Eggs

  • Common European adder

    The Common European adder, also known as the black adder or the northern viper is a venomous snake that is extremely widespread and can be found throughout most of Western Europe and as far as East Asia. The color pattern of adders varies, ranging from very light-colored specimens with small,…

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  • Cobra

    True cobras in the Naja family include at least 38 species, but do not include king cobras. These cobras live in Africa and Asia, and all can raise up to reveal a flattened head when threatened. This posture makes them seem larger than they are and is a defense against…

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  • Brown Recluse Spider

    The brown recluse (Loxosceles reclusa) Is a recluse spider known infamous for its necrotic venom. The most telltale characteristic of brown recluse spiders is the presence of a dark, violin-shaped mark on the dorsum of the arachnid's light brown or yellowish-brown cephalothorax. The neck of this distinct violin pattern is…

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  • Bold Jumping Spider

    Phidippus audax is a common jumping spider of North America. It is commonly referred to as the daring jumping spider, or bold jumping spider. The spider belongs to the genus Phidippus, a group of jumping spiders easily identified both by their relatively large size and their iridescent chelicerae (mouthparts). Like…

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  • Blue Parrotfish

    The Blue Parrotfish is a colorful aquatic animal that lives in coral, in a symbiotic relationship with its ecosystem. The coral provides it with protection, and the parrot fish consumes the coral's excess algae. They are uniformly blue with a yellow spot on their heads that fades as they age.…

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  • Black Widow Spider

    Black Widow spiders are a notoriously known venomous spider and the most venomous one in North America. Black Widows can be distinguished by their hourglass-shaped marking on the abdomen.  The bite of the Black Widow often produces muscle pain, nausea, and mild paralysis of the diaphragm, which makes breathing difficult.…

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  • Honey Bee

    The Honey Bee is a small sized bee that inhabites quiet forests, jungles, meadows and gardens all over the world. There are only 7 recognized species of Honey Bee out of 20,000 different bee species found worldwide, but these individual species often contain their own subspecies. There are 44 known…

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  • Newt

    The newt is a small amphibian, and the average newt only tends to grow to around 15cm long. Some newts however are bigger or smaller depending on the species. The newt is found naturally in North America, Europe and Asia and is thought to be a subspecies of the salamander.…

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  • Ibis

    Ibis are a group of birds that are found all over the world, but more commonly in the more temperate regions of the Southern Hemisphere. Ibis are most well known for their long necks and beaks which help them to get food out of the water. The ibis is found…

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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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