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Humpback dolphin (1,966 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

Humpback dolphins are members of the genus Sousa. These dolphins are characterized by the conspicuous humps and elongated dorsal fins found on the backs
Eastern gorilla (1,446 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The eastern gorilla (Gorilla beringei) is a critically endangered species of the genus Gorilla and the largest living primate. At present, the species
Natal shyshark (817 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Natal shyshark, eastern shyshark or happy chappie (Haploblepharus kistnasamyi) is a species of catshark, belonging to the family Scyliorhinidae. It
Kipunji (871 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The kipunji (Rungwecebus kipunji), also known as the highland mangabey, is a species of Old World monkey that lives in the highland forests of Tanzania
Harenna shrew (121 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Harenna shrew (Crocidura harenna) is a white-toothed shrew found only in one location in the Bale Mountains in southern Ethiopia. It occurs within
Western gorilla (2,094 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The western gorilla (Gorilla gorilla) is a great ape found in Africa, one of two species of the hominid genus Gorilla. Large and robust with males weighing
Canary long-eared bat (472 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Canary long-eared bat (Plecotus teneriffae), also known as the Canary big-eared bat or Tenerife long-eared bat, is a species of vesper bat endemic
Western red colobus (572 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The western red colobus (Piliocolobus badius), also known as the bay red colobus, rust red colobus or Upper Guinea red colobus, is a species of Old World
Atlantic spotted dolphin (1,428 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Atlantic spotted dolphin (Stenella frontalis) is a dolphin found in warm temperate and tropical waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Older members of the
Udzungwa red colobus (165 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Udzungwa red colobus (Piliocolobus gordonorum), also known as the Uzungwa red colobus or Iringa red colobus, is a species of primate in the family
Preuss's red colobus (305 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Preuss's red colobus (Piliocolobus preussi) is a red colobus primate species endemic to the Cross-Sanaga Rivers ecoregion. An important population occurs
Mount Oku hylomyscus (477 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Mount Oku hylomyscus (Hylomyscus grandis) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. Found only on Mount Oku, Cameroon, in tropical Central Africa
Niger Delta red colobus (612 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Niger Delta red colobus (Piliocolobus epieni) is a critically endangered species of colobus monkey endemic to the western part of the Niger Delta.
Rothschild's giraffe (1,087 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rothschild's giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis camelopardalis ) is an ecotype of the Nubian giraffe. It is one of the most endangered distinct populations
Atlantic humpback dolphin (1,214 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Atlantic humpback dolphin (Sousa teuszii) is a species of humpback dolphin that is found in coastal areas of West Africa. It is regarded as critically
Southern patas monkey (1,130 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The southern patas monkey (Erythrocebus baumstarki) is a critically endangered species of Old World monkey found only in Tanzania, and formerly in Kenya
Golden bamboo lemur (639 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The golden bamboo lemur (Hapalemur aureus), bokombolomena or varibolomena in Malagasy, is a medium-sized bamboo lemur endemic to south-eastern Madagascar
Pygmy hippopotamus (3,641 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The pygmy hippopotamus or pygmy hippo (Choeropsis liberiensis) is a small hippopotamid which is native to the forests and swamps of West Africa, primarily
Squatina squatina (2,689 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Squatina squatina, the angelshark or monkfish, is a species of shark in the family Squatinidae (known generally also as angel sharks), that were once widespread
Thollon's red colobus (253 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Thollon's red colobus (Piliocolobus tholloni), also known as the Tshuapa red colobus, is a species of red colobus monkey from the Democratic Republic of
Flat-backed spider tortoise (705 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The flat-backed spider tortoise (Pyxis planicauda), more commonly known as the flat-tailed tortoise, and Madagascan flat-tailed tortoise, is a tortoise
Zebra shark (3,083 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The zebra shark (Stegostoma tigrinum) is a species of carpet shark and the sole member of the family Stegostomatidae. It is found throughout the tropical
Red ruffed lemur (1,341 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The red ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra) is one of two species in the genus Varecia, the ruffed lemurs; the other is the black-and-white ruffed lemur (Varecia
