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Iguanas

Green Iguana

Green Iguana

The common iguana is a reptile that belongs to the order squamata, which brings together three suborders: Ophidia, Sauria and amphisbaenians. The Green Iguana is the type species of the family. The iguana has a solid body, with four well-developed limbs that end in paws equipped with five large fingers equipped with powerful claws. These nails it uses to climb trees, move quickly on the ground and dig without problem.

Iguana - Cincinnati Zoo - D. Byrd

The back and belly are covered with small scales. Under the head has a double chin and under the eardrum a series of large round and flat scales. Its color is bright green when young, and grows gray bands appear on the body and tail.

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Taxonomy of tigers

bengal tigerSuperreino: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Subkingdom: Eumetazoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclass: Tetrapoda
Class: Mammalia

Panthera tigris
Subclass: Theria
Infraclass: Eutheria
Order: Carnivora
Suborder: Feliformia
Family: Felidae
Subfamily: Pantherinae
Genus: Panthera
Species: Panthera tigris

Species of tigers

south china tiger

south china tiger

South China Tiger.
Technical name: Panthera tigris amoyensis
It has its habitat in the forests of oak and aspen-covered mountains and southern China. It has beige coat, pulled the red and white belly. Its population has grown from 4,000 copies in 1950 to 70-80 today (between freedom and captivity)

indochina tiger

indochina tiger

Indochinese tiger.
Technical name: Panthera tigris corbetti
This species has a clear coat that South China and darker than the Bengal tiger.
The study of the habitat of this species has been hampered by the Vietnam War as mainly lies in the jungles of eastern Burma and Indochina.

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Characteristics of penguins

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Penguins are excellent swimmers and reach a speed of about 8-12 miles an hour, depending on species. Once, the penguins are jumping several meters above the water. This allows them to avoid attacks from predators while they can breathe. They also use these breaks when they want to achieve some rock from the water.
This ability to swim does not match his ability on the ground. Penguins are very awkward to walk, having to spread its wings to maintain balance. When they want to go down a snowy hill, do sliding on their stomachs. Penguins are very sociable birds are usually so many pieces together in a colony. The colonies will be larger even in times of nesting.

Taxonomy of cats

catSuperreino: Eukaryota

Kingdom: Animalia

Subkingdom: Eumetazoa

Superphylum: Deuterostomia

Phylum: Chordata

Subphylum: Vertebrata

Infraphylum: Gnathostomata

Superclass: Tetrapoda

Class: Mammalia

funny-cats-a10Subclass: Theria

Infraclass: Eutheria

Order: Carnivora

Suborder: Feliformia

Family: Felidae

Subfamily: Felinae

Genus: Felis

Species: F. silvestris

Subspecies: F. s. catus

Feeding the cats

Feeding kitten

For the domestic cat a well balanced diet is essential for their development and growth. The nutritional requirements vary according to age and condition of the animal.  Thus, a puppy may not eat the same as an adult cat.

hungry kitten

The months following the weaning of the mother, a month and a half of life are vital to the health of the kitten.  In fact, the baby is nursing is essential for a good cat behavior to be more docile and affectionate than cats fed with bottles. If the mother could not give her milk we buy at specialty stores, the closest to the mother, never give cow’s milk. As a general rule should not be fed with leftover food for us because we do not give you the vitamins and amino acids necessary for their diet. Because of their highly developed sense of smell, odors play a role in their diet.

The consistency of the food is also relevant for these animals, which must be essentially dry. To give you some medicine is recommended rather softer food. Every day there are more specific foods, prepared by experts, taking into account many factors like age, appearance, when the cat’s life, and so on. With regard to canned foods, we should worry more because not all contain the same ingredients in the composition.

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The Sumatran tiger

The Sumatran tiger

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This subspecies of tiger is found only on the island of  Sumatra (Indonesia) and it is estimated that there are about 500 individuals living in national parks of the same island. Part of the endangered animals due mainly to the destruction of natural habitat and hunting on them between 1998 and 2000. We are working to try to reduce the number of deaths Sumatran Tiger but copies each year die at the hands of poachers and / or fur traders (the Tigers are very valuable animals for their fur).

They are very good hunters, are usually solitary and kill at night, usually, boar or deer though their diet may vary depending on the site where they live and are able to eat poultry, fish, crocodiles or even some kind of primate. Finally add that usually live between 15 and 20 years.

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