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Builds a dam from sticks and leaves!
There are 100 different species!
The smallest known species of Armadillo!
The largest species of seal in the world!
Needs to be kept active!
The larvae of a moth or butterfly!
Can grow to more than 3m long!
Also known as the anemonefish!
The offspring of a horse and donkey parents!
Inhabits wetlands and woodlands worldwide!
Found around the Equator!
Only found on a few of New Zealand's islands!
Found in less-dense jungles!
Found inhabiting tropical islands and coasts!
Inhabits the Pacific Mountains of Mexico!
There are more than 700 different species!
Introduced to the Canary Islands by the Spanish!
Distinctively coloured noses and rumps!
There are two sub-species!
Intelligent, active and engaging by nature!
There are around 2,000 known species!
More than 2 million breeding pairs!
There are 5 different species!
The oldest breed of cat in the world!
Very loyal, faithful and affectionate!
There are nearly 1,000 different species!
Natively found in the Scottish Highlands!
There are 8 different species!
Can reach speeds of over 40 mph!
Has long yellow eyebrows!
Found in dense forests and wet jungles!
Can live until they are more than 150 years old!
Only found in the forests of New Zealand!
Secretes up to 4g of musk every week!
Inhabits deciduous forests!
The fastest species of primate in the world!
Can get to be 30 years old in the wild!
There are 11,000 known species!
Lives in small groups called prides!
There are around 5,000 different species!
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1. Koalas Have Human Fingerprints
Slow-moving and afficionados of eucalyptus plants, koalas are beloved creatures. They also have fingerprints that are indistinguishable from human ones. Their fingerprints feature the same whirls and loops. Researchers have determined that the marsupials adapted this feature to clutch the branches of trees as they forage for food. According to random animal facts, chimpanzees have this same human characteristic.
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