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Pink Toed Tarantula

Pink Toed Tarantula

(Avicularia avicularia)

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Pink-toed tarantulas earned their name as a result of their pink or orange-tipped legs. These arachnids are arboreal and, unlike most other terrestrial tarantula species, tend to jump. They require […]

Emerald Skeleton Tarantula

Emerald Skeleton Tarantula

(Ephebopus uatuman)

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This spider has a somewhat inappropriate “common name”, as the emerald sheen about the carapace and the greenish tint to the anterior dorsal side of the abdomen fade quite quickly […]

Pygmy Goat

Pygmy Goat

(Capra aegagrus hircus)

Pygmy-goat

 

The Pygmy Goat was originally called the Cameroon Dwarf Goat. The goat is mostly restricted to the West African countries. Similar forms of Pygmy goats also occur in all of northern Africa, […]

Aba Knife Fish

The Aba Knife Fish

(Gymnarchus niloticus)

Aba Knife Fish

The Aba Knife Fish  is unusual even for a knife type fish. It is one of the largest knife fish reaching up to 5 1/2 feet (167 cm) long […]

Tomato Frog

Tomato Frog

(Dyscophus antongilii)

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The Tomato Frog is a conspicuous red-orange frog belonging to the Microhylidae family. In Maroantsetra it has almost continuous activity all around the year. It lays the eggs mainly in […]

Snake Necked Turtle

 Snake-necked turtle

(Chelodina longicollis)

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The common snake-necked turtle (Chelodina longicollis) is found on the eastern side of Australia from Queensland to South Australia. The common snake-necked turtle prefers freshwater rivers, lakes […]

Cavy

Cavy

(Caviidae)

 

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Cavy (family Caviidae), any of 14 species of South American rodents comprising guinea pigs, maras, yellow-toothed cavies, mountain cavies, and rock cavies. All […]

Blue Iguana

Blue Iguana 

(Cyclura lewisi)

 

Blue Iguana

 

The blue iguana (Cyclura lewisi), also known as the Grand Cayman iguanaGrand Cayman blue iguana or Cayman Island blue iguana, is an endangered […]

Spiny Tail Iguana

Spiny Tail Iguana

(Ctenosaura similis)

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Spiny-tailed Iguanas are large, bulky lizards with adult males reaching up to 50cm in body length and additional 50 cm in tail length. The coloration of adults can be silver-gray, gray, […]

Flemish Giant Rabbit

Flemish Giant Rabbit

(Oryctolagus cuniculus)

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In the last several decades, breeders have been enamored with small rabbits.  However for many years, the only very small breed in this country was the Polish. […]