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African Forest Elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)African Forest Elephant
The largest known mammal on land!
African Penguin (Spheniscus demersus)African Penguin
The only penguin species in Africa!
African Wild Dog (Lycaon pictus)African Wild Dog
Also known as the painted dog!
Albatross (Diomedeidae)Albatross
The largest wingspan of any bird!
Armadillo (Dasypodidae)Armadillo
Can curl into a hard, protective ball!
Asian Elephant (Elephas Maximus)Asian Elephant
Domesticated for hundreds of years!
Asiatic Black Bear (Ursus tibetanus)Asiatic Black Bear
Known to eat 160 different tree-borne fruits in Thailand!
Axolotl (Ambystoma Mexicanum)Axolotl
Found only in one complex of lakes!
Aye Aye  (Daubentonia madagascariensis)Aye Aye
Thought to be extinct until 1957!
Bactrian Camel (Camelus Bactrianus)Bactrian Camel
The camel with two humps!
Bandicoot (Perameles)Bandicoot
Bandicoot Many species are endangered or extinct!
Bear (Ursidae)Bear
There are 8 different species!
Bengal Tiger (Panthera Tigris Tigris)Bengal Tiger
The most numerous species of tiger!
Blue Whale (Balsenoptera musculus)Blue Whale
The largest animal on Earth!
Bonobo (Pan Paniscus)Bonobo
Shares 97% of the same DNA as humans!
Brown Bear (Ursus Arctos)Brown Bear
A dominant predator in it's environment!
Butterfly Fish (Chaetodontidae)Butterfly Fish
There are more than 100 different species!
Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes)Chimpanzee
Has 32 teeth including fang-like canines!
Chinchilla (Chinchilla Lanigera)Chinchilla
Natively found in the Andes Mountain range!
Dhole (Cuon Alpinus)Dhole
Only 2,000 left in the wild!
Eastern Lowland Gorilla (Gorilla Berengei Graueri)Eastern Lowland Gorilla
Less than 5,000 in the wild!
Fin Whale (Balaenoptera Physalus)Fin Whale
Found throughout ocean waters worldwide!
Fishing Cat (Prionailurus viverrinus)Fishing Cat
Scoops fish out of the water using it's paw!
Fossa (Cryptoprocta ferox)Fossa
Most closely related to the Mongoose!
Galapagos Penguin (Spheniscus Mendiculus)Galapagos Penguin
Found around the Equator!
Galapagos Tortoise (Geochelone Nigra)Galapagos Tortoise
The biggest species of tortoise in the world!
Gharial (Gavialis Gangeticus)Gharial
Found in the murky waters of Northern India!
Golden Lion Tamarin (Leontopithecus Rosalia)Golden Lion Tamarin
Native to the eastern rainforests of Brazil!
Grizzly Bear (Ursus Arctos Horriblis)Grizzly Bear
Less than 10% make it into adulthood!
Honey Bee (Apis)Honey Bee
There are only 7 recognised species!
Hummingbird (Trochilidae)Hummingbird
Beat their wings up to 80 times per second!
Indian Elephant (Elephas Maximus Indicus)Indian Elephant
Found throughout south-east Asia!
Indian Rhinoceros (Rhinoceros Unicornis)Indian Rhinoceros
Also known as the one-horned rhino!
Indochinese Tiger (Panthera Tigris Corbetti)Indochinese Tiger
Now thought to be extinct in China!
Indri (Indri indri)Indri
The largest species of Lemur!
Kakapo (Strigops Habroptilus)Kakapo
The heaviest species of parrot in the world!
Killer Whale (Orcinus Orca)Killer Whale
Typically consumes over 200 kg of food a day!
Macaw (Arini)Macaw
The largest species of parrot in the world!
Magellanic Penguin (Spheniscus Magellanicus)Magellanic Penguin
Threatened by oil spills!
Malayan Tiger (Panthera Tigris Jacksoni)Malayan Tiger
Found in less-dense jungles!
Manatee (Trichechus Manatu)Manatee
Also known as the Sea Cow!
Markhor (Capra Falconeri)Markhor
Less than 2,500 left in the wild!
Mongoose (Helogale Parvula)Mongoose
Range in size from just 1 to 3 foot!
Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla Berengei Berengei)Mountain Gorilla
Isolated populations found in the mountains!
Numbat (Myrmecobius Fasciatus)Numbat
There are only 1,500 left in the wild!
Parrot (Psittacine)Parrot
Can live for up to 100 years!
Pied Tamarin (Saguinus Bicolor)Pied Tamarin
Only found in one area of Brazil!
Proboscis Monkey (Nasalis larvatus)Proboscis Monkey
Natively found on the island of Borneo!
Pygmy Hippopotamus (Choeropsis liberiensis)Pygmy Hippopotamus
Spends more time on land than in water!
Red Panda (Ailurus fulgens)Red Panda
There are less than 3,000 left in the wild!
Rhinoceros (Rhinocerotidae)Rhinoceros
It's horns are made from keratin!
River Dolphin (Platanistoidea )River Dolphin
There are 4 species in the Southern Hemisphere!
Sea Otter (Enhydra Lutris)Sea Otter
Eats over 40 different marine species!
Sea Turtle (Chelonioidea)Sea Turtle
Always return to the same beach to lay eggs!
Seahorse (Hippocampus)Seahorse
Highly endangered due to overhunting!
Siberian Tiger (Panthera Tigris Altaica)Siberian Tiger
Also known as the Amur tiger!
Sloth (Choloepus Hoffmani)Sloth
It's body temperature is between 30 - 34 degrees!
South China Tiger (Panthera Tigris Amoyensis)South China Tiger
There are less than 20 in the wild!
Spectacled Bear (Tremarctos Ornatus)Spectacled Bear
Native to the Andes mountains of South America!
Sri Lankan Elephant (Elephas Maximus Maximus)Sri Lankan Elephant
Now restricted to a few parks!
Sumatran Tiger (Panthera Tigris Sumatrae)Sumatran Tiger
The smallest species of tiger!
Tapir (Tapirus)Tapir
Most closely related to horses and rhinos!
Tarsier (Tarsius)Tarsier
Each eye weighs more than their whole brain!
Tiger (Panthera Tigris)Tiger
The largest feline in the world!
Tortoise (Geochelone Elegans)Tortoise
Can live until they are more than 150 years old!
Vulture (Aegypius Monachus)Vulture
There are 30 different species worldwide!
Water Buffalo (Bubalus Bubalis)Water Buffalo
Has been domesticated for thousands of years!
White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum)White Rhinoceros
The second largest animal on the land!
White Tiger (Panthera tigris tigris)White Tiger
None have been seen in the wild for 50 years!
Wildebeest (Connochaetes Taurinus)Wildebeest
Can trek more than 1,000 miles every year!
Wombat (Vombatus Ursinus)Wombat
Spends most of the day underground!
Yellow-Eyed Penguin (Megadyptes Antipodes)Yellow-Eyed Penguin
The rarest species of penguin!
Zebra (Equus zebra, Equus quagga, Equus grevyi)Zebra
Stripe patterns are unique to each individual!
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