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St. bernard
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St. bernard

Characteristics Name: Bernhardiner Alternative name: St. Bernhardshund Original provenance: Switzerland FCI Group: Pinscher and Schnauzer Size (up to 90cm) Height (): up to 80cm Weight (): 70 - 90kg Weight (): 65 - 85kg Life expectancy: 4 - 9 years Diet: Carnivore Sexual maturity: Litter size: 6 - 10 Coat color: white, reddish brown Coat type: smooth Coat length: medium Character / character: calm, watchful, friendly Stance: needs a lot of exercise St Bernhard - introduction information Today, the St Bernard will be in his native Switzerland worshiped as a national dog.

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The starfish - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: Starfish Latin name: Asteroidea Class: Starfish Size: 10 - 80cm Weight: up to 6kg Age: 5 - 30 years Appearance: red, blue, yellow, brown Gender: No Diet Type: Omnivorous (Omnivorous) Food: Algae, mussels , Snails, sponges Distribution: worldwide Original source: unknown Sleep / wake cycle: diurnal or nocturnal Habitat: oceans Natural enemies: fish, crabs, seagulls Sexual maturity: around 2 - 4 years Mating season: throughout the year Critically endangered: Yes Further profiles of You can find animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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The material cycle

What is a material cycle? The material cycle describes in ecosystems the repetitive process of the cyclic conversion of organic and inorganic substances. The best-known cycles include carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus cycles. The causal factor for these substance cycles is the interaction of the individual organisms in the respective ecosystem.
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The Orca - profile

Character Name: Orca Other Names: Killer Whale Latin Name: Orcinus orca Class: Mammals Size: up to 10m body length Weight: 6000 - 8000kg Age: 50 - 80 years Appearance: black and white Gender Dimorphism: Yes Diet type: Carnivore Food: Fish , Seals, penguins, smaller whales Origin: World-wide Origin: unknown Sleep-wake-rhythm: diurnal Habitat: ocean, ocean natural enemies: / Sexual maturity: occurs approximately between the 8.
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The Stork - Wanted Poster

Characteristics Name: Stork Latin name: Ciconiidae Class: Birds Size: 60 - 140cm (depending on species) Weight: 1 - 8kg (depending on species) Age: 20 - 30 years Appearance: white-black plumage Sex dimorphism: No Diet type: Carnivor Food: Frogs, fish, snails, insects Origin: unknown Sleep / wakeful rhythm: diurnal Habitat: wetlands, waters Natural enemies: / Sexual maturity: from the age of five Mating time: March - May Breeding time: 28 - 35 days Size of eggs: 3 - 6 eggs Social behavior: colony-forming Critically endangered: No You will find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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The sparrow - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: Sperling Other Names: House Sparrow, Sparrow Latin Name: Passeridae Class: Birds Size: 11 - 15cm Weight:? Age: 2 - 3 years Appearance: white-brown plumage Sex dimorphism: yes Nutrition type: Insectivore (insektivor) Food: Nuts, seeds, Distribution: Africa, Asia, Europe, North America Original Origin: Eurasia Sleep / wake cycle: dusk-active Habitat: unspecific Natural predators: birds of prey, fox, cat, marten Sexual maturity: End of the first year Mating time: up to three times a year Incubation period: 10 - 14 days Size of eggs: 3 - 6 eggs Social behavior: colony-forming Critically endangered: no You can find more animals in the animal Encyclopedia.
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The squid - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: Octopus Latin name: Octopoda Class: Cephalopod Size: 0.5 - 10m Weight: 2 - 50kg Age: 1 - 5 years Appearance: variable color Sex dimorphism: No Diet type: predominantly fish eater (piscivor) Food: Fish, crabs, snails , Worms Origin: World-wide Origin: unknown Sleep / wake-up rhythm: twilight or nocturnal Habit: oceans Natural enemies: whale Sexual maturity: unknown Mating season: all year Oviposition: up to 400.
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The peregrine falcon - profile

