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Named after U.S. zoologist W.H. Dall, dall Sheep is an agile creature is also called the white sheep.
Ibex have been hunted as trophies and for meat and medicinal purposes. As a result, these creatures, classified as bovidae, now face habitat loss.
Like many animals in the wild, the Aoudad, is currently vulnerable to extinction. This is primarly due to hunting and habitat loss.
Desert Warthogs have been known to allow birds called oxpeckers to tag along on their back and pick off parasites. Wallowing in mud also helps get rid of the parasites while simultaneously providing relief from the heat of the day.
Like all gazelles, the edmi is a slender, graceful animal with an ability to run at great speeds. The male is generally larger than the female and has S-shaped horns more than twice as big.
Classified in the bodivae family, the Gemsbok enjoys Arid regions and savannas. They feast on grasses, herbs, juicy roots, fruits, melons, leaves, buds and bulbs; and grow to stand 8 feet tall.
Classified as endangered in Chile and Peru, the guanaco is one of the largest wild mammals in South America is and the puma is its only significant natural predator.
In this guide to the American Bison, you'll learn cool facts about its habitat, unique behaviors and it's converstation status.
We all know that the humps on a camel help it to survive in the harsh desert environment. What exactly is inside the hump of a camel? Does the hump store water? Find out the answer to these questions in this article from HowStuffWorks.
Lions aren't known for their tendency to pass up a big, juicy steak. So if you're an African buffalo, how can you keep your hide intact?
By Tom Scheve
Ever heard that the grass is always greener on the other side? While we may think of it as a quaint proverb, wildebeests abide by it. In fact, their entire lives' purpose is dedicated to finding the greenest, freshest patch of grass.
If Bullwinkle had made the move up north, he would have felt right at home. Though moose in Alaska don't have squirrel sidekicks, they do take advantage of their urban surroundings.
It takes brains to tan leather is and we're not just talking keen intellect and skill. Sometimes that soft, supple feel of leather literally comes from using the old noggin.
Though some things aren't always black and white, zebras remain the exception. These animals are known for their classic colors, but are zebras black with white stripes or white with black?
A good portion of a giraffe's height comes from its statuesque neck. But how do these lanky creatures get their necks in such pretzel-like positions?