Archive for August, 2011

Zebra

Zebra

Zebra Plains Zebra or Burchell’s Zebra as the common name, the scientific name Equus Burcheli in the Equidae family with the Perissodactula order. Normal size: Length head/body: 7.2 -8.2 feet (2.2-2.5 m); tail Length: 18.5 – 22 in (47-56cm); height at shoulder upto 43-57 in (110-145 cm) weighing 385-710 lb (175-322 kg). Key features are Deep-bodied, short legged zebra; thick, erect mane; black stripes broader than in other species, especially on rump, and do not always extend onto belly Read more [...]

River Otter

River Otter

River Otter Giant River Otter as the common name the scientific name Pteronura brasiliensis in the Mustelidae family with the Carnivora order the normal size of Otter is Length head/body :34 -55 in (86-140 cm) tail length :13-39 in(33-100 cm); height at shoulder 16 in (40 cm) weighing 57-75 lb. Key features are Large otter with short, glossy fur that looks black when wet ;often white or creamy nose and throat; webbed feet tail tapers and is flattened with a flange along each edge. Common habits: Read more [...]

LION – The King of Jungle

Lion King

LION – The King of Jungle Panthera Leo is the scientific name of this ferocious Carnivora Lion from the Felidae family is popular icon of royalty and magnificence. Distinctive features: Big headed with thick tresses of fur, yellow brown eyes, crushing jaws, slender tailed full of pride hunt in coordinated groups and stalk their chosen prey. Lion – An emblem for humanity for thousands of years appears in cultures across Europe, Asia, and scattered populations in Africa. The white lion is not Read more [...]