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Aardvark (Orycteropus afer)
While this bizarre and elusive mammal may look similar in appearance to a pig, (aardvark literally means ‘earthpig’ in... More
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Aardwolf (Proteles cristata)
Information on the aardwolf is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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Abbott's booby (Papasula abbotti)
Abbott's booby is a large slender-bodied, black-and-white seabird. The head, neck and underparts are white whilst the black... More
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Abbott’s duiker (Cephalophus spadix)
This secretive, forest-dwelling antelope was first photographed in the wild as recently as 2003, with the aid of a camera trap... More
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Abdim's stork (Ciconia abdimii)
Information on Abdim’s stork is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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Abies (Abies squamata)
Information on Abies squamata is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
Abronia (Abronia graminea)
Information on Abronia graminea is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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Abronia (Abronia mixteca)
Information on Abronia mixteca is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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Abronia (Abronia taeniata)
Information on Abronia taeniata is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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Abutilon (Abutilon grandidentatum)
Information on Abutilon grandidentatum is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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Abyssinian longclaw (Macronyx flavicollis)
Information on the Abyssinian longclaw is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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Acacia (Acacia flagellaris)
Information on Acacia flagellaris is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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Acacia (Acacia manubensis)
Information on Acacia manubensis is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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Acacia (Acacia willardiana)
Information on Acacia willardiana is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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Acanthastrea coral (Acanthastrea lordhowensis)
Information on Acanthastrea lordhowensis is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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Acha Tugi long-fingered frog (Cardioglossa schioetzi)
ARKive is working with IUCN - International Union for Conservation of Nature, to source images of the world's threatened amphibian... More 0 Videos
Achatocarpus (Achatocarpus oaxacanus)
Information on Achatocarpus oaxacanus is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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Achondrostoma (Achondrostoma arcasii)
Information on Achondrostoma arcasii is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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Achoque (Ambystoma andersoni)
Information on the achoque is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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Acorn barnacle (Semibalanus balanoides)
Barnacles are well-known intertidal organisms. They were not firmly accepted to be crustaceans until the 1830s; before this time... More 0 Videos
Acorn weevil (Curculio glandium)
The most striking feature of the acorn weevil is its elongated snout, known as a 'rostrum', which is longer in females than males... More
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Actinella (Actinella armitageana)
Information on Actinella armitageana is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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Actinella (Actinella giramica)
Information on Actinella giramica is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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Actinella (Actinella littorinella)
Information on Actinella littorinella is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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Actinidia (Actinidia chrysantha)
Information on Actinidia chrysantha is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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Addax (Addax nasomaculatus)
The Addax is a desert living antelope and is well adapted to its harsh habitat; the hooves are splayed to enable them to travel on... More
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Adder (Vipera berus)
The adder is Britain’s only venomous snake and is, as a result, a much-maligned species with a wealth of folklore surrounding it... More
Adder's-tongue spearwort (Ranunculus ophioglossifolius)
Adder's-tongue spearwort is related to the buttercup, and an alternative name for it is the 'Badgeworth buttercup'. The Latin name... More 0 Videos
Adelaide pigmy blue-tongue skink (Tiliqua adelaidensis)
Information on the Adelaide pigmy blue-tongue is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae)
Information on the Adelie penguin is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More
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Aders’ duiker (Cephalophus adersi)
The rarest and most highly endangered of Africa’s duiker species , the diminutive Aders’ duiker is also one of the smallest... More 0 Videos
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Adonis blue (Lysandra bellargus)
Males are bright sky blue in colour with a fine black line to the edge of the wings and a white border. Females are brown in colour... More
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Aegiphila (Aegiphila skutchii)
Information on Aegiphila skutchii is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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Aellen’s roundleaf bat (Hipposideros marisae)
Information on the Aellen’s roundleaf bat is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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Afghan tortoise (Testudo horsfieldii)
The Afghan tortoise has a rounded upper shell (carapace) that is almost as broad as it is long. The upper shell varies in colour... More
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African babul blue (Azanus jesous)
Information on the African babul blue is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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African barred owlet (Glaucidium capense)
Information on the African barred owlet is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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African baza (Aviceda cuculoides)
In contrast to the powerful, muscular appearance of most birds of prey, the African baza, is a relatively small, plump-bodied... More 0 Videos
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African black oystercatcher (Haematopus moquini)
Large flocks of this bulky bird can be found along the coast of South Africa. The African black oystercatcher has glossy black... More 0 Videos
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African blackwood (Dalbergia melanoxylon)
This small, unassuming tree conceals one of the most sought-after and valuable heartwoods in the world. Stripping away the... More
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African brush-tailed porcupine (Atherurus africanus)
Information on the African brush-tailed porcupine is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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African buffalo (Syncerus caffer)
The strong and imposing African buffalo is Africa’s only wild cattle species, and one of the ‘Big Five’ mammals... More
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African burrowing python (Calabaria reinhardtii)
This unusual and secretive snake closely resembles the sand boas (subfamily Erycinae), leading to controversy over whether it is in... More 0 Videos
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African candelabra (Euphorbia ammak)
Information on the African candelabra is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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African civet (Civettictis civetta)
Information on the African civet is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More 0 Videos
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African clawless otter (Aonyx capensis)
The dexterous, hand-like forefeet of the African clawless otter are its most remarkable feature, enabling it to grapple with its... More
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African elephant (Loxodonta africana)
One of the most emotive of the megafauna and the largest living terrestrial animal, African savanna elephants inspire awe at their... More
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African fish-eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer)
With its distinctive plumage and evocative cry, the African fish-eagle is probably the most familiar bird of prey in Africa... More
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African giant swallowtail (Papilio antimachus)
The beautiful African giant swallowtail has the distinction of being the largest butterfly in Africa. Its long, narrow wings are... More 0 Videos
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African giant toad (Amietophrynus superciliaris)
The African giant toad is a large, forest-dwelling species, with attractive colouration that provides perfect camouflage amongst... More 0 Videos
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