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The Cutest Siberian Tiger Cub In the Whole World

The Cutest Siberian Tiger Cub In the Whole World
Have you seen anything cuter than this? Meet Antares, a Siberian tiger cub at Berlin's Tierpark Zoo. He was named after a star in the Milky Way and is the 121st tiger born at Germany's most famous zoo. Antares is extra special, Siberian tigers are currently listed as an endangered species. He's sure to break some hearts when he grows up! Courtesy of etoday More Hi-Def Pics: 10 Most Beautiful Sunsets Gorgeous Winter Trees (10 pics) World Animal Day (18 photos) Strikingly Beautiful Shots of Etosha National Park, Namibia (13 photos) Earth From Above: Stunning Images (22 photos) Strikingly Beautiful Landscapes (8 photos) Tags:antares, berlin, cub, germany, hi-def, pics, siberian, tierpark, tiger, zoo Email me when people comment – Scroll Related:  Animals

honlo Adorable "Leaf Sheep" Sea Slugs Look like Cartoon Lambs If you thought last week's sea bunnies were cute, here's one more underwater treasure that will make you say "aww!" Costasiella kuroshimae (also referred to as "leaf sheep" and "Shaun the sheep") is a species of sacoglossan sea slug whose beady eyes and flat face make it look like an adorable cartoon sheep. Add some droopy feelers and a phosphorescent, leaf-like body, and this little darling may just be the loveliest slug in the ocean! Costasiella kuroshimae, which can grow up to 5 millimeters in length, can be found near Japan, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Above photo source: Lynn Wu Photo source: Randi Ang Photo source: Johnny Chiu Photo source: Ludovic Photo source: Lynn Wu Photo source: Tanakit YamMo Suwanyangyaun Photo source: Vania Kam Photo source: Jim Lynn Photo source: Jim Lynn via [Bored Panda]

The Sand Cat – Desert Cat Extraordinaire Don’t be fooled by the off the scale cuteness quotient. This is the Sand Cat – or Felis margarita, a little known species of desert cat. In the wild it lives in areas that are too hot and dry for any other cat- the deserts of Africa and Asia, including the Sahara. It is the only desert species of cat known to us. As such, this cat is one tough cookie. It also lives in the Arabian desert and those of Iran and Pakistan, yet despite being so widespread it was not described by a European until 1858. He named it Felis margarita after Jean August Margueritte. To an extent the sand cat could be mistaken for a domestic cat but there are differences, noticeably the very broad head. Likewise with their height – they usually grow to about six centimeters taller than the domestic cat. One difference from the cats that we know which is difficult to see in these pictures is the fur that the cats have between their toes. As they mostly eat rodents, they do a lot of digging.

Adorable Portraits of Pollen-Covered Bats Taken by the World's Leading Bat Expert Bats are some of the most fascinating and misunderstood creatures in the world, and few know this better than Merlin Tuttle, the world's leading bat biologist and photographer. If you've ever seen a fantastic photo of a bat in a newspaper article, book, or anywhere else, chances are that Tuttle took it. The founder of Bat Conservation International, Tuttle has spent nearly his entire life working for the conservation of bats, who are often hunted and feared despite playing a vital part in nature. His passion sprouted as a teenager living in Tennessee in the 1950s, when Tuttle managed to prove that gray bats are migratory, contrary to what textbooks and scientists said at the time. How does Tuttle manage to get so close to his nocturnal subjects with his camera and flash? Merlin Tuttle: Website My Modern Met granted permission to use photos by Merlin Tuttle.

Colorado River Toad Description[edit] Range of Incilius alvarius in the United States (it also inhabits northwest Mexico) The Colorado River toad can grow to about 7.5 inches (190 mm) long and is the largest toad in the United States apart from the non-native cane toad (Rhinella marina). Distribution and habitat[edit] The Colorado River toad is found in the lower Colorado River and the Gila River catchment areas, in southeastern California, New Mexico, Mexico and much of southern Arizona. Biology[edit] The Colorado River toad is carnivorous, eating small rodents, insects, and small reptiles and other toad species; like many toads, it has a long, sticky tongue which aids it in catching prey. The toads generally breed in small rain pools after the summer showers start; it spends approximately one month as a yellowish-brown tadpole before moving onto the land. Drug use of poision[edit] Ethic[edit] Fresh venom can easily be collected without harm to the toad. State laws[edit] Toad at night in Tucson References[edit]

Top 5 Biggest Domestic Cats | Cats Around The Globe And by big cats we don’t mean lions and tigers, although those are awesome too, but we’ll take a look at domestic pets. What if you just want more to love? check out this list. 5. Siberian Siberian Forest Cats originate from Russia, their thick and long coats protect them from cold climates. 4. Closely related to the Siberian cat, the Norwegian Forest cat shares many of its characteristics. 3. There are many legends about this impressive Goliath. 2. Rag-dolls are one of the biggest breeds around. 1. At the top of the list we find the Savannah F-1. Check out our other CAT TOP 5 LISTS The size of a any specific cat will also depend on their heritage and gender, there are some Maine-coons that get bigger than Rag-dolls and vice versa. Share it on your favorite social network! If you like this then you should also check out:

Frog Photos "I'd kiss a frog even if there was no promise of a Prince Charming popping out of it. I love frogs." ~ Cameron Diaz Funny Frogs by Sean Crane Manul – the Cat that Time Forgot Have you ever wanted to take a trip through time to see what animals looked like millions of years ago? When it comes to cats there is little or no need. This beautiful specimen is a Manul, otherwise known as Pallas’s Cat. About twelve million years ago it was one of the first two modern cats to evolve and it hasn’t changed since. The other species, Martelli’s Cat, is extinct so what you are looking at here is a unique window in to the past of modern cats. Although the Manul is only the size of the domestic cat, reaching about 26 inches in length its appearance makes it appear somewhat larger. The main reason for its survival throughout the ages has been its isolation. Take a close look at the eyes of the Manul. It also has a much shorter face than other cats, which makes its face look flattened. The Manus has not been studied a great deal in the wild, where it is classified as near threatened. Don’t rush to your local pet store, however.

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