Monthly Archives: October 2013

Iguana iguana

Green iguanas (Iguana iguana) are large lizards native to southern Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean.  You can also find them in some other places like Hawaii, southern Texas, and southern Florida where pets went rogue and now … Continue reading

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Vulpes vulpes

POWERFACT! The red fox (Vulpes vulpes) has the widest geographic distribution of any carnivore.1 The fox is the sort of animal that you start off talking about with a powerfact. Red foxes are highly adaptable critters.  They live all across the northern … Continue reading

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Triple double: Coturnix coturnix coturnix and Coturnix coturnix japonica

For our third post we thought we’d hit you with a triple.  Common quail (C. coturnix coturnix) and Japanese quail (C. coturnix japonica, sometimes C. japonica) are close relatives in the Pheasant family.  Both are migratory, secretive, cryptic, covy-rollin’, round … Continue reading

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