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CichlidToday, Bernie the Bear wants to show you the Cichlid.

There are more than 1,300 known species!

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

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CassowaryCassowary
Can reach speeds of 30mph!
Puffer FishPuffer Fish
The second most poisonous creature in the world!
UakariUakari
Have a very short tail for their size!
Water VoleWater Vole
The largest Vole species in the UK!
Bumble BeeBumble Bee
The most common species of bee!
LabradoodleLabradoodle
Friendly and eneretic mix-breed!
ToucanToucan
There are more than 40 different species!
CapybaraCapybara
Excellent at both diving and swimming!
Emperor PenguinEmperor Penguin
The world's largest species of penguin!
African Palm CivetAfrican Palm Civet
Solitary but gathers in groups!
AardvarkAardvark
Can move 2ft of soil in just 15 seconds!
ZebuZebu
There are around 75 different species!
PiranhaPiranha
Generally found in fast-flowing streams!
Doberman PinscherDoberman Pinscher
A gentle, loyal and loving breed!
Flat Coat RetrieverFlat Coat Retriever
A game retrieving gun-dog!
Boxer DogBoxer Dog
Bright, energetic and playful!
AffenpinscherAffenpinscher
First bred in 17th century Germany!
African Clawed FrogAfrican Clawed Frog
A particularly ferocious amphibian!
BisonBison
Largest mammal in North America!
Sea UrchinSea Urchin
Can live for up to 200 years!
African PenguinAfrican Penguin
The only penguin species in Africa!
Malayan TigerMalayan Tiger
Found in less-dense jungles!
Basking SharkBasking Shark
The second biggest fish in the world!
Woolly MammothWoolly Mammoth
Tusks grew to 16ft long!
African Wild DogAfrican Wild Dog
Also known as the painted dog!
JaguarJaguar
The largest feline on the American continent!
KoalaKoala
Spends up to 80% of the time sleeping or resting!
Whale SharkWhale Shark
The largest species of fish in the world!
Gentoo PenguinGentoo Penguin
Found throughout the sub-Antarctic!
Water BuffaloWater Buffalo
Has been domesticated for thousands of years!
Russian BlueRussian Blue
First brought to the UK in the 1800s!
Aye Aye Aye Aye
Thought to be extinct until 1957!
MongrelMongrel
Has characteristics of two or more breeds!
JellyfishJellyfish
Have tentacles around their mouths!
Moray EelMoray Eel
Can grow to nearly 2 meters in length!
ImpalaImpala
Able to jump over 2 meters high!
Brown BearBrown Bear
A dominant predator in it's environment!
Curly Coated RetrieverCurly Coated Retriever
A lively and fun-loving breed!
LionLion
Lives in small groups called prides!
OysterOyster
Can process up to 10 litres of water an hour!

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World Animal Day 2018 - Tiny's Story

Thu 4th October 2018 (5 comments)
World Animal Day is celebrated every year around the world on October the 4th on the day of the feast of Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. The aim of the day is to bring awareness to animal species across the globe to not only highlight the plight of species in the wild, but to also improve animal welfare standards for every animal no matter how big or small.

In order to celebrate World Animal Day 2018, I would like to share with you one particular animal that is very special to me personally.

World Animal Day 2018 - Tiny's Story
World Animal Day 2018 - Tiny's Story, - Copyright Millie Bond, A-Z Animals
World Animal Day 2018 - Tiny's Story, - Copyright Millie Bond, A-Z Animals

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