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Lynx

The Carpathian lynx is quite large compared to other cat species. They have lengthy legs, large paws, bob tails, cheek hair forming a facial ruff, and tall ears with noticeable black tufts. Like other lynx subspecies, Carpathian lynxes have big, furry paws which hit the ground with a spreading toe movement, allowing them to walk above the snow. …

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Cougar

Cougars are large cats native to the Americas. Their range spans from the Canadian Yukon to the southern Andes in South America and is the most widespread of any large wild terrestrial mammal in the Western Hemisphere. Cougars are an adaptable species, occurring in most American habitat types. Due to their wide range, they have many names, including puma, mountain lion, catamount and panther.

Bengal Tiger

The Bengal Tiger ranks among the biggest wild cats alive today.  The tiger is estimated to have been present in the Indian subcontinent since the Late Pleistocene Age, for about 12,000 to 16,500 years.

Gibbon

Gibbons live in subtropical and tropical rainforest from eastern Bangladesh to Northeast India to southern China and Indonesia.  Also called the lesser apes or small apes, gibbons differ from great apes (chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas, orangutans, and humans) in being smaller and not making nests. Like all apes, gibbons are tailless.

White Rhinoceros

The white rhinoceros is the largest of the five living species of rhinoceros. By body mass, the white rhinoceros falls behind only the three extant species of elephant as the largest land animal and terrestrial mammal alive today.  Their weight is slightly more on average than a hippopotamus despite a considerable mass overlap between these …

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Howler Monkey

Howlers are famous for their loud howls, which can travel more than one mile through dense rain forest. These monkeys are native to South and Central American forests.

Parakeet

A parakeet is any one of many small to medium-sized species of parrot that generally has long tail feathers.

Red Panda

The red panda, also known as the lesser panda, is a small mammal native to the eastern Himalayas and southwestern China. They have dense reddish-brown fur with a black belly and legs, white-lined ears, a mostly white muzzle and a ringed tail.

African Raven

The common raven is the only bird species found in all of Africa and belongs to the family corvidae. Ravens are also observed across northern Africa, Arabia, and India. These birds mate for life and live in pairs or alone. The raven is a bird that is found in many different parts of the world. …

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