Characteristics Name: Peregrine Falcon Latin name: Falco peregrinus Class: Birds Size: 35 - 50cm Body length Weight: 600 - 1300g Age: 10 - 15 years Appearance: blue-gray plumage on the back, belly-white to off-white Gender dimorphism: yes Nutrition type: carnivore Food: various pigeons, songbirds Distribution: worldwide original origin: unknown sleep-wake-rhythm: diurnal habitat: unspecific natural enemies: hawk, eagle owl sexual maturity: towards the end of the first year mating season: February - March breeding season: 33 - 38 days clutch size: 2 - 5 Eggs Threatened by extinction: No You will find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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The Bottlenose - Wanted Poster

Characteristics Name: bottlenose Other names: Bottlenose dolphin, dolphin Latin name: Tursiops truncatus class: mammals size: 2 - 4m weight: 150 - 400kg age: 20 - 35 years appearance: dark gray skin sex dimorphism: yes food type: predominantly fish eater (piscivor) food : Fish, krill, octopus, crustaceans Origin: unknown Sleep / wake cycle: diurnal Habitat: ocean, ocean Natural enemies: shark Sexual maturity: at around 10.
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The Water Buffalo - Wanted Poster

Characteristics Name: Water Buffalo Other Names: Arni, River Buffalo Latin Name: Bubalus arnee Class: Mammals Size: 2 - 3 m Weight: 400 - 1200 kg Age: 15 - 25 years Looks: brown, gray or black coat Sex Dimorphism: Yes Diet type: Herbivore (herbivor) Food: Water and swamp plants Distribution: Asia Original Origin: India and China Sleep-wake cycle: diurnal and dusk Habitat: Wetlands, Rivers, Lakes, Wetlands Natural enemies: Crocodile, Leopard, Tiger, Waran Sexual maturity: between the third and sixth years mating season: all year round gestation time: approx.
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The Bald Eagle - Wanted Poster

Characteristics Name: Bald Eagle Other names: / Latin name: Haliaeetus leucocephalus Class: birds Size: 70 - 90 cm in length, up to 2.50 m wingspan Weight: 2.5 - 5 kg Age: 20 - 30 years Appearance: white head, dark brown plumage, pale yellow beak Sex Dimorphism: yes Diet type: omnivore Food: carrion, fish, smaller mammals and waterfowl Distribution: North America, Canada and Alaska native Origin: North America Sleep Awake: diurnal Habitat: preferably near coasts , Lakes and running waters natural enemies: brown bear, lynx, seagull, raven, wolverine Sexual maturity: about the age of five Mating time: April - May Breeding time: 33 - 36 days Nest size: 1 - 3 eggs Social behavior: Family group Critically endangered: No Further profiles You can find animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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German shepherd dog

Characteristics Name: German Shepherd Dog Alternative names: / Origin: Germany FCI Group: Sheepdogs and Cattle Dogs Size (up to 65cm) Height (): up to 60cm Weight (): 32 - 40kg Weight (): 24 - 34kg Life expectancy: 10 - 14 years of nutrition: carnivores Sexual maturity: litter size: 6 - 8 coat color: brown, black coat type: dense undercoat, weather-resistant top coat coat length: medium length character / essence: intelligent, curious, vigilant attitude: much spillage, if necessary
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The Abalone - Wanted Poster

Characteristics Name: Abalone Other names: Iris churn, abalone, blue ear Latin name: Haliotis Class: snails Size: 10 - 30cm Weight:? Age: 10 - 25 years Appearance: dependent on species (brown, green, bluish) Sex dimorphism:? Diet: Herbivore (phytophagus) Food: Algae Distribution: Worldwide in temperate climates Primary Origin: unknown Sleep / wake cycle:?
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The eagle owl - profile

