Animals Categories : Letter P

  • Pink-toed tarantula

    The Pink-toed tarantula is a small arboreal species native to the rain-forests of South America and the Southern Caribbean. This species is sometimes called the Guyana pink-toe, common pink-toe, or South American pink-toe. The mature pink-toe tarantula has a dark-colored body and pinkish feet, hence its name. Juvenile specimens, however,…

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  • Pangolin

    Pangolins just might be some of the planet’s oddest creatures. They resemble a reptile because they’re covered with scales. When threatened, they roll into a tight ball like a roly-poly bug. But these funny animals are neither reptiles nor insects. They’re mammals. Pangolins eat ants, termites, and larvae. They have…

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  • Parrot

    The parrot is a medium sized group of birds, with the parrot being best known for its extremely brightly colored feathers, and the ability of some parrot species to talk, as these species are able to mimic sounds made by other animals such as humans. There are thought to be…

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  • Platypus

    The platypus, (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) sometimes referred to as the Duck-Billed Platypus, is a semi aquatic egg-laying mammal endemic to eastern Australia and Tasmania. Together with the four species of echidna, it is one of the five extant species of monotremes, the only mammals that lay eggs instead of giving birth…

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