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Japanese dwarf flying squirrel

The Japanese dwarf flying squirrel lives in forests on Honshu and Kyushu islands. They eat buds, leaves, bark and fruits. The International Union for Conservation of Nature do it as a "least-concern species".

                                               

Jungle cat

The jungle cat is a successful and widespread wild cat. It ranges from Egypt in the west to China in the east, and it is common in India. The jungle cat is the largest remaining species of the wild cat genus Felis. It is 20 to 37 inches in body l ...

                                               

Kangaroo

A kangaroo is an Australian marsupial. It belongs to the genus Macropus. The common name kangaroo is used for the four large species, and there are another 50 species of smaller macropods. The kangaroos are common in Australia and can also be fou ...

                                               

King eider

The king eider is a large sea duck. It breeds along Northern Hemisphere Arctic coasts of northeast Europe, North America and Asia. The birds spend most of the year in coastal marine ecosystems at high latitudes. They migrate to the Arctic tundra ...

                                               

Least weasel

The least weasel, is the smallest member of the genus Mustela. It is the smallest member of the family Mustelidae and order Carnivora. It is also called the little weasel, common weasel. It is native to Eurasia, North America and North Africa. It ...

                                               

Leopard cat

The leopard cat is a small wild cat of South and East Asia. Since 2002 it has been listed as least concern by IUCN. It is widely distributed, but habitat loss and hunting occurs in places. There are twelve leopard cat subspecies, which differ wid ...

                                               

Lesser bandicoot rat

The lesser bandicoot rat is a rodent. It lives in south Asia. It can grow up to 40cm long. It is a rat, but is not in the genus Rattus. They may be a pest to cereal crops, and gardens in India and Sri Lanka. When attacking the rat grunts like a p ...

                                               

Lesser black-backed gull

The lesser black-backed gull is a large gull that breeds on the Atlantic coasts of Europe. It is migratory, wintering from the British Isles south to West Africa. It is a regular winter visitor to the east coast of North America, probably from th ...

                                               

Lesser roadrunner

The lesser roadrunner is one of the two species of roadrunner. It looks a lot like the other roadrunner species, the greater roadrunner, but is smaller and has a shorter beak. It is found in Mexico and Central America. It is large and slender and ...

                                               

Little owl

The little owl is a bird that lives in the temperate and warmer parts of Europe, Asia, and North Africa. It was introduced into Britain at the end of the nineteenth century, and into the South Island of New Zealand in the early twentieth century. ...

                                               

Little penguin

The Little penguin, also called the fairy penguin, little blue penguin, and blue penguin. They are a species of penguin that lives near the coasts of Australia and New Zealand. The little penguin is the smallest of all penguins.

                                               

Long-tailed weasel

The long-tailed weasel, is a type of mustelid. It is also called the bridled weasel or big stoat. It lives in southern Canada throughout all the United States and Mexico, through all of Central America and northern South America.

                                               

Madeiran wall lizard

This Madeira wall lizard is endemic to the Madeira Islands, Portugal, where it is abundant. In the Azores, this lizard is found after involuntary introduction during the 19th century by ship trade between the two archipelagos, but the lizards hav ...

                                               

Meerkat

A meerkat is a small mammal that lives in the Kalahari Desert in southern Africa. It is a member of the mongoose family. A group of meerkats is called a "mob" or "gang", and usually all of the meerkats are relatives.

                                               

Mexican Burrowing Toad

The Mexican burrowing toad is a frog. They are the only species in the genus Rhinophrynus and the family Rhinophrynidae. These frogs live from the southern Texas through Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador to Nicaragua and Costa Rica. They u ...

                                               

Mexican free-tailed bat

The Mexican free-tailed bat is a type of bat. It is also called the Brazilian free-tailed bat. It is native to North and South America.

                                               

Monk parakeet

The Monk parakeet, Quaker parrot, or Seatowerian Budgerigar is a species of parrot. It lives in Argentina and the countries around South America. The bird is also known for passing one of its tail feathers through its bill to reconnect the barbul ...