White-headed vulture (1,447 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The white-headed vulture (Trigonoceps occipitalis) is an Old World vulture endemic to Africa. Populations have been declining steeply in recent years due
Bouvier's red colobus (748 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bouvier's red colobus (Piliocolobus bouvieri) is a species of colobus monkey rediscovered in the Republic of the Congo in 2015, after four decades without
Okapi (4,426 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The okapi (/oʊˈkɑːpiː/; Okapia johnstoni), also known as the forest giraffe, Congolese giraffe and zebra giraffe, is an artiodactyl mammal that is endemic
Mount Kahuzi climbing mouse (242 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Mount Kahuzi climbing mouse (Dendromus kahuziensis) is a rodent found only in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is listed as a critically endangered
Atlantic yellow-nosed albatross (1,205 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Atlantic yellow-nosed albatross (Thalassarche chlororhynchos) is a large seabird in the albatross family Diomedeidae. This small mollymawk was once
White-backed vulture (2,546 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The white-backed vulture (Gyps africanus) is an Old World vulture in the family Accipitridae, which also includes eagles, kites, buzzards and hawks. It
De Winton's golden mole (666 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
De Winton's golden mole (Cryptochloris wintoni) is a species of mammal in the family Chrysochloridae. It is endemic to South Africa. Its natural habitats
Seychelles paradise flycatcher (546 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Seychelles paradise flycatcher (Terpsiphone corvina) is a rare bird from the genus of paradise flycatchers (Terpsiphone) within the family Monarchidae
Rüppell's vulture (1,776 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rüppell's vulture (Gyps rueppelli), also called Rüppell's griffon vulture, named after Eduard Rüppell, is a large bird of prey, mainly native to the Sahel
Juliana's golden mole (980 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Juliana's golden mole (Neamblysomus julianae) is a golden mole endemic to South Africa. It is listed as an endangered species due to habitat loss and a
Indri (2,805 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The indri (/ˈɪndri/ ; Indri indri), also called the babakoto, is one of the largest living lemurs, with a head-body length of about 64–72 cm (25–28+1⁄2 in)
Pennant's colobus (1,320 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pennant's colobus or Pennant's red colobus (Piliocolobus pennantii) is a species of tree-dwelling primate in the family Cercopithecidae. It is endemic
Mongoose lemur (1,031 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The mongoose lemur (Eulemur mongoz) is a small primate in the family Lemuridae, native to Madagascar and introduced to the Comoros Islands. These arboreal
Sibree's dwarf lemur (370 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sibree's dwarf lemur (Cheirogaleus sibreei) is a small nocturnal lemur endemic to Madagascar. The name of this dwarf lemur commemorates the English missionary
Tana River red colobus (1,720 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Tana River red colobus (Piliocolobus rufomitratus), also called the eastern red colobus, is a highly endangered species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae
Indian Ocean humpback dolphin (1,146 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Indian Ocean humpback dolphin (Sousa plumbea) is a member of the Delphinidae family occupying coastal areas ranging from Southern Africa to Western
Pygmy sperm whale (3,705 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The pygmy sperm whale (Kogia breviceps) is one of two extant species in the family Kogiidae in the sperm whale superfamily. They are not often sighted
South-central black rhinoceros (457 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The south-central black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis minor), also known as the south-central hook-lipped rhinoceros or the lesser black rhino, is a subspecies
Dryas monkey (1,248 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Dryas monkey (Chlorocebus dryas), also known as Salonga monkey, ekele, or inoko, is a little-known species of Old World monkey found only in the Congo
Rondo dwarf galago (657 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Rondo dwarf galago (Paragalago rondoensis) or Rondo bushbaby is a species of primate in the family Galagidae. The dwarf galagos are the smallest members
Miss Waldron's red colobus (949 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Miss Waldron's red colobus (Piliocolobus waldronae) is a species of the red colobus native to West Africa. It had previously been described as a subspecies
Western chimpanzee (1,278 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The western chimpanzee or West African chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes verus) is a Critically Endangered subspecies of the common chimpanzee. It inhabits western
Hooded vulture (2,528 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The hooded vulture (Necrosyrtes monachus) is an Old World vulture in the order Accipitriformes, which also includes eagles, kites, buzzards and hawks.
