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Harris Hawk

In the case of Harris hawks, birds of a feather don’t only flock together – they hunt and nest together,...
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White Stork

When you think of storks, you most likely picture a European white stork. These large birds are most closely related...
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Wattled crane

Cranes are a family of birds comprising 15 species that live across five continents (North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and...
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Southern three-banded armadillo

Armadillo is a Spanish word meaning “little armored one,” referring to the bony plates that cover much of an armadillo’s...
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Screaming hairy armadillo

The brown armor that covers the body of an armadillo, known as a carapace, is made of keratin – the...
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Lesser hedgehog tenrec

There are 25 species of tenrec which are mostly found on Madagascar, but some are native to mainland Africa. The...
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Patagonian Mara

Although sometimes called Patagonian cavies or Patagonian hares, these unique animals belong in the mammalian Order Rodentia. Their closest living...
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Grey Parrot

This endangered species, formerly known as the African grey parrot, can be found throughout the western parts of middle Africa....
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Blue-and-yellow Macaw

Macaws are large members of the parrot family found throughout Central and South America. Their bright colors and loud vocalizations...
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Ostrich

The ostrich is the largest living bird species on Earth and is related to cassowaries and rheas. Ostriches cannot fly...
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Common Warthog

Common warthogs are a species of wild pig with many similarities to the domesticated pig raised by humans. They are...
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Plains Zebra

Zebras are among the most recognizable of all animals, with their distinctive striped color pattern. They are closely related to...
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Giraffe

Giraffes are Earth’s tallest living mammals and specialize in browsing leaves and flowers from the tops of trees. Newborns may...
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African Elephant

This is one of the most distinctive animals on the planet. African elephants are the largest of the three elephant...
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Southern White Rhinoceros

These easily recognizable creatures are native to middle and southern Africa. They are some of the largest land-dwelling mammals in...
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Blue-throated Macaw

Blue-throated macaws are often called barba azul in Spanish, meaning “blue beard,” because of the bright blue coloration covering their...
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Aldabra Giant Tortoise

Aldabra tortoises are the second-largest species of tortoise in the world and, like their larger relatives on the Galapagos Islands,...
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Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake

Eastern diamondback rattlesnakes are the largest venomous snakes the U.S. They are maligned and slaughtered, both opportunistically by rural citizens...
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Naked Mole Rat

The appearance and habits of the naked mole rat enthrall scientists and observers alike. Naked mole rats are eusocial mammals,...
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Blue Crane

Like most cranes, the beauty, grace, and dramatic ritualized mating dances of the blue crane make them iconic and popular...
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Chilean Flamingo

One of the Zoo’s most recognizable bird species, the Chilean flamingo is a robust bird species native to the southern...
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King Vulture

King vultures are very large, scavenging birds that soar high over a variety of tropical forests, watching for carcasses located...
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Southern Ground Hornbill

These birds, like all species of hornbill, have distinctively large, down-curved bills that they use to grab small animals from...
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African Lion

African lions are unique among cats in that they live in social groups called prides. Prides hunt together to bring...
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Kori Bustard

Kori bustards are very large, ground-dwelling birds that that eat a variety of insects, small animals and some plants. The...
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Lappet-faced Vulture

Like all vultures and condors, these large birds are scavengers on carcasses. They soar over large areas searching for food...
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