Tuesday, November 15, 2011


These lizards have a mix of blue-colored skin and red .. looks like a costume made ​​by Marvel comics superhero is Spiderman, and was regarded as one of the fashionable pets and exotic today.

Mwanza Flat-headed rock religion / Agamas or Spiderman lizard they call it, can also be used as pets and be domesticated if he was accustomed.
However, these animals require special equipment and the place and the temperature equilibrium is maintained residence if it is to be kept outside their habitat ..

they can grow to the size of his foot adults, but we must pay attention to food, because they are somewhat memilih2 food. food that is suitable for agamas grasshoppers, crickets, and worms.

These animals can not exclude webs like Spiderman, but they can change color like most reptiles.
Agamas males will change color to brown at night or when they are frightened. they also can run fast by using the back of his hand and vertically against the wall like Spiderman.
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Do not be surprised if someone Indonesia mostly frowned when he heard the name of the platypus. He thought that the name of a virus or disease. But for those who've foraging to Australia of course the name was familiar. Because animals are unique platypus is only found in the continent of Australia.

Surely, in the past platypus is also found in Argentina and South America, is proven by the discovery of their fossils in the region. Unfortunately, as time passed, the platypus extinct in some places. Now they are only found in Australia, especially Tasmania, Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland. At these locations no matter their population diminished. The Australian Government is now being intensively conduct animal conservation programs that pride.

Latin name Ornithorhynchus anatinus, in fact this fauna species classified as the most popular in the world. Not only because it can not be found outside the continent kangaroo, but also because of the weirdness. How weird is that the platypus is classified as a mammal, but they do not deliver, but lay eggs.

His own body shape is quite unique, had no resemblance to animals everywhere. Its body resembles a thick furry polar bears. The difference, platypus black or brown. This makes their body feathers remain dry despite submerged in water. Another uniqueness, though her glance is similar to sea lions, they have a snout resembling a duck, which extends to the side.

They are divers that are reliable, able to survive under water up to 14 minutes duration. In fact they are mammals that depend on oxygen. But the platypus could reduce their need for oxygen by lowering your heartbeat dramatically. In ordinary platypus is underwater search of prey, ie small fish, fish eggs, frogs and so on. Forage usually done at night.

Platypus has a sort of sixth sense called elektroreseptor systems that are within its beak. This system helps them detect electrically generated movement of water animals. This part also contains a variety of other sensors that can detect prey presence. Unique beak is not as hard as duck beak or snout, but more flexible as rubber.

Platypus is also a powerful swimmer. The four legs are very agile when in the water. On the mainland, platypus walk like lizards or other reptiles. When there is threat of predators such as wolves or coyotes, they will immediately go into the water. Platipius tail shaped like a fish tail help them swim with great.

Perhaps you already recognize the unique animals of this one. Animals named platypus has some uniqueness has a snout like a duck, webbed feet, and lay eggs like reptiles. One oddity that probably not many people know is a male platypus can deliver venom from several parts of her legs.
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Monday, November 14, 2011

Banteng Hunting

Banteng Hunting
Australia has the only huntable population of Banteng in the world and Mary River Australian Safaris has the only privately owned and managed herd of Banteng in Australia.
These Banteng originate from the Coburg Peninsula and have been released into large areas of tropical country on Mary River Station (Mary River Australian Safaris) and offer the same exciting and quality hunting as on the Coburg Peninsula in the surrounds of our permanent base camp located beside the beautiful Mary River.
Mary River Australian Safaris will eventually become synonymous with Banteng Hunting Worldwide. These Banteng can be found in varying concentrations on the Ranch.
Like many animals the best time to locate them is in the evening or early morning. During this time they can be spotted feeding freely in the grasslands and less timbered areas. During the heat of the day they rest and head for more shaded and heavily timbered areas.
Trophy Bulls stand out from the rest of the herd due to their dark chestnut color, body size and length of horn. Banteng on Mary River always seem to be in excellent condition. Trophy Bulls can make up a fair percentage of a typical herd and some times you can come across bachelor groups of 3 - 4 or 5 mature Bulls.
The horns of a mature Bull Trophy measure around 17 to 18 inches in length, with some exceptional bulls tapping out at 22 plus inches. The average circumference of horn bases is around 12 inches. The style of horn can vary greatly from straight up to curing around and forward.
Mary River Australian Safaris usually allow 5 days including pick up and return to Darwin Airport to secure a trophy bull. Hunting is by way of 4WD as the Banteng move around a lot during our dry season.
It is not uncommon to cross paths with Brumbies, Wild Boar, Feral Buffalo and Wild Cattle as well as fresh and saltwater Crocodiles in a days Banteng Hunting.
We supply and recommend 375 cal upwards. No extra charge to use our Rifles thus saving the hassle of import permits.
Banteng are very large and command a lot of respect. Bantengs alert and suspicious behavior combined with the size and strengt and the fact that they are rare makes them one of the Top Game Animals of the Hunting World.
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Coconut crab species

Coconut Crab

But that's not what will be discussed in this trit, Coconut crab species whose habitat of coastal forests on the islands of the Indo-Pacific
Although called a crab / crab animal is not a crab / crab
This crab is a type of hermit crab is very advanced in terms of evolution
So maybe he is more accurately described hermit crab walnuts, however, the population in the Maluku islands are called crab walnut / coconut crab
This crab is known for its ability to peel coconuts with strong claws to eat the contents.

