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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

Black Rhinoceros

Black Rhinoceros

Horns can grow to 1.5m!
Polar Bear

Polar Bear

Could be extinct within the next 30 years!


Only known to science since 1992!


It's stinger is razor-sharp or serrated!
Betty the Butterfly's Blog

Betty the Butterfly's Blog

Essential Commands: Protect Your Dog Using Positive Reinforcement

Mon 17th October 2016 (0 comments)
This is a guest blog post by Amber Kingsley.

Long gone are the days that the majority people believed that using physical contact or force with an animal is a necessary means associated with training. Teaching a pet appropriate behaviours, even accomplishing some entertaining tricks, is more easily and effectively achieved by using positive reinforcement techniques instead.

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

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