Quokkas

Photo: Sam West Quokka = Australian marsupial (Setonix brachyurus) Quokkas are found on some smaller islands off the coast of Western Australia, particularly Rottnest Island, just off Perth, and also Bald Island near Albany, and in isolated scattered populations in forest and coastal heath between Perth and Albany. A small colony exists at the eastern …

Pangolins

Photo: Ajit Huilgol/USFWS, Manis crassicaudata Pangolin = an African and Asian mammal that has a body covered with horny overlapping scales, a small head with elongated snout, a long sticky tongue for catching ants and termites, and a thick, tapering tail HeadlinesCoronavirus should be a wake-up call to our treatment of the animal worldMystery deepens …

Crabs

Photo: Biodiversity Heritage Library, Voyage dans l’Amérique Méridionale Crab = a crustacean with a broad carapace, stalked eyes, and five pairs of legs, the first pair of which are modified as pincers HeadlinesHorseshoe crabs are crucial to creating vaccines, but they are facing extinctionThis Crab’s Blood Is the Reason You’re Alive WikipediaCrab Planeta.com

Ocelots

Photo Ocelot = medium-sized wild cat that has a tawny yellow coat marked with black blotches and spots, and ranges from southern Texas through South America. Embedded Tweets WikipediaOcelot Planeta

Zoos

Poster Zoo = an establishment that maintains a collection of wild animals, typically in a park or gardens, for study, conservation, or display to the public Accreditationhttps://www.whyanimalsdothething.com/how-to-understand-zoos-accrediation/https://www.aza.org/accreditationhttp://zaa.org/accreditationhttps://www.sanctuaryfederation.org World Association Zoos and Aquariums – @waza Features Planeta.com

Bandicoots

Photo: Biodiversity Heritage Library, Compléments de Buffon Bandicoot = a mainly insectivorous marsupial native to Australia and New Guinea Embedded Tweets Headlineshttp://theconversation.com/one-little-bandicoot-can-dig-up-an-elephants-worth-of-soil-a-year-and-our-ecosystem-loves-it-132266 Photos Planeta.com

Deer

Photo: Mara Koenig/USFWS, Deer Fawns Wikipedia: Deer (singular and plural) are the ruminant mammals forming the family Cervidae. The two main groups are the Cervinae, including the muntjac, the elk (wapiti), the fallow deer and the chital, and the Capreolinae, including the reindeer (caribou), the roe deer and the moose. Female reindeer, and male deer …