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  •   Budwing Mantis Facts   Many people believe the most noteworthy fact about the Budwing Mantis to be its exceptional voraciousness. That’s because, unlike most of the more than 2,400 […]

    Budwing Mantis

      Budwing Mantis Facts   Many people believe the most noteworthy fact about the Budwing Mantis to be its exceptional voraciousness. That’s because, unlike most of the more than 2,400 […]

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  •     Glass Octopus Facts   The incredible Glass Octopus possesses a nearly transparent body, leading some to compare it to glass, hence the name. Yet the fact that it’s […]

    Glass Octopus

        Glass Octopus Facts   The incredible Glass Octopus possesses a nearly transparent body, leading some to compare it to glass, hence the name. Yet the fact that it’s […]

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  •   Screwhorn Antelope Facts   The most noteworthy fact about the Screwhorn Antelope remains their distinctively curved horns, from which their name derives. Yet they have far more than that […]

    Screwhorn Antelope

      Screwhorn Antelope Facts   The most noteworthy fact about the Screwhorn Antelope remains their distinctively curved horns, from which their name derives. Yet they have far more than that […]

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  •     Orpheus Flower Facts   Many experts consider the most noteworthy fact about the lovely Orpheus Flower to be its remarkable hardiness. The plant has the ability to survive for […]

    Orpheus Flower

        Orpheus Flower Facts   Many experts consider the most noteworthy fact about the lovely Orpheus Flower to be its remarkable hardiness. The plant has the ability to survive for […]

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  •   Thresher Shark Facts   First of all, the amazing Thresher Shark has a distinctly unique physical appearance that makes it easily recognizable. This holds true because their caudal fin […]

    Thresher Shark

      Thresher Shark Facts   First of all, the amazing Thresher Shark has a distinctly unique physical appearance that makes it easily recognizable. This holds true because their caudal fin […]

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  • Hummingbird Fuchsia Facts   First of all, many consider the Hummingbird Fuchsia to be among the most beautiful of all shrubs. The size of this plant, and its tendency to […]

    Hummingbird Fuchsia

    Hummingbird Fuchsia Facts   First of all, many consider the Hummingbird Fuchsia to be among the most beautiful of all shrubs. The size of this plant, and its tendency to […]

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  • False Killer Whale Facts   First of all, despite their common name, as a member of the blackfish group, the remarkable False Killer Whale isn’t a whale at all. This […]

    False Killer Whale

    False Killer Whale Facts   First of all, despite their common name, as a member of the blackfish group, the remarkable False Killer Whale isn’t a whale at all. This […]

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  •   Bluebottle Ant Facts and Information   Without doubt, the most noteworthy fact about the Bluebottle Ant remains the confusion over their name. That confusion occurs because this bi-colored insect […]

    Bluebottle Ant

      Bluebottle Ant Facts and Information   Without doubt, the most noteworthy fact about the Bluebottle Ant remains the confusion over their name. That confusion occurs because this bi-colored insect […]

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  • Zebra Duiker Facts   Many zoologists consider the Zebra Duiker to be the one of the most highly distinctive and unique looking of all antelopes. Many also believe it was […]

    Zebra Duiker

    Zebra Duiker Facts   Many zoologists consider the Zebra Duiker to be the one of the most highly distinctive and unique looking of all antelopes. Many also believe it was […]

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  •   Tasmanian Giant Freshwater Crayfish Facts   The name itself gives the most noteworthy fact about the Tasmanian Giant Freshwater Crayfish.  They remain the largest known existing freshwater invertebrates in […]

    Tasmanian Giant Freshwater Crayfish

      Tasmanian Giant Freshwater Crayfish Facts   The name itself gives the most noteworthy fact about the Tasmanian Giant Freshwater Crayfish.  They remain the largest known existing freshwater invertebrates in […]

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  •   Northern Bald Ibis Facts   First of all, the quite distinctive Northern Bald Ibis ranks as one of the rarest and most endangered of all known migratory birds. This […]

    Northern Bald Ibis

      Northern Bald Ibis Facts   First of all, the quite distinctive Northern Bald Ibis ranks as one of the rarest and most endangered of all known migratory birds. This […]

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  •     Arizona Unicorn Mantis Facts   The presence of a horn-like cone in the middle of their forehead ranks as the most noteworthy fact about the Arizona Unicorn Mantis. […]

    Arizona Unicorn Mantis

        Arizona Unicorn Mantis Facts   The presence of a horn-like cone in the middle of their forehead ranks as the most noteworthy fact about the Arizona Unicorn Mantis. […]

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  •   North Sulawesi Babirusa Facts   First of all, the North Sulawesi Babirusa has an appearance so distinctive that many consider it to be a prehistoric species.  While not truly […]

    North Sulawesi Babirusa

      North Sulawesi Babirusa Facts   First of all, the North Sulawesi Babirusa has an appearance so distinctive that many consider it to be a prehistoric species.  While not truly […]

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  •   Hainan Black Crested Gibbon Facts   The Hainan Black Crested Gibbon ranks as one of the most fascinating of all primate species for several reasons. First of all, the […]

    Hainan Black Crested Gibbon

      Hainan Black Crested Gibbon Facts   The Hainan Black Crested Gibbon ranks as one of the most fascinating of all primate species for several reasons. First of all, the […]

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  •   Giant Prickly Stick Insect Facts   The Giant Prickly Stick Insect possesses a restricted habitat range. Yet they reproduce prolifically, so the IUCN lists them as a Species of […]

    Giant Prickly Stick Insect

      Giant Prickly Stick Insect Facts   The Giant Prickly Stick Insect possesses a restricted habitat range. Yet they reproduce prolifically, so the IUCN lists them as a Species of […]

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  •   Tibetan Sand Fox Facts   The Tibetan Sand Fox evolved as a specialized carnivore. This animal has a skull that displays the most specialized shape for carnivorous behavior of any known […]

    Tibetan Sand Fox

      Tibetan Sand Fox Facts   The Tibetan Sand Fox evolved as a specialized carnivore. This animal has a skull that displays the most specialized shape for carnivorous behavior of any known […]

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  •   Attenboroughs Pitcher Plant Facts   The Attenboroughs Pitcher Plant ranks as one of the largest carnivorous plants known to exist. As a result of their great size, their bowl […]

    Attenboroughs Pitcher Plant

      Attenboroughs Pitcher Plant Facts   The Attenboroughs Pitcher Plant ranks as one of the largest carnivorous plants known to exist. As a result of their great size, their bowl […]

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  • Tiger Rattlesnake Facts   The most noteworthy fact about a Tiger Rattlesnake is that the animal is the most dangerous species of  all rattlesnake. The quantity of venom injected with a bite […]

    Tiger Rattlesnake

    Tiger Rattlesnake Facts   The most noteworthy fact about a Tiger Rattlesnake is that the animal is the most dangerous species of  all rattlesnake. The quantity of venom injected with a bite […]

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  • Western Underground Orchid Facts   The Western Underground Orchid lives and blooms entirely beneath the surface! It’s an incredibly rare and remarkable type of plant. Botanists cannot definitively ascertain just how […]

    Western Underground Orchid

    Western Underground Orchid Facts   The Western Underground Orchid lives and blooms entirely beneath the surface! It’s an incredibly rare and remarkable type of plant. Botanists cannot definitively ascertain just how […]

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  •   Barndoor Skate Facts   First of all, the Barndoor Skate was not recognized as a separate species until 1898. It is also one of the largest known species of […]

    Barndoor Skate

      Barndoor Skate Facts   First of all, the Barndoor Skate was not recognized as a separate species until 1898. It is also one of the largest known species of […]

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