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.

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...

‘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...

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...

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...