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My top 10 favorite animals that most people have never heard of #7


#7 Raccoon Dog/Tanuki

Size: 20-23 ½ in. (50-60 cm.)

Weight 17 lbs. (7.5 kg)

The Raccoon Dog (Tanuki)  is a member of the canine family, though it has strong resemblance to a raccoon. 135 more words

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My top 10 favorite animals that most people have never heard of #9

9. Alligator Snapping Turtle.

Size: 16-32 in. (40-80 cm.) 220 lbs.(100 kg.)

Alligator snapping turtles are the biggest freshwater turtles in the world. They are found in the Southeastern United States. 92 more words

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Bearcats smell like popcorn

This little fellow is a bearcat, or binturong. He is, in fact, neither bear nor cat, but is instead a member of the viverridae family (which we know mostly as civets & genets). 151 more words

Nature And Environment

A very special snowflake

Omo, a Masai giraffe, was first spotted last year in Tarangire National Park, Tanzania. Although white, she isn’t an albino; she has leucism, a genetic condition which leads to a lack of pigmentation in her skin. 169 more words


Raccoon Dogs. For Real.

Just when you think you’ve seen it all–in my line of work, I can say that and mean it–along comes a new species of animal. New to me, anyway. 104 more words