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African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana africana)African Bush Elephant
Can drink up to 50 gallons a day
Angelfish (Pomacanthidae)Angelfish
There are 100 different species!
Anteater (Myrmecophaga Tridactyla)Anteater
Found throughout the Southern Hemisphere!
Asian Giant Hornet (Vespa mandarinia)Asian Giant Hornet
The largest wasp in the world!
Badger (Taxidea Taxus)Badger
Can reach speeds of 30 km/h!
Basking Shark (Cetorhinus Maximus)Basking Shark
The second biggest fish in the world!
Beaver (Castor Canadensis)Beaver
Builds a dam from sticks and leaves!
Bison (Bison Bison)Bison
Largest mammal in North America!
Bumble Bee (Bombus)Bumble Bee
The most common species of bee!
Catfish (Siluriformes)Catfish
There are nearly 3,000 different species!
Chameleon (Chamaeleonidae)Chameleon
There are more than 160 different species!
Chicken (Gallus Gallus)Chicken
First domesticated more than 10,000 years ago!
Coral (Anthozoa)Coral
Thought to be around 70,000 different species!
Cow (Bos Taurus)Cow
There are nearly 1.5 million worldwide!
Crab (Brachyura)Crab
There are 93 different crab groups
Crane (Gruidae)Crane
Many are critically endangered species!
Cuscus (Phalanger Maculatus)Cuscus
Has a long, strong prehensile tail!
Cuttlefish (Sepiida)Cuttlefish
Found throughout the world's oceans!
Deer (Odocoileus virginiana)Deer
There are around 40 different species!
Desert Tortoise (Gopherus Agassizii)Desert Tortoise
Lives in burrows underground!
Dingo (Canis Lupus Dingo)Dingo
Natively found on the Australian continent!
Discus (Symphysodon)Discus
One of the only schooling Cichlids!
Dolphin (Delphinus Delphis)Dolphin
Can reach speeds of up to 25 mph!
Donkey (Equus Asinus)Donkey
First domesticated 5,000 years ago!
Dragonfly (Anisoptera)Dragonfly
It's larvae are carnivorous!
Dugong (Dugong Dugon)Dugong
Closely related to the Manatee!
Eagle (Hieraatus Spilogaster)Eagle
Has exceptional eyesight!
Elephant (Loxodonta Africana)Elephant
Spends around 22 hours a day eating!
Falcon (Falconiforme)Falcon
The fastest creatures on the planet!
Ferret (Mustela Putorius Furo)Ferret
Thought to be a sub-species of polecat!
Fox (Vulpes vulpes)Fox
There are 12 different species in the world!
Frog (Rana Temporaria)Frog
There are around 5,000 different species!
Fur Seal (Arctocephalinae)Fur Seal
Found only in the Northern Hemisphere!
Gecko (Gekkonidae)Gecko
There are thought to be over 2,000 species!
Giant Clam (Tridacna Gigas)Giant Clam
Can reach nearly 6ft in length!
Gibbon (Hylobatidae)Gibbon
Found in dense jungles and tropical forests!
Gila Monster (Heloderma Suspectum)Gila Monster
It's tail acts as a fat storage facility!
Glow Worm (Arachnocampa luminosa)Glow Worm
Found inhabiting dense woodland and caves!
Gopher (Spermophilus Richardsonii)Gopher
They dig large networks of tunnels!
Gorilla (Troglodytes Gorilla)Gorilla
The biggest of the world's primates!
Grey Reef Shark (Carcharhinus Amblyrhynchos)Grey Reef Shark
One of the most common shark species!
Grey Seal (Halichoerus Grypus)Grey Seal
One of the rarest species of seal on Earth
Hammerhead Shark (Sphyrna Zygaena)Hammerhead Shark
Found in coastal waters around the world!
Hare (Lepus Europaeus)Hare
Can reach speeds of over 40 mph!
Hercules Beetle (Dynastes Hercules )Hercules Beetle
Can grow up to 7 inches long!
Hermit Crab (Paguroidea)Hermit Crab
There are over 500 different species!
Horse (Equus Caballus)Horse
Has evolved over 50 million years!
Hyena (Crocuta Crocuta)Hyena
There are four different species!
Iguana (Iguana Iguana)Iguana
Uses visual signals to communicate!
Indian Star Tortoise (Geochelone Elegans)Indian Star Tortoise
Popular in the exotic pet trade!
Jaguar (Panthera onca)Jaguar
The largest feline on the American continent!
Japanese Macaque (Macaca fuscata)Japanese Macaque
Has cheek pouches for storing food!
Kangaroo (Macropus Giganteus)Kangaroo
Females have a deep pouch on their front!
King Crab (Lopholithodes Mandtii)King Crab
Can have a leg span of nearly 2 meters!
Kingfisher (Coraciiformes)Kingfisher
Inhabits wetlands and woodlands worldwide!
Kiwi (Apteryx australis)Kiwi
Only found in the forests of New Zealand!
Ladybug (Coccinellidae)Ladybug
There are more than 5,000 species worldwide!
Leaf-Tailed Gecko (Uroplatus)Leaf-Tailed Gecko
Only found on Madagascar!
Lemming (Lemmus Lemmus)Lemming
Does not hibernate during the bitter Arctic winter!
Leopard Seal (Hydrurga Leptonyx)Leopard Seal
The world's most aggressive seal species!
