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.

Attached Files
There are no attachments for this article.
There are no comments for this article. Be the first to post a comment.
Security Code Security Code
Related Articles RSS Feed
British Rule In India
Viewed 2414 times since Thu, Dec 10, 2009
First People - Who were the first to do something?
Viewed 3901 times since Thu, Jan 14, 2010
Capital of Countries
Viewed 2959 times since Thu, Dec 24, 2009
Cardiology Quiz - Cardiology Questions with Answers
Viewed 2062 times since Wed, Dec 30, 2009
Frequently Asked Questions about SUN and Solar System
Viewed 1193 times since Tue, Jan 19, 2010
Measurement of Sports Fields
Viewed 2700 times since Sat, Jan 2, 2010
Quantitative Aptitude - Problems on Time and Work
Viewed 7405 times since Mon, Mar 22, 2010
It's dog's life after all
Viewed 1157 times since Thu, Dec 24, 2009
Taking the “OUCH” out of vaccination!
Viewed 1816 times since Thu, Feb 25, 2010