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GibbonToday, we want to highlight the Gibbon.

Found in dense jungles and tropical forests!

Yesterday's featured animal was the Somali.

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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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German ShepherdGerman Shepherd
Highly active and fearless dogs!
HareHare
Can reach speeds of over 40 mph!
Neapolitan MastiffNeapolitan Mastiff
Fearless and extremely protective of it's home!
Squirrel MonkeySquirrel Monkey
Lives in groups of up to 500 individuals!
Clouded LeopardClouded Leopard
Has canines that can be two inches long!
Hammerhead SharkHammerhead Shark
Found in coastal waters around the world!
Turkish AngoraTurkish Angora
A breed that originated in central Turkey!
Asian ElephantAsian Elephant
Domesticated for hundreds of years!
PoodlePoodle
Intelligent, alert and active!
GrasshopperGrasshopper
There are 11,000 known species!
CatfishCatfish
There are nearly 3,000 different species!
BirmanBirman
Also known as the Sacred Cat of Burma!
Norfolk TerrierNorfolk Terrier
Fearless but not aggressive!
American Eskimo DogAmerican Eskimo Dog
Bred to be companion dogs!
MoorhenMoorhen
Feeds on aquatic insects and water-spiders!
MonkeyMonkey
There are around 260 known species!
Crested PenguinCrested Penguin
Has long yellow eyebrows!
PikaPika
Found in mountainous regions and rocky areas
West Highland TerrierWest Highland Terrier
Most commonly white in colour!
Radiated TortoiseRadiated Tortoise
The most protected tortoise in the world!
Leaf-Tailed GeckoLeaf-Tailed Gecko
Only found on Madagascar!
LabradoodleLabradoodle
Friendly and eneretic mix-breed!
BarracudaBarracuda
Can grow to nearly 2 meters long!
MeerkatMeerkat
One will stand on guard to watch for predators!
Bumble BeeBumble Bee
The most common species of bee!
PantherPanther
Prefers to hunt at night than during the day!
GreyhoundGreyhound
Extremely fast and athletic!
Woolly MonkeyWoolly Monkey
Has a long, strong prehensile tail!
InsectInsect
There are an estimated 30 million species!
ArmadilloArmadillo
Can curl into a hard, protective ball!
Moray EelMoray Eel
Can grow to nearly 2 meters in length!
Staffordshire Bull TerrierStaffordshire Bull Terrier
Known for their loyalty to their family!
TuataraTuatara
Only found on a few of New Zealand's islands!
MayflyMayfly
There are 2,500 known species worldwide!
BloodhoundBloodhound
Affectionate, gentle and even-tempered!
StarfishStarfish
Has 2 stomachs to aid digestion!
SnowshoeSnowshoe
Thought to have originated in the 1960s!
Roseate SpoonbillRoseate Spoonbill
The only Spoonbill in the western hemisphere!
German PinscherGerman Pinscher
Highly intelligent and fast learners!
Maine CoonMaine Coon
Folklore says it's half cat, half raccoon!

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The 10 Largest Animals On Earth

Thu 23rd January 2020 (0 comments)

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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