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Mountain Gorilla Habitat

The Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) is a species of gorilla – native to East Africa, which is typically characterized by its dense black fur, broad face and massive jaw. With somewhere around 700-800 odd individuals remaining in the wild, it has been enlisted as a ‘Critically Endangered species by …

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Mountain Gorilla Facts

The mountain gorilla, or the gorilla beringei beringei, is the largest as well as the most endangered species within the subspecies of the gorilla primates. According to recent census there are only 790 mountain gorillas left in the world. These gorillas are found only within the volcanic terrains and forests …

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White Rhino Facts

The white rhinoceros, also known as the white rhino, is one of the five species of rhinoceros which exist in the world today. There are basically two subspecies of the white rhino – the Northern white rhino and the Southern white rhino. While the former is severely endangered, with only a few …

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Most Endangered Species

At the start of this century rampant hunting and environmental changes orchestrated by humans had started to take its toll on other species. The 20th century saw the extinction of as many as 30 species and 500 sub-species, many of them perishing in spite of conservation efforts to save them. …

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Rhinoceros Facts

The rhino is a homely beast,For human eyes he’s not a feast.Farewell, farewell, you old rhinoceros,I’ll stare at something less prepoceros. – Ogden Nash, American writer Rhinoceroses, or rhinos, are one of the most sought-after animals in zoos, all over the world. Rhinos attract thousands of visitors yearly, receiving the greatest …

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Endangered Panda Bears

Endangered panda bears are mammals, mainly belonging to the South Western and Central regions of China. They are found in the Gansu, Sichuan and Shaanxi provinces of China and also in the Qinling mountains, along with some areas of India and Bhutan. The two most common panda bears, are the giant …

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Giant Panda Facts

Giant Panda is one of those cutest animals, which everyone wants as a pet, but it has become one of the endangered species that governments across the globe are trying to protect. These are found mainly in China and depictions of giant panda can be found in Chinese art, which …

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Red Panda Facts

The red pandas (Ailurus fulgens), unlike the black and white giant panda bears are pandas that grow to the size of a typical house cat and look like a cross between a cat, raccoon and panda. Including the tail length, red pandas grow to about 42 inches in length and …

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Red Panda

Resembling raccoons, the Red Panda, the scientific name of which is Ailurus fulgens, is much smaller in size than the black-and-white colored Giant Panda with which it shares its name. About the size of a domestic cat, although their bushy tails add another 46 cm, or 18 inches, the Red …

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