Native Animals of Cambodia

Cambodia is home to an incredible collection of wildlife. While many of the amazing species are on the endangered or at-risk list, there are numerous initiatives across the country to boost dwindling populations, meaning visitors[…]

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ANIMALS NATIVE TO SOMALIA

Somalia, in eastern Africa, has a coastline shaped much like the horn of a rhinoceros. For this reason the area has been dubbed “the horn of Africa.” The country is mostly made up of plateaus[…]

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Native Animals You will Spot in Cuba

Cuban Solenodon The Cuban solenodon (Solenodon cunbanus) is an endangered mammal is native to southeastern Cuba. A living fossil, the venomous shrew-like animal produces poisonous saliva that it injects into prey through its teeth. Largely wiped out[…]

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Native Animals of Iceland.

The arctic fox is the only species of land mammal native to Iceland. Polar bears have also made their way to Iceland over the centuries. Other mammals found in the wild have been brought by[…]

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DODO

An extinct flightless bird that inhabited island of Mauritius, east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean, fossil remains show the the Dodo was about one metre tall and may have weighed 10–18 kg. The only account we have of the[…]

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Passenger pigeon

PASSENGER PIGEON

Martha: An Endling’s Tale : BBC Programme Audio Passenger pigeon’s disappeared altogether, except for three captive breeding flocks spread across the Midwest. About September 1, 1914, the last known passenger pigeon, a female named Martha, died at the age[…]

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Lists of extinct animals

Passenger pigeon: Dodo Western black rhinoceros Pyrenean ibex Quagga Tasmanian tiger Steller’s sea cow Woolly mammoth Great auk Pinta Island tortoise Baiji White Dolphin Great Auk Sabre-toothed Cat Atlas Bear Carolina Parakeet Dusky Seaside Sparrow[…]

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Lakhimi Cattle | Assam | India

The Lakhimi Cattle is found in all parts of Assam, India. This dual-purpose ‘native’ breed is reared for milking and draught purposes. Bullocks of this breed are excellent draft animals and are used for carting[…]

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