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Giant Anteater


GIANT ANTEATER Myrmecophaga tridactyla It uses very  powerful claws to rip ant-hills and defend itself against jaguars.   WEIGHT : 18 to 60 kg FOOD : It can eat 1000 insects a minute thanks to its 65 to 90cm-long tongue. [...]

Kordofan Giraffe


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


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


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


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


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


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 : [...]

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