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Russian BlueToday, Bernie the Bear wants to show you the Russian Blue.

First brought to the UK in the 1800s!

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

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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!

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Proboscis MonkeyProboscis Monkey
Natively found on the island of Borneo!
There are 200 different species!
One of the only mammals to lay eggs!
There are more than 160 different species!
Polar BearPolar Bear
Could be extinct within the next 30 years!
There are more than 40 different species!
Siberian TigerSiberian Tiger
Also known as the Amur tiger!
Arctic HareArctic Hare
Eats berries found in the snow!
It's stinger is razor-sharp or serrated!
Rows of tiny plates line their teeth!
The tail feathers of the male can be 1m long!
A friendly and relaxed dog!
There are thought to be up 20,000 species!
Bumble BeeBumble Bee
The most common species of bee!
Sabre-Toothed TigerSabre-Toothed Tiger
Canines up to 7 inches long!
Entlebucher Mountain DogEntlebucher Mountain Dog
Native to parts of the Swiss Alps!
There are 5 different species!
Edible FrogEdible Frog
Are known to guard the muddy banks!
Yorkshire TerrierYorkshire Terrier
Highly energetic and eager for adventure!
Has pink anti-bacterial sweat!
Affectionate, gentle and even-tempered!
Darwin's FrogDarwin's Frog
Camouflages itself as a dead leaf!
Black Russian TerrierBlack Russian Terrier
Confident, calm and highly intelligent!
There are around 260 known species!
Giant African Land SnailGiant African Land Snail
The biggest snail species on land!
Blue Lacy DogBlue Lacy Dog
Originated in Texas in the mid 1800s!
There are around 5,000 different species!
Migrates up and down the mountains!
Long, black tongue can grow to 18 inches long!
Komodo DragonKomodo Dragon
Only found on five Indonesian islands!
Also known as the Sea Cow!
Can live until they are more than 150 years old!
Has characteristics of two or more breeds!
First domesticated 5,000 years ago!
Hermit CrabHermit Crab
There are over 500 different species!
Has 20 different muscles in it's ears!
Norwegian ForestNorwegian Forest
Has a long, thick double coat of fur!
Horn SharkHorn Shark
Endemic to the Californian coast!
Common BuzzardCommon Buzzard
The most common raptor in the UK!
Pink Fairy ArmadilloPink Fairy Armadillo
The smallest known species of Armadillo!

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