Fleurete's sportive lemur (235 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fleurete's sportive lemur (Lepilemur fleuretae), or the Andohahela sportive lemur, is a sportive lemur endemic to Madagascar. It is a medium-sized sportive
West African slender-snouted crocodile (1,298 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The West African slender-snouted crocodile (Mecistops cataphractus), or slender-snouted crocodile, is a critically endangered species of African crocodile
Greater bamboo lemur (1,347 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The greater bamboo lemur (Hapalemur simus), also known as the broad-nosed bamboo lemur and the broad-nosed gentle lemur, is a species of lemur endemic
Stenopus hispidus (662 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Stenopus hispidus is a shrimp-like decapod crustacean belonging to the infraorder Stenopodidea. Common names include coral banded shrimp and banded cleaner
Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin (3,272 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus) is a species of bottlenose dolphin. This dolphin grows to 2.6 m (8.5 ft) long, and weighs up to
Northwest African cheetah (1,029 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Northwest African cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus hecki), also known as the Saharan cheetah, is a cheetah subspecies native to the Sahara and the Sahel.
James' sportive lemur (268 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
James' sportive lemur (Lepilemur jamesorum), or the Manombo sportive lemur, is a sportive lemur endemic to Madagascar. It is one of the larger sportive
São Tomé fiscal (450 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The São Tomé fiscal (Lanius newtoni), or Newton's fiscal, is a species of bird in the family Laniidae. It is endemic to São Tomé Island, São Tomé and Príncipe
Diademed sifaka (1,486 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The diademed sifaka (Propithecus diadema), or diademed simpona, is an endangered species of sifaka, one of the lemurs endemic to certain rainforests in
Claire's mouse lemur (558 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Claire's mouse lemur (Microcebus mamiratra), or the Nosy Be mouse lemur, is a newly described species of lemur from the genus of the mouse lemurs (Microcebus)
Zanzibar red colobus (3,098 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Zanzibar red colobus (Piliocolobus kirkii) is a species of red colobus monkey endemic to Unguja, the main island of the Zanzibar Archipelago, off the
Atlantic petrel (948 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Atlantic petrel (Pterodroma incerta) is a gadfly petrel endemic to the South Atlantic Ocean. It breeds in enormous colonies on Tristan da Cunha and
Ugandan red colobus (2,132 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Ugandan red colobus (Piliocolobus tephrosceles) or ashy red colobus is an endangered species of red colobus monkey, recognised as a distinct species
Mountain gorilla (6,272 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) is one of the two subspecies of the eastern gorilla. It is listed as endangered by the IUCN as of 2018[update]
Djibouti spurfowl (2,278 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Djibouti spurfowl or Djibouti francolin (Pternistis ochropectus) is a bird species in the pheasant family, Phasianidae. It is critically endangered
Kleinmann's tortoise (1,927 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kleinmann's tortoise (Testudo kleinmanni), also called commonly the Egyptian tortoise, Leith's tortoise, and the Negev tortoise, is a critically endangered
Black rhinoceros (6,973 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The black rhinoceros, black rhino or hook-lipped rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) is a species of rhinoceros, native to eastern Africa and southern Africa
Lac Alaotra bamboo lemur (906 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Lac Alaotra bamboo lemur (Hapalemur alaotrensis), also known as the Lac Alaotra gentle lemur, Alaotran bamboo lemur, Alaotran gentle lemur, Alaotra
Gray-headed lemur (554 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The gray-headed lemur (Eulemur cinereiceps), or gray-headed brown lemur, is a medium-sized primate, a cathemeral species of lemur in the family Lemuridae
Blue-eyed black lemur (1,071 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The blue-eyed black lemur (Eulemur flavifrons), also known as the Sclater's lemur, is a species of true lemur. It can attain a body length of 39–45 cm
Northern sportive lemur (1,620 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The northern sportive lemur (Lepilemur septentrionalis), also known as the Sahafary sportive lemur or northern weasel lemur, is a species of lemur in the
Tana River mangabey (2,045 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Tana River mangabey (Cercocebus galeritus) is a highly endangered species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae. Some authorities have included
Gerp's mouse lemur (1,464 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gerp's mouse lemur (Microcebus gerpi) is a species of mouse lemur known only from the Sahafina Forest in eastern Madagascar, near Mantadia National Park
