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Aldabra Giant Tortoise (Geochelone gigantea)Aldabra Giant Tortoise
One got to be 255 years old!
Asian Palm Civet (Paradoxurus Hermaphroditus)Asian Palm Civet
It mainly eats mangos and coffee!
Banded Palm Civet (Hemigalus Derbyanus)Banded Palm Civet
Markings give it camouflage!
Binturong (Arctictis binturong)Binturong
Also known as the Asian Bearcat!
Cassowary (Casuarius)Cassowary
Can reach speeds of 30mph!
Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)Cheetah
The fastest land mammal in the world!
Clouded Leopard (Neofelis nebulosa)Clouded Leopard
Has canines that can be two inches long!
Crested Penguin (Eudyptes robustus)Crested Penguin
Has long yellow eyebrows!
Crocodile (Crocodylus acutus, Crocodylus intermedius, Crocodylus johnsoni, Crocodylus mindorensis, Crocodylus moreletii, Crocodylus niloticus, Crocodylus novaeguineae, Crocodylus palustris, Crocodylus porosus, Crocodylus rhombifer, Crocodylus siamensis, Osteolaemus tetraspis, Mecistops cataphractus)Crocodile
Have changed little in 200 million years!
Darwin's Frog (Rhinoderma Darwinii)Darwin's Frog
Camouflages itself as a dead leaf!
Dwarf Crocodile (Osteolaemus tetraspis)Dwarf Crocodile
Digs burrows in river banks to rest!
Giant Panda Bear (Ailuropoda melanoleuca)Giant Panda Bear
Bamboo makes up 99 per cent of their diet!
Great White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias)Great White Shark
Can grow to more than 8 meters long!
Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius)Hippopotamus
Has pink anti-bacterial sweat!
Humboldt Penguin (Spheniscus Humboldti)Humboldt Penguin
Found on the South American coast!
Komodo Dragon (Varanus komodoensis)Komodo Dragon
Only found on five Indonesian islands!
Lion (Panthera leo)Lion
Lives in small groups called prides!
Malayan Civet (Viverra Tangalunga)Malayan Civet
Also known as the Oriental Civet!
Masked Palm Civet (Paguma Larvata)Masked Palm Civet
Found throughout Asia, India and China!
Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus)Polar Bear
Could be extinct within the next 30 years!
Quokka (Setonix brachyurus)Quokka
Makes runways through the long grasses!
Royal Penguin (Eudyptes Schlegeli)Royal Penguin
Can reach speeds of 20mph!
Sperm Whale (Physeter Macrocephalus)Sperm Whale
Each tooth weighs 1kg!
Sun Bear (Helarctos malayanus)Sun Bear
The smallest species of bear in the world!
Uakari (Cacajao)Uakari
Have a very short tail for their size!
Umbrellabird (Cephalopterus)Umbrellabird
Migrates up and down the mountains!