EXPLORE THE ANIMALS

Close Up Owl

Like hawks and eagles, owls are called raptors or birds of prey, which means they use sharp talons and curved bills to hunt and kill. owls have huge heads, stocky bodies, soft feathers, and short tails. Owl’s eyes face forward as humans do.

Most owl species are nocturnal animals. There are about 250 species of owls in the world

and live everywhere but Antarctica.

manatee

The manatee is a large sea mammal with an egg-shaped head and flippers with a flat tail. Manatees

are also known as sea cows because of their large stature slow, and lolling nature. However, despite

their name, they are more closely related to elephants.

Kangaroos

Kangaroos are large marsupials that are found in Australia. They have muscular tails, strong back legs, large feet, short fur, and long, pointed ears. Females have pouches that contain mammary glands, where their young live until they are old enough to emerge. Kangaroos are in the Macropodidae family, which also includes tree-kangaroos, wallabies, wallaroos, quokkas, and pademelons.

Reindeers

You can find reindeer (or caribou) to the north in the arctic and subarctic regions of the planet. They

like to move around a lot and rarely stay in one place for very long. They have been known to cover

up to 3,000 miles in a year. Domesticated reindeers are mostly found in northern

Scandinavia, Russia, and Iceland where they were introduced by humans in the 18th century.

Rattlesnakes
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Rattlesnakes are found from southern Canada to central Argentina but are most abundant and

diverse in the deserts of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. Adults usually vary

in length from 0.5 to 2 metres but some can grow to 2.5 metres.