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Mountain Gorilla

High in the Virunga Mountains of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda live mountain gorillas. These gorillas are on the endangered animal list and were once thought to be...

Mountain Gorilla

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Buffalo

When Christopher Columbus arrived in the Americas, 30 million buffalo or bison roamed the prairies from the Appalachian Mountains to the Rocky Mountains. By 1890, only 600 remained. Today, about 350,000 bison live in...

Buffalo

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Passenger Pigeons

“Men still live who, in their youth, remember pigeons; trees still live who, in their youth, were shaken by a living wind. But a few decades hence only the oldest oaks will remember, and at long last only the hills will know.” —Aldo Leopold, “On a Monument to the Pigeon,”...

Passenger Pigeons

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Persian Cat

Cats are mysterious but beautiful creatures. Persian Cat is one of many breeds of cats. It is an old and elegant breed. The breed originated in Mesopotamia...

Persian Cat

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Mount Merapi

Mount Merapi is Indonesia’s most active volcano. It is located about 400 kilometres east of Jakarta in Central Java province. This stratovolcano is 2,968...

Mount Merapi

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Mount Tate

Mount Tate is one of the Japan’s three holy mountains along with Mount Fuji and Mount Haku. This mountain is located in the northern half of Japan's Kita Alps, in the south-eastern area of Toyama Prefecture. Toyama Prefecture is a...

Mount Tate

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Frilled Shark

Frilled Shark is a deep ocean creature having the body of a snake or eel and a terrifying toothy mouth. It is a real life sea-serpent. Their scientific name is Chlamydoselachus anguineus. It is one of the world's more primitive shark species. This

Frilled Shark

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Port Jackson Shark

The Port Jackson Shark is the largest of the Heterodontidae sharks. The family Heterodontidae has eight species, all in the genus Heterodontus. Three of them are found in Australian waters. The scientific name of this shark is...

Port Jackson Shark

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Spiny Dogfish

The Spiny dogfish is one of the most abundant species of shark in the world. It is found worldwide across the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. It is a small sized shark...

Spiny Dogfish

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Goblin Shark

Goblin Shark stands out among all shark species for its unusual appearance which is characterized by a flattened snout that protrudes from the top of its head. This snout resembles the blade of a sword. These sharks have a huge range that includes much of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian...

Goblin Shark

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Megalodon Facts

The Megalodon Shark was the largest predator that has ever lived. It reached a length of up to 60-70 feet and an approximate maximum weight of 60 tons. The largest individual measured up to 58.7 feet in length. It is a popular belief that Megalodon is closely related to the

Megalodon Facts

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Caribbean Reef Shark

Caribbean Reef Shark is a member of the requiem shark species and is mostly found on the East coast of America and southwards. It is one of the largest apex predators in those areas. They are also known as the Reef Shark. They are dark grey to grey-brown on the dorsal side and white to light...

Caribbean Reef Shark

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Oceanic Whitetip Shark

Oceanic Whitetip Shark Belongs to the group of Requiem Sharks. It is also known as the Sandbar Shark, Oceanic White-Tipped Whaler, Brown Shark, Nigano Shark, and Silvertip Shark. This shark species has been described as the most...

Oceanic Whitetip Shark

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Saw Shark

Saw Shark has got this name because of its saw-like snout. They live in temperate waters of the coastal areas, usually on depths below 130 feet. They are usually found off South Africa, 

Saw Shark

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Dusky Shark

Dusky Shark is a big Ocean predator which can be found in tropical and subtropical oceans around the world. Their wide range extends to the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans. They are also known as bronze or black whalers. The skin of these sharks is covered with diamond-shaped denticles...

Dusky Shark

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Lemon Shark

The Lemon Shark is the best known and most researched of all sharks. It belongs to the Requiem shark family. They got their name because of their unusual yellow-brown skin color. They live in subtropical waters along the coastlines, mostly in mangroves, coral reefs, and river mouths where they...

Lemon Shark

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Greenland Shark

The Greenland Shark is a large shark found in the Northern Atlantic. It is also known as the Grey Shark or Gurry Shark. It is the only true sub-Arctic shark. This species live in cold waters of the North Atlantic around Iceland, Greenland, and

Greenland Shark

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Megamouth Shark

The Megamouth Shark is an exotic species which was discovered in 1976. It was accidently caught in a deep-sea anchor. Its scientific name is Megachasma Pelagios. Since 1976, there have been less than 60 confirmed sightings. This

Megamouth Shark

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Zebra Shark

The Zebra Shark is found in the warmer coastal waters and around tropical coral reefs. It is most commonly found in the Indian and South Pacific oceans. The scientific name of this

Zebra Shark

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Horn Shark

The Horn Shark belongs to the bullhead shark family. This species is commonly found in the warm coastal waters off of north-east Pacific Ocean. This species got its name because of its short blunt head which is almost horn-like in...

Horn Shark

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Nurse Shark

Nurse Shark is a docile species that is also nicknamed the ‘couch potatoes of the ocean’. This species scours the sea floor looking for small fish, crabs, snails and even lobsters to suck up. They can be...

Nurse Shark

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Silky Shark

The Silky Shark is a large species which is found in open waters. It prefers tropical and warm temperate seas mainly at temperatures above 23°C. It gets its name from the smooth and silky texture of its skin. Its scientific name is Carcharhinus Falciformis. They are one of the larger sharks,...

Silky Shark

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Blacktip Shark

The Blacktip Shark is considered one of the most beautiful sharks in the Ocean. They are found in warm coastal waters around the world. This species prefers shallow waters so it is seen often by divers. Occasionally, they can also be found in estuaries and brackish water. Their scientific...

Blacktip Shark

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Blue Shark

The Blue Shark is generally found in deep and cool waters as it is an epipelagic species. They have sleek, tapered body specifically made for agile, graceful movements through the water. They have a long conical snout combined with extremely long pectoral fins. Their skin color ranges from...

Blue Shark

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Whale Shark

Whale Shark is the largest fish on the entire planet. They can reach up to 46 feet in length and weigh up to 12 tons. Their scientific name is Rhincodon typus. They have very large mouths reaching widths of 1 to 1.5 meters. An adult individual can have up to 300 rows of teeth and include about...

Whale Shark

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