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Appenzeller DogToday, Bernie the Bear wants to show you the Appenzeller Dog.

Herding dog by nature!

If you didn't get here quick enough like Simon the Snail, yesterday's featured animal was the Pied Tamarin.

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Can live for up to 100 years!
The offspring of a Zebra and Horse parents!
Black Russian TerrierBlack Russian Terrier
Confident, calm and highly intelligent!
Norwegian ForestNorwegian Forest
Has a long, thick double coat of fur!
Leopard CatLeopard Cat
There are 11 different species!
Snapping TurtleSnapping Turtle
Only found in North America!
Thought to be immune to certain snake venom!
Long, black tongue can grow to 18 inches long!
Horned FrogHorned Frog
Natively found in South America!
Have tentacles around their mouths!
First bred in 17th century Germany!
There are more than 160 different species!
Anatolian Shepherd DogAnatolian Shepherd Dog
Guards it's master's flocks!
Radiated TortoiseRadiated Tortoise
The most protected tortoise in the world!
Bavarian Mountain HoundBavarian Mountain Hound
Calm, quiet and poised!
German PinscherGerman Pinscher
Highly intelligent and fast learners!
Gentle and devoted!
Natively found in the Andes Mountain range!
Scorpion FishScorpion Fish
There are more than 200 recognised species!
Active, intelligent and playful!
Maine CoonMaine Coon
Folklore says it's half cat, half raccoon!
Squirrel MonkeySquirrel Monkey
Lives in groups of up to 500 individuals!
There are more than 350,000 different species!
Barn OwlBarn Owl
Found everywhere around the world!
Has pink anti-bacterial sweat!
Guinea PigGuinea Pig
Natively found in the Andes Mountain range!
The fastest land mammal in the world!
Can reach speeds of 30mph!
Females lay between 8 and 12 eggs per clutch!
American FoxhoundAmerican Foxhound
Sweet, kind, loyal, and very loving!
It's body temperature is between 30 - 34 degrees!
Komodo DragonKomodo Dragon
Only found on five Indonesian islands!
Also known as the Prairie Wolf!
There are more than 50 different species!
Great White SharkGreat White Shark
Can grow to more than 8 meters long!
Rock HyraxRock Hyrax
Actually related to Elephants and Manatees!
Chinstrap PenguinChinstrap Penguin
There are 7 million breeding pairs!
Great DaneGreat Dane
Large and imposing in appearance!
Range in size from just 1 to 3 foot!
Closely related to crabs and lobsters!

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The Brunei River

Mon 19th February 2018 (0 comments)
Nestled amongst the Malaysian state of Sarawak in Northern Borneo lies the tiny, oil-rich sultanate of Brunei Darussalam. Run by the Sultan of Brunei, the country is rich in ecological diversity and is home to some of the rarest and most unique animal species on the planet. Despite covering an area of just over 2,200 square miles (less than 1% of Borneo's landmass), the discovery of oil in 1906 has led to the per capita income being one of the highest in world.

The Brunei River - Kampung Ayer
The Brunei River - Kampung Ayer, Millie Bond - License Information.
The Brunei River - Kampung Ayer, Millie Bond - License Information.

Previous Brunei sultans controlled the whole of the island along with parts of the Philippines and Indonesia but due to the dense jungle covering the region, relied heavily on the rivers and waterways both for transportation and communication. The Brunei River is the shortest major river in the country. Fed by the Kayal and Limau Manis Rivers, the Brunei River flows just 41km (25m) to the river mouth of the Brunei Bay in the north-eastern capital of Bandar Seri Begawan where it flows into the South China Sea.

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