Animals Categories : Letter M

  • Mozambique spitting cobra

    The Mozambique spitting cobra is a species of venomous spitting cobra native to Africa.  It is a very common species of snake found in the African region. The species is widely distributed in the eastern parts of Southern Africa, most of Mozambique, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, southern Angola, Zambia, Malawi, northeastern Namibia,…

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  • Mole

    The Mole is a family of small burrowing mammals found in almost every continent (besides Australia and south America). There are around 20 different species of mole found in their natural, earthy environments. Some species of mole are also aquatic or at least semi-aquatic which means that these mole species spend at least some of their…

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  • Mouse spider

    Missulena bradleyi, also known as the eastern mouse spider, is a species of spider belonging to the family Actinopodidae. The spider is endemic to the eastern coast of Australia. The common name of the mouse spider is derived from the mistaken belief that this spider excavates a deep mouse-like burrow.…

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  • Microbat

    All bats are flying mammals, not birds. Bats have been divided into two groups, microbats, which are small and use echolocation to find prey, and megabats, which are usually larger. Most microbats eat insects; larger microbats sometimes eat lizards, snakes, and small birds. Only three species, living in Central and…

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  • Mackerel Shark

    Mackerel sharks are also known as white sharks, and include the porbeagle, mako, and great white sharks. These sharks are among the fastest swimming sharks in the world and are known for their fierce hunting ability. Mackerel sharks belong to the Lamniform order, which is Greek for “fish of prey.”…

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  • Manta Ray

    The Manta Ray is a large species of flattened fish, closely related to other cartilaginous fish such as sharks. The Manta Ray is the largest species of ray in the world with some Manta Ray individuals reaching up to 9 meters wide. The Manta Ray is most commonly found in…

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  • Malayan Tiger

    The Malayan Tiger (Panthera Tigris Jacksoni) is a tiger population in Peninsular Malaysia.  This population inhabits the southern and central parts of the Malay Peninsula and has been classified as critically endangered on the IUCN Red List. The population was roughly estimated at 250 to 340 adult individuals in 2013,…

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