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Awesome mink

Awesome mink

Awesome mink


Mink are cute mammals with wonderful fur. There are two species of mink: European and North American. You know, they are related to weasels.
This amazing animal has a slim and very long body, and short legs. The body of the North American mink is 30 to 50 centimeters long. Its tail is 13 to 23 centimeters long. Adults may weigh up to 1.6 kilograms. The European mink is smaller. By the way, mink fur is normally brown, but cultivated varieties are available in white, black, silver-blue, and blue pelages.
These animals live near water, so they swim and dive well. They are active mostly at night. The animal is carnivore and hunts fishes, birds, insects, and small mammals. Coyotes, foxes, wolves, and owls eat mink. To tell the truth, when this animal feels threatened, it gives off a bad smell.
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Wonderful Bumblebee

Wonderful Bumblebee

Wonderful Bumblebee


The bumblebee family, as well as the wasp family, exists only one summer. In spring, the queen begins to look for a place for a nest. An abandoned mouse mink, a moss bump, a hollow, a squirrel’s nest, a birdhouse, are all suitable for this purpose. Having covered the nest with dry grass or moss on the outside, the queen makes the first round wax cell inside. In the cell, she places a small supply of food — a mixture of flower pollen and honey — and makes several eggs. Then she builds the others. Meanwhile, in the first cell, the larvae hatch. When they eat the food supply, the female gnaws a hole in the cell through which she feeds them.
After a week and a half or two weeks, the larvae begin to weave silk cocoons and turn into pupae. Then small working bumblebees are born and they begin working immediately – build cells and feed the larvae.
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Seven color bird Paradise Tanager

Seven color bird Paradise Tanager

Seven color bird Paradise Tanager


Painting feathers of Paradise Tanager, Generous Nature colored them in the most saturated hues. In particular, decorated its head with light green, almost neon, and feathers with abdomen – dark, turning into turquoise. And its tail and wings – with attracting attention – fantastic yellow. Besides, lower back of paradise tanager has blood-red color, and the upper part of the wings, tail and beak – black. The legs of the bird are grey. At home, in tropical rain forests to the east and north of the Amazon basin, Paradise Tanager (lat. Tangara Chilensis) is more commonly known as the “seven color bird”. Indeed, that suits best to describe its bright, iridescent plumage of different shades.
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Blue Whistling Thrush

Blue Whistling Thrush

Gorgeous bird Blue Whistling Thrush


Seeming almost black from a distance, this feathered inhabitant of the Himalayas has the same name as that of the elusive fairy bird of happiness. A close relative of thrush Blue Whistling Thrush (lat. Myophonus caeruleus) can be found in almost all the countries of Central and South-East Asia. To the branches of trees this beautiful blue bird prefers stones in the deep hollows, near the mountain streams, lakes and shallow rivers. The bird grows up to 35 cm in length and has a long tail. The wing coverts have different shades of blue and the median coverts have white spots at their tips. And the yellow beak stands in contrast. In addition, the inner webs of the flight and tail feathers are black.
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Red Cardinal

Red Cardinal

Red Cardinal


Red Cardinal – a favorite bird of many Americans. No wonder that seven states chose it as their symbol bird – Virginia, West Virginia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and North Carolina. However, not only Americans love this colorful bird, but also Canadians. Brought in 1700 to Bermuda, it has successfully taken root, and then it acclimatized in Hawaii and southern California. The bird enters the list of 10 most beautiful birds in the world. Cardinals are extremely intelligent, and have an excellent memory. Interestingly, they form couple for life and stay together even outside the breeding season. Besides, it belongs to the territorial birds, and the male does not allow other cardinals to penetrate its territory. Meanwhile, the loud singing and warns other birds about the occupied territory.
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Rainbow Lorikeet colors

Rainbow Lorikeet colors

Rainbow Lorikeet colors


Rainbow Lorikeet image was first published in the Zoological Journal in 1774 by Peter Brown. In the plumage of a parrot are present almost all the main colors of the spectrum. The head of colorful Lorikeet is painted dark blue (almost purple) color, back collar is greenish-yellow, its wings, back and long tail are dark green. Its chest is red with blue and black stripes, belly is green, feet and undertail feathers are yellow with stripes of dark green color. Its feet are dark gray, and hooked beak is red with a yellow tip. The bird’s eyes are red. Rainbow Lorikeet can reach a length of 25-30 cm and a wingspan of 17 cm and their weight ranges from 75-175 grams. Males and females are virtually indistinguishable, but female iris is orange, and males’ is bright red. The young parrots which have not reached puberty, have shorter tail, orange-beige beak and brown eyes.
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Emerald Green Butterfly

Emerald Green Butterfly Papilio palinurus

Emerald Green Butterfly Papilio palinurus


Known as Papilio palinurus, Emerald Green Butterfly lives in South-East Asia. It is the most beautiful of the few green butterflies. The amazing butterfly has a forked tail, and is also called the Emerald peacock swallowtail or peacock. There are several varieties in Southeast Asia (the Philippines, Burma, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand). Male butterflies have brighter coloration than female species. The wingspan is 8-10 cm. The main background of the wings is black, powder-coated green scales. On the wings are wide strips of green color. Tails rear wings widened markedly to an end. The iridescent green sheen of the bands of this butterfly is not produced by pigments, but is structural coloration produced by the micro structure of the wing scales.
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