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Animals in Egypt

AbyssinianAbyssinian
The oldest breed of cat in the world!
AntAnt
First evolved 100 million years ago!
AntelopeAntelope
Renew their horns every year!
BarbBarb
There are over 2,000 known species!
Barn OwlBarn Owl
Found everywhere around the world!
BatBat
Detects prey using echolocation!
BeetleBeetle
There are more than 350,000 different species!
BirdBird
Not all birds are able to fly!
Bumble BeeBumble Bee
The most common species of bee!
ButterflyButterfly
There are thought to be up 20,000 species!
CamelCamel
Can survive without water for 10 months!
CaracalCaracal
Has 20 different muscles in it's ears!
CatCat
First domesticated by the Ancient Egyptians!
CaterpillarCaterpillar
The larvae of a moth or butterfly!
CatfishCatfish
There are nearly 3,000 different species!
ChameleonChameleon
There are more than 160 different species!
CheetahCheetah
The fastest land mammal in the world!
CichlidCichlid
There are more than 1,300 known species!
CockroachCockroach
Dated to be around 300 million years old!
Common BuzzardCommon Buzzard
The most common raptor in the UK!
CowCow
There are nearly 1.5 million worldwide!
CrabCrab
There are 93 different crab groups!
CraneCrane
Many are critically endangered species!
CrocodileCrocodile
Thought to be around with the dinosaurs!
DogDog
First domesticated in South-East Asia!
DonkeyDonkey
First domesticated 5,000 years ago!
DormouseDormouse
Found in Europe, Africa and Asia!
DragonflyDragonfly
It's larvae are carnivorous!
DuckDuck
Rows of tiny plates line their teeth!
Earwig Earwig
There are nearly 2,000 different species!
Egyptian MauEgyptian Mau
An ancient breed of domestic cat!
ElephantElephant
Spends around 22 hours a day eating!
Elephant ShrewElephant Shrew
Found exclusively on the African continent!
Fennec FoxFennec Fox
Found in the African Sahara Desert!
FlamingoFlamingo
Sleeps on just one leg!
FlyFly
There are more than 240,000 different species!
FoxFox
There are 12 different species in the world!
FrogFrog
There are around 5,000 different species!
GeckoGecko
There are thought to be over 2,000 species!
GerbilGerbil
Originally known as the Desert Rat!
Glass LizardGlass Lizard
Can grow up to 4ft long!
Glow WormGlow Worm
Found inhabiting dense woodland and caves!
GoatGoat
Most closely related to the Sheep!
Golden OrioleGolden Oriole
Migrates between Europe and Asia!
GrasshopperGrasshopper
There are 11,000 known species!
Green Bee-EaterGreen Bee-Eater
Mainly eats honeybees!
Guinea FowlGuinea Fowl
Found in a vairety of African habitats!
HamsterHamster
Able to run as quickly backwards as forwards!
HedgehogHedgehog
Thought to be one of the oldest mammals on Earth!
HeronHeron
Inhabits wetlands around the world!
Honey BeeHoney Bee
There are only 7 recognised species!
HorseHorse
Has evolved over 50 million years!
HumanHuman
Thought to have orignated 200,000 years ago!
HummingbirdHummingbird
Beat their wings up to 80 times per second!
HyenaHyena
There are four different species!
IbisIbis
Found in swamps, marshes and wetlands!
InsectInsect
There are an estimated 30 million species!
KingfisherKingfisher
Inhabits wetlands and woodlands worldwide!
LadybirdLadybird
There are more than 5,000 species worldwide!
LigerLiger
The offspring of a lion and tiger parents!
LizardLizard
There are around 5,000 different species!
MagpieMagpie
They are found across Europe, Asia and Africa!
MayflyMayfly
There are 2,500 known species worldwide!
MillipedeMillipede
Some species have a poisonous bite!
MoleMole
Primarily hunts and feeds on Earthworms!
MongooseMongoose
Range in size from just 1 to 3 foot!
MongrelMongrel
Has characteristics of two or more breeds!
Monitor LizardMonitor Lizard
Some species are thought to carry a weak venom!
MonkeyMonkey
There are around 260 known species!
MoorhenMoorhen
Feeds on aquatic insects and water-spiders!
MothMoth
There are 250,000 different species!
MouseMouse
Found on every continent on Earth!
MuleMule
The offspring of a horse and donkey parents!
NightingaleNightingale
Named more than 1,000 years ago!
OtterOtter
There are 13 different species worldwide!
ParrotParrot
Can live for up to 100 years!
PheasantPheasant
Females lay between 8 and 12 eggs per clutch!
Puss MothPuss Moth
Caterpillars squirt formic acid!
QuailQuail
Inhabits woodland and forest areas worldwide!
RabbitRabbit
There are more than 50 different species!
RatRat
Omnivores that eat anything!
RhinocerosRhinoceros
It's horns are made from keratin!
River TurtleRiver Turtle
Inhabits freshwater habitats around the world!
RobinRobin
There are more than 45 species in Australia alone!
Rock HyraxRock Hyrax
Actually related to Elephants and Manatees!
ScorpionScorpion
There are around 2,000 known species!
SeahorseSeahorse
Highly endangered due to overhunting!
ShrimpShrimp
There are 2,000 different species worldwide!
SnailSnail
There are nearly 1,000 different species!
SnakeSnake
There are around 2,700 known species worldwide!
SparrowSparrow
There are 140 different species!
SquirrelSquirrel
Small rodents found in woodlands worldwide!
Stick InsectStick Insect
There are more than 3,000 different species!
SwanSwan
Populations have been affected by pollution!
TermiteTermite
Their mounds can be up to 9 meters tall!
TortoiseTortoise
Can live until they are more than 150 years old!
Tree FrogTree Frog
Found in warmer jungles and forests!
VultureVulture
There are 30 different species worldwide!
WaspWasp
There are around 75,000 recognised species!
Water BuffaloWater Buffalo
Has been domesticated for thousands of years!
WolfWolf
Thought to date back more than 300,000 years!
WolverineWolverine
Releases a strong smelling musk in defence!
WoodlouseWoodlouse
Actually a crustacean, not an insect!
WoodpeckerWoodpecker
There are 200 different species!
ZebuZebu
There are around 75 different species!
ZonkeyZonkey
The offspring of Zebra and Donkey parents!
ZorseZorse
The offspring of a Zebra and Horse parents!