Wildthings

10 cool things about giraffes

1.Mighty height The giraffe is the tallest mammal in the world – even newborn babies are taller than most humans. His long legs and neck do make drinking difficult though.

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Sperm Whale Facts

Hefty pirate. At 18m in length and weighing a mammoth 50,000kg, the sperm whale is the planet’s largest predator. This big-bodied ocean resident hunts in deep waters

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10 cool things about the moose

1.Solitary animals Moose are the largest members of the deer family. The males have huge antlers that they shed each winter. Unlike deer, moose are solitary and don't form herds. Generally slow-moving and easy-going, moose can become aggressive and move surprisingly fast if angered or startled.

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The Geoffory’s cat

One of the smallest wild cats on earth. Geoffroy's cat is also very tough and can survive in the harshest of environments. In fact, this feline is believed to be the most adaptable of all cats and can live in very hot as well as cold areas

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5 Things you should do for your chinchilla

Related to guinea pigs, chinchillas are rodents who proudly sport the softest and densest fur of all the world’s animals. They hail from South America, where they have lived in the Andes mountain range since antiquity.

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The Sand Cat

Also known as the sand dune cat, the sand cat is widely distributed in North Africa's Sahara Desert, the Arabian desert and deserts in Pakistan and Iran

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Q & A: What size cage is best for your rat?

Q. What size cage is best for your rat? A. The ideal rat cage should be made of powder-coated wire and should measure at least 760 x 450 x 470mm (this size will accommodate five adult male rats or six ...

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10 cool things about penguins

Penguins are very interesting creatures with many quirks. There are between 17 and 20 species (depending on who you ask), and each has its own unique traits.   1. Why wings? You may wonder why, as penguins are flightless, they ...

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10 Cool things about the killer whale

The killer whale or orca can be found in all the oceans, from the warm waters of the Pacific to the icy seas around the poles. Killer whales have been seen to prey on a variety of sea creatures such ...

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