Characteristics Name: Fire bug Latin name: Pyrrhocoridae Class: Insects Size: 0.8 - 2.0cm Weight:? Age: 8 - 14 months Appearance: black-red shell Nutrition: predominantly plant juices Distribution: worldwide Sleep-wake-up-rhythm: diurnal Habitat: immediate proximity to trees and shrubs Natural enemies: no sexual maturity:?
Characteristics Name: Cane Corso Italiano Alternative names: Italian Mastiff Original provenance: Italy FCI Group: Pinscher and Schnauzer Size (up to 70cm) Height (): up to 65cm Weight (): 42 - 50kg Weight (): 38 - 45kg Life expectancy : 10 - 14 years Diet: Carnivore Sexual maturity: Litter size: 7 - 10 Coat color: black Fur type: shiny, dense Coat length: short Character / Essence: calm, loyal, eager to learn, balanced Attitude: consistent education necessary Cane Corso Italiano - Introduction The exact origin of the Cane Corso Italiano is still not clearly researched.
Characteristics Name: Chameleon Other names: Erdlöwe Latin name: Chamaeleonidae Class: Reptiles Size: 15 - 25cm Weight: approx. 1,5kg Age: 1 - 8 years Appearance: green but adaptable Gender limb: Yes Nutrition type: Insectivore (insectivorous) Food: Insects Distribution: Africa, Southwest Asia Original Origin: probably Africa Sleep Awake: active in the daytime Habitat: in forests close to coasts and waters Natural enemies: snakes, birds of prey Sexuality: 10 - 14 months Mating season: August Size of eggs: 5 - 35 eggs Social behavior: loner Threatened by extinction: No You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Atomic mass, symbol and atomic number Copernicium is an artificially created element with the element symbol Cn and atomic number 112. In the periodic table it belongs to the transactinoids with an atomic mass of 277 u. The chemical element discovered in 1996 is radioactive and is in a solid state of aggregation at room temperature.
Definition: The immune system is the body's own individual defense system against harmful pathogens, for example bacteria, parasites, fungi, protozoa (single cell organisms) and viruses. The term 'immune system' is initially only a very inaccurate and includes the entirety of all processes for foreign body defense.
Characteristics Name: Squirrel More names: Acorn kitten, squirrel Latin name: Sciurus vulgaris Class: mammals Size: 20 - 25cm Weight: 150 - 400g Age: 2 - 5 years Appearance: reddish brown Gender: No Diet Type: Omnivorous Food: Nuts, Seeds, insects, bird eggs, fruits Distribution: Asia and Europe Original Origin: unknown Sleep-wake cycle: diurnal Habitat: deciduous forests, mixed forests Natural enemies: birds of prey, martens, sexual maturity: with approx.
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: Lama Other names: Guanako Latin name: Lama glama Class: Mammals Size: 1,1 - 1,5m Weight: 120 - 150kg Age: 15 - 20 years Appearance: brown, black or white Sex dimorphism: Diet type: Herbivore (herbivor ) Food: Leaves, herbs, grass Distribution: South America Original Origin: Andean Sleep / wakefulness: diurnal Habitat: Grasslands, semi-deserts and steppes Natural enemies: Cougar, Jackal Sexual maturity: two to three years Mating season: November - February Tragzeit: 50 - 52 weeks Litter size: 1 - 2 juveniles Social behavior: group-forming Critically endangered: no You can find more profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: White Rhinoceros Other Names: / Latin Name: Ceratotherium simum Class: Mammal Height: up to 400 cm Head-hull length Weight: 1700 - 2500 kg Age: 40 - 50 years Looks: massive build, gray skin Gender Demorphism: yes Nutrition Type : Herbivore (herbivor) food: leaves, grass, plant material distribution: East Africa, South Africa native origin: Africa sleep-wake cycle: nocturnal and nocturnal habitat: grasslands and savannahs natural enemies: / sexual maturity: around the seventh to eighth year mating season: year-round gestation period: 16 - 18 months litter size: 1 cub social behavior: cows living in a family group, bulls as a loner endangered species: yes You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia.
Characteristics Name: Rhino Other names: Rhinoceros Latin name: Rhinocerotidae Class: mammals Size: 3 - 3,5m Weight: 1500 - 3500kg Age: 25 - 50 years Appearance: gray Sex Dimorphism: Yes Diet type: Herbivore (herbivor) Food: Plants, leaves , Grasses Origin: Africa, Asia Origin: Eurasia Sleep / wake cycle: active in the daytime Habitat: Savannah, tropical rainforest Natural enemies: / Sexual maturity: 5 - 10 years Mating season: throughout the year gestation period: 16 - 18 months Litter size: 1 young Social behavior: loner Threatened by extinction: Yes You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Structure of Nerve Cells When we touch an object, see something or feel the wind on our skin, our body ensures that we are aware of this excitement. External stimuli must be somehow 'packed' and directed to the brain. Because our brain is, so to speak, the control center for all processes: automatic processes, such as
Characteristics Name: Horse Other names: Domestic horse Latin name: Equus ferus caballus Class: Mammals Size: 50cm - 200cm Weight: 100kg - 1200kg Age: 20 - 50 years Appearance: brown, black, white, reddish Sex Dimorphism: Yes Diet type: Herbivore (herbivor ) Food: hay, straw distribution: worldwide origin: probably Asia sleep-wake-rhythm: twilight and nocturnal habitat: meadows, light forests, steppes natural enemies: none (only for domestic horses) sexual maturity: after 12-24 months mating season : January - March gestation period: 350-400 days litter size: 1 juvenile social behavior: domestic animal threatened with extinction: no You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: Pig Other names: Domestic Pig Latin name: Sus scrofa domestica Class: Mammals Size: 1.2 - 1.8m Weight: 50 - 150kg Age: 8 - 12 years Appearance: white-pink Gender Dimorphism: Yes Diet type: Omnivorous (omnivor ) Food: vegetable and animal food Distribution: as farm animal worldwide Original origin: Middle East Sleep-wake cycle: diurnal Habitat: unspecific natural enemies: / Sexual maturity: with 6 months Mating season: all year Tragzeit: ca.
