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Joe Hoffman

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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 21, 2018- Rhinoceros

April 21, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Black Rhinos, according to the IUCN, are critically endangered. This means that they are facing a very high risk of becoming extinct in the wild. It is estimated that there are only 5,055 Black Rhinos remaining in the wild. For more info about this and other animals, visit the Wild About Animals section of my online gallery or click here!
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 20, 2018- Polar Bear

April 20, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
The Polar Bear's genus/species name "Ursus maritimus" literally means "bear of the sea", which is appropriate since they are such good swimmers!
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 19, 2018- Lion

April 19, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Lions typically hunt at night and rest during the day. Spending between 16 to 20 hours at rest each day, lions are the laziest of all the big cats. For more info about this and other animals, visit the Wild About Animals section of my online gallery or click here!
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 18, 2018- Leopard

April 18, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Leopards are carnivores (meat eaters) who eat small hoofed animals such as impalas, gazelles, and deer. They also sometimes hunt monkeys, rodents, and birds. For more info about this and other animals, visit the Wild About Animals section of my online gallery or click here!
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 17, 2018- Grizzly Bear

April 17, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Grizzlies inhabit the northwestern portion of the United States in the states of Alaska, Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho. They are also native to the western part of Canada. For more info about this and other animals, visit the Wild About Animals section of my online gallery or click here!
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 16, 2018- Gorilla

April 16, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Western Gorillas are facing an 80% population decline over three generations (one generation equals 22 years according to the IUCN). This massive population decline is being caused by illegal hunting, disease and habitat loss. For more info about this and other animals, visit the Wild About Animals section of my online gallery or click here!
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 15, 2018- Giraffe

April 15, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
According to the Giraffe Conservation Foundation, there are 4 different species of Giraffes-Southern Giraffe, Northern Giraffe, Reticulated Giraffe, and Masai Giraffe! For more info about this and other animals, visit the Wild About Animals section of my online gallery or click here!
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 14, 2018- Cheetah

April 14, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
The Cheetah has a long, flat, muscular tail that works almost like a rudder on a boat. The tail is used by Cheetahs to help control their steering and to help them keep their balance while they are running fast. For more info about this and other animals, visit the Wild About Animals section of my online gallery or click here!
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 13, 2018- Rhinoceros

April 13, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
A group of rhinos is called a crash. For more info about this and other animals, visit the Wild About Animals section of my online gallery or click here!
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Animal Info Fact of the Day for April 12, 2018- Polar Bears

April 12, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Polar Bears are considered Vulnerable according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species. This means that Polar Bears are likely to become endangered unless the circumstances threatening their survival improve. For more info about this and other animals, visit the Wild About Animals section of my...
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