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AntAnt
First evolved 100 million years ago!
AvocetAvocet
Has a curved, upturned beak!
BadgerBadger
Can reach speeds of 30 km/h!
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!
Brown BearBrown Bear
A dominant predator in it's environment!
Bumble BeeBumble Bee
The most common species of bee!
ButterflyButterfly
There are thought to be up 20,000 species!
CatCat
First domesticated by the Ancient Egyptians!
CaterpillarCaterpillar
The larvae of a moth or butterfly!
CatfishCatfish
There are nearly 3,000 different species!
CentipedeCentipede
There are about 3,000 documented species!
ChamoisChamois
Natively found in the European mountains!
ChickenChicken
First domesticated more than 10,000 years ago!
CockroachCockroach
Dated to be around 300 million years old!
Common BuzzardCommon Buzzard
The most common raptor in the UK!
Common FrogCommon Frog
Found throughout the European continent!
Common LoonCommon Loon
Also known as the Great Northern Diver!
Common ToadCommon Toad
Most active in wet weather!
CowCow
There are nearly 1.5 million worldwide!
CrabCrab
There are 93 different crab groups!
CraneCrane
Many are critically endangered species!
DeerDeer
There are around 40 different species!
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!
EagleEagle
Has exceptional eyesight!
Earwig Earwig
There are nearly 2,000 different species!
Edible FrogEdible Frog
Are known to guard the muddy banks!
FalconFalcon
The fastest creatures on the planet!
FerretFerret
Thought to be a sub-species of polecat!
Fire-Bellied ToadFire-Bellied Toad
Found across mainland Europe and Asia!
FlamingoFlamingo
Sleeps on just one leg!
FlyFly
There are more than 240,000 different species!
Flying SquirrelFlying Squirrel
Can glide up to 90 meters!
FoxFox
There are 12 different species in the world!
FrogFrog
There are around 5,000 different species!
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!
GooseGoose
There are 29 different species!
GrasshopperGrasshopper
There are 11,000 known species!
HamsterHamster
Able to run as quickly backwards as forwards!
HareHare
Can reach speeds of over 40 mph!
HedgehogHedgehog
Thought to be one of the oldest mammals on Earth!
HeronHeron
Inhabits wetlands around the world!
Highland CattleHighland Cattle
Natively found in the Scottish Highlands!
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!
Ibizan HoundIbizan Hound
Intelligent, active and engaging by nature!
InsectInsect
There are an estimated 30 million species!
KingfisherKingfisher
Inhabits wetlands and woodlands worldwide!
LadybirdLadybird
There are more than 5,000 species worldwide!
LemmingLemming
Does not hibernate during the bitter Arctic winter!
LizardLizard
There are around 5,000 different species!
Long-Eared OwlLong-Eared Owl
Ear-tufts make it look bigger!
LynxLynx
Live in dens in rocks and under ledges!
MagpieMagpie
They are found across Europe, Asia and Africa!
Marsh FrogMarsh Frog
Has bright green skin!
MayflyMayfly
There are 2,500 known species worldwide!
MillipedeMillipede
Some species have a poisonous bite!
MoleMole
Primarily hunts and feeds on Earthworms!
MongrelMongrel
Has characteristics of two or more breeds!
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!
NeanderthalNeanderthal
Roamed Asia and Europe for around 100,000 years!
NewtNewt
Able to regrow lost or damaged limbs!
NightingaleNightingale
Named more than 1,000 years ago!
OtterOtter
There are 13 different species worldwide!
PheasantPheasant
Females lay between 8 and 12 eggs per clutch!
PigPig
Thought to have been domesticated in 9,000 BC!
PikaPika
Found in mountainous regions and rocky areas!
PikePike
There are 5 different species!
Pond SkaterPond Skater
There are 500 different species!
Pool FrogPool Frog
The rarest amphibian in the UK!
PorcupinePorcupine
There are 30 different species worldwide!
Purple EmperorPurple Emperor
Inhabits deciduous forests!
Puss MothPuss Moth
Caterpillars squirt formic acid!
QuailQuail
Inhabits woodland and forest areas worldwide!
RabbitRabbit
There are more than 50 different species!
RaccoonRaccoon
Known to wash their food before eating it!
Raccoon DogRaccoon Dog
The only hibernating canine!
RatRat
Omnivores that eat anything!
River TurtleRiver Turtle
Inhabits freshwater habitats around the world!
RobinRobin
There are more than 45 species in Australia alone!
SalamanderSalamander
There are more than 700 different species!
ScorpionScorpion
There are around 2,000 known species!
SeahorseSeahorse
Highly endangered due to overhunting!
SheepSheep
Around 35 million in the English countryside!
ShrimpShrimp
There are 2,000 different species worldwide!
Slow WormSlow Worm
Found widely throughout British gardens!
SnailSnail
There are nearly 1,000 different species!
SnakeSnake
There are around 2,700 known species worldwide!
Snowy OwlSnowy Owl
One of the largest owl species in the world!
Spadefoot ToadSpadefoot Toad
They spend most of their time underground!
SparrowSparrow
There are 140 different species!
SquirrelSquirrel
Small rodents found in woodlands worldwide!
Stag BeetleStag Beetle
More than 1,200 different species!
Stick InsectStick Insect
There are more than 3,000 different species!
StoatStoat
Average adults weigh about 200 grams!
SwanSwan
Populations have been affected by pollution!
Tawny OwlTawny Owl
The most widespread owl in Europe!
TermiteTermite
Their mounds can be up to 9 meters tall!
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!
Water VoleWater Vole
The largest Vole species in the UK!
WeaselWeasel
The smallest carnivorous mammal in the world!
Wild BoarWild Boar
Males have a top tusk to sharpen the bottom one!
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!