                                               

Montane shrew

Montane shrews are small, long tailed shrews. They can grow up to 103 and 142mm long. It moults two times a year. They are brownish and silvery white or gray in summer.

                                               

Moose

A moose is a large deer. Some authorities put the American moose in a different species, Alces americanus. A male moose is called a bull, a female moose is called a cow, and a young moose is called a calf. A group of moose is called a herd. The p ...

                                               

Mountain goat

The mountain goat is a species of goats. They are also known as the Rocky Mountain goat. They live in North America. They are part of the genus Oreamnos, or true goats. They like to live on high elevations. Mountain goats are great at climbing, a ...

                                               

Musk ox

The musk ox is a large Arctic mammal of the Bovidae family. It has a thick coat, and was common in the northern hemisphere during the Pleistocene ice age. The males give off a strong odour, hence its name. This musky odour is used to attract fema ...

                                               

Natterjack Toad

The natterjack toad is a toad. They live in the sandy and heathland areas of Europe. Adults are 60–70 mm in length. They are different from other toads because they have a yellow line down the middle of the back. They have relatively short legs. ...

                                               

Nightingale

The nightingale is a small bird. It used to be put in the thrush family Turdidae. Now it is put on the Old World flycatchers, a group often called the chats or chat-thrushes. Its resemblance to thrushes is an example of convergent evolution. It i ...

                                               

Nine-banded armadillo

The nine-banded armadillo, or the nine-banded, long-nosed armadillo, is a species of armadillo. The nine-banded armadillo is an insectivorous animal. Ants, termites, and other small invertebrates make up most of its diet. The armadillo can jump 3 ...

                                               

Noisy miner

The noisy miner is a small grey bird with a black head and yellow eyes. This bird is common in the gardens of eastern Australian homes, but is not seen in Western Australia or the Northern Territory. The genus puts it in a large group of honey-ea ...

                                               

Northern Cricket Frog

The northern cricket frog is a species of small Hylid frogs. They are native to the United States and northeastern Mexico. Northern cricket frogs are small frogs, between 0.75 and 1.5 inches long. They eat crickets and small insects. They usually ...

                                               

Northern goshawk

The northern goshawk Accipiter gentilis) is a medium-large raptor in the family Accipitridae. There are other species in this genus, but this bird is spoken of as the goshawk because it has a wide range over most of Europe, Eurasia and North Amer ...

                                               

Northern pygmy owl

The Northern pygmy owl is small and has a long tail. It has shiny yellow eyes, yellow feet, and small tuffs of fur with its ears. Its feathers are a reddish brown speckled with white. Like all of the members of its family, it has fake eye spots t ...

                                               

Northern yellow bat

The northern yellow bat is a type of bat in the family Vespertilionidae. It is usually awake throughout the year except during extremely cold winter weather. When it is extremely cold they will induce torpor.

                                               

Nyala

The nyala, also called inyala, is an antelope that lives in southern Africa. It has the highest sexual dimorphism among other spiral-horned antelopes. The nyala is mainly active early in the morning and late in the afternoon. As a herbivore, the ...

                                               

Ocelot

The ocelot is a small mammal, one of nine species in the genus Leopardus. It lives in South and Central America, as far up as Mexico. It has been reported as far north as Texas and in Trinidad, in the Caribbean. These fast cats eat small mammals, ...

                                               

Osprey

An osprey is a type of fish-eating bird. They are also known as fish hawk, sea hawk, and fish eagle. It is a large bird measuring up to 60 cm long from beak to tail. It has dark brown wings.

                                               

Ostrich

The ostrich is a large flightless bird that lives in Africa. They are the largest living bird species, and have the biggest eggs of all living birds. Ostriches do not fly, but can run faster than any other bird. They are ratites, a useful groupin ...

                                               

Oystercatcher

The oystercatcher is a species of bird that lives around Europe and Asia. They usually eat shellfishes that are found on beaches and mud. The Eurasian Oystercatcher uses its sharp bill to open the shells of oysters and mussels. It cuts the muscle ...

