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polar bear

Polar Bear

The polar bear is one of the most iconic and fascinating creatures of the Arctic. Known for its incredible strength, striking appearance, and remarkable adaptability to one of the harshest environments on Earth, the polar bear is a symbol of
brown and black tiger on focus photography

Tiger

The tiger is one of the most iconic and majestic animals in the world. Known for its incredible strength, striking appearance, and remarkable adaptability, the tiger holds a special place in many cultures and mythologies. These magnificent predators are the
brown and white fox on green grass field during daytime

Hyena

The hyenas (Hyaenidae) are a family of mammals from the order of carnivores (Carnivora) with four recent species that live in large parts of Africa and in western and southern Asia. The term hyena is often used to refer specifically
brown turtle swimming underwater

Turtle

Turtles can vary widely in size, colors and lifestyle but are easily distinguished from all other reptiles by their external shell. All turtles have a bony shell on both the ventral (plastron) and dorsal (carapace) sides, unlike all other modern
white and brown long coat large dog

Dog

The dog (Canis lupus familiaris) is a predator in the canine family (Canidae), and a domesticated subspecies of the wolf. There are more than 400 species, varying in appearance and size. It is a subspecies of the gray wolf and
selective focus photo of gray tabby cat

Cat

The cat or domestic cat (Felis silvestris catus) is one of man's oldest pets. The domesticated cat belongs to the feline family (Felidae). The word cat is also common, sometimes more specifically in the case of a female cat. A
black and yellow bee on wooden surface

Honey Bee

The honey bee is a hymenopterous social living insect in the bee and bumblebee family and is found in large numbers. Artificial hives must be maintained regularly to rid them of debris and to harvest honey. Under natural conditions, bees
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Spider

Spiders are an order of arthropods belonging to the class of arachnids. Other arachnids are also referred to by the term 'spider', such as the sea spiders and whip spiders. The representatives of the order Araneae are therefore also called
brown lizard

Lizard

Lizards (Lacertilia) form a suborder of the scale reptiles (Squamata), which has more than 7100 species. This makes lizards the largest group of all modern reptiles. Lizards usually remain small, most species do not exceed 50 centimeters including tail, and
black shark underwater photo

Shark

There are about 400 species of sharks and most sharks are slender, muscular and fast animals that reach a length of about 1 to 2 meters. The smallest shark species is Etmopterus perryi with a size of about 17 centimeters,

Woodpecker

In the systematics of birds, the woodpeckers (Picidae) are a species-rich family from the order of woodpeckers (Piciformes). This bird family contains 28 genera and more than 200 species. In addition to the true woodpeckers (subfamily Picinae), the subfamily lesser
red panda lying on brown log

Red Panda

The lesser pandas (Ailurus), also called red pandas or cat bears, are a mammalian genus native to the eastern Himalayas and southwestern China that feeds primarily on bamboo. Originally, only one species, Ailurus fulgens, was assigned to the genus Ailurus.
brown ox on field

Bison

The bison or American bison is a North American mammal in the family of cave horned animals (Bovidae). The French explorer Samuel de Champlain named the animal "buffalo" in 1625, derived from the French word boeuf for bovine. The scientific
brown and black caterpillar on brown ground

Earthworm

Earthworms (Lumbricidae) are a family of invertebrates belonging to the ringworms (Annelida)and are common worldwide, except in arid climates and in Antarctica. They are usually found in large numbers, some species have even been released to improve soil structure. Earthworms
white and black wolf in tilt shift lens

Wolf

The wolf (Canis lupus), more specifically the gray wolf, is a mammal in the canine family (Canidae), belonging to the predators (Carnivora). The wolf is the largest recent predator of the dog family (Canidae). Wolves usually live in packs, which
shallow focus photography of Yorkshire terrier

Yorkshire Terrier

The Yorkshire Terrier (often abbreviated as Yorkie) is one of the smallest dog breeds found on earth. This breed was developed in Yorkshire, England, in the 19th century. The Yorkshire Terrier has a light brown coat, but there are also
cheetah on grass field

Cheetah

Characteristics of cheetahs Cheetahs are huge cats native to central Iran and Africa and are the fastest land animals with top speeds of 93 and 98 kilometers per hour. Its shoulder height ranges from 67 to 94 centimeters, and its

The King of the Savanna: The Majestic Lion

The lion, scientifically known as Panthera leo, is a magnificent and charismatic big cat that has captivated human fascination for centuries. Known as the "King of the Savanna," this majestic creature possesses a regal demeanor and awe-inspiring presence that sets