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Highly active and fearless dogs!
Can reach speeds of over 40 mph!
Fearless and extremely protective of it's home!
Lives in groups of up to 500 individuals!
Has canines that can be two inches long!
Found in coastal waters around the world!
A breed that originated in central Turkey!
Domesticated for hundreds of years!
Intelligent, alert and active!
There are 11,000 known species!
There are nearly 3,000 different species!
Also known as the Sacred Cat of Burma!
Fearless but not aggressive!
Bred to be companion dogs!
Feeds on aquatic insects and water-spiders!
There are around 260 known species!
Has long yellow eyebrows!
Found in mountainous regions and rocky areas
Most commonly white in colour!
The most protected tortoise in the world!
Only found on Madagascar!
Friendly and eneretic mix-breed!
Can grow to nearly 2 meters long!
One will stand on guard to watch for predators!
The most common species of bee!
Prefers to hunt at night than during the day!
Extremely fast and athletic!
Has a long, strong prehensile tail!
There are an estimated 30 million species!
Can curl into a hard, protective ball!
Can grow to nearly 2 meters in length!
Known for their loyalty to their family!
Only found on a few of New Zealand's islands!
There are 2,500 known species worldwide!
Affectionate, gentle and even-tempered!
Has 2 stomachs to aid digestion!
Thought to have originated in the 1960s!
The only Spoonbill in the western hemisphere!
Highly intelligent and fast learners!
Folklore says it's half cat, half raccoon!
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The largest living animals on Earth today aren’t land animals, because on land they must struggle against the forces of gravity to survive, effectively limiting their size. The creatures of the oceans can grow much larger, because the buoyancy of the water offers relief from gravity’s effects, allowing them the freedom to grow to gigantic proportions. The largest animal ever lives in the sea. All species have a largest member. The list below discusses each of these largest animals on earth today.
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