                                               

Peregrine falcon

The peregrine falcon is a cosmopolitan bird of prey in the family Falconidae. It can also be known just as the peregrine, and was once called the "Duck hawk" in North America. In Pakistan it is officially the military iconic symbol of the PAF and ...

                                               

Pinus pinaster

Common names in some other languages are: French: Pin maritime, Pin des landes, Pinastre Portuguese: Pinheiro-bravo German: Strandkiefer Spanish: Pino gallego, Pino resinero

                                               

Puma

Pumas, also called cougars, mountain lions or brown panthers, are large wild cats that live in the western half of North America, along with Florida, and most of Central and South America. Pumas are mainly tan-color, and can be up to 9 feet long, ...

                                               

Pygmy rabbit

The pygmy rabbit is a North American rabbit. It is found in the desert areas of the Great Basin and Montana. The pygmy rabbit is the worlds smallest leporid. An average adult weights about 375 to about 500 grams 0.827 to about 1.102 lb. It has a ...

                                               

Red billed Quelea

The Red-billed quelea, also known as the red-billed weaver or red-billed dioch, is a small passerine bird of the Ploceidae family. It is found only in Africa. There are more quelea than any other bird species in the world: they number over 1.5 bi ...

                                               

Red fox

The red fox is a mammal of the order Carnivora. It is the biggest and most well-known species of fox. Red foxes are sometimes hunted for sport, or killed as pests or carriers of rabies.

                                               

Red giant flying squirrel

The red giant flying squirrel is a species of flying squirrel. This squirrel faces no particular threats apart from habitat. The International Union for Conservation of Nature lists it as a "least-concern species". The tail is long 42cm and prov ...

                                               

Red kangaroo

The red kangaroo is the largest kangaroo. The word macropus means "big foot" and rufus means red. It is the largest mammal in Australia, and the largest marsupial in the world. It lives in the arid open areas of Australia which covers much of the ...

                                               

Red-collared lorikeet

The red-collared lorikeet is a species of lorikeet. It was a subspecies of the rainbow lorikeet, but now they are regarded as separate species. The bird is found living in northern Australia.

                                               

Red-necked wallaby

The red-necked wallaby is a medium-sized macropod, common in parts of eastern Australia. As one of the largest wallabies, it looks like a kangaroo. Males can weigh more than 20 kg and have a head-body length of 90 cm. Red-necked wallabies have a ...

                                               

Red-shouldered macaw

The red-shouldered macaw is a species of parrot. There are three sub-species. They are green with red shoulder flashes. The birds are sometimes sold as pets. The are smaller than most macaws, and bond well with humans. They are intelligent birds, ...

                                               

Red-tailed hawk

The red-tailed hawk is a buzzard. Sometimes it is called a chickenhawk, though it does not normally eat chickens. It is a bird of prey. It breeds throughout most of North America, from western Alaska and northern Canada and as far south as Panama ...

                                               

Ring-necked snake

Diadophis punctatus, also called the ring-necked snake, is a species of snake. Ring-necked snakes live in eastern and central North America. There are many colors and patterns of ring-necked snake. It is called the ring-necked snake because it ha ...

                                               

Ringed seal

The ringed seal, also known as the jar seal and as netsik or nattiq by the Inuit, is an earless seal. They live in the Arctic and sub-Arctic areas. The ringed seal is a small seal. They are rarely greater than 1.5 m in length. They have a distinc ...

                                               

Rook

The rook is a member of the Crow family. The crows are a family in the Passerine order. The rook is similar in size to the crow. It has black feathers, which show a blue or bluish-purple sheen glint in bright sunlight. The feathers on the head, n ...

                                               

Rough-skinned newt

The rough-skinned newt is a North American newt known for its strong poison. Juveniles live on land for four or five years after metamorphosis. Adults are amphibious, and live in water and on land. Eggs are laid in water. They can be found especi ...