Marohita mouse lemur (932 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Marohita mouse lemur (Microcebus marohita) is a species of mouse lemur known only from the Marohita Forest in eastern Madagascar, near the village
Riverine rabbit (2,709 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The riverine rabbit (Bunolagus monticularis), also known as the bushman rabbit or bushman hare, is a rabbit with an extremely limited distribution area
Western lowland gorilla (6,458 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) is one of two Critically Endangered subspecies of the western gorilla (Gorilla gorilla) that lives
Porites porites (519 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Porites porites, commonly known as hump coral or finger coral, is a species of stony coral in the genus Porites. It is found in the Caribbean Sea and western
Barbary macaque (5,594 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Barbary macaque (Macaca sylvanus), also known as Barbary ape, is a macaque species native to the Atlas Mountains of Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco, along
Hawks' sportive lemur (788 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hawks' sportive lemur (Lepilemur tymerlachsoni), also known as the Nosy Be sportive lemur or Nosy Be weasel lemur,[citation needed] is a sportive lemur
São Tomé grosbeak (451 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The São Tomé grosbeak (Crithagra concolor) is the largest member of the canary genus Crithagra, 50% heavier than the next largest canary species, and possesses
Eastern lowland gorilla (2,581 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The eastern lowland gorilla (Gorilla beringei graueri) or Grauer's gorilla is a Critically Endangered subspecies of eastern gorilla endemic to the mountainous
Acropora hemprichii (531 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Acropora hemprichii is a species of acroporid coral that was first described by Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg in 1834. It lives in reefs at depths of 3
Mediterranean monk seal (5,487 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) is a monk seal belonging to the family Phocidae. As of 2015[update], it is estimated that fewer than 700
Northern white rhinoceros (4,429 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The northern white rhinoceros or northern white rhino (Ceratotherium simum cottoni) is one of two subspecies of the white rhinoceros (the other being the
Black-and-white ruffed lemur (3,275 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The black-and-white ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata) is an endangered species of ruffed lemur, one of two which are endemic to the island of Madagascar
Sahamalaza sportive lemur (1,252 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Sahamalaza sportive lemur (Lepilemur sahamalaza) is a species of sportive lemur endemic to northern Madagascar. The sportive lemurs (Lepilemuridae)
West Indian Ocean coelacanth (1,987 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The West Indian Ocean coelacanth (Latimeria chalumnae) (sometimes known as gombessa, African coelacanth, or simply coelacanth) is a crossopterygian, one
African forest elephant (5,997 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis) is one of the two living species of African elephant. It is native to humid tropical forests in West Africa
Seychelles sheath-tailed bat (1,957 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Seychelles sheath-tailed bat (Coleura seychellensis) is a sac-winged bat found in the central granitic islands of the Seychelles. They are nocturnal
Perrier's sifaka (1,494 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Perrier's sifaka (Propithecus perrieri) is a lemur endemic to Madagascar. It was formerly considered to be a subspecies of diademed sifaka It has a very
Thor amboinensis (721 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Thor amboinensis, commonly known as the squat anenome shrimp or sexy shrimp, is a species of shrimp found across the Indo-West Pacific and in parts of
Brookesia exarmata (383 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Brookesia exarmata, also known as the dwarf chameleon, is a species of chameleon endemic to Madagascar. It was first described by Schimmenti and Jesu in
Madagascar fish eagle (753 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Madagascar fish eagle (Icthyophaga vociferoides) or Madagascar sea-eagle (to distinguish it from the Ichthyophaga fishing-eagles), is a large bird
Brookesia lineata (319 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Brookesia lineata, also commonly known as the lined leaf chameleon, is a species of chameleon that is endemic to Madagascar. It was first described by
Roloway monkey (3,386 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Roloway monkey (Cercopithecus roloway) is an endangered species of Old World monkey endemic to tropical West Africa. It was previously considered a
Acropora microclados (463 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Acropora microclados is a species of acroporid coral that was first described by Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg in 1834. Found in marine, tropical shallow
Karthala scops owl (394 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Karthala scops owl (Otus pauliani), also known as the Grand Comore scops owl or Comoro scops owl, is a small scops owl endemic to the island of Grande
