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Echidna Fact Sheet

Echidna: quill-covered monotremes. AKA: spiny anteater Kingdom: | Animalia Phylum: | Chordata Class: | Mammalia Order: | Monotremata Family: | Tachyglossidae Genus: | Tachyglossus (short-beaked) and Zaglossus (long-beaked) There are four species of echidna: the short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus), the Sir David’s long-beaked echidna (Zaglossus ...

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A Career Committed to Caring for Wildlife

This piece comes to us from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). To honor Women’s History Month, WCS and Nature are sharing stories of nature and conservation. I’ve always loved wildlife. As a child, penguins, koalas, and cats were my favorite animals. Never did I imagine ...

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Wolverine Fact Sheet

Wolverine (Gulo gulo): largest land-dwelling member of the weasel family. Kingdom: | Animalia Phylum: | Chordata Class: | Mammalia Order: | Carnivora Family: | Mustelidae Genus: | Gulo Genus: | G. gulo Size and Weight: The wolverine is the largest species of land-dwelling weasels. Wolverines ...

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Breaking Boundaries in Conservation

This piece comes to us from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). To honor Black History Month, WCS and Nature are sharing five stories of nature and conservation. Growing up in a Caribbean household, my sisters and I would always hear stories of the struggles our ...

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