Characteristics Name: Pine Latin name: Pinus Number of species: approx. 100 Species Geographical site: Europe Fruits: pointed cones Flowering period: May Height: 30 - 40 meters Age: up to 700 years Bark characteristics:? Properties of the wood: reddish color, rich in resin Locations of the tree: sandy soils Needles: thin, blue-green needles Interesting facts about the pine The genus of the pine (Pinus) includes about 100 species worldwide (eg.
Characteristics Name: Bee-eater Other names: / Latin name: Merops apiaster Class: birds Size: 24 - 30 cm Weight: 50 - 60 g Age: 10 years Appearance: colorful plumage (turquoise, yellow, reddish brown) Sex Diminorphism: Yes Diet type: Insectivore ( insektivor) Food: bees, wasps, bumblebees, butterflies, beetles and dragonflies Distribution: South and Southeastern Europe, Western Asia Original Origin:?
Characteristics Name: Apricot Tree Latin name: Prunus armeniaca Number of species: approx. 200 Environment: Europe Fruits: Apricot Flowering period: March - May Height: 2 - 6m Age: 10 - 25 years Properties of bark: brownish Characteristics of wood:? Locations of the tree: sunny or partially shaded, sheltered Leaf: oval shaped, 4 - 8cm long, dark green, underside with hairy Interesting about the apricot tree The apricot tree is often called simply apricot, apricot in Bavaria, Austria and South Tyrol apricot and describes a genus within the rose-like ,
What is a riparian forest? Definition: Alluvial forests are defined as vegetation zones along rivers and streams that are subject to frequent changes of high and low tide. Often these biotopes are also known under the synonymous term meadow forest. The word "Aue" originally comes from the Old German and means something like "land on the water".
Characteristics Name: Jay Other names: Herald, Markwart, Waldhäher Latin name: Garrulus glandarius Class: birds Size: 30 - 35 cm Weight: 150 - 170 g Age: 10 - 15 years Appearance: blue-black elytra, pink back and top , Tail feathers black, white rump Sex dimorphism: No Nutrition type: Omnivore (omnivorous) Food: Cereals, Acorns, Small mammals, Nut fruits, Fruits, Insects Distribution: Asia, Europe, North Africa Original Origin: unknown Sleep-wake cycle: diurnal Habitat: foliage -, coniferous and mixed forests natural predators: birds of prey sexual maturity: towards the end of the first year of mating mating season: April to June breeding season: about 16 days clutch size: 3 - 6 eggs social behavior: loner endangered species: no Further information on animals can be found in the Encyclopaedia.
Characteristics Name: Clownfish Other names: Anemonefish Latin name: Amphiprion percula Class: Fish Size: 5 - 10cm Weight:? Age: 6 - 9 years Appearance: orange, white, black Sex Dimorphism: No Food: Algae, Plankton Distribution: Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean Sleep / wake cycle: active in the daytime Habitat: Coral reef Natural enemies: Predatory fish Sexual maturity: ca.
Characteristics Name: buzzard Latin name: Buteo Class: birds Size: 40 - 60cm Weight: 600 - 1000g Age: 10 - 20 years Appearance: dark brown-white plumage Sexual dimorphism: Yes Type of diet: carnivore Food: Rodents, rabbits, fledglings Distribution : Asia, Africa, America, Europe native origin: species-dependent sleep-wake cycle: diurnal habitat: forests natural enemies: birds of prey sexual maturity: from the age of three mating season: February - May breeding season: approx.
Characteristics Name: Pheasant Latin name: Phasianus colchicus Class: Birds Size: 50 - 90cm Weight: 1 - 1,5kg Age: 4 - 8 years Looks: Roosters with a striking blue-green color, but hens only light brown Sex Diminorphism: Yes Diet type: Herbivore (herbivor) / Insectivore (insektivor) Food: Leaves, Worms, Seeds Origin: Asia Sleep-wake cycle: diurnal Habitat: prefers forests and pastures with undergrowth natural enemies: fox, marten, Habicht Sexual maturity: with the second year of life mating season: April - May breeding season: 25 days nesting size: 8 - 16 eggs From extinction threatened: Yes You will find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: Fig Tree Latin name: Ficus carica Number of species: ca. 1000 Habitat: Asia Minor (originally) Fruits: Figs (see picture on the right) Flowering time: up to three times a year Height: 2 - 12m Age: 40 - 80 years Properties the bark: gray, smooth Characteristics of the wood:?
Characteristics Name: Kingfisher Latin name: Alcedo atthis Class: birds Size: 13 - 16cm Weight: 30 - 40g Age: 7 - 10 years Appearance: bluish plumage Sexual dimorphism: yes Nutrition type: predominantly fish eater (piscivor) Food: amphibians, fish, insects, Molluscs Distribution: Asia, Europe, North Africa Sleep / wake cycle: diurnal Habitat: stagnant and slow-moving waters Natural enemies: birds of prey Sexual maturity:?
Characteristics Name: Frog Latin name: Hyla arborea Class: amphibians Size: 3 - 5cm Weight: ca. 10g Age: 2 - 8 years Appearance: green Sex Dimorphism: yes Nutrition Type: insectivore (insectivorous) Food: insects, annelids, spiders Distribution: Europe Sleep-wake cycle: nocturnal Habitat: floodplains, wet meadows, ponds, ponds, natural enemies: birds (eg.
Character Title: Barracuda Other Names: anthropod Latin name: Sphyraenidae class: fish size: up to 2m weight: 10 - 50kg age:? Appearance: greyish-green scales Sex dimorphism: No Nutrition type: Fish-eater (piscivor) Food: tuna, mackerel, perch Distribution: worldwide Origin: sleep-wake cycle: predominantly nocturnal Habitat: ocean and ocean Natural enemies: / Sexual maturity: about 3 - 4 years mating season:?