Brookesia bonsi (516 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Brookesia bonsi is a species of chameleons, a lizard in the family Chamaeleonidae. The species is endemic to Madagascar, and was initially described by
Madagascar pochard (1,492 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Madagascar pochard or Madagascan pochard (Aythya innotata; Malagasy: Fotsy maso, Onjo) is an extremely rare diving duck of the genus Aythya. Thought
Acropora muricata (343 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Acropora muricata, commonly called staghorn coral, is a species of acroporid coral found in the Gulf of Aden, the Red Sea, Indian Ocean, Persian Gulf,
Anjouan scops owl (467 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Anjouan scops owl (Otus capnodes) is an owl endemic to the island of Anjouan in the Comoro Islands. The Anjouan scops owl occurs in grey and rufous
Réunion cuckooshrike (586 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Réunion cuckooshrike (Lalage newtoni) is a passerine bird in the cuckooshrike family. It is endemic to the island of Réunion, where it is restricted
Brookesia minima (668 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Brookesia minima, (common names of which include the dwarf chameleon, the Madagascan dwarf chameleon, the minute leaf chameleon, and the Nosy Be pygmy
Mauritius olive white-eye (615 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Mauritius olive white-eye (Zosterops chloronothos, often mistakenly spelled Zosterops chloronothus) is a very rare and localized passerine from the
Moheli scops owl (379 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Moheli scops owl (Otus moheliensis) is a scops owl endemic to the island of Mohéli, one of the Comoro Islands. The Moheli scops owl has two colour
Porites astreoides (789 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Porites astreoides, commonly known as mustard hill coral or yellow porites, is a colonial species of stony coral in the family Poritidae. It is a common
Brookesia valerieae (545 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Brookesia valerieae is a species of chameleon, a lizard in the family Chamaeleonidae. The species is endemic to Madagascar. It was first described by Raxworthy
Uluguru bushshrike (153 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Uluguru bushshrike (Malaconotus alius) is a species of rare bird occurring only in the Uluguru Mountains in Morogoro Region of Tanzania. It was discovered
Anjouan scops owl (467 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Anjouan scops owl (Otus capnodes) is an owl endemic to the island of Anjouan in the Comoro Islands. The Anjouan scops owl occurs in grey and rufous
Raso lark (1,724 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Raso lark (Alauda razae) is a small passerine bird with a highly restricted range, being found only on Raso islet in the Cape Verde Islands. This critically
Herpolitha (549 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Herpolitha is a monotypic genus of mushroom corals in the family Fungiidae. The only member of the genus is Herpolitha limax, commonly known as the tongue
African wild dog (8,056 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The African wild dog (Lycaon pictus), also known as the painted dog or Cape hunting dog, is a wild canine native to sub-Saharan Africa. It is the largest
Longcomb sawfish (1,772 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The longcomb sawfish, narrowsnout sawfish or green sawfish (Pristis zijsron) is a species of sawfish in the family Pristidae, found in tropical and subtropical
Isopora palifera (706 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Isopora palifera is a species of stony coral in the family Acroporidae. It is a reef building coral living in shallow water and adopts different forms
Montipora digitata (407 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Montipora digitata, also known as finger coral, is a species of stony coral. It is found in shallow water in East Africa, the Indo-West Pacific, Kenya
Greater pipefish (649 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The greater pipefish (Syngnathus acus) is a pipefish of the family Syngnathidae. It is a seawater fish and the type species of the genus Syngnathus. The
Taita thrush (444 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Taita thrush (Turdus helleri), also known as the Taita olive thrush or Heller's ground thrush, is an endangered bird from the family of thrushes (Turdidae)
Osgood's Ethiopian toad (380 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Osgood's Ethiopian toad (Altiphrynoides osgoodi formerly known as Spinophrynoides osgoodi) is a possibly extinct species of toad in the family Bufonidae
Belalanda chameleon (438 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Furcifer belalandaensis, also commonly known as the Belalanda chameleon or the Sangoritan'i Belalanda, is a species of chameleon that is endemic to Madagascar
Two-banded chameleon (581 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Furcifer balteatus, also known as the two-banded chameleon or the rainforest chameleon, is a species of chameleon that is endemic to Madagascar. It was
