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Saguinus oedipus 

Critically Endangered

Habitat Tropical Forests

Length 9.1"
Weight  15 oz
Average Lifespan 24 years
Gestation Period 140 days
Number of Young 2

Have sharp nails on all fingers except on the big toes which have flat nails
They are diurnal meaning active during the day
They are an arboreal animal and spend their entire life in the trees which provide food and shelter from predators
Females normally give birth to twins
Parents, siblings, and immigrant adults share young rearing duties for the breeding pairs young
 


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Equus Asinus

Conservation Status: Not Evaluated

Habitat: Savannas or grasslands
Height: 30-36"
Weight: 225-350 lbs
Average Lifespan: 25-35 years
Gestation Period: 11.5-13 months


-The term “donkey” comes from dun (the usual grayish-brown color) and the suffix “ky” meaning small

-Male donkeys are called “jacks” and female are called “jennets” or “jennies”

-Donkeys communicate by braying, a sound also known as a "hee-haw"

-Have small, cupped hooves allowing them to be very agile in climbing steep slopes

-Domestic donkeys interact well with other livestock animals

-Donkeys can go for a long periods without drinking, and can lose up to 30% of their body weight in water without negative consequences

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Hemigalus derbyanus

Conservation Status: Near Threatened

Habitat: Forest, brush, savanna, or mountains

Length: 16-20”

Weight: 2-6 lbs

Average Lifespan: 11-13 years

Gestation Period: 32-64 days

Number of Young: 1-2

- Name "banded civet" refers to the broad stripes on the body.
- They are solitary creatures, with the male & female only coming together to breed.
- They have sharp, retractable claws.
- Banded palm civet is ground-dwelling creature, but it climbs on the trees with ease to find food and avoid predators.
- Banded palm civet is active during the night (nocturnal animal). It sleeps during the day hidden inside the caves, holes in the trees and man-made objects.
- To transport the young, the female will pick them up and carry them in their mouth.

 

LA3

Scirentific Name: Tamandua Tetradactyla
Conservation status: Least Concern


Habitat: Savannahs, rainforests, & mangroves
Length: 4 ft
Weight: 3.5 to 19 lbs
Life Span: 9 years
Gestation Period: 130 - 190 days


-With a body temperature of 91 degrees farenheit, they have one of the lowest body temperatures of any active land animal
-Some people living in the Amazon have been known to use them to rid their house of ants
-They can use their tongues up to two feet long
-They have knifelike claws on their paws making them walk on their knuckles or wrists
-When they are scared, they rear back on their hind legs, use their tail for balance, and use their fistfuls of claws to protect themselves

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(Bos taurus)

Habitat: Savannahs
Life Expectancy: 20 - 30years
Height: 4-6 ft
Weight: 900 - 1500 lbs
Gestation Period: 9months
Number of Young: 1


- Watusi cattle hold the record for having the largest circumference on their horns.
- Their long legs, made for outrunning and out-jumping predators on the African savannah, give them outstanding athletic ability.
- They are a cross between an ancient Egyptian breed of longhorn cattle and the Zebu cattle from Pakistan and India.
- Their long legs, made for outrunning and out-jumping predators on the African savannah, give them outstanding athletic ability.

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