Leopard Tortoise (Geochelone Pardalis)Leopard Tortoise
The most widely distributed tortoise in Africa!
Lizard (Lacertilia)Lizard
There are around 5,000 different species!
Macaroni Penguin (Eudyptes Chrysolophus)Macaroni Penguin
Gather in colonies of up to 100,000 members!
Magpie (Pica Pica)Magpie
They are found across Europe, Asia and Africa!
Mandrill (Mandrillus Sphinx)Mandrill
Distinctively coloured noses and rumps!
Mayfly (Ephemeroptera)Mayfly
There are 2,500 known species worldwide!
Minke Whale (Balaenoptera Acutorostrata)Minke Whale
There are two recognised species!
Mole (Talpidae)Mole
Primarily hunts and feeds on Earthworms!
Molly (Poecilia)Molly
Known for their calm and peaceful nature!
Monitor Lizard (Varanus Indicus)Monitor Lizard
Some species are thought to carry a weak venom!
Moth (Gynnidomorpha Alisman)Moth
There are 250,000 different species!
Nurse Shark (Ginglymostoma Cirratum)Nurse Shark
Commonly found in Central American waters!
Olm (Proteus Anguinus)Olm
Inhabits dark underwater caves
Otter (Lutra Canadensis)Otter
There are 13 different species worldwide
Pademelon (Thylogale)Pademelon
Inhabits the jungles of the far east!
Panther (Panthera pardus, Panthera onca )Panther
Prefers to hunt at night than during the day!
Penguin (Aptenodytes Forsteri)Penguin
Spends 75% of it's time hunting for food!
Pink Fairy Armadillo (Chlamyphorus truncatus)Pink Fairy Armadillo
The smallest known species of Armadillo
Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobatidae)Poison Dart Frog
Inhabits the jungles of Central and South America!
Purple Emperor (Apatura Iris  )Purple Emperor
Inhabits deciduous forests!
Puss Moth (Cerura Vinula )Puss Moth
Caterpillars squirt formic acid!
Pygmy Marmoset (Callithrix Pygmaea)Pygmy Marmoset
The smallest species of monkey in the world!
Quetzal (Pharomachrus, Euptilotis)Quetzal
The tail feathers of the male can be 1m long!
Quoll (Dasyurus Viverrinus)Quoll
Found across Australia and Papua New Guinea!
Red Knee Tarantula (Brachypelma Smithi)Red Knee Tarantula
Inhabits the Pacific Mountains of Mexico!
River Turtle (Emydidae)River Turtle
Inhabits freshwater habitats around the world!
Robin (Erithacus Rubecula)Robin
There are more than 45 species in Australia alone!
Salamander (Caudata)Salamander
There are more than 700 different species!
Sand Lizard (Lacerta Agilis)Sand Lizard
Males turn green in spring!
Sea Dragon (Phycodurus Eques)Sea Dragon
Inhabits tropical coastal waters of Australia!
Sea Lion (Otariidae)Sea Lion
It's flippers allow it to walk on the land
Sea Squirt (Urochordata)Sea Squirt
There are more than 3,000 known species!
Sea Urchin (Echinoidea)Sea Urchin
Can live for up to 200 years!
Seal (Phoca vitulina)Seal
There are 30 different species worldwide!
Shrimp (Caridea)Shrimp
There are 2,000 different species worldwide!
Snapping Turtle (Chelydridae)Snapping Turtle
Only found in North America!
Spiny Dogfish (Squalus Acanthias)Spiny Dogfish
Found in ocean waters worldwide!
Sponge (Demospongiae)Sponge
There are more than 5,000 known species!
Squirrel (Sciuridae)Squirrel
Small rodents found in woodlands worldwide!
Stag Beetle (Lucanidae  )Stag Beetle
More than 1,200 different species!
Starfish (Protoreaster Nodosus)Starfish
Has 2 stomachs to aid digestion!
Stick Insect (Phasmatodea)Stick Insect
There are more than 3,000 different species!
Stingray (Dasyatis Centroura)Stingray
It's stinger is razor-sharp or serrated!
Swan (Cygnus Atratus)Swan
Populations have been affected by pollution!
Tang (Acanthuridae)Tang
Found around shallow coral reefs!
Tasmanian Devil (Sarcophilus Harrisii)Tasmanian Devil
Exclusively found on the island of Tasmania!
Tawny Owl (Strix Aluco)Tawny Owl
The most widespread owl in Europe!
Tiger Shark (Galeocerdo Cuvier)Tiger Shark
The fourth biggest species of shark in the world!
Tuatara (Sphenodon Punctatus)Tuatara
Only found on a few of New Zealand's islands!
Water Dragon (Physignathus)Water Dragon
Spends most of it's time in the trees!
Whale Shark (Rhincodon Typus)Whale Shark
The largest species of fish in the world!
Wolf (Canis Rufus)Wolf
Thought to date back more than 300,000 years!
Wolverine (Gulo Gulo)Wolverine
Releases a strong smelling musk in defence!
Woolly Monkey (Lagothrix Lagotricha)Woolly Monkey
Has a long, strong prehensile tail!
Yak (Bos Grunniens)Yak
There are only a few left in the wild!
Zebra Shark (Stegostoma Fasciatum)Zebra Shark
Can get to be 30 years old in the wild!