Oreochromis jipe (247 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Oreochromis jipe, the Jipe tilapia, is a critically endangered species of cichlid fish native to Kenya and Tanzania, where it is restricted to Lake Jipe
Rose's ghost frog (637 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rose's ghost frog (Heleophryne rosei), or Table Mountain ghost frog, is a species of frog in the family Heleophrynidae endemic to South Africa. It is a
Spiny leaf chameleon (488 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Brookesia decaryi is a species of chameleon, which is endemic to Madagascar, and is ranked as an endangered species by the International Union for Conservation
Golden-crowned sifaka (4,752 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The golden-crowned sifaka or Tattersall's sifaka (Propithecus tattersalli) is a medium-sized lemur characterized by mostly white fur, prominent furry ears
Cross River gorilla (5,555 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Cross River gorilla (Gorilla gorilla diehli) is a critically endangered subspecies of the western gorilla (Gorilla gorilla). It was named a new species
Príncipe thrush (141 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Príncipe thrush (Turdus xanthorhynchus) is a species of bird in the family Turdidae. It is endemic to Príncipe. It was formerly considered a subspecies
Maltese skate (177 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Maltese skate (Leucoraja melitensis), or Maltese ray, is a species of fish in the family Rajidae. It is a rare endemic species from the Mediterranean
Silky sifaka (5,871 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The silky sifaka (Propithecus candidus) is a large lemur characterized by long, silky, white fur. It has a very restricted range in northeastern Madagascar
Ornate sleeper-ray (669 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The ornate sleeper-ray (Electrolux addisoni) is a species of electric ray in the family Narkidae, and the only member of the genus Electrolux. It lives
Bale Mountains tree frog (657 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Bale Mountains tree frog (Balebreviceps hillmani) is a species of frogs in the family Brevicipitidae. It is the only species in the monotypic genus
Chalcides ebneri (339 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Chalcides ebneri, also known commonly as Ebner's cylindrical skink, is a species of lizard in the family Scincidae. The species is endemic to Morocco.
Furcifer nicosiai (629 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Furcifer nicosiai is a large species of chameleon, a lizard in the family Chamaeleonidae. The species is endemic to western Madagascar. Described as new
Lithophyllon repanda (372 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lithophyllon repanda is a species of mushroom or disc coral in the family Fungiidae.This species is able to move to another location on occasion. The International
Ericabatrachus (366 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ericabatrachus is a genus of frogs in the family Petropedetidae endemic to the Bale Mountains in Ethiopia. It is monotypic, being represented by the single
Danafungia scruposa (444 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Danafungia scruposa is a species of coral that is the first to have been observed to eat jellyfish. It was described by Klunzinger in 1879 and has a diameter
Annobón scops owl (235 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Annobón scops owl (Otus feae) is an owl endemic to the Equatorial Guinea island of Annobón. The current population is estimated to be around 50-249
Amatola toad (341 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Amatola toad (Vandijkophrynus amatolicus) is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is endemic to the Eastern Cape province, South Africa, where
Blennius normani (120 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Blennius normani is a species of combtooth blenny found in the eastern Atlantic ocean. It reaches a maximum length of 11 centimetres (4.3 in) SL. The specific
Lake Chala tilapia (343 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Lake Chala tilapia (Oreochromis hunteri) is a species of cichlid fish that is endemic to Lake Chala, a small crater lake on the border of Kenya and
Corynactis annulata (196 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Corynactis annulata, or the strawberry anemone, is a bright pink colonial anthozoan similar in body form to sea anemones and scleractinian stony corals
Antsingy leaf chameleon (590 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Antsingy leaf chameleon (Brookesia perarmata) is a species of lizards in the family Chamaeleonidae. The species is also referred to as Armoured leaf
Acropora nasuta (452 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Acropora nasuta is a species of branching stony coral in the family Acroporidae. It is native to the western and central Indo-Pacific where it is found
Brookesia peyrierasi (381 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Brookesia peyrierasi is a species of diminutive chameleon, a lizard in the family Chamaeleonidae. The species is endemic to north-eastern Madagascar. It
Ethiopian wolf (6,097 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Ethiopian wolf (Canis simensis), also called the red jackal, the Simien jackal or Simien fox, is a canine native to the Ethiopian Highlands. In southeastern
