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What is a Praying Mantis? The praying mantids, or praying mantises, are carnivorous insects that belong to the family Mantidae. There are about 2,000 species of mantids. The largest are the Tenodera and the Archimantis, which are six inches long! The smallest praying mantis is the Bolbe pygmaea, which is only 2/5 of an inch, …

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The pelican is a large bird that is most well known for the pouch that the pelican has in its beak which the pelican uses to scoop fish out if the water. The pelican is found in the countryside worldwide, dwelling near water and densely populated fishing areas. The brown sea pelican is one of the largest species of pelican with male …

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Servals are slender, skilled hunters. They have tan coats with spots and strips that act as camouflage in dry grass. Their large, oval ears are the largest in the cat family and allow them to hear prey beneath the ground or in dense grass. Having the longest leg-to-body ratio of any cat gives the serval …

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There are 20 different species of armadillo, all of which live solely in Latin America with the exception of the Nine-banded armadillo which has expanded into the USA. The Nine-banded armadillo is the official state small mammal of Texas, nicknamed the ‘hillbilly speed bump’ as they are hit on the roads so often. During the …

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One of the reasons humans love parrots is their ability to talk. We love their vocalizations (well, maybe not the screaming they are sometimes prone to), and we enjoy the feeling of communicating with these intelligent, beautiful creatures. However, you should never buy a bird only because you expect a talking genius. Frankly, you should …

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Whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) are the largest shark, and indeed largest of any fishes alive today. They feed on plankton and travel large distances to find enough food to sustain their huge size, and to reproduce. Whale sharks are found in all the tropical oceans of the world. Their white spotted colouration makes these gentle …

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Baleen whales are known to be some of the largest animals on Earth, and the bowhead whale is no exception. These whales are on average 50 feet long and weigh 60-80 tons. Rows of vertical baleen, or comb-like teeth that help the bowhead strain huge volumes of water to capture food, are the largest of …

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Forest elephants are an elusive subspecies of African elephants and inhabit the densely wooded rainforests of west and central Africa. Their preference for dense forest habitat prohibits traditional counting methods such as visual identification. Their population is usually estimated through “dung counts”—an analysis on the ground of the density and distribution of the feces. Forest …

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An eel is a snake-like fish with a slender elongated body and poorly developed fins, proverbial for its slipperiness. There are over 800 different species of eel. The term “eel” originally referred to the European eel, and the name of the genus means “European-eel-shaped.” Eels can live for 70 years or more – depending on the specie though most species of eel don’t live for more than 30 …

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So you just got done watching “Tanked” on the Animal Planet and now you just have to have a Shark Aquarium. Well that or you’ve wanted one for a long time, you wondered how hard it actually is and searched or you just saw one for the first time and just have to have one. Either way, …

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