Car-Sized Prehistoric Sea Turtle Found To Be Largest In Europe

Leatherback sea turtle swimming

The fossilized remains of a car-sized, prehistoric sea turtle have recently been found in the Spanish Pyrenees.

The huge reptile is the largest-known sea turtle to have been found in Europe, its size rivaling that of giant sea turtles that swam in the shallow seas covering much of what is now North America during the Late Cretaceous Period.

(Photo above is of a leatherback sea turtle, the largest living sea turtle, which has a leathery shell similar to that of the newly-discovered species.)

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Christmas Animals: Animals Associated With Christmas From All Around The World

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Christmas animals – a list of animals associated with Christmas, with pictures and facts.

Animals play a central part in Christmas celebrations in many parts of the world. On this page we take a look at animals associated with Christmas. We’ll discover what part they play in Yuletide celebrations, and also find out about the animals themselves…

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South American Animals List With Pictures & Interesting Facts

South American Animals

South America is a continent known for its high biodiversity. Its rainforests, grasslands, mountains and deserts are home to a vast number of species, many of which are found nowhere else on Earth.

South American animals include mammals such as anteaters, tapirs, jaguar, maned wolf, howler monkeys and spider monkeys; reptiles such as caimans, anacondas and iguanas; amphibians such as poison dart frogs and the red-eyed tree frog; and birds such as the harpy eagle, rheas and macaws.

On this page is a list containing these and many other animals that live in South America, with pictures, facts, and links to further information on each.

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Freshwater Animals List, Pictures & Facts, Examples Of Freshwater Species

Freshwater Animals

Freshwater animals include mammals such as otters, river dolphins and hippos; birds such as dippers, herons and kingfishers; insects such as mayflies, water striders and dragonflies; fish such as bass, lake trout and piranhas, and amphibians such as frogs, newts and the axolotl.

On this page is a list including these and many other examples of animals that live in freshwater habitats from all around the world.

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Tipping Point U.S. Birds Identified in “State of the Birds” 2022 Report

Tricolored Blackbird

A recently-published report has revealed widespread declines in U.S. birds in all habitats except one.

On this page, we examine the key findings of the report, and take a closer look at 10 US bird species identified as “tipping-point” birds – species that have suffered significant decline in their population in the last 50 years.

How many of these ten birds have you seen recently? Have you noticed a decline in their numbers – or in the numbers of any other species? Let us know in the comments section.

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Halloween Animals List: Scary Animals Pictures & Facts With FREE Printable Quiz

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A list of scary animals for Halloween.

To celebrate Halloween we’ve made a list of some of the world’s scariest animals. Continue reading… if you dare!

Free Printable Halloween Animals Quiz To Download

Halloween Animal Quiz
FREE Halloween Animals Quiz: Click Image To Download

Test your knowledge of dangerous, creepy and scary animals with this FREE quiz!

Click here or on the image above to download your copy. All of the answers can be found on this page!

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