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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!
 

Random Animals

Slow Worm

Slow Worm

Found widely throughout British gardens!
Warthog

Warthog

Has two sets of tusks on it's face!
Zebra Shark

Zebra Shark

Can get to be 30 years old in the wild!
Cuttlefish

Cuttlefish

Found throughout the world's oceans!
Betty the Butterfly's Blog

Betty the Butterfly's Blog

British Moth Species

Tue 7th July 2015 (0 comments)



Of all the flying insects found in the UK, butterflies are among the most spotted and photographed as most people are often delighted by the sight of these brightly coloured creatures fluttering amongst our plants and flowers in the garden. What about their less colourful and well-known cousins the moths though? Well, here are a few things you may not know about moths in the UK.

Traditional moth guides tended to concentrate solely on certain moth species that are known as macro-moths, with around 800 British species identified and documented. However, the true number of moth species found in the UK is actually much higher with over 2,400 species of moth having been recorded here.

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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

Grasshopper
Today Bernie the Bear wants to show you the Grasshopper.
 
There are 11,000 known species!
Simon Snail If you didn't get here quick enough like Simon the Snail, yesterday's featured animal was the Tiger Salamander.

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

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