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The most famous animals

Famous, famous, most famous ... Animals with extraordinary abilities have always fascinated people. Some have even become true legends as they have gone down in history through special achievements. Some animals have also achieved world fame as scientific achievements, and have taught us that within miracles, true miracles can be accomplished.

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The Cod - Characteristics

Characteristics Name: Cod Other name: Cod Latin name: Gadus morhua Class: Fish Size: 50 - 70cm Weight: 2 - 2,5kg Age: 8 - 20 years Appearance: numerous color variations possible (eg brownish, greenish, reddish, silver) Sex dimorphism : No Nutrition Type: Omnivorous (Omnivorous) Food: small fish, shellfish, crabs, worms Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean Sleep / wake cycle: active in the daytime Habitat: ocean Natural enemies: large predatory fish Sexuality: about the age of four Coupling time:?
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The Emperor Penguin - Wanted Poster

Character Name: Emperor Penguin Other Names: / Latin Name: Aptenodytes forsteri Class: Birds Size: 1 - 1.3m Weight: 20 - 35kg Age: up to 20 years Appearance: white-yellow abdominal plumage, black head, gray-blue dorsal pasterns Gender dimorphism: No Type of nutrition: predominantly fish-eater (piscivor) Food: fish, octopus, krill Distribution: Antarctic Original Origin: Antarctic Sleep / wake cycle: diurnal Habitat: coastal areas Natural enemies: Orca Sexual maturity: between the age of three and five Pairing time: April - May Breeding season : about 60 days Egg size: 1 egg Social behavior: colony-forming Endangered species: no Further information about animals can be found in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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The cancer - Wanted poster

Character Name: Cancer Latin name: Brachyura class: Higher crayfish size: 5 - 10cm weight: up to 500g age: 5 - 15 years appearance: yellowish, reddish, brownish sex dimorphism: No nutritional type: Omnivorous (Omnivorous) food: carrion, algae, fish , Crustaceans, molluscs Distribution: worldwide Original source: unknown Sleep-wake cycle: diurnal Habitat: freshwater and saltwater Natural enemies: fish, octopus, crustaceans, birds Sexual maturity: after 1 - 2 years Mating season: species-dependent Critically endangered: No Further profiles You can find animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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The Tree Frog - Wanted Poster

Characteristics Name: European Tree Frog More names: Tree Frog Latin Name: Hyla arborea Class: Amphibians Size: 3 - 5cm Weight: 3 - 10g Age: 2 - 5 years Appearance: pale green Skin Sex Dimorphism: Yes Nutrition Type: Insectivore (insectivorous) Food: Fly, Beetles, mosquitoes Spread: Central Europe Original Origin: Central Europe Sleep-wake-up rhythm: dusk-active Habitat: fish-free ponds or ponds, wetlands, riparian forests Natural enemies: stork, heron Sexual maturity: around the second year of life Spawning period: April - June Critically endangered: endangered Further profiles of animals can be found in the Encyclopaedia.
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The Coyote - Wanted Poster

Characteristics Name: Coyote Other names: prairie wolf, steppenwolf Latin name: Canis latrans Genus: mammals Size: approx. 1m (head-hull length) Weight: 10 - 15kg Age: 7 - 15 years Appearance: gray-brown coat Gender dimorphism: Yes Diet type: omnivore Food: hare, deer, sheep, fish, fruits Distribution: North America, Central America Original Origin: unknown Sleep / wake cycle: nocturnal and nocturnal Habitat: prairies, forests Natural enemies: Wolf Sexual maturity: with the second Year of life mating season: January - February gestation period: 60 - 65 days litter size: 1 - 5 juveniles social behavior: loner endangered species: no You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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The Leopard - Wanted Poster

