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Welcome to A-Z Animals, an online animal encyclopedia where you can learn about all your favourite animals, and even some you may have never heard of!
 

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Bumble Bee

Bumble Bee

The most common species of bee!
Edible Frog

Edible Frog

Are known to guard the muddy banks!
Otter

Otter

There are 13 different species worldwide!
Neapolitan Mastiff

Neapolitan Mastiff

Fearless and extremely protective of it's home!
Betty the Butterfly's Blog

Betty the Butterfly's Blog

In The News: Northern White Rhino Population Down To Six

Thu 23rd October 2014 (0 comments)



In the modern era, environmental news is high on the agenda for most organisations who report anything and everything from localised shrinking bee colonies to global climate change that affects almost everyone in the world. With so many different stories spanning the front pages and being in the headlines, we have collected a few of our top environmental and animal news stories from the week.

A very rare sub-species of White Rhino has died in Kenya, meaning that the extinction of the sub-species is looming ever closer. The 34 year old male called Suni, was one of only two breeding Northern White Rhino's in the world and leaves behind him just six of his sub-species which includes five females and just a single male. Thought to live for between 40 and 50 years, the Northern White Rhinoceros is now one step closer to complete extinction with the latest news of Suni's death being a particularly disheartening blow to the world of conservation. Click here to find out more about Suni and the world's remaining Northern White Rhinos.

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Palm Oil Campaign

Palm Oil Campaign

Palm oil plantations have been popping up rapidly over recent years, but many of them are illegally set-up in natural forest and peat-land and are completely unregulated. Thousands of acres of both primary and secondary forest that are either vital to conservation or the native people are being cleared every year. The trade is thought to now account for up to 10% of the world's total greenhouse gas emissions.
 
This boom has happened mainly over the last 10 years and has made palm oil the most used edible oil today. It is found in thousands of products from chocolate and biscuits to soap and lipstick, but many companies actually have no idea where their palm oil even comes from. Under current European legislation, companies do not have to state if they have used palm oil in their products, instead it can be labelled as vegetable oil!
 
We have the right to know what is in the products that we use and consume! Help us to change this...
 
Save the rainforest. Save the orang-utan. Save the world.
 

Bernie BearBernie the Bear's Animal of the Day

Liger
Today Bernie the Bear wants to show you the Liger.
 
The offspring of a lion and tiger parents!
Simon Snail If you didn't get here quick enough like Simon the Snail, yesterday's featured animal was the Chameleon.

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Has characteristics of two or more breeds!
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Digs burrows in river banks to rest!
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The tail feathers of the male can be 1m long!
UguisuUguisu
Their guano is used in face creams!
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Rarely found more than 450m from trees!

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