Animals Categories : Letter S

  • Slow worm

    The slow worm is species of reptile located in UK and Ireland. The slow worm has many names like the deaf adder, the blind worm and sometimes even the long-cripple. Slow-worms can be found in heath land, tussocky grassland, woodland edges and rides where they can find invertebrates to eat…

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  • Siberian Tiger

    The Siberian tiger is a subspecies of tiger that lives mainly in eastern Siberia, a cold region in Russia, as well as small areas in China and North Korea. Siberian tigers are also called Amur tigers—named for the Amur river that flows through their native habitat. They are known as…

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  • Sumatran Tiger

    The Sumatran tiger is an isolated subspecies of tiger that lives only on the island of Sumatra in the country of Indonesia. The Sumatran population of tigers became isolated from mainland tigers such as the Bengal tiger when sea levels rose after an ice age—cutting off the island. The Sumatran…

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  • Sawshark

    Sawsharks get their name from their long, saw-like snouts. To eat their prey, the sharks slash their snouts back and forth, slicing through fish with their sharp, protruding teeth. Sawsharks are not the same thing as a sawfish, which is a type of ray that has a similar snout. There…

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  • Sand Shark

    There are three species of Sand Sharks, also known as grey nurse sharks, ragged Tooth Sharks, or Sand Tiger Sharks. Sand Sharks get their name from their habit of swimming very close to beaches and coastlines. The Sand Shark eats fish, crustaceans, and squid. This shark has an interesting way…

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  • Sea Urchin

    Sea Urchins are typically spiny, globular animals, echinoderms in the class Echinoidea. The Sea Urchin is found across the ocean floors worldwide, but rarely in the colder, polar regions. Sea Urchins are commonly found along the rocky ocean floor in both shallow and deeper water and are also commonly found…

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