Character Name: Leopard Latin Name: Panthera pardus Class: Mammals Size: about 1.5m Body Length Weight: 25 - 100kg Age: 12 - 18 years Appearance: dark orange Basic color with black spots, white peritoneum Sex dimorphism: yes Diet type: carnivore Food : Antelope, jackal, wild boar, birds, zebra Origin: Africa, Asia native Origin: unknown Sleep / wake cycle: nocturnal Habitat: rainforest, savannah, semi-desert natural enemies: lion, tiger, wolf Sexual maturity: about the age of three mating season:?
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The King Tiger - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: Bengal Tiger Other names: Bengaltiger, Indian Tiger Latin name: Panthera tigris tigris Class: Mammals Size: 2,4 - 3,1m Weight: 100 - 250kg Age: 12 - 20 years Appearance: red-orange fur with black stripes Sex dimorphism : Yes Diet type: Carnivore Food: Antelope, Deer, Rabbit, Waterfowl, Wild boar Distribution: South Asia (esp.
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The Manul - Wanted Poster

Characteristics Name: Manul Other names: Pallaskatze Latin name: Otocolobus manul or Felis manul Class: Mammals Size: 60 - 65 cm Weight: 2.5 - 4.5 kg Age: 8 - 12 years Appearance: dense, ocher-colored fur, striped Tail sex dimorphism: yes nutrition type: carnivore food: insects, rodents, birds distribution: Asia origin: unknown sleep-wake cycle: nocturnal habitat: mountain, steppe natural predator:?
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The moufflon - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: mouflon Other names: European moufflon Latin name: Ovis orientalis Class: mammals Size: 1.0 - 1.3m Head-hull length Weight: 25 - 50kg Age: 12 - 18 years Appearance: black-brown coat Sex dimorphism: Yes Diet type: herbivore Food: grasses, leaves, herbs, mosses Origin: Balkan Peninsula Sleep / wake cycle: dawn and diurnal Habitat: mountain Natural enemies: Wolf Sexual maturity: around the age of three mating season : October - December gestation period: 150 - 160 days litter size: 1 - 2 livestock social behavior: family group threatened with extinction: yes You will find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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Mercury

The most important facts and figures about the planet Mercury Characteristics: The Mercury Mercury Data Planet type Rock Planet Number of moons 0 Numbering First planet in the solar system Distance to the sun 60,000,000 km orbit around the sun 88 days Light duration 3min Distance to Earth 75,000,000 - 220.
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The coati - profile

Characteristics Name: Coati Other names: Coati, Proboscis Latin name: Nasua Class: Mammals Size: 50 - 70cm Weight: 3 - 5,5kg Age: 10 - 15 years Appearance: brown skin, white peritoneum Sex dimorphism: Yes Diet type: Omnivorous (omnivor ) Food: Insects, Fruits Distribution: North America, Central America, South America Original Origin: South America Sleep / wake cycle: active in the daytime Habitat: Rainforest, semi-desert, steppe Natural enemies: birds of prey, big cats Sexual maturity: with 2 - 3 years Mating season: February - March gestation period : 70 - 75 days Litter size: 2 - 5 juveniles Social behavior: group-forming Critically endangered: no You can find more animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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The May bug - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: Cockchafer Latin name: Melolontha Class: Insects Size: 1 - 3cm Weight:? Age: max. two months as a beetle Appearance: six-legged Sex Dimorphism: Yes Nutrition Type: Herbivore (herbivor) Nutrition: Leaves Origin: Europe, Asia Origin: unknown Sleep-wake cycle: diurnal Habitat: deciduous forests Natural enemies: rodents, birds Sexual maturity: immediately after metamorphosis to the beetle Mating season: April - June Oviposition: 10 - 100 Eggs Critically endangered: No You will find further descriptions of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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The Red-backed Shrike - Wanted Poster

