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.
Article ID: 145
Created: Sat, Dec 26, 2009
Last Updated: Sat, Dec 26, 2009
Author: Ajay Chadha
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