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Marbled Polecat

Marbled Polecat

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The Marbled Polecat (Vormela peregusna), a small mammal, belongs to the monotypic Vormela genus and is a member of the subfamily Mustelidae.The word 'Vormela' is from the German word 'Würmlein' which depicts the size...
Honeyguide Birds

Honeyguide Birds

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Honeyguides (family Indicatoridae) are in the order of Piciformes similar to the transient birds. They are also known as indicator birds or honey birds, although the latter term is also used more specifically to...
Porcupinefish

Porcupinefish

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The porcupinefish looks like its relative, the balloonfish, but its body is uniformly greyish-tan, evenly speckled with black spots and a white belly.The spines all over the body are modified scales, and when challenged,...
Sea Mink

Sea Mink

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Sea minks are a genus that has recently become extinct. They were close relatives of American minks, living on the Atlantic coast.The last recorded sea mink was taken from an island in the Gulf...
Platypus

Platypus (Ornithorhynchus Anatinus)

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All animals possess unique features that make them stand out, certain distinguishing features that set them apart from other animals and make them easily recognizable well this not accurate for the Platypus.A fish has...
Mute Swan

Mute Swan

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The majestic bird of Russia ballet and European stories is the exotic Mute Swan. This swan swims with its long neck bent into the S shape and also keeps its wings slightly above its...
Pufferfish

Pufferfish

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Pufferfish is a family of predominantly marine and estuarine fish of the Tetraodontiformes order.The family includes several known species, variously known as bufferfish, balloonfish, blowfish, whalefish, globefish, swellfish, toadfish, toadfish, honey toads, sugar toads...
Black Swan

Black Swan

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The black swan (Cygnus atratus) is a big water bird, a species of the swan that breeds mainly in the south-east and southwestern regions of Australia.In Australia, black swans are nomadic, with irregular migration...
Turtles vs Tortoise

Turtles Vs Tortoise: What is the Difference?

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According to Sheila Madrak, a San Diego-based wildlife biologist 'Turtle' is the umbrella word for all 200 species, including turtles, tortoises and terrapins of the Testudines group.There are two distinct characteristics of all turtles:...
Trumpeter Swan

Trumpeter Swan

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The trumpeter swan (Cygnus buccinator) is a species of Swan found in North America. The largest living bird native to North America, it is also the largest existing waterfowl species with a wingspan of...