Characteristics Name: eagle owl Latin name: Bubo bubo Class: birds Size: 50 - 70cm Weight: 1,5 - 4,0kg Age: 15 - 20 years Appearance: light brown, white, black Sex Dimorphismus: Yes Nutrition Type: Carnivor Food: Rabbit, Mouse, Hedgehog, Rat Origin: unknown Sleep-wake cycle: active at night and in the dark Habitat: prefers higher elevations Natural enemies: / Sexual maturation: from the second year of life Mating season: February - April Hatching season: 35 - 38 days Size of eggs: 2 - 6 eggs Social behavior: Family group Threatened by extinction: Yes You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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Density-independent factors

Population dynamics / population ecology One divides factors that affect populations into density-independent and density-dependent factors. Density-independent is a factor when it has nothing to do with the number of individuals in a population: Environmental disasters: forest fires, comet impacts, landslides, floods, tornadoes and earthquakes count as possible environmental catastrophes that can affect populations randomly and undirectedly.
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The Asian tiger mosquito - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: Asian tiger mosquito Latin name: Stegomyia albopicta Class: Insects Size: 4 - 10mm Weight:? Age: as Imago approx. 1 - 4 weeks Appearance: black and white striped Nutrition: Blood and Nectar Sex Dimorphism: Yes Nutrition Type: Bloodsucker (hematophagus), Sap sucker Distribution: North America, South America, Europe, Southeast Asia Original Origin: Southeast Asia Sleep-wake cycle : diurnal Habitat: nonspecific natural enemies: predatory insects Sexual maturity: imminent with the evolution from larva to insect Mating time: dependent on eggs Oviposition: 30 - 100 Eggs Critically endangered: no You can find other species in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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The blackbird - profile

Characteristics Name: Blackbird Other Names: Blackthrist Latin Name: Turdus merula Class: Birds Height: 15 - 30cm Weight: 60 - 140g Age: 2 - 6 years Appearance: black (male), dark brown (female) Sex Dimorphism: Yes Diet type: Omnivorous ( omnivor) food: berries, snails, spiders, worms distribution: Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia origin: probably Europe sleep-wake-up rhythm: twilight habitat: forest, meadow natural enemies: birds of prey sexual maturity: with the second year of life mating season: January - March breeding season: 10 - 20 days clutch size: 2 - 5 eggs social behavior: swarm animal threatened with extinction: no You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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The Brimstone - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: Brimstone Latin name: Gonepteryx rhamni Class: Insects Size: about 5cm wingspan Weight:? Age: max. one year Appearance: pale yellow to light green Sex dimorphism: yes Nutrition: flower nectar Distribution: Europe, Asia, North Africa Original Origin: Eurasia Sleep-wake cycle: diurnal Habitat: prefers forests and floral environments Natural enemies:?
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The DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)

Structure of deoxyribonucleic acid DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid, sometimes referred to as DNA in DE) is a nucleic acid molecule. Already in 1943, Oswald Avery made DNA as the site of genetic material in experiments with bacteria. However, it was unclear what the structure of the DNA would look like.
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The lizard - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: Lizard Latin name: Lacertidae Class: reptile Size: 10 - 25cm Weight: 0.1 - 5.0 kg (depending on species) Age: 2 - 12 years Appearance: numerous color variants possible Sexual dimming: yes Nutrition type: mainly Insectivore (insectivore) Food: Insects, Molluscs, Bird Eggs Distribution: Africa, Asia, Europe Habitat: dry and warm climate Natural enemies: especially birds and snakes Sexual maturity: around the age of two Mating season: March - May Incubation period: 40 - 120 days Litter size: 1 - 6 Eggs Social Behavior: Lonely Endangered: No You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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The earth

Key facts and figures about the planet Earth Fact sheet: The earth Earth Data Planet type Rock planet Number of moons 1 Numbering Third planet in the solar system Distance to the sun 150,000,000 km Orbital time around the sun 365,2 days Light duration 8min 20sec Distance to the earth / planetary rings No neighboring planets Venus and Mars circumference 40.
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