Characteristics Name: Capercaillie Other names: / Latin name: Tetrao urogallus Class: birds Size: 50 - 100cm Weight: 1.5 - 5kg Age: up to 10 years Appearance: sexually dependent Sex Dimorphism: severe Nutrition Type: Herbivore (herbivor) Food: Leaves , Seeds Origin: Eurasien native Origin: sleep-wake cycle: diurnal Habitat: prefers boreal coniferous forest natural enemies: fox, martens Sexual maturity:?
Characteristics Name: Koi carp Other names: Koi Latin name: Cyprinus carpio Class: fish Size: 20 - 100cm Weight: 500 - 5000g Age: 30 - 50 years Appearance: gold, silver, red, orange, green, white Gender dimorphism: no Nutrition Type: predominantly insectivore (insectivorous) food: insects, shells, crustaceans distribution: as ornamental fish worldwide origin: Asia sleep-wake cycle: diurnal habitat: lakes, ponds natural enemies: heron sexual maturity: from about the age of three mating season:?
Character Name: Nuthatch Latin name: Sitta europaea class: birds size: 12 - 15cm weight: 20 - 25g age: 2 - 4 years appearance: gray back plumage, yellow-reddish belly plumage sexual dimorphism: no nutritional type: predominantly insectivore (insectivorous) food: insects , Caterpillars, Arachnids, Seeds, Nuts Origin: unknown Sleep / wakeful rhythm: active in the daytime Habitat: Mixed Forests and Parks Natural enemies: Sparrowhawk, Hawk, Tawny Owl, Weasel Sexually mature: in the second year of mating season: March - May breeding season: 14 - 18 days clutch size: 4 - 7 eggs social behavior: loner endangered: no You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: Lemming Other names: Latin name: Lemmus Class: mammals Size: 8 - 12cm Weight: about 50 - 100g Age: 6 - 36 months Appearance: different coat colors possible, i.a. brown, black, gray Sex dimorphism: No Nutrition Type: Herbivore (hervibor) Food: Moss, Grasses, Bark Distribution: Northern Europe, North America and Northern Asia Original Origin: unknown Sleep-Awake-Rhythm: dusk-active Habitat: Tundra Natural enemies: Snowy Owl, Arctic Fox Sexual maturity: occurs around the second month of life.
Characteristics Name: Lebensbaum Latin name: Thuja Number of species: approx. 5 Circulation area: Asia, North America Fruits: about 1cm big cones Flowering Period: March - May Height: 1 - 50m Age:? Properties of the bark: reddish-brown Properties of the wood: light, stable Tree locations:?
Characteristics Name: Cormorant Latin name: Phalacrocorax carbo Class: Birds Height: 60 - 90cm Weight: 2 - 3kg Age: 10 - 18 years Appearance: Black-bluish plumage Sexual dimorphism: Yes Type of nutrition: Fish-eater (piscivor) Food: Fish Distribution: Worldwide ( except South America) origin: unknown sleep-wake-up rhythm: diurnal habitat: near water natural enemies:?
Characteristics Name: Kudu Other names: Greater Kudu Latin Name: Tragelaphus strepsiceros Class: Mammals Size: about 150cm Weight: 200 - 300kg Age: 10 - 20 years Appearance: gray-brown-reddish coat Sex Dimorphism: yes Nutrition Type: predominantly herbivores (herbivor ) Food: leaves, grasses, fruits Distribution: Africa Original Origin: East Africa Sleep-wake-up-rhythm: twilight and nocturnal Habitat: steppe Natural predators: African wild dog, leopard, lion Sexual maturity: ca.
Characteristics Name: Mandrill Latin Name: Mandrillus sphinx Class: Mammals Size: 60 - 80cm (head-hull length) Weight: 15 - 30kg Age: 20 - 30 years Looks: olive-green-brown coat Sex Dimorphism: yes Diet type: Omnivorous ( omnivor) food: leaves, fruits, seeds, insects, small amphibians distribution: Central Africa origin: unknown sleep-wake-up rhythm: diurnal habitat: tropical rainforest natural enemies: leopard, snakes sexual maturity: between the sixth and eighth year mating season: June - October gestation period: about 180 days litter size: 1 juvenile social behavior: family group threatened with extinction: yes You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: Rhinoceros beetle Latin name: Oryctes nasicornis Class: Insects Size: 2.5 - 4cm Weight:? Age: 4 - 6 weeks as Imago Appearance: dunkelrot-browner Panzer Seximetric: Yes Nutrition Type: Herbivore (herbivor) Nutrition: Plant Seeds Distribution: Africa, Europe, Asia Origin: unknown Sleep / wakeful rhythm: twilight and nocturnal Environment: Forests natural enemies: Dagger-wasp Sexual maturity: Immediate with the development to the beetle Mating time: May - June Social behavior: Lone-to-be Danger of extinction: No You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Introductory text to the planet Neptune Neptune is the eighth and outermost planet in the solar system. The gas planet is counted together with Uranus to the ice giants. The planet, which is 4,500,000,000 km from Earth, is named after Neptune, the Roman god of water. He corresponds in Greek mythology Poseidon.
