Monthly Archive: January 2017

Jan 28

A-Z of Endangered Species – Narwhal

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This week I am taking a look at my first marine mammal, The Narwhal is one of those creatures most people have heard of but dont know much about, they seem to be such mythical creatures, like a cross between a whale and a unicorn. The tusk is actually one of the whales teeth and …

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Jan 21

A-Z of Endangered Species – Monarch Butterfly

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This week I have managed to reach the half way mark and for the letter M I have made a Monarch Butterfly. The Monarch butterfly is one of the wonders of the world, every year in October thousands of the butterflies migrate from the forests of Canada and North America all the way down to …

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Jan 13

A-Z of Endangered Species – Lemur

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L is for Lemur – There are around a 100 different types of Lemur and this week I have decided to pick just one, it is a Lemur that I think everyone would recognize, the Ring Tailed Lemur. All wild Lemurs live on the island of Madagascar, the name Lemur means Ghost or Spirits and …

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Jan 06

A-Z of Endangered Species – Kakapo

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This week I am featuring a bird for the second week running, this however is a very different bird to last weeks Japanese Crane. For the first time in my project I am heading down to New Zealand and a bird called the Kakapo. The Kakapo has some rather unusual qualities, it is a parrot …

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