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  • Helmeted curassow

    Helmeted curassow

    The helmeted curassow is a large bird whose entire body is black except for the belly and the tip and the underside of the tail, which are white.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Galliformes
    Family
    Cracidae
  • Pagurus sp.

    Hermit crab

    The hermit crab is similar in shape to a lobster. The long, soft abdomen is not protected by an exoskeleton, as is the upper part of the animal's body.

    Class
    Order
    Decapoda
    Family
    Paguridae
  • Lophodytes cucullatus

    Hooded merganser

    The head and neck are black with a large, white triangle on the back. The head has a crest. The eyes are yellow. The back is black and grades into a brownish colour towards the rump and tail.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Anseriformes
    Family
    Anatidae (geese and ducks)
  • Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus

    Hyacinth macaw

    The hyacinth macaw is a large parrot with blue plumage. Its large black bill has a movable upper mandible. It has a yellow eye-ring.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Psittaciformes
    Family
    Psittacidae
  • Artibeus jamaicensis

    Jamaican fruit-eating bat

    The Jamaican fruit-eating bat has a stocky body and a wide, leaf-shaped muzzle with a structure called a nose leaf.

    Class
    Mammalia
    Order
    Chiroptera
    Family
    Phyllostomatidae
  • Somateria spectabilis

    King eider

    This duck has a stocky body. In breeding plumage, the male has a grey head and a black back. Orange outgrowths develop on its bill. The female is brown.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Anseriformes
    Family
    Anatidae (geese and ducks)
  • Aptenodytes patagonica

    King penguin

    This large penguin is second in size only to the emperor penguin. It has a white belly, an orangey throat and silver back. Its head is black, and it has a tear-shaped orange spot behind the eye.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Sphenisciformes
    Family
    Spheniscidae (penguins)
  • Eublepharis macularius

    Leopard gecko

    These geckos get their names from the dark markings on their beige skin. Their bellies are white. They have short claws on their toes. Their eyes are lidded, with vertical pupils.

    Class
    Reptilia
    Order
    Squamata
    Family
    Eublepharidae
  • Clangula hyemalis

    Long-tailed duck

    From late spring to the beginning of summer, the male has a brown head, neck and back with grey cheeks.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Anseriformes
    Family
    Anatidae (geese and ducks)
  • Catostomus catostomus

    Longnose sucker

    The longnose sucker has a long, cylindrical body and a ventral mouth with thick lips. Its back and upper sides are generally dark, while the lower sides and belly are pale.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Cypriniformes
    Family
    Catostomidae