Kingfishers

Kingfisher is a fisherman. Conveniently located on the stump or branch of a tree, preying, the bird looks around, not losing sight of the water. A little more, and he will dive. Extraction of kingfisher – small fishes. The actions of the bird are so fast that the fish do not have time to recover. […]

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Leopard seals

Leopard seals refers to the species of true seals inhabiting the subantarctic regions of the Southern Ocean. It is one of the most formidable and dangerous sea predators. Leopard he was called for the skin covered with stains, and also because of very predatory behavior – he is also fierce and dangerous for other marine […]

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Tapirs

One of the most common species of the kind of tapirs is considered to be flat tapir. What interesting can tell us the science of this amazing animal from South America? Plain tapir is a mammal belonging to the family of tapirs. This monotonous animal is like a cross between a wild boar and a […]

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Jackals

In appearance, jackals are like small wolves or coyotes, and in size jackals occupy a place between a fox and a wolf. Their muzzle is sharper than the wolf, but wider and dumber than the fox; the physique is dense, the legs are relatively long. The ears are short, slightly wider than the foxes, and […]

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Lemmings

Lemmings are one of the close relatives of hamsters and field mice. In the photo, the lemming resembles a hamster. What is the lemming way of life? Animals with a sweet name refer to the mouse-like rodents. Scientists know these animals as one of the most prolific creatures of the planet Earth. The modern classification […]

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Echidnas

Echidna belong to the unit of single-pass, the platypus also applies to it. The family consists of three varieties of echidna and is divided into two genera. Outwardly echidna resemble a small porcupine due to the fact that they are covered with needles and coarse wool. The length of the body of echidna can be […]

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Emperor penguins

The emperor penguin is the largest of all 17 species of penguins. Thanks to dense feathering, penguins feel comfortable enough in any frost and cold. Maintain an optimal body temperature and not suffer from colds contributes to a thick layer of fat, which, in addition to the thermoregulatory function, serves as a kind of pantry, […]

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Flounder

The adult flounder is recognized unmistakably – she has a very strong asymmetry of the body. The side of the fish on which she spends her entire adult life is pale and rough. There are no fins or eyes on it. The side facing the surface is smooth and disguised as the bottom color. As […]

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Galapagos penguins

Every person knows that penguins live in the coldest parts of the world, but not everyone knows that there is a species that lives in warm lands. The Galapagos penguin is an amazing bird, living on the equator. These individuals have a huge number, but despite this, this species of birds is considered the smallest […]

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Gerbils

Gerbil is an small rodent. They mainly live in kindergartens and in our houses as pets. They are small in size, but larger than mice and hamsters. Unlike rats and mice, the tail of the gerbil is completely covered with hair. She has a tassel at the end of the tail. Gerbils are diverse in color, as […]

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Gibbons

Depending on the species, gibbons are small or larger, the color of their wool also depends on the habitats and the particular species. On average, gibbons have a mass of 4 to 13 kilograms. The length of their body can be from 45 to 90 centimeters. Gibbons have a slender, lean physique, from many other […]

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Guinea fowl

There is an unusual chicken guinea fowl on the ground, which lives in the wild, and decorates many village farmsteads. In many zoos you can meet guinea fowl.  The guinea fowl has only seven species of birds. Despite a few species, guinea fowls are very interesting animals worth seeing. The guinea fowl looks like a […]

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