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Animal Spotlight: Sea Otters

Taxonomy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Mammalia
  • Order: Carnivora
  • Family: Mustelidae
  • Genus: Enhydra
  • Species: lutris
  • Average Male Length: 5 ft (1.5 m)
  • Average Female Length: 4 ft (1.25 m)
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Welcome to the autumnal equinox, ladies and gents! Today the day and night are both equal in length. Ever since the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, the days have been getting shorter and shorter. 73 more words

Elephant Business

Everyone’s favourite animal! Well, some people’s worst nightmare too. The elephant is the largest land mammal, one of the most charismatic animals, one of the ‘Big 5’, and a key-stone species – the list is endless. 305 more words

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Can You Recognise These Baby Australian Animals?

The first time I saw a picture of a baby wombat I thought it was a joke – it looked nothing like a wombat!

This got me thinking, what other animals are there that look nothing like their parents? 85 more words

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