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Mountain weasel

Males are about 12.5–17 in 320–630 mm long. Males can weigh 8–12 oz 230–340 g. Females are a little bit smaller. They are 12–15 in 309–377 mm. Females weigh about 4–8 oz 110–230 g. The summer fur is gray to gray-brown fur with some light yellow. ...

                                               

Python molurus

Python molurus is a large nonvenomous python species. It is found in many tropic and subtropic areas of South Asia and Southeast Asia. It has various common names: Indian python, black-tailed python and Indian rock python. The species is limited ...

                                               

Red kite

The red kite is a medium-large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. This family also has other raptors such as eagles, buzzards, and harriers. The species is found all over Europe and northwest Africa. It is resident in the milder parts of it ...

                                               

Siamang

The Siamang is a tailless, black furred gibbon native to the forests of Malaysia, Thailand, and Sumatra. It lives in trees, thats why it is called arboreal. The Siamang is the largest of the lesser apes. It can grow to be twice the size of other ...

                                               

Silky shark

The Silky shark is a type of shark of the genus Carcharhinus, family Carcharhinidae. They are mainly found in warm bodies of water in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. The Silky shark is large, slim, and grows up to a maximum length of 3. ...

                                               

Silvertip shark

The silvertip shark, is a large species of requiem shark, family Carcharhinidae, found in the Indian and Pacific Ocean. This shark has white tips on its fins. With an average length of 2-2.5 metres, the silvertip shark rarely reaches the length o ...

                                               

Spectral bat

The genus Vampyrum contains only one species, the Spectral bat. Some alternate names for this species are Linnaeuss False vampire bat and the Spectral Vampire bat. Confusingly, they are not related to the Old World family of large carnivorous bat ...

                                               

Spotted eagle ray

The spotted eagle ray, is a species of cartilaginous fish, in the eagle ray group. It can be found in tropical waters, including Hawaii, the Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of west Africa, Oceania, and the Indian Ocean.

                                               

Striped hyaena

The striped hyaena is a widespread small carnivore. It is native to North and East Africa, the Middle East, the Caucasus, Central Asia and the Indian subcontinent. It is listed by the IUCN as near threatened, and the global population may be unde ...

                                               

Thomsons gazelle

The Thomsons gazelle is the most common gazelle in East Africa. It is a kind of small antelope. It is named after explorer Joseph Thomson and, as a result, is sometimes referred to as a "tommie". They can be found on ranches and farmland througho ...

                                               

Tiger shark

The tiger shark is a species of requiem shark, and is the only member of the genus Galeocerdo. This is one of the largest known species of shark. It reaches lengths of up to 5.5 metres, and weighs over 900 kg. The tiger shark is found throughout ...

                                               

Weedy sea dragon

The weedy sea dragon or common sea dragon, Phyllopteryx taeniolatus, is a marine fish related to the seahorse. It is the only member of the genus Phyllopteryx. It is found in water 3 to 50 m deep around the south coast of Australia, from Port Ste ...

                                               

Whitetip reef shark

The Whitetip reef shark, is a species of requiem shark, and the only member of its genus. The whitetip reef shark gets its name because of the white tips on its first dorsal fin and caudal fin. This shark has a slim body, with a short, wide head, ...

                                               

Winghead shark

The winghead shark is a species of Hammerhead shark. This shark gets its name from the wide lobes on its head. It is the only member in the genus Eusphyra. It is a small and harmless species, and is fished throughout its range.

                                               

Woodwards wallaroo

Woodwards wallaroo, also called the black wallaroo and Bernards wallaroo, is the smallest of the wallaroos. The male is black or dark brown and the female is a grey colour. It is a shy nocturnal grazer and does not live in big groups. It uses the ...

                                               

Yellow-bellied glider

The yellow-bellied glider is an arboreal and nocturnal gliding possum. It lives in the native eucalypt forests right down eastern Australia, from northern Queensland to Victoria.

                                               

Yerba mate

Yerba mate, Ilex paraguariensis, is a species of holly native to subtropical South America. It grows in Argentina, southern Paraguay, western Uruguay and southern Brazil. The yerba mate plant is a shrub or small tree. It can grow up to 15 meters ...

