being…

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  • King Baboon spider

    The King Baboon, or by its scientific name – Pelinobius muticus is the only tarantula of the Pelinobius genus. Mostly its colors are brown – ranging from light brown or even orange to rusty, dark brown. These kinds of tarantula have massive bodies and when fully grown can reach 6…

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  • Kerry Slug

    The Kerry slug lives in just a few places in the world—southwestern Ireland, Portugal, and Spain. Unlike most slugs, its main habitats are woodlands and fields, rather than urban areas. Overgrazing by sheep, pollution, and loss of habitat have threatened it.  The Kerry slug is dark gray or brown with…

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  • Kiwi

    The kiwi is a brown, fuzzy, flightless bird native to the forests and jungles of New Zealand. In recent years the kiwi has become endangered, mainly due to introduced predators like dogs, cats, rats, ferrets and weasels which hunt the kiwi and eat its eggs. The kiwi is almost helpless…

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  • Komodo Dragon

    The Komodo Dragon (Varanus komodoensis), also known as the Komodo monitor, is a species of lizard found in the Indonesian islands of Komodo, Rinca, Flores, Gili Motang, and Padar A member of the monitor lizard family Varanidae, it is the largest living species of lizard, growing to a maximum length…

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