They might look like a large gentle rabbit, but brown hares are powerful athletes that can reach speeds of 45mph. They’re also famous for their boxing skills!
A woodland is an area dominated by trees. The majority of trees overlap to form a continuous canopy which shades the ground below to different degrees.
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The Garden Skink is the most common skink found in suburban gardens around Victoria, Australia. It is found over most areas of the state except the semi arid northern and western regions. It lives in a variety of treed habitats.
Gerbils have a quiet and calm nature. They are inquisitive and curious and not easily startled.
The giraffe is the tallest mammal in the world, with even new-born babies being taller than most humans.
They have about 5000 spines. Each spine lasts about a year then drops out and a replacement grows.
Horses use their ears, eyes and nostrils to express their mood. They also communicate their feelings through facial expressions.
Some hummingbirds are so small, they have been known to be caught by dragonflies and praying mantis, trapped in spider’s webs, snatched by frogs and stuck on thistles.