Amazing facts about the giraffe
You probably think you are tall but until you realize that a baby giraffe may probably be taller than you, then you realize how short you are.
The giraffe is the tallest terrestrial mammal in the world, a true beauty amongst the animals that roam the savannahs of Africa.
The average height of a giraffe is between 4.3 metres to 5.8 metres with the adult female weighing about 800 kilograms and the male weighing 1,250 kilograms.
This beautiful animal was first…
Conservation of Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca)
Genus and species: Ailuropoda melanoleuca
The Giant Panda is classified as ‘Endangered’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Formerly widespread across southern and eastern China, Giant Pandas are now restricted to six mountain ranges at the western edge of their former range. Habitat restriction and degradation represents the…
Is the World’s Most Rare Marine Animal Going to See 2018?
Discovered in 1958, the Vaquita is now a critically endangered species. Classified as endangered by Mexico in 1975 and by the United States of America in 1979, the Vaquita now only has 30 individuals left in their species. These beautiful creatures are part of the porpoise family. They grow to be about five feet and usually weigh around a hundred and twenty pounds. The Vaquita are animals that thrive in a…
Adult emperor penguins weigh from 50 to 100 pounds and varies by sex, with males weighing more than females. It is the fifth heaviest living bird species, after only the larger varieties of ratite (CRC Handbook of Avian Body masses by John B. F Dunning. CRC press (1992), ISBN 978-0-8493-4258-5). Like all penguin species, emperor penguins have streamlined bodies to minimize drag while swimming, and wings that are more like stiff, flat flippers (Williams, Tony D. (1995). The Penguins. Oxford,…
It’s body, legs and tail have golden fur, it’s feet, mouth, chest and belly are all white. It’s nose is black like most dogs and it has pointy up ears. The dingo lives in Australia and mainly lives in desserts but some live in grasslands and near forests. Dingoes often make their dens in abandoned rabbit holes. Most people know the Dingo as a native animal to only Australia similar to why people know the Kangaroo. They can rotate their paws unlike any other dog and they have the…
All About the Canada lynx
The Canada lynx has long gray fur with long black tufts of fur around the face. It looks like a beard. It has long black hair tufts coming from the tips of its ears. The lynx has big paws that are covered with fur that help it run on deep snow. Its claws can retract which help when it needs to run or they can come out if the lynx needs to climb. Their front legs are shorter than their back legs and their tail is short with a black tip. They are medium…
The external features of a lion help them survive in their habitat. Both females and males have a golden tan color that help them camouflage to their surroundings. However, there does exist a white variant which appears once in awhile in some lions. There is a huge external difference that separates males and females which is the male's mane. The mane is large and bushy, and it stretches all the way from the neck to the beginning of its back. It also gets darker as the lion ages. The lion has…
Species around the world are either endangered or overcrowded. Animals that are endangered of extinction are in need of special cares. One of the most beloved animals in the world that is endangered is the Giant Panda Bear, the rarest family member of the bear family and China’s unofficial mascot, about 1000-2000 are living in the wild. Giant Panda Bear native habitat is in the mountain forests of southwest China. Giant pandas are identified by their distinctive black and white coloring. Their…
Balaenoptera musculus ( The blue whale)
The blue whale is the largest animal on the planet. It has a heart the size of a VW beetle. The blue whale is at the top of the food chain. Climate change, habitat loss, and ship strikes are all threats to its survival.
Pan Troglodytes (Chimpanzee)
The chimpanzee is the human’s closest cousin. They have already disappeared completely from four countries. Poaching and disease are two very big threats.
Black Rhino (Diceros bicornis)
Black Rhinos are…
To begin, with have you ever seen a Burmese Python? Well some people have them as a pet. How irrational is that. But what really is going on is debauched. Pythons are destroying the Everglades in Florida. But how are they are to solve this problem though. Can the people of Florida get this conflict, solve or not. How are they going to do it? Let’s found out by reading the sources.
First of all, Burmese Pythons are magnificent and authoritative animals in the world today. The enormity of these…