Bats

Bats are the only mammals capable of flying. They have very long finger bones with a wing membrane stretched between, covered by strong skin. There are nearly 1,000 species of bats found worldwide. A nocturnal creature, bats have excellent night vision. Size Bats are divided into two categories: the large bat, and the small bat. The larger bats can have …

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Asian Elephant

Elephas maximus The Asian Elephant has thick, gray skin sparsely covered with coarse hairs. The trunk of the Asian elephant has two outgrowths at its tip to making it possible for the animal to perform both delicate and powerful tasks. Male Asian elephants have long tusks, females have either very small tusks or none at all. They have …

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Asia

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Armadillo

The armadillo’s back is covered by a shell made up of small plates of bone covered by a layer of leathery skin. The head and tail are protected by similar scales. They have poor eyesight, relying more on their noses and to detect food or predators. Armadillos have sharp claws on the front and back feet. …

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Antelope

Antelopes are hoofed mammals that belong to the Bovidae family. They are close relatives of cows and goats. There are about 90 different species of antelopes all varying in shapes, sizes and colors. Most people compare the antelopes to deer, but unlike deer, antelope horns are permanent, and deer shed theirs annually. Size Antelopes vary in size …

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American Bison

Bison bison The bison is a member of the bovine family. It is the largest, heaviest land animal in North America. The bison has a large head with short, black curving horns, and a hump on its shoulders. Its long, shaggy, dark brown coat is on its front section, including its front legs, neck, and shoulders, …

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African Wild Dog

Lycaon pictus An african wild dog is the size of medium domestic dog. Lycaon pictus, is their Latin name and means “painted wolf-like animal.” Their coats are blotchy in shades of brown, beige and black. Their ears are large and rounded and they have dark brown circles around their eyes. Instead of five toes like …

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