Article Diary - General Knowledge Digest

Variety of Animals

Albatross – Sea bird found in North Pacific off the American caost.

Alpaca – Animal found in Chile (South America)

Antelope – A group of hollow-horned ruminants related to sheep and goats.

Chameleon – A lizard which changes color of its own skin in Africa.

Cod – Well known food fish, found in abundance off the British and Iceland coasts. In Iceland, extraction of oil from these fish forms an important industry.

Corals – Small marine animals found in the Mediterranean, the Pacific and the Indian industry.

Giraffe – Found in Africa, the tallest animal in the world.

Gorilla – Largest of the man-like or anthropoid apes, native of Africa.

Kiwi – Flightless bird found in New Zealand.

Octopus – It is a sea animal with eight sucker arms.

Ostrich – Flightless largest living bird prized for its rich feathers, found in Africa and Australia. It can run at a great speed.

Walrus – Large arctic marine animal which inhabits north polar regions.

Yak – A large black shaggy ox of Tibet, used as a beast of burden.

Porcupine – A rodent covered with defensive quills.

Pelican – Water foul, found in North America and Europe.

Penguin – Flightless sea-bird inhabiting south temperature and Antarctic regions.

Puma – A carnivorous quadruped of North America.

Reindeer – A genus of deer horned in both sexes found in Siberia, and in Scandinavian Countries.

Mustang – A small wild horse of western U.S.A.

Lynx – A spotted cat like animal with a proverbially keen vision found in the forest of Europe, Asia and Northern America.

Ibex – A wild goat having long curved horns found in the mountain regions of Europe, Africa and Asia.

Trout – A fresh water fish of the Salmonide family, found in Kashmir.

Zebra – African quadruped of whitish-gray color with regular black stripes.


3.33 (3)
Article Rating (3 Votes)
Rate this article
Attached Files
There are no attachments for this article.
Comments
There are no comments for this article. Be the first to post a comment.
Name
Email
Security Code Security Code
Related Articles RSS Feed
Latest Inventions & Discoveries in Science
Viewed 3915 times since Tue, Jan 12, 2010
General Knowledge Quiz To Test Your General Knowledge
Viewed 2516 times since Sat, Nov 7, 2009
Pythagorean Identities
Viewed 1456 times since Tue, Jul 26, 2011
World's First Solar Plane - Solar Impulse
Viewed 1942 times since Tue, Apr 27, 2010
Stock Market Quiz - Stock Market Quiz Questions With Answers
Viewed 4724 times since Tue, Jan 12, 2010
It's dog's life after all
Viewed 1584 times since Thu, Dec 24, 2009
Download Free Sample GMAT Questions - GMAT Practice Tests
Viewed 1822 times since Mon, Dec 14, 2009
Swarovski Crystal - Information about Swarovski Crystals
Viewed 2129 times since Wed, Nov 4, 2009