Animal Encyclopedia

July 16, 2022 Animal Encyclopedia 

Monkeys

Monkeys are a large and varied group of mammals of the primate order. They live in trees, grasslands, forests, mountains and plains. They are seriously threatened by habitat loss. The term monkey includes all primates that do not belong to the categories human, ape, or prosimian; however, monkeys do have certain common features. All are […]

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July 16, 2022 Animal Encyclopedia 

Leopards

Leopards are one of the world’s most beautiful and majestic animals. These big cats are relatively easy to spot in the wild due to their usual spots, which are used for camouflage. Although they are not as large as some of the other big cats, leopards are still considered to be very dangerous predators. They […]

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July 16, 2022 Animal Encyclopedia 

Ladybugs

The Coccinellidae are a family of small beetles, commonly known as ladybugs in North America and ladybirds in Britain, Ireland, the Commonwealth and some parts of the southern United States. Entomologists in the United States prefer the names ladybird beetles or lady beetles, as these insects are not true bugs. Coccinellids are found worldwide, with […]

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July 16, 2022 Animal Encyclopedia 

Deer

Deer are four-legged mammals that are members of the deer family, Cervidae. There are many species of deer, including white-tailed deer, mule deer, red deer, reindeer, and elk. They are found in woods and forests all over the world. They have a good sense of smell and hearing, but their eyesight is not very good. […]

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July 16, 2022 Animal Encyclopedia 

Starfish

Starfish is one of the unique creatures in the ocean. Starfish are animals that live in the sea. Some people might not think of them as animals, but they are! They use five or more arms to move around and catch food. They may look delicate, but they are tough and can survive in pretty […]

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July 16, 2022 Animal Encyclopedia 

Cranes

The crane is a large bird of prey with a long neck, legs, and bill. The bill is hooked at the tip and curved downward. The plumage is usually white with black wingtips. The eyes are yellow or orange. Cranes live in wetland habitats and can be found on every continent except Antarctica. Cranes are […]

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July 16, 2022 Animal Encyclopedia 

Product Testing On Animals

Every year, millions of animals suffer and die in painful tests to determine the “safety” of cosmetics and household products. Substances ranging from eye shadow and soap to furniture polish and oven cleaner are tested on rabbits, rats, guinea pigs, dogs, and other animals, despite the fact that test results do not help prevent or […]

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July 16, 2022 Animal Encyclopedia 

Wombats

Wombats are found in Australia and Tasmania. They are iconically Australian animals and are often featured in Australian literature, film, and television. Wombats are marsupials of the family Vombatidae, which means they carry their young in a pouch. They are short-legged and muscular, with stocky bodies and large heads. Their fur is typically grey or […]

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