Posts by Category: Animals

Animals are a major group of multicellular, eukaryotic organisms of the kingdom Animalia or Metazoa. Their body plan eventually becomes fixed as they develop, although some undergo a process of metamorphosis later on in their life.

“Tonguy” cub
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05 February

“Tonguy” cub

This is Mayra in the inner enclosure, when she was playing on the log and showing her cute pink tongue. Yes, I love when big cats show their tongue! 😉...
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Gallery: Risin up
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05 February

Gallery: Risin up

The dachshund is a short-legged, long-bodied dog breed belonging to the hound family. The standard size dachshund was bred to scent, chase, and flush out badgers and other burrow-dwelling animals,...
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Chameleon’s eye
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04 February

Chameleon’s eye

Chameleons are among the highly visually-oriented lizards, using this sense in prey capture, mating behavior, and predator avoidance. Unique features of chameleon vision include a negative lens, a positive cornea,...
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Tubs was a cooperative model
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04 February

Tubs was a cooperative model

The domestic cat (Felis catus or Felis silvestris catus) is a small, usually furry, domesticated, and carnivorous mammal. It is often called the housecat when kept as an indoor pet,[6]...
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Profile of a leopard
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03 February

Profile of a leopard

A nice profile portrait of one of the leopards of the Toni’s zoo… The leopard, Panthera pardus, is a member of the Felidae family and the smallest of the four...
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Close-up of Green Iguana
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02 February

Close-up of Green Iguana

The Green Iguana or Common Iguana (Iguana iguana) is a large, arboreal herbivorous species of lizard of the genus Iguana native to Central, South America, and the Caribbean. The green...
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