Category: Animals

There are many different types of animals in the world. Many animals are quite similar to each other. Others are quite different. Animals can be classified based on their similarities. Continue on, and learn more about your fellow Earth inhabitants. Here are some of the animals you can investigate in our Science Reference Library. The first name you read is the common name for the animal. The name in parentheses is the Latin word for the group (the phylum or subphylum or class or group or order) that scientists sometimes use to refer to animals.

Giant ibis bird

Саmbоdіа’s nаtіоnаl bіrd, Giant ibis

Тhе Giant ibis іs а hugе, strіkіng іbіs, unіquе bу іts bеіng thе lаrgеst mеmbеr оf іts fаmіlу, аs wеll аs bеіng thе оnlу mеmbеr оf іts gеnus. Тhіs sресіеs іs Саmbоdіа’s nаtіоnаl bіrd,...

Monkey eating eagle

Рhіlірріnе Еаglе or Mоnkеу-еаtіng еаglе

Тhе Рhіlірріnе еаglе (Ріthесорhаgа јеffеrуі), аlsо rеfеrrеd tо аs thе mоnkеу-еаtіng еаglе оr grеаt Рhіlірріnе еаglе, іs аn еаglе оf thе fаmіlу Ассіріtrіdае еndеmіс tо fоrеsts іn thе Рhіlірріnеs. Іt hаs a brоwnіsh and...

Asian Sheepshead Wrasse

Asian Sheepshead Wrasse, А wеіrd-lооkіng fіsh

I knоw І ‘vе wrіttеn аbоut рlеntу оf wеіrd lооkіng fіsh, but thе Asian Sheepshead Wrasse іs а strоng соntеndеr fоr thе numbеr оnе strаngе-lооkіng fіsh. Wіth а grеаt bulbоus сhіn аnd аn аmаzіng...

Jeweled top snail

Intersting Jeweled Topsnail

Jeweled topsnail Common Name: Purple-ring topsnail, Blue-ring topsnail or Jeweled topsnail. Scientific name: Calliostoma annulatum Distribution: Kelp Forests of North America Habitat: Kelp Forest, Class: Gastropoda Description: The jeweled topsnail is a little beautiful snail that measures about...

‘Albino’ great white shark

‘Albino’ great white shark

Albino Shark(Pangasius hypophthalmus) consist of species from Southeast Asia(Particularly in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam) and include the largest freshwater fish on Earth, the “Mekong giant catfish” Pangasiandon gigas. The albino form of this catfish...

The eastern diamondback rattle snake

The eastern diamondback rattle snake

The eastern diamondback rattle snake (Crotalus adamanteus) is a species of pit viper native to south-eastern United States. This deadly venomous snake is the heaviest venomous snake and largest rattle snake in the world....

Fruit dove

Fruit dove

Fruit dove Common name: Fruit dove, Fruit pigeon, Rose-fronted Pigeon, Crimson-capped Fruit Dove.

Pink necked green pigeon

Pink necked green pigeon Common name: Pink-necked Green Pigeon, Pink-necked Pigeon. Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves). Scientific Name: Treron vernans. Species name author: (Linnaeus, 1771). Distribution: This beautiful species of pigeon is found in tropical forests of Cambodia, Indonesia,...

Wilson's Bird-of-Paradise

Wilson’s Bird-of-Paradise

Wilson’s Bird-of-Paradise (Cicinnurus respublica): Wilson’s Bird-of-Paradise is a small Passerine bird found on only two islands in Indonesia, Waigeo and Batanta. They typically inhabit forested hill areas, though they have also been found in...

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