Character Name: Panther Other Names: Black Panther Latin Name: Panthera pardus Class: Mammals Size: about 1,5m Weight: 25 - 100kg Age: 12 - 18 years Appearance: black coat Sex Diminor: Yes Type of Diet: Carnivore Food: small and medium-sized mammals Origin: unknown Sleep / wakeful rhythms: nocturnal and nocturnal Habitat: rainforest, savannah Natural enemies: lion, tiger, wolf Sexual maturity: around the age of three Mating season: potentially possible all year round Tragzeit : 100 days Litter size: 2 - 4 juveniles Social behavior: Loner Endangered: Yes You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: Peacock Latin name: Pavo Class: Birds Size: 2m (head-hull length) Weight: approx. 2 - 6,5kg Age: 10 - 30 years Appearance: blue-green-golden plumage Gender demimorphism: yes Nutrition type: predominantly Herbivore (herbivor) Food: Flowers, fruits, insects, seeds, small vertebrates Origin: India Sleep-wake-up-rhythm: day- and dawn-active Habitat: dense forests Natural enemies: big cats (leopard and tiger) Sexual maturity: about ab the third year mating season:?
Characteristics Name: Nandu Latin name: Rhea americana Class: Birds Size: 1.2 - 1.6m Weight: up to 25kg Age: 15 - 25 years Appearance: white-black plumage Sexual dimming: Yes Diet type: Herbivore Food: Berries , Seeds, leaves, grasses, insects Origin: South America Sleep / wake cycle: active in the daytime Habitat: steppes, savannas Natural enemies: jaguar, puma Sexuality: about the age of three Mating season:?
Characteristics Name: Poison Dart Frog Other Names: Dart Frog, Color Frog Latin Name: Dendrobatidae Class: Amphibians Size: 1 - 6cm Weight: max. 10g Age: 2 - 8 years Appearance: different color variants possible, including blue, red or yellow-black Sex Dimorphism: No Nutrition Type: Insectivore (insectivore) Food: Centipedes, Beetles, Ants Distribution: Central America, South America Original Origin: South America Sleep Aid Rhythm: diurnal Habitat: Tropical Rainforest Natural enemies: Golden-bellied snake Sexual maturity:?
What is a rainforest? Definition: Rainforest is defined as evergreen forests with ever-high amounts of precipitation. Based on the climate zone in which the rainforest is located, a distinction is made between two different types of rainforest zones: (1) Tropical rainforests: lie north and south along the equator.
Characteristics Name: Plum tree Latin name: Prunus domestica Number of species: 7 species + dozens Subspecies Habitat: Asia (original), Europe Fruits: Plums (see picture) Flowering period: April - May Height: 4 - 10m Age: 30 - 120 years Properties the bark: greyish brown, smooth and not very rich in profile Characteristics of the wood:?
Characteristics Name: Swallowtail Latin name: Papilio machaon Class: Insects Size: 6,5 - 8,5cm Weight:? Age:? Appearance: white-yellow, black, blue and red Sex dimorphism: No Nutrition: Nectar of plants Distribution: Asia, Europe, North Africa, North America Original source: unknown Sleep-wake cycle: diurnal Habitat: grasslands and meadows Natural enemies: insectivorous birds Sexual maturity: occurs with the completed development to the butterfly a mating time: three generations per year (May, July and September) Social behavior: loner of the extinction threatened: yes You find further characteristics of animals in the animal lexicon.
Characteristics Name: Smoked Jaguars Latin name: Neofelis nebulosa Class: Mammals Size: about 1m Weight: 15 - 20kg Age: 8 - 12 years Looks: greyish-yellowish base, black spots Sex dimorphism: yes Nutrition type: carnivore Food: monkeys, wild boar , Birds Origin: Southeast Asia Origin: Southeast Asia Sleep / wake cycle: day, dusk and nightlife Habitat: Tropical rainforest, mangrove forest Natural enemies: / Sexual maturity: between the second and third year of mating: All year round Tragzeit: about 3 months Litter size: 1 - 4 juveniles Social Behavior: Loner Endangered: Yes You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: Orca Other names: Orca Latin name: Orcinus orca Class: mammals Size: 6 - 9m Weight: 3 - 6t (3000 - 6000kg) Age: 30 - 50 years Appearance: black top, white belly bottom Sex dimorphism: yes Nutrition type: carnivore (carnivor) food: fish, seal, octopus and seabirds distribution: worldwide origin: unknown sleep-wake-rhythm: diurnal habitat: ocean, ocean natural enemies: no sexual maturity: between the eighth and 16th
Character Name: Chimpanzee Latin Name: Pan troglodytes Class: Mammals Size: 1 - 1,5m Weight: 25 - 65kg Age: 20 - 40 years Appearance: black coat Sex Dimorphism: Yes Diet type: omnivore Food: Leaves, fruit, nuts , Insects Distribution: DR Congo, Gabon, Cameroon, Guinea, Ivory Coast Original Origin: Central Africa Sleep / wake cycle: diurnal Habitat: savannah, rainforest Natural enemies: / Sexual maturity: approximately from the age of eight Mating time: throughout the year Tragic period: 220 - 250 days Litter size: 1 juvenile Social behavior: high Risk of extinction: yes You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.