Characteristics Name: Yak Other names: Grunzochse Latin name: Bos mutus Class: Mammals Size: up to 2m Height Weight: 300 - 700kg Age: 8 - 14 years Appearance: brown to black coat Sex Dimorphismus: Yes Diet type: Herbivore (herbivor) Food: Plant material, grass Distribution: Central Asia Original Origin: Eurasia Sleep / wake cycle: active in the daytime Habitat: steppe Natural enemies: Wolf Sexual maturity: around the age of five Mating time: September - October gestation period: approx.
Atomic mass, symbol and atomic number Cadmium is a naturally occurring element with the element symbol Cd and the atomic number 48. In the periodic table it stands with an atomic mass of 112.411 u in the 2nd subgroup. The chemical element discovered by Friedrich Stromeyer in 1817 is not radioactive and is in a solid state of aggregation at room temperature.
Characteristics Name: Coot Other names: Blue Rattle, Coot Latin name: Fulica atra Class: Birds Height: 32 - 42 cm Weight: 500 - 800 g Age: 10 - 20 years Appearance: Black plumage, White-billed Gender Dimorphism: Yes Diet type: Omnivorous ( omnivor) food: fish, insects, snails, crabs and shells distribution: Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand original origin: unknown sleep-wake cycle: diurnal habitat: riparian zone on lakes and streams natural enemies: birds of prey sexual maturity: 1 year mating season: March - April Breeding time: about 21 days Size of eggs: 5 - 10 eggs Social behavior: Family group Critically endangered: No You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
General Information and Characteristics: Buckwheat or Fagopyrum describes a multi-species genus of plants within the knotweed, closely related to sorrel and rhubarb, that thrive in East Africa, Asia and Europe. The name buckwheat, which is also used for the fruits of plants, deceives about the nature of this grain, because it is not a grain, but a pseudo-grain.
Character Name: Armadillo Latin Name: Dasypodidae Class: Mammals Size: 20 - 100cm (head-hull length) Weight: 2kg - 40kg Age: 10 - 15 years Appearance: Gray Shell Gender Diminition: Yes Nutrition Type: Omnivorous (Omnivorous) Food: Insects , small mammals, invertebrates Distribution: North America, South America Original Origin: South America Sleep / wake cycle: nocturnal Habitat: Savannas, steppes and semi-deserts Natural enemies: Jaguar Sexual maturity: with the second year of mating: July - August gestation period: 3 - 4 months litter size : 2 - 10 juveniles Social Behavior: Loner Endangered: No You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: Fingerertier Other names: Aye-Aye Latin name: Daubentonia madagascariensis Class: Mammals Size: 30 - 40cm Weight: 2.5 - 3.0kg Age: 10 - 20 years Appearance: black-gray coat Sex Dimorphism: No Diet type: Omnivore (omnivor) Food: insects, coconuts, nectar, fruits Distribution: Madagascar Original Origin: North and West Madagascar Sleep / wake cycle: nocturnal Habitat: rainforest, mangrove forest Natural enemies: ferret Sexual maturity: about the age of three Mating time:?
Atomic mass, symbol and atomic number Curium is an artificially created element with the element symbol Cm and atomic number 96. In the periodic table it belongs to the actinoids with an atomic mass of 247.07 u. The chemical element discovered by Glenn T. Seaborg in 1944 is radioactive and is in a solid state of aggregation at room temperature.
Characteristics Name: Icelandic horse Other names: Icelandic Icelandic pony Latin name: Equus islandicus Class: mammals Size: up to 1.4m Weight: 300 - 350kg Age: 25 - 40 years Appearance: black, brown, red, white or gray coat Gender dimorphism: No Type of Diet: Herbivore Food: Grasses and herbs Distribution: Breeding horse, therefore worldwide distribution Original Origin: Iceland Sleep-wake cycle: diurnal Habitat: open meadows and fields Natural enemies: / Sexual maturity: between the second and third year of age Matching time: possible throughout the year gestation period: 11 months litter size: 1 juvenile social behavior: herd animal threatened with extinction: no You can find other animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Definition: The heart (lat. Cardia) pumps blood through our body and thus keeps the blood circulation upright for life. The heart pumps around 5 liters of blood per minute through the body, which corresponds approximately to the total blood volume. It is quite likely that the heart or the heartbeat has been a symbol of life since the earliest beginnings of humanity.
Characteristics Name: Marmot Other Names: Munggen Latin Name: Marmota Class: Mammals Size: 30 - 60cm Weight: 3500 - 7000g Age: 10 - 17 years Appearance: gray-brown coat Sex Dimorphism: yes Nutrition Type: predominantly herbivores Food: Grass , Roots, Herbs, Insects Distribution: Asia, Europe, North America Sleep / wake cycle: active in the daytime Habitat: Steppe, Highlands Natural enemies: Birds of prey Sexual maturity: around 2 - 3 years Mating season: May - June Tragzeit: 30 days Litter size: 2 - 4 juveniles Social Behavior: Nightly different Species Criticized for extinction: No You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
What is a ecosystem? Definition: A ecosystem (Greek oikos = house, systema = connected) consists of the combination of biotope and biocenosis. In other words, the living space and the organisms living in it together form a Цcosystem. Biotope and biocenosis never appear in isolation, but only in combined form as a ecosystem.
