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Tragopan is a genus of bird in the Pheasant family, commonly called "horned pheasants" because males have two bright, fleshy horns on the head, which can be erected during courtship displays. Tragopans habit of nesting in trees is unique among ph ...


Eastern cattle egret

Eastern cattle egret-a species of Heron in the tropics, subtropics and warm temperate zones. Most taxonomic authorities lump this species and the Western cattle egret together, as a subspecies of cattle egret, but separate them. Despite similarit ...


Stejnegers stonechat

Stejnegers stonechat is a species of mint native to East Asia. Breeds in Central and Eastern Siberia, Japan, Korea, northeast China and Eastern Mongolia, and migrates South to southern China and Indochina in winter. This small bird is 11.5–13 cm ...


Birds of East Asia


Birds of North Asia


Australasian treecreeper

There are seven species of Australasian treecreeper in the Climacteridae family of passerine birds. They are medium-small, mostly brown birds with a pattern on underparts, and all are endemic to Australia-New Guinea. They are similar, but not clo ...



Myiagra is a genus of passerine bird in the family Monarchidae, monarch flycatchers, sometimes called broad-billed flycatchers or simply broadbills native to Australia.


Poliocephalus (bird)

Poliocephalus is a small genus of birds in the grebe family. Its two members are found in Australia and New Zealand. They are: New Zealand grebe, Poliocephalus rufopectus. Hoary headed grebe, Poliocephalus.


Eastern osprey

The Eastern osprey is a diurnal, fish-eating birds of prey. They live in Oceania and in coastal Australia, Indonesian Islands, New Guinea and the Philippines. It is usually sedentary and pairs nest in the same place a nest, building a substantial ...


Eastern great egret

Eastern great egret, a white Heron in the genus Ardea, is usually considered a subspecies of the great egret. It was first described by British ornithologist John Edward gray in 1831.


Bats of Africa


Bats of Asia


Bats of North America


Bats of Oceania


Bats of South America


Rodents of Africa


Rodents of Asia


Rodents of North America


Rodents of Oceania


Rodents of South America



Adenota is an alternative genus or subgenus composed of the sub-family Reduncinae of family bovidae, composed of the species Kobus KOB and Kobus vardonii. It was described by Nowak in 1991.



Tribe Antilopini medium gazelles and dwarf antelopes that live in and around the Sahara, Horn and Eurasia. Females have very short horns compared to the males, and they have smooth and glossy tan and white coats. Most species have black stripes a ...




Vivacious gerbil

The living gerbil is a synonym of two types: Gerbillus nanus - Balochistan gerbil, pygmy gerbil. Gerbillus amoenus - the pleasant gerbil.



Xerini tribe of ground squirrels occurring in Africa and Asia. With the tribes Marmotini and Protoxerini, they form the subfamily Xerinae. There are three living genera - Xerus, the African ground squirrel, Atlantoxerus, containing the living Bar ...


Mammals of North Africa


Antelopes of Africa




Bovids of Africa


Mammals of the Canary Islands


Equines of Africa


Mongooses of Africa


Primates of Africa


Albino gaur

Albino Gaur or white bison are a type of Gaur, occasionally seen in the Manjampatti valley, a 110.9 km 2 of protected areas in the Eastern part of the wildlife sanctuary Indira Gandhi national Park in Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu, South India. ...


Central Asian red deer

The Central Asian red deer is a primordial group of elk subspecies, which is found in the southern and Eastern end of the Tibetan plateau. Sometimes it is treated as a separate species. The Central Asian deer have been included traditionally in r ...


Chinese hamster

Chinese hamsters are rodents in the Cricetidae Cricetulus genus of the subfamily, which originated in the deserts of Northern China and Mongolia. They differ abnormally long tail relative to other hamsters, whose stubby tails. However, Chinese ha ...



Dyacopterus is a genus of large South-East Asia. It contains three species, namely: Rickarts Dyak fruit bat, Dyacopterus rickarti. Brookss Dyak fruit bat, Dyacopterus brooksi. Dayak fruit bat, Dyacopterus spadiceus.



Hyelaphus is a genus of relatively small South and Southeast Asia deer that are overall brown. Three species were threatened, and two species are restricted to a few small Islands. Initially considered a subgenus axis, genetic data show that Hyel ...


Manchurian sika deer

The Manchurian Sika deer or Dybowskis spotted deer is a subspecies of deer, the largest of the 14 subspecies of Sika deer. It was first described by Robert Swinhoe in 1864.


Manis paleojavanica

Manis paleojavanica, Asian giant pangolin is an extinct species of pangolin native to Asia. In 1926 E. Dubois described M. paleojavanica bones discovered in Java. Later, the Lord of Medway unearthed another set of bones in the caves of Niah in Ma ...


North China sika deer

In North China Sika deer or Mandarin Sika deer is one of the many subspecies of Sika deer. It is a large subspecies with some of the most prominent places of all subspecies, which is constant throughout the year. Formerly inhabited lowland forest ...


Shanxi sika deer

Shanxi Sika deer is possibly extinct subspecies of Sika deer. It is also one of the largest, height 105-110 cm at the shoulders and weighing 100 kg. Color reddish-or grayish-black, and brown at the back of the legs. Spots are almost invisible. He ...


Sichuan sika deer

The Sichuan Sika deer is one of the many subspecies of Sika deer. It was discovered in 1978 and was proven to be a separate subspecies. It is located in the mountains of Northern Sichuan and Gansu, where the largest population of Sika deer in Chi ...


South China sika deer

South China Sika deer is one of many subspecies of Sika deer. Standing 85 cm or 33 in height at the shoulders, is a small subspecies, which is only slightly larger than its Japanese counterpart. The back is brown with long dark vertebral stripes, ...


Vietnamese sika deer

The Vietnamese Sika deer is one of the many subspecies of Sika deer. This is one of the smaller subspecies, due to the tropical climate where they live. They had previously been found in Northern Vietnam and possibly South-West China, but is now ...


Yarkand deer

In Yarkand deer, or Theenivs deer, subspecies of red deer that is native to Central Asia. It is similar in ecology Bukhara deer in occupying lowland riparian corridors surrounded by deserts. Both populations are isolated from each other by the Ti ...


Yezo sika deer

On the yezo Sika deer is one of the many subspecies of Sika deer. Spotted inhabiting the island of Hokkaido, are indigenous, although it is not known whether they originated here or migrated from the main island of Japan. He thought they probably ...


Mammals of East Asia


Antelopes of Asia


Mammals of the Arabian Peninsula

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