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Cesky FousekToday, we want to highlight the Cesky Fousek.

An affectionate hunting dog!

Yesterday's featured animal was the Horned Frog.

Welcome to A-Z Animals

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

Builds a dam from sticks and leaves!
There are 100 different species!
Pink Fairy ArmadilloPink Fairy Armadillo
The smallest known species of Armadillo!
Elephant SealElephant Seal
The largest species of seal in the world!
Bull TerrierBull Terrier
Needs to be kept active!
The larvae of a moth or butterfly!
Can grow to more than 3m long!
Clown FishClown Fish
Also known as the anemonefish!
The offspring of a horse and donkey parents!
Inhabits wetlands and woodlands worldwide!
Galapagos PenguinGalapagos Penguin
Found around the Equator!
Only found on a few of New Zealand's islands!
Malayan TigerMalayan Tiger
Found in less-dense jungles!
Found inhabiting tropical islands and coasts!
Red Knee TarantulaRed Knee Tarantula
Inhabits the Pacific Mountains of Mexico!
There are more than 700 different species!
Introduced to the Canary Islands by the Spanish!
Distinctively coloured noses and rumps!
Western GorillaWestern Gorilla
There are two sub-species!
Ibizan HoundIbizan Hound
Intelligent, active and engaging by nature!
There are around 2,000 known species!
King PenguinKing Penguin
More than 2 million breeding pairs!
There are 5 different species!
The oldest breed of cat in the world!
Bernese Mountain DogBernese Mountain Dog
Very loyal, faithful and affectionate!
There are nearly 1,000 different species!
Highland CattleHighland Cattle
Natively found in the Scottish Highlands!
There are 8 different species!
Can reach speeds of over 40 mph!
Crested PenguinCrested Penguin
Has long yellow eyebrows!
Found in dense forests and wet jungles!
Can live until they are more than 150 years old!
Only found in the forests of New Zealand!
African CivetAfrican Civet
Secretes up to 4g of musk every week!
Purple EmperorPurple Emperor
Inhabits deciduous forests!
Patas MonkeyPatas Monkey
The fastest species of primate in the world!
Zebra SharkZebra Shark
Can get to be 30 years old in the wild!
There are 11,000 known species!
Lives in small groups called prides!
There are around 5,000 different species!

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13 Fun and interesting Facts About Animals

Tue 21st January 2020 (0 comments)

1. Koalas Have Human Fingerprints

Slow-moving and afficionados of eucalyptus plants, koalas are beloved creatures. They also have fingerprints that are indistinguishable from human ones. Their fingerprints feature the same whirls and loops. Researchers have determined that the marsupials adapted this feature to clutch the branches of trees as they forage for food. According to random animal facts, chimpanzees have this same human characteristic.

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