Gyrosmilia (207 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gyrosmilia is a monotypic genus of large polyp stony coral. It is represented by a single species, Gyrosmilia interrupta . It was first described by Christian
Actinia fragacea (436 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Actinia fragacea, commonly known as the strawberry anemone, is a species of sea anemone of the order Actiniaria, that occurs from Norway to Africa, including
Aglaophenia pluma (131 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aglaophenia pluma, the toothed feather hydroid or podded hydroid, is a colonial hydroid in the family Aglaopheniidae and is found worldwide. It lives from
Calumma tarzan (513 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Calumma tarzan, also known commonly as the Tarzan chameleon or Tarzan's chameleon, is a species of lizard in the family Chamaeleonidae. The species is
Xenotyphlops grandidieri (411 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Xenotyphlops grandidieri is a species of blind snake in the family Xenotyphlopidae. The species is endemic to Madagascar. There are no subspecies that
Oreochromis chungruruensis (120 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Oreochromis chungruruensis, the Kiungululu tilapia, is a species of cichlid fish that is endemic to Lake Chungruru (also known as Kiungululu), a small
Corhiza scotiae (151 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Corhiza scotiae, the fine hydroid, is a delicate colonial hydroid in the family Halopterididae. Fine hydroids grow in colonies of long stems with fine
Oreochromis chungruruensis (120 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Oreochromis chungruruensis, the Kiungululu tilapia, is a species of cichlid fish that is endemic to Lake Chungruru (also known as Kiungululu), a small
Bizarre-nosed chameleon (233 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The bizarre-nosed chameleon (Calumma hafahafa) is a species of chameleon endemic to Madagascar. Its scientific name was named after the Malagasy word hafahafa
Temminck's red colobus (410 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Temminck's red colobus (Piliocolobus badius temminckii) is a type of red colobus monkey from the Gambia, Casamance, Guinea-Bissau and northwestern Guinea
Brookesia desperata (213 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Brookesia desperata is a species of chameleons. It is endemic to Foret d'Ambre Special Reserve in north Madagascar, and is a critically endangered species
Platypelis alticola (66 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Platypelis alticola is a species of frog in the family Microhylidae. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist
Brookesia tristis (136 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Brookesia tristis is a species of chameleons. It is endemic to Montagne des Français, Madagascar, and is an endangered species due to the decline of its
Platypelis milloti (66 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Platypelis milloti is a species of frog in the family Microhylidae. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland
Macrorhynchia filamentosa (148 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Macrorhynchia filamentosa, the smoky feather hydroid, is a colonial hydroid in the family Aglaopheniidae. Smoky feather hydroids are colonial animals with
Gibberula jeanae (123 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gibberula jeanae is a species of very small sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk or micromollusk in the family Cystiscidae. Gibberula jeanae was introduced
Antipathes dichotoma (345 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Antipathes dichotoma is a species of colonial coral in the order Antipatharia, the black corals, so named because their calcareous skeletons are black
Bioko drill (2,617 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Bioko drill (Mandrillus leucophaeus poensis) is a subspecies of the drill, an Old World monkey. It is endemic to Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea, located
Aedes cordellieri (295 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
recognition of his contributions to the knowledge of the mosquito fauna of Africa. Aedes cordellieri is found in West Africa (Ivory Coast), East Africa
Guy Dollman (768 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1933 International Conference for the Preservation of the Flora and Fauna of Africa, said to have been "the high point of institutionalised global nature
Faraggiana Ferrandi Natural History Museum (279 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Geographic Distribution of Animals Fauna of the Mediterranean maquis Fauna of Africa Fauna of the Poles Fauna of Asia Fauna of Himalayas & Tibet Fauna of
Waris Dirie (3,771 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
continent Africa. On their adventures they get to know the flora and fauna of Africa. In addition to the story, the book also contains numerous writing
Carlo Pollonera (3,285 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
articles appeared after 1898, when his attention shifted more to the fauna of Africa. Pollonera's first publication was a monograph on Italian slugs in