The Gorillas, scientifically known as Gorilla gorilla, are one of the four species of great apes that are the closest living relatives of humans. The other three are chimpanzees, bonobos and orangutans. They belong to the family Hominidae and have closely linked by DNA. They are large quite apes that live in Africa. There are […]

Giant Panda

The giant panda, scientifically known as Ailuropoda melanoleuca, is the rarest member of the bear family. The habitat is the geographic and economic heart of China. This species can be found living in a few mountain ranges in central China; which is mainly located in Sichuan province, Shaanxi province and Gansu province. The panda’s habitat […]

Giant Armadillo

The giant armadillo, scientifically known as Priodontes maximus or Priodontes giganteus is the largest of all the member of armadillo family. Earlier Glyptodonts, an extinct member of this family, was considered to be the largest. It lives in tropical rainforests in South America, near termite mounds. It was once widespread in the tropical forests and […]

Giant Anteater

The Giant Anteater, scientifically known as Myrmecophaga tridactyla, is the largest of all anteaters. The Giant anteater can be found in large parts of southern Central America and the northern and central parts of South America. Commonly found in the tropical forests, woodlands, humid forests, grasslands, and highlands; where ants are in huge abundance. Being […]


The Gavial or Gharial, scientifically known as Gavialis gangeticus, is one of the three crocodilians found in India. It is known to be the only surviving member of the family Gavialidae. Typical and unique characteristic of Gavial is its long and slender snout. Although found in many countries, it is close to extinction in most […]

Pygmy Hippopotamus

The pygmy hippopotamus, scientifically known as Choeropsis liberiensis or Hexaprotodon liberiensis, is a large mammal living in swamps and forests and are one of the two remaining species of Hippopotamidae family. The name Pygmy is given to them due to their smaller size than other river Hippos. They are native to western Africa. Their species […]


The Przewalski’s Horse, scientifically known as Equus ferus przewalskii, is the last remaining subspecies of wild horse. All other horses are either domesticated or descended from horses which were once domesticated. Also known as Dzungarian horse, its native place is the grasslands and bush-lands of China, central Asia and Mongolia. Once considered as extinct from […]

Pronghorn Antelope

The Pronghorn Antelope, scientifically known as Antilocapra americana, is a artiodactyl mammal. Although its name implies an antelope, it is not an antelope and is known as other names also like prong buck, pronghorn or simply antelope. These species is unique in the world and its scientific names means ‘American antelope goat’. It is the […]

Piping Plover

The Piping plover, scientifically known as Charadrius melodus, is a small shorebird which is sparrow-sized. Its name is due to the plaintive bell-like whistle which can be heard when this bird is around. There are two subspecies of this bird identified till now, the eastern Atlantic coast population (scientifically called as Charadrius melodus melodus) and […]

Peregrine Falcon

The Peregrine Falcon or Peregrine, scientifically known as Falco Peregrinus, is a large bird of prey. In North America the bird was popularly known as Duck Hawk. It belongs to the family Falconidae. This bird has one of the most global distributions than any one of the Raptors in the world. Except Antarctica, the bird […]