Characteristics Name: Red-backed Shrike More names: Red-backed Shrike Latin Name: Lanius collurio Class: birds Size: 14 - 18cm Weight: 30 - 35g Age: 3 - 6 years Appearance: showy black mask around the eye area Sex Dimorphism: yes Nutrition Type: predominantly insectivores (insectivores) Food: berries, beetles, larvae, mice, earthworms, small songbirds Origin: Central Europe Sleep-wake cycle: active in the daytime Habitat: prefers natural meadows with thorny hedges as a nesting possibility Natural enemies: marten, fox, Sparrowhawk, Hawk, Raven Sexual maturity: towards the end of the first year of life Mating season: April - May Breeding season: approx.
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The Pelikan - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: Pelican Latin name: Pelecanidae Class: Birds Size: 1.3 - 1.9m Weight: 4 - 12kg Age: 5 - 30 years Appearance: white Sex Dimorphism: yes Nutrition Type: fish eater (piscivor) Food: fish Distribution: worldwide original Origin: unknown Sleep-wake cycle: diurnal Habitat: close to water Natural enemies: / Sexual maturity: 2 - 4 years Mating season: February - April Breeding time: 28 - 35 days Size of eggs: 2 eggs Social behavior: colony-forming Critically endangered: No Further profiles of You can find animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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The Puma - profile

Characteristics Name: Puma Other names: Mountain lion, Kuguar, Silberlöwe Latin name: Puma concolor Class: Mammals Size: up to 1.5m body weight: 40 - 70kg Age: 6 - 15 years Appearance: different colors possible (sand colors, see picture ) Sex Dimorphism: Yes Diet type: Carnivore Food: Amphibians, Fish, Rodents, Rotwild Distribution: North America, Central America, South America Original Origin: unknown Sleep Awake: nocturnal or nocturnal Habitat: Rainforest, prairie, semi-desert, grasslands natural Enemies: Coyote, Wolf Sexually mature: at the age of two Mating time: January - May gestation period: approx.
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The baboon - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: Baboon Latin name: Papio Class: Mammals Size: 50 - 100cm Weight: 15 - 30kg Age: 20 - 30 years Look and feel: Yellow-brown-gray coat Sex Dimorphism: Yes Diet type: Omnivorous Food: Fruits, Seeds, Insects, small mammal Origin: Africa Sleep Awake: active in the daytime Habitat: steppe, savannah, semi-desert Natural predators: / Sexual maturity: around the age of seven Mating time: throughout the year Tragic period: about 6 months Litter size: 1 cub Social Behavior: Formation of Harem Groups Endangered: No You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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The Piranha - Wanted Poster

Characteristics Name: Piranha Latin name: Pygocentrus nattereri Class: Fish Size: 10 - 35cm Weight: 500 - 2000g Age: 5 - 15 years Appearance: gray, bluish, greenish, reddish Sex dimorphism: No Food: carrion, fish Distribution: South America native origin : South America Sleep-wake-up rhythm: diurnal Habitat: Freshwater rivers Natural enemies: predatory fish, piranhas Sexual maturity: with approx.
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The redfish - profile

Characteristics Name: Redfish Other names: Goldenfish Latin name: Sebastes norvegicus Class: fish Size: 50 - 100 cm Weight: up to 15 kg Age: 40 - 70 years Appearance: red-white coloring with z.T. golden glow Sex dimorphism: yes Nutrition type: preferably fish eater (piscivor) food: small fish, ctenophora, krill and shrimp distribution: Europe, North America native origin: unknown sleep-wake cycle: diurnal habitat: ocean near shore natural enemies: cod sexual maturity: kicks earliest from the 10th
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The Saturn

Introduction to the planet Saturn Saturn is the sixth planet in the solar system, the second largest after Jupiter and nearly one hundred times as massive as Earth. Particularly striking are the rings around Saturn, which is why it is also called ring planet. The other three gas planets Jupiter, Neptune, and Uranus also have ring systems, though not to the same extent as Saturn's.
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The sea eagle - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: White-tailed Eagle Other names: Eurasian Sea Eagle Latin name: Haliaeetus albicilla Class: birds Size: 65 - 95 cm Weight: 3 - 7 kg Age: 20 - 30 years Appearance: brown plumage, yellow beak Gender demimorphism: yes Nutrition type: preferably fish eater ( piscivor) food: carrion, fish, waterbirds distribution: Europe, Asia origin: unknown sleep-wake-up rhythm: diurnal habitat: in close proximity to coasts, lakes and rivers natural enemies: / sexual maturation: 5 years mating season: January - February breeding season : 35 - 38 days Nest size: 1 - 3 eggs Social behavior: forming a pair and forming groups At risk of extinction: No You can find more profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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