Amur Leopards are one of the rarest felines in the world. They are confined to the Primorye region of southeastern Russia and northern China. They have thick white or cream fur with large, widely spaced black spots called “rosettes” covering the head, back, tail and legs, and long bushy tails that they use as a blanket in winter when temperatures drop!
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Ladybirds are called Ladybugs in the US. In Europe they are alse referred to as lady beetles.
Tiny but mighty, the Leaf Cutter Ant makes heavy lifting look like child’s play!
The defense mechanism of adult Least Terns when intruders enter the nesting area, is to divebomb and defecate on the offender. This style of attack led them to be called “little striker.”
Like cats kept as companions, leopards will growl when angry and purr when content.
Lions are the only big cats to live in groups, called prides. Prides are close family groups.
Llamas communicate with each other through a variety of ear, tail and body postures. They also have a range of vocalisations including soft hums and a shrill alarm call to warn others of danger.