Baby camels are born without humps. They are however able to run within hours of birth. They call to their mothers with a lamb-like “baa” sound. Mother and child camel pairings are extremely close, staying together for several years.
Terrestrial animals are animals that either spend all or the majority of their time living on land.
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Chinchillas are highly sociable animals. In the wild they live in colonies of over 100 individuals.
Earthworms are hermaphrodites. Each has both male and female sex organs. However, they cannot fertilize themselves.
The giant panda does not hibernate but it will shelter in caves or hollow trees in very cold weather.
Gibbons are the gymnasts of the animal kingdom bridging gaps of over 10 metres when brachiating.
The giraffe is the tallest mammal in the world, with even new-born babies being taller than most humans.
Tiny but mighty, the Leaf Cutter Ant makes heavy lifting look like child’s play!