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Kordofan Giraffe

2021-02-09T10:36:10+01:00Animals|

KORDOFAN GIRAFFEGiraffa camelopardalis antiquorumThe giraffe is the largest terrestrial mammal in the world. WEIGHT : 800 to 1500 kgFOOD : With no upper incisors, it uses its tongue and lips to feed.THREATS : Poaching, habitat destruction.RED LIST : Critically endangered.ECO-GESTURE : Prefer [...]

Eclectus parrot

2021-02-09T10:38:58+01:00Animals|

ECLECTUS PARROT Eclectus roratus This species presents a sexual dimorphisme of color, rare in the parrots family: males have a green plumage while the females have a red and blue one. WEIGHT : 350 to 500 g Food :  fruits,  berries et seeds. MORE [...]

Rainbow lorikeet

2021-02-09T10:39:10+01:00Animals|

RAINBOW LORIKEET Trichoglossus moluccanus Its tongue is covered with corneal papillae, allowing it to collect nectar.   FOOD : Fruits, berries, nectar. THREATS : Habitat destruction, pet trade. MORE INFO : Family : Psittacoidea Habits : gregarious Egg-laying : 2 to [...]

Maned Wolf

2021-02-09T11:29:30+01:00Animals|

MANED WOLF Chrysocyon brachyurus It’s the biggest canid of South America ! It can oversee pampa’s long grass thanks to its long legs. WEIGHT : 23 kg It’s the biggest canine of South America ! FOOD : Fruits, rabbits, mice, [...]

Lemur Catta

2021-02-09T10:44:23+01:00Animals|

LEMUR CATTALemur cattaDuring “smell fights”, males shake their tail on top of their head to secrete smell. WEIGHT : 3 kgFOOD : Fruits & insectsTHREATS : Poaching (meat and illegal pet trade), deforestation (pasture and charcoal).RED LIST : EndangeredECO-GESTURE : Recycle paper and [...]

Cape Penguin

2021-02-09T10:48:18+01:00Animals|

CAPE PENGUINSpheniscus demersusUnlike auks or "pingouins", penguins  do not fly. WEIGHT : 3 kgFOOD : Small fishTHREATS : Pollution, reduction of food (overfishing).RED LIST : Endangered.ECO-GESTURE : Buy MSC (Marine Stewardship Council) certified fish, which uses environmentally-friendly fishing methods.MORE INFO :Family : SpheniscidaeHabits : [...]

Dwarf mangoose

2021-02-09T10:48:05+01:00Animals|

DWARF MANGOOSE Helogale parvula As its name suggests, it is the smallest species of mangoose. It is also the smallest carnivore of Africa.   WEIGHT : 210 to 350 g FOOD : Ruddents, insects, scorpions, reptiles… MORE INFO : Family : Herpestidae Gestation : 55 days [...]

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