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Red Fox

Red Fox

Class: Mammals Order: Carnivora Family: Canidae Weight: 6-10 kg Height: 33-46 cm Body length: 60-90 cm Color: Shades of red and russet Age of sexual maturity: 2 years old Gestation period: 49-58 days Lifespan: In the wild, red foxes live from 3 to 7 years. In captivity, their lifespan can reach 20-25 years. Habitat: The […]

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Peregrine Falcon

Peregrine Falcon

Class: Birds Order: Falconiformes Family: Falconidae Weight: 910-1500 g Height: approximately 35-40 cm Body length: 34-50 cm Color: The upper part of the body and wings are gray with dark stripes, and the wingtips are black. Age of sexual maturity: 2-3 years Gestation period: over a month Lifespan: about 25 years Habitat: Peregrine falcons inhabit […]

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White Peafowl

White Peafowl

Class: Birds Order: Galliformes Family: Phasianidae Weight: 5-7 kg Height: approximately 50 cm and more Body length: up to 1 m Color: white Age of sexual maturity: 2-3 years Gestation period: 28 days Lifespan: about 20 years Habitat: widely distributed in Pakistan, India, and Sri Lanka up to 2000 m above sea level. They inhabit […]

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The Barnacle Goose

The Barnacle Goose

Class: Birds Order: Anseriformes Family: Anatidae Weight: 1-2.5 kg Height: about 50-60 cm Body length: 60-70 cm Color: It has a two-tone coloration of feathers: black on top, white underneath. There are gray stripes on the sides of the body (more pronounced in males). Age of sexual maturity: 2 years Gestation period: 24-26 days Lifespan: […]

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Steppe Eagle

Steppe Eagle

Class: Birds Order: Falconiformes Family: Accipitridae Weight: 2.2-4.6 kg Height: 40-45 cm Body length: Males 66-77 cm, Females 75-89 cm Color: Brown, darkening with age Age of sexual maturity: 3-4 years Gestation period: about 45 days Lifespan: about 30 years Habitat: The Steppe Eagle nests in the steppe zone of Eurasia from the eastern coast […]

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Northern Goshawk

Northern Goshawk

Class: Birds Order: Falconiformes Family: Accipitridae Weight: 630-1600 g Height: About 50 cm Body length: 55-61 cm Coloration: The upper parts are uniformly colored, ranging from dark gray to blue-gray or brown-gray. It has a dark “cap” on its head. The tail is light gray with three to four dark bands, and the undertail is white. The belly and throat are light […]

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Mallard Duck

Mallard Duck

Class: Birds Order: Anseriformes Family: Anatidae Weight: 1-1.5 kg Height: About 62 cm Body length: 57-62 cm Coloration: Mottled, reddish-black Age of sexual maturity: By the first year of life Gestation Period: 22-29 days Lifespan: 15-20 years Habitat: The mallard duck is widespread in Eurasia and the United States, except in high mountainous regions and desert areas. In Russia, it is found in Siberia, Kamchatka, and […]

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Indian Runner Duck

Indian Runner Duck

Class: Birds Order: Anseriformes Family: Anatidae Weight: 1.7-2 kg Height: 50-76 cm Body length: Approximately 30-40 cm Coloration: Fawn and white, Cumberland blue, chocolate, dark brown, light brown, black Age of sexual maturity: About 6 months Gestation Period: 28-31 days Lifespan: Up to 12 years Habitat: Southeast Asia Diet: Insects, plants, snails, etc. Did you know?

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Whooper Swan

Whooper Swan

Class: Birds Order: Anseriformes Family: Anatidae Weight: 7-10 kg Height: 100-150 cm Body Length: 1.4 – 1.7 m Coloration: White Age of sexual maturity: At the age of 3 years Gestation period: 30-40 days Lifespan: 10 years Habitat: They nest along the northern borders of the forests of Eurasia from Scandinavia and Scotland to Chukotka and Sakhalin. To the south, they are found as far as […]

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Mute Swan

Mute Swan

Class: Birds Order: Anseriformes Family: Anatidae Weight: 8-13 kg Height: 100-150 cm Body length: 180 cm Coloration: White Age of sexual maturity: At the age of 4-5 years Gestation period: 30-40 days Habitat: Distributed in northern Eurasia from southern Scandinavia (southern Sweden) to the lakes of Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Primorsky Krai, and China. Lifespan: Up to 28 years Diet: Aquatic plants, mollusks, worms, crustaceans, small fish, and others. […]

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Black Swan

Black Swan

Class: Birds Order: Anseriformes Family: Anatidae Weight: 5-9 kg Height: 110-140 cm Body Length: 110-142 cm Coloration: Black Age of sexual maturity: At the age of 4 years Gestation period: 30-40 days Lifespan: About 20 years Habitat: Found throughout Australia and Tasmania Diet: In the wild, the diet of black swans consists mainly of algae, aquatic plants, and coastal grasses. Their favorite food is duckweed with rootstocks. […]

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Squirrel

Squirrel

Class: Mammals Order: Rodents Family: Sciuridae Weight: 250-340 g Height: Up to 30 cm Body length: 19.5-28 cm Coloration: In summer, they exhibit reddish, brown, or dark brown tones; in winter, they turn gray and black, sometimes with a brownish tint. Age of sexual maturity: 30-40 days Gestation period: 22-39 days Lifespan: Up to 12 years Habitat: Squirrels are widely distributed around the world. The only […]

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