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Kirk’s dik-dik

2021-02-09T10:30:57+01:00Animals|

KIRK’S DIK-DIK Madoqua kirkii The name of this small antelope comes from the alarm cry it emits in case of dangers.   WEIGHT : 3 to 5 kg FOOD : Leaves and fruits THREATS : Poaching. Habitat destruction. MORE INFO : Family : Bovidae Habits : couples Gestation : [...]

Cuban Flamingo

2021-02-09T10:31:17+01:00Animals|

CUBAN FLAMINGO Phoenicopterus ruber ruber Its color comes from seaweed, plankton and small water invertebrate animals’ pigments.   WEIGHT : 2 to 4 kg FOOD : Seaweed THREATS : Pollution ECO-GESTURE : Use eco-friendly products, such as : – sodium bicarbonate [...]

Giant Anteater

2021-02-09T10:31:33+01:00Animals|

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

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, [...]

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