Characteristics Name: Saltwater crocodile Other names: Saltwater crocodile Latin name: Crocodylus porosus Class: reptile Size: 3 - 5 m Weight: 100 - 1000 kg Age: up to 70 years Appearance: gray-brown scales, massive build Gender demimorphism: Yes Diet type: Carnivore ( carnivor) food: fish, crocodiles, turtles, waterfowl distribution: Southeast Asia, Australia and India original origin: unknown sleep-wake-up rhythm: diurnal habitat: preferably wetlands with brackish water natural enemies: cannibalism among crocodiles sexual maturity: occurs approximately between the 10th.
Characteristics Name: Baobab Tree Latin name: Adansonia Number of species: 8 Habitat: Africa, Madagascar, Australia Fruits: Baobab fruit, 10-35cm long, contains ca. 50-150 seeds Flowering period: possible all year Height: 5 - 20m Age: up to 2000 years Properties of the bark: gray-brown, stable Properties of the wood: soft Locations of the tree: predominantly dry savanna Leaf: oval, light to dark green, rubbery consistency Interesting about the baobab tree The group of baobab trees counts to the order of the Malvenartigen and becomes depending on the nature of the flowers, fruits and seeds divided into several species.
Characteristics Name: Turkey Other names: Turkey, wild turkey Latin name: Meleagris gallopavo Class: birds Size: 75 - 125 cm Weight: 4 - 12 kg Age: 8 - 15 years Appearance: black or dark brown plumage, red neck and flaps Sex dimorphism: Yes Diet type: Omnivorous (Omnivorous) Food: Leaves, seeds, roots, tubers, fruits, insects, nuts and reptiles and amphibians Distribution: USA, Mexico, Australia, Central Europe Original Origin: USA and Mexico Sleep-wake cycle: diurnal Habitat: foliage - and mixed forests with proximity to fields and meadows natural enemies: owl, fox, lynx, opossum, cougar, snakes, raccoon, wolf Sexual maturity: with the second year of life mating season: January - April breeding season: 28 days litter size: 6 - 14 eggs social behavior: Least Endangered: No You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: Seahorse Other names: Seahorse Latin name: Hippocampus Class: Bony fish Size: 1.5 - 30cm Weight:? Age: 1 - 5 years Appearance: yellow, orange, black, purple, white Sexual dimorphism: Yes Diet type: predominantly plankton eater (planktivor) Food: shrimp, crab, plankton Distribution: worldwide Original source: unknown Sleep / wake cycle: active in the daytime Habitat: Oceans natural predators: predatory sexual maturity: with 3 - 5 months mating season: all year round 'breeding season': 10 - 12 days possible offspring: up to 1000 eggs social behavior: group-forming threatened with extinction: yes You can find additional profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia.
Characteristics Name: Zebra Latin name: Equus quagga Class: Mammals Size: 1.7 - 2.5m Weight: 200 - 400kg Age: 10 - 25 years Appearance: black and white Sex Dimorphism: No Diet type: Herbivore (herbivor) Food: Grasses, Seeds Origin: Africa Origin: Africa Sleep-wake-up-rhythm: diurnal Habitat: steppe Natural enemies: cheetah, hyena, lion, leopard Sexual maturity: with 3 - 5 years Mating season: all year Tragi: 360 - 390 days Litter size: 1 young Social behavior: Herd Animal Endangered: Yes You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Description Name: Reindeer Other Names: Ren Latin Name: Rangifer tarandus Class: Mammals Size: 100 - 220cm Body Length Weight: 100 - 300kg Age: 12 - 20 years Looks: grayish-white-brownish skin Sex Dimorphism: Yes Diet Type: Herbivore (herbivor) Food: grasses, moss distribution: polar and subpolar areas in Europe and Asia origin: northern Eurasia sleep-wake-rhythm: diurnal habitat: tundra natural enemies: bear, lynx, wolf sexual maturity: from about the second to third year of mating: September - November gestation period: approx.
Characteristics Name: Alligator Other names: Common alligator, caiman Latin name: Alligatoridae Class: reptile Size: 2 - 6m Weight: up to 500kg Age: 40 - 90 years Appearance: species-dependent Sex dimorphism: no Diet type: carnivore Food: fish, Amphibians, Mammals, Birds Distribution: North America, South America, Asia Primary Origin: unknown Sleep / wake cycle: twilight and nocturnal Habitats: Standing and running waters Natural enemies: / Sexual maturity: occurs between the 5th and 20th centuries.
Characteristics Name: Bagwolf Other names: Tasmanian wolf, Poison tiger, Tasmanian tiger Latin name: Thylacinus cynocephalus Class: Mammals Size: up to 60cm Shoulder height Weight: 15 - 30kg Age: 6 - 12 years Appearance: sandy to greyish hide Gender demimorphism: Yes Diet type: Carnivore Food: Wallabies, small birds Distribution: Australia, Tasmania and New Guinea Original source: unknown Sleep / wake cycle: nocturnal Habitat: Tropical rainforest, grasslands Natural enemies: Dingo Sexual maturity: presumably between the 2.