Characteristics Name: Golden rose beetle Other names: Common rose beetle, Gold beetle Latin name: Cetonia aurata Class: Insects Size: 1,5 - 2 cm Weight:? Age: 3 - 5 months (Imago) Appearance: emerald body Top sexual dimorphism: no Nutrition type:? Food: sap, pollen, nectar Origin: unknown Sleep / wake cycle: active in the daytime Habitat: forest, meadow natural enemies: birds Sexual maturity: with the development to the beetle Mating season: April - June Criticized extinction: No Further You will find profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: Green Woodpecker Other Names: Grasspecker, Ground Woodpecker Latin Name: Picus viridis Class: Birds Size: 22 - 30cm Weight: 150 - 190g Age: 4 - 7 years Appearance: red head feathers, dark green back plumage Type of nutrition: insectivore (insectivorous) Food: ants , Flying insects, insect larvae Origin: Central Europe Sleep / wake cycle: active in the daytime Habitat: deciduous forests, mixed forests, orchards, parks natural predators: hawk, marten, eagle owl Sexual maturity: at the age of two or more mating season: February - April Breeding time: 12 - 18 days Size of eggs: 4 - 6 eggs Social behavior: Swarming animal Critically endangered: Yes You will find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: Habicht Latin name: Accipiter gentilis Class: Birds Size: 40 - 60cm Weight: 1,2 - 2,0 kg Age: 15 - 20 years Looks: greyish to brownish Sex dimorphism: yes Nutrition type: carnivore (canivor) Food: small Mammals and Birds Distribution: North America, Europe, Asia Primary Origin: unknown Sleep-wake cycle: diurnal Habitat: prefers coniferous forests Natural enemies: / Sexual maturity: at about the age of two Mating season: January - February Hatching: 37 - 40 days Nesting size: 1 - 5 Eggs Social Behavior: Family Association Critically Endangered: No You can find more profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: Flying Fox Latin name: Megachiroptera Class: Mammals Size: up to 35cm Head-hull length Weight: Species Age: 10 - 30 years Appearance: black-gray Sex Dimorphism: No Nutrition: Nectar, fruits, plant juices Distribution: Asia, Africa and Australia native origin: presumably Africa sleep-wake-rhythm: twilight and nocturnal habitat: tree hollows, rock caves natural enemies: birds of prey, wild cats sexual maturity: with two to three years mating season: December - February gestation period: about 4 months litter size: 1 - 2 Juveniles Social Behavior: Colony-forming Endangered: Yes You will find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: House Sparrow Other names: Passer domesticus Latin name: House Sparrow, Sparrow Class: Birds Size: 13 - 15 cm Weight: approx. 30 g Age: 1 - 5 years Appearance: Sex Dimorphism: Yes Nutrition Type: preferably Grain Eater (granivor) Food: Seeds, cereals, insects Distribution: worldwide Original origin: Europe, North Africa and Asia Sleep-wake cycle: diurnal Habitat: unspecific, common in parks Natural enemies: cat, marten, barn owl, sparrowhawk, kestrel Sexual maturity: about 9 - 12 Months mating season: April - August (depending on location) breeding season: 11 - 14 days clutch size: 4 - 6 eggs social behavior: swarming threatened with extinction: no You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Character Name: Hammerhead Shark Other Names: / Latin Name: Sphyrnidae Class: Cartilaginidae Size: approx. 1 - 6m Weight: up to 500kg Age: 20 - 25 years Appearance: dependent on species, characteristic is the hammer-shaped head Gender Dimorphism: Yes Nutrition Type: predominantly fish-eaters (piscivor) food: fish, octopus, rays, crabs distribution: worldwide origin: unknown sleep-wake-up-rhythm: nocturnal habitat: ocean natural enemies: killer whale sexual maturity:?
Characteristics Name: Inlandtaipan Other names: Oxyuranus microlepidotus Latin name: Western Taipan Class: reptiles Size: 1.5 - 2.5 m Weight:? Age: 5 - 15 years Appearance: Body color is seasonal (red-brown, olive-yellow, yellowish) Sexual dimorphism: Yes Diet type: Carnivore Food: Mouse, Rat Origin: Australia Sleep and wake cycle: day and night nocturnal Habit: Desert Natural enemies: / Sexuality: unknown Mating season: unknown Chance of nesting: 10 - 20 eggs Social behavior: Lone-to-be Danger of extinction: No You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: Koala Other names: Ash-eyed bag-bearer Latin name: Phascolarctos cinereus Class: Mammals Size: 60 - 80cm Weight: 4 - 12kg Age: 8 - 15 years Appearance: silver-gray Sex Dimorphism: Yes Diet type: Herbivore Food: Eucalyptus leaves Distribution: Australia native origin: Australia sleep-wake cycle: nocturnal habitat: open forests natural enemies: dingoes, birds of prey, snakes sexual maturity: with 2 - 4 years mating season: October - February gestation period: 28 - 35 days litter size: 1 young social behavior: Least endangered: Endangered Further profiles of animals can be found in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: Katta Other names: Catslip Latin name: Lemur catta Class: mammals Size: up to 50cm Weight: 3 - 4kg Age: 15 - 20 years Appearance: gray-white or black-white coat Sex Dimorphism: No Diet type: Omnivorous ( omnivor) Food: Fruits, Leaves, Insects, Distribution: Madagascar Original Origin: Madagascar Sleep-wake-up-rhythm: diurnal Habitat: dense forests Natural enemies: Big cats, birds of prey Sexual maturity: approx.