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Bald Eagle Fact Sheet
Bald Eagle Fact Sheet

Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus): bird of prey found in North America.

Kingdom: | Animalia
Phylum: | Chordata
Class: | Aves (Birds)
Order: | Falconiformes
Family: | Accipitridae
Genus: | Haliaeetus
Species: | leucocephalus

The bald eagle is the national bird of the United States. It can be found on the U.S. seal, stamps, coins and much more. ...

Camel Fact Sheet
Camel Fact Sheet

Camel: even-toed ungulate (hoofed mammal) in the genus Camelus.

Kingdom: | Animalia
Phylum: | Chordata
Class: | Mammalia
Order: | Cetartiodactyla
Family: | Camelidae
Genus: | Camelus

There are two species of camel: the Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus) and the dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius). About 90% of the world’s camels are dromedary camels, also ...

Meerkat Fact Sheet
Meerkat Fact Sheet

Meerkat (Suricata suricatta): a small mongoose found in southern Africa.

Kingdom: | Animalia
Phylum: | Chordata
Class: | Mammalia
Order: | Carnivora
Family: | Herpestidae
Genus: | Suricata
Species: | suricatta

Despite what its name may suggest, a meerkat is not a member of the cat family. Meerkats are weasel-like animals that are members of ...

Rhinoceros Fact Sheet
Rhinoceros Fact Sheet

Rhinoceros: odd-toed ungulates (hoofed mammals) in the family Rhinocerotidae.

AKA: Rhino

Kingdom: | Animalia
Phylum: | Chordata
Class: | Mammalia
Order: | Perissodactyla
Family: | Rhinocerotidae

While nearly 100 known rhinoceros species have existed throughout the eons, there are currently five species of living rhinos. Two rhino species can be found in Africa and three ...

Dolphin Fact Sheet
Dolphin Fact Sheet

Dolphin: common name of aquatic mammals within the infr-aorder Cetacea.

Kingdom: | Animalia
Phylum: | Chordata
Class: | Mammalia
Order: | Cetacea
Family: | Delphinidae

The scientific order, called Cetacea, includes dolphins, whales and porpoises. The dolphin family Delphinidae has 36 species. Some members of the dolphin family have the word whale in ...

Tiger Fact Sheet
Tiger Fact Sheet

Tiger (Panthera tigris): The tiger is the largest of all the Asian big cats and is a member of the genus Panthera.

Kingdom: | Animalia
Phylum: | Chordata
Class: | Mammalia
Order: | Carnivora
Family: | Felidae
Genus: | Panthera
Species: | tigris

There are two recognized subspecies of tiger: the continental (Panthera tigris tigris) ...

Monarch Butterfly Fact Sheet
Monarch Butterfly Fact Sheet

Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippu): Danaus plexippus in Greek means "sleepy transformation." The name evokes the species' ability to hibernate and metamorphize.

Kingdom: | Animalia
Phylum: | Arthropoda
Class: | Insecta
Order: | Lepidoptera
Genus: | Danaus
Species: | plexippu

Monarch butterflies are one of the most recognizable species of butterflies in North America. They are widely known ...

Lynx Fact Sheet
Lynx Fact Sheet

Lynx: mammals of the family Felidae. They are considered a medium-sized cat.

Kingdom: | Animalia
Phylum: | Chordata
Class: | Mammalia
Order: | Carnivora
Family: | Felidae
Genus: | Lynx

There are four living species of lynx across the globe: the Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis), Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus), Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx), and bobcat (Lynx rufus).

The ...