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Animal Awareness Tip – Lemurs

Maideline Sanchez October 27, 2010

The Ring-tailed Lemurs live primarily in Madagascar, which is an island located southeast of Africa. They are notable for their vivid striped tails that contain a black and white coloration. These tails...

Animal Awareness Tip – Mantis Shrimp

Maideline Sanchez May 5, 2010

A mantis shrimp is neither a mantis nor a shrimp; however, their physical features resemble that of both species. They can reach a length of up to 38 centimeters and they may exhibit multiple colors from...

Animal Awareness Tip – The Aye Aye

Maideline Sanchez April 21, 2010

The Aye Aye is related to the lemur and can be found primarily in the eastern part of Madagascar. This nocturnal animal mostly relies on its rodent-like teeth and elongated middle finger to obtain its...

Animal Awareness Tip – Hagfish

Maideline Sanchez April 14, 2010

The Hagfish or the “slime eel” is probably one of the oddest sea creatures that you will ever encounter due to the fact that they are the only living organism with a skull but without a vertebral column....

Animal Awareness Tip – Grey Wolf

Maideline Sanchez April 1, 2010

Grey wolves are the largest species of the Canidae family and survivors of the Ice Age era originating during Late Pleistocene 300,000 years ago. They are considered apex predators, meaning that they do...

Animal Awareness Tip – The Alligator

Maideline Sanchez March 10, 2010

Alligators have been known to exist for 200 million years, since the ages of reptiles. There are currently two well known types: American Alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) and Chinese Alligators...

Animal Awareness Tip – Colombian Spider Monkey

Maideline Sanchez March 3, 2010

Spider monkeys are found in the tropical forests of Central and South America ranging from southern Mexico, to Colombia, to Brazil. They are known for their long limbs and extremely flexible tails, which...

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