                                               

Adenorhinos

Adenorhinos is a monotypic genus made for the venomous viper species, Adenorhinos barbouri ". It is a small and rare terrestrial snake found in the Uzungwe and Ukinga mountains in south-central Tanzania in Africa. There is currently no subspecies ...

                                               

Alberts lyrebird

The Alberts lyrebird is a pheasant-sized songbird, about 90 cm long, with brown upper body feathers and rich chestnut below. It is very similar with the superb lyrebird in its habits. This bird also mimics other species sounds. It is sometimes ca ...

                                               

American crocodile

The American crocodile is a species of crocodile that lives in the Americas. They usually move from the southern United States to the northern South America. Its scientific name, Crocodylus acutus, means "Pointy-snouted crocodile". It is because ...

                                               

Basking shark

The basking shark is a huge filter-feeding shark, which can grow up to the length of 40 feet. It is the second largest shark in the world. The basking shark is also called the sunfish, the bone shark, the elephant shark, the sailfish shark, and t ...

                                               

Black-footed cat

The black-footed cat is the smallest African cat. It is endemic to the southwestern dry zone of Southern Africa. It is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

                                               

Cheetah

A cheetah is a medium large cat which lives in Africa. It is the fastest land animal and can run up to 112 kilometers per hour for a short time. Most cheetahs live in the savannas of Africa. There are a few in Asia. Cheetahs are active during the ...

                                               

Clouded leopard

The clouded leopard is a rare cat species. It is a medium-sized felid, found from the Himalayan foothills through mainland Southeast Asia into China. It is 55 to 110 cm long and weighs between 15 and 23 kg. It is classified as vulnerable in 2008 ...

                                               

Colombian weasel

The Colombian weasel, is a very rare type of weasel. It is also called the Don Felipes weasel. It is only known from the departments of Huila and Cauca in Colombia and nearby northern Ecuador. The Colombian weasel is only known from one Colombian ...

                                               

Dingo

The dingo is a mammal found in Australia and South-East Asia. Dingos are similar to domestic dogs. Dingoes were brought to Australia from South-East Asia about 4000 years ago. They are not found in Tasmania as the sea levels cut the island off fr ...

                                               

Dugong

The dugong is a large mammal that lives its whole life in the sea. They are sometimes called "sea cows" as they eat large amounts of sea grass. They live in warm, shallow areas where the sea grass grows. This area includes the north coast of Aust ...

                                               

Eastern long-beaked echidna

The eastern long-beaked echidna, also known as Bartons long-beaked echidna, is one of three species from the genus Zaglossus. All of them occur in New Guinea. It is found mainly in Papua New Guinea between 2000 and 3000 meters above sea level. It ...

                                               

Fishing cat

The fishing cat is a medium-sized wild cat of South and Southeast Asia. Fishing cats are the largest of the Prionailurus cats. They are about twice the size of a domestic cat and have a stocky, muscular build with medium to short legs. In 2008, t ...

                                               

Fossa

The fossa is a cat-like, carnivorous mammal endemic to Madagascar. It is a member of the Eupleridae, a family of carnivorans closely related to the mongoose family. Its classification has been controversial because it looks like a cat. However, o ...

                                               

Four-horned antelope

The four-horned antelope is a bovine even-toed ungulate. It is also called by its Hindi name chousingha. It is different from other bovines because it has four horns instead of two. Four-horned antelope are about 0.60 meters high, and they weigh ...

                                               

Gaur

The Gaur is a bovine species, similar to the bison. Bos gaurus is the largest living bovine. It is native to South Asia and Southeast Asia. The species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List since 1986. Population trends are stable in well- ...

                                               

Giant anteater

The giant anteater, Myrmecophaga, is an animal that lives in Central and South America.It is also known as the ant bear It the only mammal without teeth. Its diet consists of termites and ants, hence the name. It is the largest anteater: its leng ...

                                               

Giant panda

The giant panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca, is a bear. It lives in south central China and the open savannas of Africa. Although it belongs to the order Carnivora, the pandas diet is 99% bamboo. Pandas in the wild occasionally eat other grasses, wil ...

