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Animals

These animals are truly one of a kind loading...
These animals are truly one of a kind
Aardvarks, aye-ayes, and humans are among the species with no close living relatives.
Black leopard spotted in Africa for first time in 100 years loading...
Black leopard spotted in Africa for first time in 100 years
The extremely rare female cat has melanism, a condition in which the body produces an excess of pigment.
Bavarians vote to save bugs and birds—and change farming loading...
Bavarians vote to save bugs and birds—and change farming
In the face of plummeting insect and bird populations, citizens in the south German state are trying to make farmers preserve habitat.
About Animals

Animals are members of Kingdom Animalia, also known as Metazoa. All animals are multicellular and motile, meaning they can move impulsively and independently. 

For all they have in common, different animal species vary in spectacular ways. Some are more active at night (known as nocturnal) while others are most active during the day (known as diurnal). Some are merely a few cells; whiles others can weigh several tonnes.

The five most well-known classes of fauna are mammals (such as lions and monkeys), birds (such as ducks and emus), fish (such as sharks and snapper), reptiles (such as snakes and crocodiles) and amphibians (such as frogs and salamanders).

The exact number of animal species existing on Earth is still not known, with around 17-18,000 new species being discovered every year.

Scroll through the videos, photos and articles below to find out more about animals.

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