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FlyToday, Bernie the Bear wants to show you the Fly.

There are more than 240,000 different species!

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

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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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SomaliSomali
Active, intelligent and playful!
Mountain GorillaMountain Gorilla
Isolated populations found in the mountains!
SquirrelSquirrel
Small rodents found in woodlands worldwide!
Geoffroys TamarinGeoffroys Tamarin
Has distinctive V shape on head!
Flying SquirrelFlying Squirrel
Can glide up to 90 meters!
Marsh FrogMarsh Frog
Has bright green skin!
Yellow-Eyed PenguinYellow-Eyed Penguin
The rarest species of penguin!
Manta RayManta Ray
Can grow up to 9m wide!
Sun BearSun Bear
The smallest species of bear in the world!
Grizzly BearGrizzly Bear
Less than 10% make it into adulthood!
Indian Palm SquirrelIndian Palm Squirrel
Natively found in parts of India and Sri Lanka!
BeaverBeaver
Builds a dam from sticks and leaves!
TapirTapir
Most closely related to horses and rhinos!
WolfWolf
Thought to date back more than 300,000 years!
Nurse SharkNurse Shark
Commonly found in Central American waters!
CrocodileCrocodile
Have changed little in 200 million years!
Black RhinocerosBlack Rhinoceros
Horns can grow to 1.5m!
PekingesePekingese
Thought to be over 2,000 years old!
AxolotlAxolotl
Found only in one complex of lakes!
AardvarkAardvark
Can move 2ft of soil in just 15 seconds!
Boston TerrierBoston Terrier
Friendly, lovable and very strong!
Fire-Bellied ToadFire-Bellied Toad
Found across mainland Europe and Asia!
Silver DollarSilver Dollar
Closely related to the piranha!
Gila MonsterGila Monster
It's tail acts as a fat storage facility!
Indian ElephantIndian Elephant
Found throughout south-east Asia!
NightingaleNightingale
Named more than 1,000 years ago!
Royal PenguinRoyal Penguin
Can reach speeds of 20mph!
DragonflyDragonfly
It's larvae are carnivorous!
Electric EelElectric Eel
Can generate a 500 volt electric shock!
ElephantElephant
Spends around 22 hours a day eating!
HeronHeron
Inhabits wetlands around the world!
CassowaryCassowary
Can reach speeds of 30mph!
Sabre-Toothed TigerSabre-Toothed Tiger
Canines up to 7 inches long!
OpossumOpossum
Thought to be immune to certain snake venom!
Bull TerrierBull Terrier
Needs to be kept active!
PeacockPeacock
Most commonly found on the Indian mainland!
Zebra SharkZebra Shark
Can get to be 30 years old in the wild!
SwanSwan
Populations have been affected by pollution!
Flat Coat RetrieverFlat Coat Retriever
A game retrieving gun-dog!
Greater Swiss Mountain DogGreater Swiss Mountain Dog
Protective and gentle by nature!

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World Animal Day 2018 - Tiny's Story

Thu 4th October 2018 (0 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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