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Javan Leopard

Species            : Panthera pardus melas

Diet                 :  barking deer, wild pig, Java mouse-deer and Javan gibbon.

Distribution     : Indonesian island of Java

Reproduction  : Viviparous

 

 

 

Facts                :

- Not all leopards are spotted and some are actually black. They are black because they have a mutation in the gene responsible for coat color.  Black colour variants are often found in Javan leopards.

- They are arboreal cats, meaning that they live in trees  They are very athletic and great climbers.  

- The Javan leopard population is believed to comprise fewer than 250 adults.

 

 


False Gharial

Species           : Tomistoma schlegelii

Diet                 : fish, long-tailed macaques, deer, water birds, and reptiles

Distribution      : native to Peninsular Malaysia, Sarawak, and Indonesia (Sumatra, and Borneo)

Reproduction   : Oviparous

Facts              :

- The False Gharial crocodilian snout is slimmer compared to the slender-snouted crocodile and the gharial crocodilian species.

- The false gharial doesn't grow as big as a true gharial, and its snout is somewhat shorter. Also, they don't live in the same areas. 

 


Green Iguana

Species         : Iguana iguana

Diet               : leaves, flowers, fruit,

Reproduction  : Oviparous

Distribution     : Central, South America, and the Caribbean

Facts            :

- Green Iguana has three eyes; this is an extra eye on top of their head called a parietal eye. This eye is not quite like a normal eye, but it can help iguanas detect the movement of a predator sneaking up on them from above (like a bird) allowing the iguana to escape.

- Their tail can break off if they feel frightened), but it’s okay as they can grow a new one.

 


Species          : Thylogale brunii

Diet                : grasses, vegetables, leaves and other foliage

Distribution     :  Australia, a few in New Guinea

Reproduction  : Viviparous

Facts             :

- When a wallaby is alarmed or senses danger, it adopts a frozen posture and then makes foot thumps like a drummer (albeit lasting for only one or two beats) to warn others of its mob of the potential threat.

- When joeys (young wallaby) are born they are blind and furless and about the size of a proverbial jellybean. Yes, tiny! They are, in fact, only a little past the embryonic stage.