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    Interesting facts about pandas

    About the giant and the small panda world has learned only in the XIX century. Small panda was discovered by scientists in 1821. Giant panda was found much later – in 1869, but managed to catch a big panda only after 68 years after its discovery. Since the discovery of giant pandas began their study. But after two centuries of research, much of the pandas is still a mystery. And only a few facts about pandas became known around the world. We are invited to consult the fifteen most interesting facts about the giant and red pandas. Facts about pandas For the first time scientists have studied the giant panda,…

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    Most interesting facts about polar bears

    Every year, on February 27 the international ecological community marks the day of the polar bear. Mankind has reached the verge that now people are forced to protect these wonderful animals living on the polar plains of themselves, and that scientists forecast that could disappear by 2025. Especially because the polar bears are not simple inhabitants of the planet. And here’s why .. The polar bear is considered to be the largest predator on land. For example, the weight can be up to 700 kilograms, and length – three meters. Besides this handsome polar handsome is the undisputed champion in swims. We know that without rest bears are capable of…

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    Interesting facts about crocodiles

    Crocodiles are – predatory exotic reptile. In our latitudes, they can be found only in zoos. Therefore, we have collected the most interesting facts about crocodiles in one article. Approximately 250 million years ago on Earth appeared the first crocodiles. Unusual is that at land was their habitats. Then they gradually shifted to the semi-aquatic life. The largest crocodile is the saltwater crocodile, or Crocodylus porosus. The length of this creature can reach seven meters and a weight of a ton. Hatched crocodile is three times longer than its eggs. The speed of crocodiles swimming is 40 kilometers per hour. They run even less – up to 11 kilometers per…

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    Interesting facts about elephants

    The African elephant is the biggest of mammals that inhabit the Earth. How much strength and power collected in this animal! Even more interesting facts about elephants, you can learn from this article. The most important difference from the female of the Indian elephants of males – is the lack of tusks. The size of the tusks of elephants – it is a genetic trait. Elephant with very large tusks in our time does not exist. Many thousands of years ago, they were killed by hunters. Tusks of elephants in the modern animal world – small or non-existent. One third of their length is hidden in the skull. Elephants, like…

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    Interesting facts about lions

    Leo since immemorial times has been synonymous with strength, power and courage and bravery. Because of this, among people rooted sayings, “as strong as a lion” or “lion’s heart.” In ancient Egypt, the lion was considered a sacred animal. It should be noted the interesting fact that in Europe, too, lions lived about 500 AD until they were all destroyed. Lion – is a beast that is dangerous for animals and humans. In the Middle Ages, many royal courts were decorated with hcoat of arms depicting a lion, in order to show power, authority and power. We decided to collect for you some interesting facts about lions, to show once…

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    Grizzly bear information and facts

    Appearance Grizzly Bear is a subspecies of brown bear, which is found in Alaska and western Canada. In appearance grizzly is similar to a Siberian subspecies of the brown bear. In general, grizzly is much larger than Siberian brown bear, it is stronger and heavier. A distinctive feature of the grizzly is its size. At the height an adult male grows up to 2.8 meters and weigh up to 500 kilograms, but in nature can be found animals, the growth of which is up to 4 meters. Grizzly Bear has powerful jaws and claws, a length of 15 centimeters. The tail, unlike the brown bear`s, is short. Grizzly shoulders, his…

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    Panda information facts

    What is unusual in panda? In Tibet, they tell a legend about the panda. Once the girl met in the woods a white bear. They became friends and often played together. Once he was attacked by a snow leopard. The girl rushed to aid a friend and was killed. At her funeral all pandas came in black shoes and black gloves. Lamenting the girl, they rubbed eyes with paws, clutching their heads. Therefore ears of pandas are painted in black, and under the eyes there are black circles. In the West, the panda was first introduced in 1869, in the Paris Museum of Natural History. Of course, it was a…

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    10 interesting facts about polar bears

    Polar or white bear is one of a family of bearish. At the present time – the largest species of bear. Adult male of polar bear can weigh from 350 to 545 kilograms, and at the age of 8 to 14 years reaches adult height, if he gets up on his hind legs. Adult females weigh half as much as males – from 50 to 295 kilograms and to 5-6 years reach their maximum size. Fact №1. Polar bears are not white. Their fur is colorless, because the hairs are hollow and transparent. They reflect light and look white. Fact №2. Polar bears do not hibernate. Pregnant female bears, or…

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    Arctic wolf interesting facts

    Length without tail: 100-150 cm. Height: 65-100 cm. Weight: 100 kg, females less. Life expectancy: about 7 years. Related subspecies: the European wolf and the Japanese wolf. Polar wolves inhabit one of the most barren areas of the Earth. In April the temperature rarely rises above -30 ° C. Constantly blowing wind causes that the perceived temperature seems much lower. Frozen earth allows to survive only plants with very short roots. By living in such conditions, can adapt only a few mammals. The most numerous group of animals that live in these regions – a lemming and arctic hare. However, in order to survive, the wolf flock sometimes needs and…

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    Top 10 the most famous endangered animals

    Each species of living organisms is unique, so its disappearance from the face of the earth – is a tragedy. However, there are some species of animals whose disappearance will not remain without a trace, not only for ecosystems, since these species play a key role in them, but for a man who used to witness them firsthand and on TV almost every day. Here are these precious animals, standing on the brink of destruction. Mountain Gorilla African mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) – the biggest and strongest of all apes, despite its size – it is a very sociable and peaceful animal. The last remaining 600 animals could disappear…