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May 2009


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A-Z Animals On Your Phone And Facebook

Fri 29th May 2009 (0 comments)

A-Z Animals
On The Move



A-Z Animals
On Your Phone

The latest additions to A-Z Animals are the Facebook application and the abilty to now use A-Z Animals on your mobile phone! This gives you the ability to have better access and more fun with the animals that you can learn about on the A-Z Animals website.

The simplification of A-Z Animals for mobiles means that you are now able to use A-Z Animals when you are on the move and it is always there when you need it! From looking up facts on the bus or train, or when desperate measures are needed to settle those vital disputes between friends in the pub, you are now able to use the A-Z Animals website wherever you are!

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The Animals Of Cornwall

Tue 26th May 2009 (7 comments)

Rare White Butterfly


Flying Common Kestrel
Cornwall is the most southernly county in England and offers a huge diversity of habitats for a wide variety of wildlife that is rarely found elsewhere in the country. Mammals of both land and sea, fascinating birds and an enormous variety of marine animals and even insects can be found all over Cornwall and around the rugged coastline.

Birds of prey such as buzzards, kestrels and owls can be seen surveying the ground for prey from the skies above and perching on the signs and lampposts that line the roads. Rare insects from butterflies to glow worms can be found across the county as can the common lizard, a reptile which is only found in the warmer regions of the UK. As well as these rarer animals, badgers, foxes, hedgehogs, rabbits and squirrels are all commonly found in woodland and hedgerows all over Cornwall.

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The A-Z Animals Shop Has Arrived!

Wed 6th May 2009 (1 comment)

Sammy Sheep


Lars The Lion
A-Z Animals has just launched the A-Z Animals shop stocking animal soft toys. A-Z Animals takes pride in the fact that only the highest quality of products will be sold in the A-Z Animals shop including the first range of toys from Russ Berrie and a range of Keel Toys set to be available for sale shortly. The A-Z Animals shop is run by Sammy The Sheep.

The Russ Berrie collection includes animals from seals to lions and all of these smaller sized toys are beautifully made and are incredibly sweet and soft, with each animal soft toy having incredible character. The Keel range of toys will be made available for sale within the next couple of weeks and these slightly larger soft toys are utterly gorgeous and extremely unique.

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Do Humans Actually Respect Animals?

Fri 1st May 2009 (8 comments)

Giant Panda


Polar Bear
The ongoing human presence on Earth has a greater impact on the other animals that live here every day, and we are now faced with a sad situation where many of the more vulnerable animals and animals that are considered a threat to humans are dying out and will become extinct in the not to distant future. The main cause of this destruction is not down to climate change as we all expect but more due to the fact that humans are physically taking over the planet with little or no respect to the other creatures that inhabit it.

Many species of bear, if not all, are under threat as the habitat and territory of these animals have become smaller and smaller and the bears are therefore forced into areas where they are not originally from and are expected to adapt to their new surroundings. Not to mention that numerous bears are killed every year by humans by means of defense, and more devastatingly, trophy hunting. The elusive polar bear not only has these factors to contend with, but also the fact that global warming is causing the ice caps to melt, and therefore their native habitat.

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