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  • Cyrtoxipha gundlachi

    Gundlach's trig (green sword-tail cricket)

    This cricket's antennae are longer than its light green body. It uses its strong rear legs for jumping.

    Class
    Insecta
    Order
    Orthoptera
    Family
    Gryllidae
  • Histrionicus histrionicus

    Harlequin duck

    The adult male is metallic leaden blue with chestnut flanks. It can be identified by the white patch between the bill and eyes and the narrow white collar around the neck.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Anseriformes
    Family
    Anatidae (geese and ducks)
  • 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)
  • Acipenser fulvescens

    Lake sturgeon

    The lake sturgeon is a scaleless fish, covered in five rows of bony plates. Its mouth and four barbels are on the underside of its snout.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Acipenseriformes
    Family
    Acipenseridae