For the size of a crab, this animal was a large, mature coconut crab can weigh up to 4 kg with a body length of up to 40 cm
and stretch his legs about 200 cm, Coconut crab males are generally larger than females
Age of the largest terrestrial arthropods can reach 30-60 years
When the young animal is brown with black stripes on the legs
but as an adult coconut crab is changing the color to mix brown and mauve purple

Coconut crab's body is divided into front part (head, chest or Sefalotoraks), abdominal (stomach) and with 10 feet
A pair of large claw foot foremost have to peel the coconut, and these claws can lift objects weighing up to 29 kg
Two pairs of legs walking next leg is a large and powerful that allow coconut crabs to climb vertically up trees glow as high as 6 m
and couples to the four smaller legs with claw-like tweezers at the tip
Foot - the foot is placed in the cavity where kerapas breathing organs located
Claws very strong grip, but he would release capitannya if its soft belly tickled with something subtle.

These animals have a very strong sense of smell and can detect odors from a great distance
Especially the smell of rotting meat, bananas and coconuts, a potential food source, attract their attention
This is because they have specialized organs called estetask on their antennae
(More looks like an insect olfactory organs, called sensilia) to determine both the concentration and direction of an odor
Canary crabs also flick their antennae to strengthen their senses

Scientific classification

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Upafilum: Crustacea Class: Malacostraca Superordo: Eucarida Order: Decapoda Upaordo: Pleocyemata Infraordo: Anomura superfamily: Paguroidea Family: Coenobitidae Genus: Birgus Species: Birgus latro
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Blue Whale the Biggest

Blue Whale the Biggest

The blue whale is the largest animal that lives in this universe. Heavy blue whale can reach 190 tons and a length of up to 30 meters. The blue whale is different from other fish groups. Blue whales including mammals that live in the sea. First, the distribution of blue whales in nearly all the oceans. However, entering the 20th century, the population of blue whales in danger because of hunting by humans.

Blue whales breathe using lungs. This is different to other fish species which breathe using gills. The proliferation of blue whales was different from other fish. Blue whales reproduce by way of delivery. Therefore, mammals including blue whales that live in the sea. Blue whales eating a type of shrimp called krill and other zooplanton at sea.

Marriage of blue whales began in late autumn and continues until the end of winter blue whales give birth every two to three years during the early winter. Blue whale gestation period lasts for ten to twelve months. Children who are born by the parent of blue whales drink milk from its mother up to 570 liters of milk every day.
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Giraffes are the tallest animal on the planet, can reach 5.5 meters high, weighing 1360 kg, or about 20 times heavier than an adult man, wow!

Just so you know giraffes tongue length is about 53 cm, and the giraffe is able to run about 55 km / h time in attacking the enemy. Giraffes sleep about 1.9 hours per day. Giraffes communicate with the issuance of sound variations.

Giraffe's long neck which has 7 pieces of bone equal in number to the neck bones of humans. A long neck serves to take the leaves on the trees are high and also as a form of self defense.

With a height of up to 5.5 meters, the giraffe can see clearly the areas where pastures are for compounds. If there is an enemy like a lion giraffe can see it and he will give the sign on for compounds.

There are nine subspecies of giraffe discriminate based on color and pattern variations, but the difference was very small.

Habitat giraffes live

Giraffes live in the desert safana in Africa, they do not like to live in dense forests because of difficult to see his enemy.

Giraffes live together in one flock, even though the herd come and go one after another as to form a flock of other herds.

Food giraffe

With a long neck giraffe eating leaves from the trees around it. To eat the leaves, giraffe tongue of about 53 cm in length helps her to grab foliage.

The leaves contain high levels of water helps the giraffe to not drink in a long time after they drink. Once giraffe can drink 40 liters of water spend. When drinking is weak due to self-defense giraffe neck lower, so the predators more easily attacked.

The life cycle of the giraffe

Giraffe females give birth after about 15 months pregnant. Giraffe born child weighing 68 kg and height of 1.8 meters. A few hours after birth the child's walking giraffe. In the first week of growth in child giraffe can one centimeter per day.

Children are very vulnerable to predators giraffe, prominence only 25 -50% of children giraffes can grow to adulthood. A giraffe can live to 25 years in the wild and 28 years in captivity.
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