Argyroderma.sp | F. Arias - Argyroderma is a genus of over 50 species of succulents in the iceplant family from South Africa. by letitia
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letitia Argyroderma.sp | F. Arias - Argyroderma is a genus of over 50 species of succulents in the iceplant family from South Africa.
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Lamium is a genus of about 40-50 species of flowering plants in the family Lamiaceae. Commonly called, "deadnettle". by tanisha
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tanisha Lamium is a genus of about 40-50 species of flowering plants in the family Lamiaceae. Commonly called, "deadnettle".
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Bee balm (Monarda) Beautiful - Monarda is a genus consisting of roughly 16 species of flowering plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae. The genus is endemic to North America. by Hercio Dias
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Hercio Dias Bee balm (Monarda) Beautiful - Monarda is a genus consisting of roughly 16 species of flowering plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae. The genus is endemic to North America.
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The Pin-tailed Manakin (Ilicura militaris) is a species of bird in the monotypic genus[citation needed] Ilicura of the family Pipridae. It is endemic to Brazil. by christian
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christian The Pin-tailed Manakin (Ilicura militaris) is a species of bird in the monotypic genus[citation needed] Ilicura of the family Pipridae. It is endemic to Brazil.
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Chinese pangolin also referred to as a scaly anteater or trenggiling is a mammal of the order Pholidota. The one extant family, Manidae, has one genus, Manis, which comprises eight species. A number of extinct species are known. A pangolin has large keratin scales covering its skin, and is the only known mammal with this adaptation. It is found naturally in tropical regions throughout Africa and Asia. The name, pangolin, comes from the Malay word, pengguling, meaning "something that rolls up". by qurain
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qurain Chinese pangolin also referred to as a scaly anteater or trenggiling is a mammal of the order Pholidota. The one extant family, Manidae, has one genus, Manis, which comprises eight species. A number of extinct species are known. A pangolin has large keratin scales covering its skin, and is the only known mammal with this adaptation. It is found naturally in tropical regions throughout Africa and Asia. The name, pangolin, comes from the Malay word, pengguling, meaning "something that rolls up".
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Hippeastrum [ Amaryllis ] is a genus of about 7075 species and 600+ hybrids and cultivars of bulbous plants in the family Amaryllidaceae, native to tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas from Argentina north to Mexico and the Caribbean. Some species are grown for their large showy flowers. These plants are popularly but erroneously known as Amaryllis, an African genus in the same family. by Dittekarina
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Dittekarina Hippeastrum [ Amaryllis ] is a genus of about 7075 species and 600+ hybrids and cultivars of bulbous plants in the family Amaryllidaceae, native to tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas from Argentina north to Mexico and the Caribbean. Some species are grown for their large showy flowers. These plants are popularly but erroneously known as Amaryllis, an African genus in the same family.
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Fenestraria is a monotypic genus of succulent plants in the family Aizoaceae. The species is also called Babies Toes or Window Plant. by tanisha
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tanisha Fenestraria is a monotypic genus of succulent plants in the family Aizoaceae. The species is also called Babies Toes or Window Plant.
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. The Racket-tailed Roller (Coracias spatulatus) is a species of bird in the Coraciidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe (Wiki) by jennafer.christopherson
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jennafer.christopherson . The Racket-tailed Roller (Coracias spatulatus) is a species of bird in the Coraciidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe (Wiki)
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The Capuchinbird or Calfbird (Perissocephalus tricolor) is a species of bird in the Cotingidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Perissocephalus.[2][1] It is found in humid forests (Up to 1400 m. but mostly occurs below 600 m.) in north-eastern South America, almost entirely north of the Amazon River and east of Rio Negro (Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil and The Guianas). by hummingbird8089
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hummingbird8089 The Capuchinbird or Calfbird (Perissocephalus tricolor) is a species of bird in the Cotingidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Perissocephalus.[2][1] It is found in humid forests (Up to 1400 m. but mostly occurs below 600 m.) in north-eastern South America, almost entirely north of the Amazon River and east of Rio Negro (Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil and The Guianas).
