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Isn't it wonderful how we co-exist in our wonderful world with so many animals of different species? Each animal is unique in its own way. Here at Kidsgen, we bring to you a sketchy list of all the major animals and the facts that make them stand apart from the rest. Read it all. If you like them, will you take the pains to click here and send this page to your friends? They will love it, surely!.

A
is for Anaconda

fact:
The world's largest snake, growing to around 10metres
Anaconda

B

is for Bird

fact:
Birds do not sleep in their nests. They occasionally nap in them, but sleep in other places.
Birds
C
is for Cheetah

fact:
The Cheetah is the fastest land animal at 95 km/h (60mph). Unlike other "big cats" it does not roar - however it does purr and make high pitched yelps,barks and chirruping sounds.They are found in Africa and in some parts of Asia.

Cheetah
D
is for Dog

fact:
There are more than 700 types of pure breed dogs. The common belief that dogs are colour blind is false. Dogs can see colour but it is not as vivid as we see; it is like our vision at twilight. Dogs and cats, like people, are either right-handed
Dog
E
Is for Elephant

fact:
Elephants are very emotional they cry, laugh, and remember other elephants they haven't seen in decades. They grieve over dead family members and bury them with tree branches. If a baby elephant cries out, the entire family rushes over to care for it. Like us, they are happy, sad, moody, and capable of jealousy and fits of rage. Also like us, they can be immensely gentle and compassionate with each other
Elephant
F
Is for frog,

fact:
Frogs drink through their skin. Because their skin is so important and it can dry out quickly, many frogs shed their skin often. They will wriggle out of it, and sometimes even eat it!
frog,
G
Is for Giraffe

fact:
Giraffes have long been thought to be mute, but that is not the case. Giraffes communicate by emitting moans or low notes that the human ear cannot hear.Giraffes have a symbiotic relationship with tickbirds. These small birds ride on the giraffe's back, eating pesky insects off of its skin. In return for food, the birds serve as an early warning signal, alerting giraffes to any approaching predators with a loud chirp.
Giraffe
H
Is for Horse

fact:
Horses do in fact have "feathers." They are the long hairs on the back of a horse's lower leg. They help to drain water away from their hooves
Horse
I
Is for Iguana

fact:
The name of the family that iguanas are in is iguanidae. Green iguanas are also known as bamboo chickens. All iguanas are known for their impressive defense.
Iguana
J
Is for Jaguar

fact:
They are the largest cat in the Americas and weigh up to 300lbs or more, over twice as much as a leopard. Jaguars has one of the strongest jaws of all the species of cats.A jaguar may go "fishing" by waving its tail over the water to attract hungry fish.
Jaguar
K
is for Kangaroo

fact:
Most kangaroos cannot walk; they get around by hopping with both feet. Only tree kangaroos are able to move their hind feet independently.
Kangaroo
L
is for Lion

fact:
A male lion's roar can be heard up to 5 miles away.
eating. The hunting grounds for a pride of lions can range from 8 to 150 square miles.
The largest lion on record was almost 11 feet long and weighed nearly 700 pounds.
Lions rarely eat an entire kill. Hyenas and vultures finish the rest.A male lion eats first, even though the females actually catch the prey

Lion
M
is for Monkey

fact:
The tail can be used like a hand.
The monkeys of the world are divided into two groups: the Old World monkeys of Africa and Asia and the New World monkeys of Central and South America. Geography isn't their only difference however. Many Old World monkeys, like the apes, have long thick tails that help them balance while thye swing through the forest. Whilst, many New World monkeys, like the familiar spider monkey, have tails which can grasp so tehy are used like hands and feet to help them swing through the treetops, and even dangle upside down while
Monkey
N
is for Numbat

fact:
The numbat is unusual because it is a marsupial without a pouch.Numbats live in woodlands.
Numbats eat only ants.They have long sticky tongues.Numbats have reddish-brown fur.
Numbat
O
is for Ostrich

fact:
Ostriches lay the biggest egg in the world -- 6 inches in diameter and weighing 3 pounds -- the equivalent of two dozen chicken eggs.
Ostrich
P
is for Panda

fact:
Except for the kangaroo and opossum,the giant panda baby is the smallest mammal newborn relative to its mother's size.

Panda
Q
is for Quail


fact:
Small, plump birds, mostly ground-dwelling, found in woodlands and grasslands in many part of the world.
Quails can lay as many as 12 to 15 eggs per clutch. The nests are built on the ground in vegetation.Quails are extremely popular game birds.
Quail
R
is for Rabbit

fact:
Rabbits are not rodents.
A healthy, happy bunny can live from 8 to sometimes 14 years!
Rabbits teeth grow continuously throughout its life (need hay and things to chew to keep them trim!)
Rabbits ears help regulate their temperature.
Rabbit
S
is for Seal

fact:
Seals are able to dive 1000 feet and can stay underwater for 30 minutes. They have more blood for their body size than any other land animal. They come on land or ice to mate. A seal's milk is forty-five to fifty percent fat. Because of this, some seals grpw extremely fast adding almost three pounds a day until they are weaned around three weeks of age. The grey seal's scientific name Halichoerus grypus comes from the Greek and means "hook-nosed sea pig." Sea lions can dive up to 475 feet deep and can stay under water for 20 minutes at a time.

Seal
T
is for Tiger

fact:
The tigers' loud roar can be heard from miles away. They also growl, hiss, purr, and chuff (an affectionate greeting). But in 2000, researchers discovered that tigers could also communicate in frequencies too low for humans to hear. These infrasounds can travel for much longer distances and go through objects like buildings, forests, and mountains.
Tiger
U
is for Urial

fact:
A type of sheep
Urial
V
is for Vulture

fact:
Vultures usually have one mate a year. Nests are constructed using sticks and leaves, and are built in trees and cliffs. The same nest may be used for several years.
Vulture
W
is for Wolf

fact:
As large predators, Wolves depend on prey such as deer, elk, caribou, and in some parts of its range, moose and bison that weigh more than a 450kg (1000 pounds). Their powerful jaws exert twice as much power as that of the domestic dog. The wolf is a highly social animal, generally living within the same pack for most, if not all, of its life.

Wolf
X
:Xenops:

Genus name and common name for a group of nuthatch-type birds native to Central and South America.
Xenops
Y
is for Yak

fact:
Found in the mountains of Tibet, males Yaks reach a length of 2.7m (9ft) and a height of 1.8m (6ft), weighing 545kg (1200lb). Despite their relative immensity, they are agile, nimble, sure climbers and good swimmers roaming icy mountainsides and valleys.
Yak
Z
is for Zebra

fact:
The stripes on all zebras is unique to each individual, with the variation greatest in the shoulder region. It is believed that zebras have stripes in order to confuse predators. When a herd of zebras run away from a predator, their swirl of stripes can make an individual hard to pick out from the crowd.
Zebra
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