Japanese Crested Ibis

The Japanese Crested Ibis, scientifically known as Nipponia nippon, is a rare and precious bird in the world, mainly living at the south foot of Qinling Mountains in Yangxian County located in Shaanxi Province. The bird belongs to the Ciconiidae family of the order Ciconiiformes. It is the only existing population of its genus in […]


The Jaguar, scientifically known as Panthera onca, is the third largest feline, after the tiger and the lion. They can be found in the forests, swamps, dry woodland and grasslands of Central and South America. This species prefers dense forests with thick cover and water nearby. Its highest population density is found in the Amazon […]

Indian Rhinoceros

The Indian rhinoceros, scientifically known as Rhinoceros unicornis, is a large mammal belonging to the family Rhinocerotidae. It is also popular by the names Greater One-horned Rhinoceros and Asian One-horned Rhinoceros. This species is found inhabiting the parts of north-eastern India and protected areas in the Terai of Nepal. They once ranged throughout the entire […]

Imperial Parrot

The Imperial parrot,scientifically known as Amazona imperialis, is an amazon parrot having green-and-purple-plumage. It has many names like the Imperial Parrot, Dominican Amazon, August Amazon, or Sisserou. These species were always scarce, and now this parrot is an endangered species. It is found only in the mountain rainforest of Dominica, in the Leeward Islands. This […]

Humpback Whale

The humpback whale, scientifically known as Megaptera novaeangliae, is a species of Baleen whale. It belongs to one of the largest Rorquals species. It is an acrobatic animal, often found breaching and slapping the water. Humpbacks inhabit all major oceans, in a wide band running from the Antarctic ice edge to 65° N latitude, though […]

Grizzly Bear

Grizzly bears, scientifically known as Ursus arctos, are a subspecies of brown bears. Theoretically a subspecies is a population of a species with unique physical, social, or genetic traits that distinguish it from the species as a whole. These bears are unique because unlike the brown bears, which prefer cold climates near coastlines, they prefer […]

Gray Whale

The Gray whale, scientifically known as Eschrichtius robustus, is a baleen whale migrating between feeding and breeding ground yearly. It is the only living species of its genus. Eschrichtius in turn is the only genus of the family Eschrichtiidae. This whale is descendant of filter-feeding whales, which developed 30 million years ago. The gray whale […]

Green Turtle

The Green turtle or Green sea turtle, scientifically known as Chelonia mydas, is one of the largest sea turtle. It belongs to the family Cheloniidae. Scientists believe that it is the only species in the genus Chelonia. The name so given to this species is because of the green fat found beneath their carapace or […]

Greater Prairie Chicken

The Greater Prairie Chicken, scientifically known as Tympanuchus cupido, is a type of large grouse. This bird species can be found on the tall grass planes of central North America. The bird is non migratory and requires large areas of undisturbed grasslands for nesting and overwintering. Its range in Canada at first expanded greatly with […]

Great Auk

The Great Auk, scientifically known as Pinguinus impennis, was a large but flightless alcid. Large breeding colonies of this flightless sea bird once gathered on rocky and isolated islands. During non breeding periods, they spent time in coasts of the North Atlantic in Canada, Greenland, Iceland, the British Isles and Scandinavia. A strong swimmer, the […]