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Niumbaha superba is a new genus of bat just identified in the south Sudan by researchers from Bucknell University by tanisha
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tanisha Niumbaha superba is a new genus of bat just identified in the south Sudan by researchers from Bucknell University
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Ok, how unique ooking is this creature?! Waxy Monkey Tree Frog (Phyllomedusa sauvagii), is a hylid frog belonging to the subfamily of South and Central American leaf frogs, Phyllomedusinae that inhabits the Chaco (dry prairie) of Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay. The subfamily consists of around 50 species in three well-known genera, Phyllomedusa, Agalychnis and Pachymedusa. The vast majority of known species, including Phyllomedusa sauvagei, belong to the Phyllomedusa genus. by winifred
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winifred Ok, how unique ooking is this creature?! Waxy Monkey Tree Frog (Phyllomedusa sauvagii), is a hylid frog belonging to the subfamily of South and Central American leaf frogs, Phyllomedusinae that inhabits the Chaco (dry prairie) of Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay. The subfamily consists of around 50 species in three well-known genera, Phyllomedusa, Agalychnis and Pachymedusa. The vast majority of known species, including Phyllomedusa sauvagei, belong to the Phyllomedusa genus.
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Orange Bishop (Euplectes franciscanus) is a resident breeding bird species in Africa south of the Sahara Desert and north of the Equator. by tamra
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tamra Orange Bishop (Euplectes franciscanus) is a resident breeding bird species in Africa south of the Sahara Desert and north of the Equator.
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Cephea is a genus of true jellyfish in the family Cepheidae - Crown Jellyfish. by tanisha
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tanisha Cephea is a genus of true jellyfish in the family Cepheidae - Crown Jellyfish.
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Fractal branching patterns - Abutilon is a large genus of flowering plants in the mallow family, Malvaceae. It is distributed throughout the tropics and subtropics of the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Australia. Bell shaped flower. by lindsey
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lindsey Fractal branching patterns - Abutilon is a large genus of flowering plants in the mallow family, Malvaceae. It is distributed throughout the tropics and subtropics of the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Australia. Bell shaped flower.
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Abutilon is a large genus of flowering plants in the mallow family, Malvaceae. It is distributed throughout the tropics and subtropics of the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Australia. Bell shaped flower. by lindsey
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lindsey Abutilon is a large genus of flowering plants in the mallow family, Malvaceae. It is distributed throughout the tropics and subtropics of the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Australia. Bell shaped flower.
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Automeris is a genus of moths in the Saturniidae family, Hemileucinae subfamily. by tanisha
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tanisha Automeris is a genus of moths in the Saturniidae family, Hemileucinae subfamily.
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The Masked Trogon (Trogon personatus) is a species of bird in the Trogonidae family. It is fairly common in humid highland forests in South America. by trey5170
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trey5170 The Masked Trogon (Trogon personatus) is a species of bird in the Trogonidae family. It is fairly common in humid highland forests in South America.
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Blood Lily (scadoxus multiflorus ssp multiflorus): This is likely a Scadoxus, a genus of nine species in the family Amaryllidaceeae. Does well in partial shade, protected from frost conditions, regular water and fed with a slow-release or organic fertilizer formulated for blooming plants. by lea
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lea Blood Lily (scadoxus multiflorus ssp multiflorus): This is likely a Scadoxus, a genus of nine species in the family Amaryllidaceeae. Does well in partial shade, protected from frost conditions, regular water and fed with a slow-release or organic fertilizer formulated for blooming plants.
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Baobab is the common name of a genus (Adansonia) containing eight species of trees, native to Madagascar, mainland Africa and Australia. Also known as the Bottle Tree, not only do they look like bottles, but the trees typically store around 300 liters of water! They often live over 500 years. by cristina
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cristina Baobab is the common name of a genus (Adansonia) containing eight species of trees, native to Madagascar, mainland Africa and Australia. Also known as the Bottle Tree, not only do they look like bottles, but the trees typically store around 300 liters of water! They often live over 500 years.
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The black and rufous elephant shrew (Rhynchocyon petersi), also known as the black and rufous sengi, is one of 17 species of elephant shrew found only in Africa. Like other members of the genus Rhynchocyon, it is a relatively large species, with adults averaging about 28 cm (11 in) in length and 450-700 g (1.0-1.5 lb) in weight. It is native to Kenya and Tanzania. It eats insects (beetles, termites, ants) and spiders, supplementing this with fruits and seeds. by Divonsir Borges
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Divonsir Borges The black and rufous elephant shrew (Rhynchocyon petersi), also known as the black and rufous sengi, is one of 17 species of elephant shrew found only in Africa. Like other members of the genus Rhynchocyon, it is a relatively large species, with adults averaging about 28 cm (11 in) in length and 450-700 g (1.0-1.5 lb) in weight. It is native to Kenya and Tanzania. It eats insects (beetles, termites, ants) and spiders, supplementing this with fruits and seeds.
