wildlife fact sheet

Cheetah Fact Sheet
Cheetah Fact Sheet

Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus): a large cat native to Africa and central Iran.

Kingdom: | Animalia
Phylum: | Chordata
Class: | Mammalia
Order: | Carnivora
Family: | Felidae
Genus: | Acinonyx
Species: | jubatus

Cheetahs are the world’s fastest land mammal. They can reach speeds up to 65 miles per hour and accelerate from 0 to 70 mph in ...

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 ...

Lion Fact Sheet
Lion Fact Sheet

Lion (Panthera leo): large cat in the family Felidae.

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

Lions are at the top of the food chain, with no natural predators. They are often depicted in stories and films as majestic and strong. Simba, ...

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 ...

Zebra Fact Sheet
Zebra Fact Sheet

Zebra: zebras are striped, African mammals of the genus Equus.

Kingdom: | Animalia
Phylum: | Chordata
Class: | Mammalia
Order: | Perissodactyla
Family: | Equidae
Genus: | Equus

There are currently three species of zebra: the Grévy's zebra (Equus grevyi), the plains zebra (E. quagga) and the mountain zebra (E. zebra). The plains zebra ...

Shark Fact Sheet
Shark Fact Sheet

Shark: sharks are a group of elasmobranch fish.

Kingdom: | Animalia
Phylum: | Chordata
Class: | Chondrichthyes
Subclass: | Elasmobranchii
Infraclass: | Euselachii
Superorder: | Selachimorpha

Fossil records of sharks date back over 400 million years, meaning that sharks have outlived the dinosaurs and many other forms of life currently on earth. Modern sharks are classified ...

Orangutan
Orangutan Fact Sheet

Orangutan: The name orangutan means "man of the forest" in the Malay language.

Kingdom: | Animalia
Phylum: | Chordata
Class: | Mammalia
Order: | Primates
Family: | Pongidae
Genus: | Pongo

There are two species of orangutan: Bornean (Pongo pygmaeus) and Sumatran (Pongo Abelli). Bornean and Sumatran orangutans differ slightly in appearance ...

Sea Turtle Fact Sheet
Sea Turtle Fact Sheet

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Sea Turtle: Sea turtles are ancient species, having been around since the time of the dinosaurs. Fossils from the oldest marine turtle date back 120 million years.

AKA: marine turtles

Kingdom: | Animalia
Phylum: | Chordata
Class: | Reptilia
Order: | Testudines
Super Family: | Chelonioidea

There are seven species of sea turtle: leatherback ...