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Are Insects Animals? Picture

Key Points: Insects are considered animals because they reproduce sexually, breath oxygen, consume organic material, and are able to move.There are about one million described species of insects, which make… Read More

By AZ Animals Staff 6 days ago

Best Big Dog Breeds Picture

Key Points: Originally bred in Switzerland, Bernese Mountain Dogs make great family pets because of their gentle and affectionate personalities.Samoyeds have an interesting past, being bred by the Samoyed people,… Read More

By AZ Animals Staff 6 days ago

Cottonmouth Population By State Picture

Key Points Cottonmouth snakes are native to the United States, with most living in the southeastern states. Their choice of habitats are streams, wetlands, swamps, marshes, and ponds.Currently, cottonmouths are… Read More

By AZ Animals Staff 3 months ago

What Do Muscovy Ducks Eat? Picture

Weighing in at up to fifteen pounds the Muscovy duck (Cairina moschata) is the largest duck in the world. While males commonly reach this weight, females are significantly smaller, reaching… Read More

By AZ Animals Staff 4 months ago