                                               

Hippopotamus

The hippopotamus, or hippo, ancient Greek for "river horse", is a large mammal in Africa that usually eats plants. It is one of only two species in the family Hippopotamidae that are still alive. The other is the pygmy hippopotamus. The hippopota ...

                                               

Hog badger

It has medium-length brown hair, stocky body, white throat, two black stripes on face and a pink, pig-like snout. The head-and-body length is 55–70 cm 22–28 in and it`s body weight is 7–14 kg 15–31 lb. Its tail has long white hairs. Its front fee ...

                                               

Hooded seal

The hooded seal is an arctic pinniped. It is found only in the central and western North Atlantic. It ranges from Svalbard in the east to the Gulf of St. Lawrence in the west. The male has a peculiar inflatable bladder on the head. This bladder h ...

                                               

Hyacinth macaw

The hyacinth macaw, or hyacinthine macaw, is a parrot native to central and eastern South America. It is longer than any other species of parrot, from the top of its head to the tip of its long pointed tail it is about 100 cm 3.3 ft. It is the la ...

                                               

Indian softshell turtle

The Indian softshell turtle, or Ganges softshell turtle is a species of softshell turtle. It lives in rivers such as the Ganges and Mahanadi in India and Bangladesh. Its shell can be up to 94 cm in length. It feeds mostly on fish, amphibians, car ...

                                               

Javan rusa

The Javan rusa or Sunda sambar is a deer which lives on the islands of Java, Bali and Timor. It is also an introduced species to Irian Jaya, Borneo the Lesser Sunda Islands, Maluku, Sulawesi, Australia, Mauritius, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Papu ...

                                               

King cobra

The King cobra, or hamadryad, is in the Elapidae family of snakes. It is the longest venomous snake in the world. An adult King cobra can grow up to 18 feet, though most are less than 12 ft. The King cobra lives thoughout India and in some parts ...

                                               

Koala

Koalas are herbivore marsupials that live in the eucalyptus forests of eastern Australia. They are the only living species in the family Phascolarctidae. They are related to the wombats. Koalas are often called koala bears, because a koala looks ...

                                               

Komodo dragon

The Komodo dragon is a species of lizard that lives in the Indonesian islands of Komodo, Rincah, Flores, Gili Motang, and Gili Dasami. It is the largest living lizard. They grow to an average length of 2–3 meters and weigh around 70 kg. Komodo dr ...

                                               

Leatherback sea turtle

The leatherback sea turtle is the largest of all living sea turtles. It is the fourth largest modern reptile behind three crocodilians. Adults average 1–1.75 metres 3.3–5.7 ft in shell length, 1.83–2.2 metres 6.0–7.2 ft in total length and weigh ...

                                               

Leopard

A leopard is a big feline of the genus Panthera. It lives in Africa and Asia. Unlike lions, it does not live in groups. The adult males live separately, and the females live only with their cubs. Leopards live in habitats where there are some tre ...

                                               

Lion

The lion is a large mammal of the Felidae family. Some large males weigh over 250 kg. Today, wild lions live in sub-Saharan Africa and in Asia. Lions are adapted for life in grasslands and mixed areas with trees and grass. The relatively small fe ...

                                               

Mandrill

The mandrill are the wolds largest monkeys. They are also the most colourful primates. The skin colours brighten as the animal gets more excited. Males live mostly on the forest floor, while females and young climb up into trees and bushes. This ...

                                               

Marbled cat

The marbled cat is a small wild cat of South and Southeast Asia. Its head and body length is 45 – 62 cm and it weighs 2 – 5 kg. Genetic analysis has shown that it is closely related with the Asian golden cat and the bay cat, which diverged from t ...

                                               

Marine iguana

The marine iguana is an iguana found only on the Galapagos Islands. It is the only modern lizard, to live and forage in the sea. Also unusually, it is a vegetarian. It only eats algae. The iguana can dive over 9 m 30 ft into the water. It has spr ...

                                               

Mugger crocodile

The mugger crocodile is also known as the marsh crocodile, broad-snouted crocodile and mugger. It lives in the Indian subcontinent and nearby countries. In Pakistans coastal regions of the Makran and delta marshlands of Sindh, it is known as the ...