Characteristics Name: Okapi Other names: Waldgiraffe Latin name: Okapia johnstoni Class: Mammals Size: up to 2m Body length Weight: 130 - 250kg Age: 10 - 20 years Appearance: reddish-brown fur, black and white colored legs Gender demimorphism: yes Nutrition type: Herbivore (herbivor) Food: Leaves, Grasses, Fruits Distribution: Democratic Republic of the Congo Original Origin: Central Africa Sleep Awake rhythm: active in the daytime Habitat: Rainforest Natural enemies: Leopard Sexual maturity: approx.
Characteristics Name: Opossum Other names: opossum Latin name: Didelphis Class: mammals Size: 30 - 50cm Weight: up to 5000g Age: 2 - 3 years Appearance: greyish coat Sex Dimorphism: yes Diet type: omnivore Food: mammals, amphibians, Reptiles Origin: North and South America Original Origin: presumably North America Sleep Awake: nocturnal Habitat: prefers forests natural enemies: fox, owl Sexual maturity: from the second year of life mating season: February - May gestation period: 12-14 days litter size: up to 20 juveniles Social behavior: Loner Endangered: No You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: Shetlandpony Other names: Latin name: Equus ferus caballus Class: Mammals Size: 87 - 107cm Weight: 120 - 250kg Age: 30 - 40 years Appearance: in principle all coat colors possible Sexdimorphismus: Yes Nutrition Type: Herbivore (herbivor) Food: Hay , Grass, herbs Distribution: as breeding horse worldwide Original origin: Shetland (Scotland) Sleep-wake-up-rhythm: diurnal Habitat: meadows and pastures Natural enemies: / Sexual maturity: with the second or
Characteristics Name: Robin Other names: European robin song Latin name: Erithacus rubecula class: birds size: up to 15cm weight: 15 - 20g age: 3 - 6 years appearance: light brown plumage, orange neck area sex dimorphism: no nutritional type: insectivore (insectivorous) food: Earthworms, beetles, spiders Distribution: Europe, Asia, North Africa Original Origin: Central Europe Sleep Awake-Rhythm: Daylight- and Deworming Habitats: Forests, Gardens Natural enemies: Fox, Marten, Raptors Sexual maturity: already in the first year of life Mating time: up to three Once a year breeding season: 14 days clutch size: 4 - 7 eggs social behavior:?
Character Name: Kangaroo Latin Name: Macropodidae Class: Mammals Size: 1.0 - 1.6m Weight: 15 - 60kg Age: 7 - 15 years Appearance: Gray, Reddish Sex Dimorphism: Yes Diet Type: Herbivore (herbivor) Food: Leaves and grass Distribution: Australia native origin: Australia sleep-wake cycle: twilight and nocturnal habitat: open forests, steppes, semi-deserts natural enemies: dingoes, birds of prey sexual maturity: with 2 - 3 years mating season: throughout the year gestation period: 20 - 40 days litter size: 1 Juvenile Social Behavior: Loner Endangered: No You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Definition, mapping and function: Dendritic cells belong to the defense cells of the immune system of mammals. The name has nothing to do with the cell processes of nerve cells (dendrites), but derives from the characteristic-branched structure of the dendritic (from the ancient Greek 'dendron' = tree) cells.
Character Name: Walross Latin Name: Odobenus Class: Mammals Size: 200 - 350cm Weight: 600 - 1500kg Age: 15 - 35 years Appearance: Skin color is dependent on age Sex Dimorphism: Yes Food: Crustaceans, mollusks, shells Distribution: Arctic Original Origin: Arctic Sleep -Watch rhythm: diurnal Habitat: drift ice, smaller islands Natural predators: polar bear, orca Sexual maturity: approximately from the age of eight Mating time: April - June Gestation period: 11 months Litter size: 1 cub Social behavior: Herd animal Critically endangered: Yes Further profiles of animals you find in the animal lexicon.
Characteristics Name: (Bald Eagle) Eagle Latin name: Haliaeetus Class: Birds Height: up to 1m Weight: 3 - 8kg Age: 10 - 20 years Appearance: white throat, yellow beak Sex Dimorphism: Yes Nutrition Type: Carnivore Food: Fish, small birds and mammals Distribution: North America Original Origin: North America Sleep Awake: nocturnal Habitat: near fish-rich waters Natural enemies: / Sexual maturity: at five years Mating season: March - May Breeding time: 40 - 50 days Nest size: 2 - 3 Eggs Social Behavior: Lonely Endangered: Yes You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: Capybara Common name: Capybara Latin name: Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris Class: mammals Size: 1 - 1.3m Weight: 50 - 65kg Age: 6 - 10 years Appearance: brown-gray coat Sex Dimorphism: No Nutrition Type: Herbivore (herbivor) Food : Aquatic Plants, Roots, Grasses Origin: South America Sleep Awake: Drowsy Habitat: near the shore of natural predators: Caiman, jaguar, snakes, birds of prey Sexual maturity: occurs during the second year of mating: all year round Tragzeit : 110 - 150 days Litter size: 1 - 8 juveniles Social behavior: Herd herd / lone wolf Endangered species: No You can find more breeds of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: Anteater Latin name: Vermilingua Class: Mammals Size: 80 - 120cm Weight: 30 - 50kg Age: 10 - 20 years Appearance: black, white and brown Sex dimorphism: No Nutrition type: Insectivore (insektivor) Food: Ants, termites Distribution: Central America, South America native origin: South America sleep / wake cycle: active in the daytime habitat: wetlands, savanna, marshes, forest natural predators: jaguar, puma sexual maturity: from the age of 4 mating: September - October gestation period: 120 - 190 days litter size: 1 Juvenile Social Behavior: Loner Endangered: No You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.