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Cosmos is a genus, with the same common name of Cosmos, consisting of flowering plants in the sunflower family. by Magnum02
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Magnum02 Cosmos is a genus, with the same common name of Cosmos, consisting of flowering plants in the sunflower family.
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The maned wolf is the largest canid in South America. It is also the tallest wild canid in the world, its stilt-like legs a useful adaptation for spying prey over the tall grasslands where it lives. Despite its name, the maned wolf is not a wolf at all, nor is it a fox, coyote, or dog. It is the only member of the Chrysocyon genus, making it a truly unique animal, not closely related to any other living canid. One hypothesis for this is that the maned wolf is the last surviving species of the Pl by bizz
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bizz The maned wolf is the largest canid in South America. It is also the tallest wild canid in the world, its stilt-like legs a useful adaptation for spying prey over the tall grasslands where it lives. Despite its name, the maned wolf is not a wolf at all, nor is it a fox, coyote, or dog. It is the only member of the Chrysocyon genus, making it a truly unique animal, not closely related to any other living canid. One hypothesis for this is that the maned wolf is the last surviving species of the Pl
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The Red Kite (Milvus milvus) is a medium-large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as eagles, buzzards, and harriers. The species is currently endemic to the Western Palearctic region in Europe and northwest Africa, It is resident in the milder parts of its range in western Europe and northwest Africa. Vagrants have reached north to Finland and south to Israel, Libya and Gambia by marissa
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marissa The Red Kite (Milvus milvus) is a medium-large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as eagles, buzzards, and harriers. The species is currently endemic to the Western Palearctic region in Europe and northwest Africa, It is resident in the milder parts of its range in western Europe and northwest Africa. Vagrants have reached north to Finland and south to Israel, Libya and Gambia
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Diucón - Chile -- The fire-eyed diucon is a passerine bird of South America belonging to the tyrant flycatcher family Tyrannidae. It is usually placed with the monjitas in the genus Xolmis but was sometimes placed in its own genus Pyrope in the past. by melisa
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melisa Diucón - Chile -- The fire-eyed diucon is a passerine bird of South America belonging to the tyrant flycatcher family Tyrannidae. It is usually placed with the monjitas in the genus Xolmis but was sometimes placed in its own genus Pyrope in the past.
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The trumpet tree belongs to the Tabebuia genus. This genus contains about 100 different species of trees. This is a flowering tree that by graciela
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graciela The trumpet tree belongs to the Tabebuia genus. This genus contains about 100 different species of trees. This is a flowering tree that
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Dendrosicyos is a monotypic genus in the Cucurbitaceae. The only species is Dendrosicyos socotranus, the cucumber tree. The species is endemic to the island of Socotra in Yemen, and is the only species in the Cucurbitaceae to grow in a tree form. by graciela
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graciela Dendrosicyos is a monotypic genus in the Cucurbitaceae. The only species is Dendrosicyos socotranus, the cucumber tree. The species is endemic to the island of Socotra in Yemen, and is the only species in the Cucurbitaceae to grow in a tree form.
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The Paris Peacock (Papilio paris) is a species of swallowtail butterfly found in South Asia. by Theincensewoman
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Theincensewoman The Paris Peacock (Papilio paris) is a species of swallowtail butterfly found in South Asia.
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Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus) is a large eagle found in open and semi-open habitats of sub-Saharan Africa. It is the only member of the genus Polemaetus. by manuela
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manuela Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus) is a large eagle found in open and semi-open habitats of sub-Saharan Africa. It is the only member of the genus Polemaetus.
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The Silver-eared Mesia, Leiothrix argentauris, is a species of bird in the Timaliidae family. by Eva0707
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Eva0707 The Silver-eared Mesia, Leiothrix argentauris, is a species of bird in the Timaliidae family.
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Currawongs are three species of medium-sized passerine birds belonging to the genus Strepera in the family Cracticidae native to Australasia. by melisa
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melisa Currawongs are three species of medium-sized passerine birds belonging to the genus Strepera in the family Cracticidae native to Australasia.
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Volvariella bombycina is a species of edible mushroom in the family Pluteaceae. by francis
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francis Volvariella bombycina is a species of edible mushroom in the family Pluteaceae.
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