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When I look at this, I immediately think of the death of the Brachiosaurus in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, only it's an elephant. It...


I love your picture of Merlin. He was the king of the Philadelphia Zoo when he first arrived in the early nineties. I remember thinking...

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This picture is beautiful. I love leopards and other big cats. This Persian leopard looks so amazing and mysterious. This photo is brig...


I love this picture. It was well shot, and the baby robin is adorable. I take a lot of pictures of animals, and this picture is much be...

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Either an Oriental or Japanese White-eye  by chewitt99 Either an Oriental or Japanese White-eye :iconchewitt99:chewitt99 2 0 Baby Beau by chewitt99 Baby Beau :iconchewitt99:chewitt99 10 0 Blue-fronted Amazon by chewitt99 Blue-fronted Amazon :iconchewitt99:chewitt99 7 1 Near Threatened Animals  by chewitt99 Near Threatened Animals :iconchewitt99:chewitt99 21 1 Great Myna by chewitt99 Great Myna :iconchewitt99:chewitt99 11 2 Orange-bellied Leafbird by chewitt99 Orange-bellied Leafbird :iconchewitt99:chewitt99 11 2 Emas National Park  by chewitt99 Emas National Park :iconchewitt99:chewitt99 16 2 Harenna Forest Animals by chewitt99 Harenna Forest Animals :iconchewitt99:chewitt99 11 0 Class of 2018 by chewitt99 Class of 2018 :iconchewitt99:chewitt99 4 7 Guardians of the Galaxy as Animals  by chewitt99 Guardians of the Galaxy as Animals :iconchewitt99:chewitt99 5 1 Mammoth Steppe by chewitt99 Mammoth Steppe :iconchewitt99:chewitt99 28 3 Luzon Bleeding-heart Dove by chewitt99 Luzon Bleeding-heart Dove :iconchewitt99:chewitt99 5 0 Pleistocene South America by chewitt99 Pleistocene South America :iconchewitt99:chewitt99 24 3 White River Fauna by chewitt99 White River Fauna :iconchewitt99:chewitt99 18 3 Haitian Green Anole by chewitt99 Haitian Green Anole :iconchewitt99:chewitt99 8 0 Cotopaxi National Park  by chewitt99 Cotopaxi National Park :iconchewitt99:chewitt99 12 0

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Either an Oriental or Japanese White-eye
One of the Philadelphia Zoo’s new bird species, this bird is named for the spots around its eyes. There are several species found throughout Asia. I am unsure which species this is because someone on ZooChat said it was a Japanese White-eye and the zoo said it was an Oriental White-eye. The zoo isn’t always right though, since we have a West African crocodile that the zoo believes is a Nile crocodile.
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Tarzan is personally one of my favorite Disney movies. There are several inaccuracies with the film's animals. Please understand that these are not criticisms and I am making these inaccuracy lists for fun.

  • The leopard (Panthera pardus) Sabor has plenty of inaccuracies. She doesn't have enough spots, her shoulder muscles are too large, and her canine teeth are too long.
  • It would be very unlikely for a gorilla (Gorilla gorilla) to adopt a human baby, even a female who had recently lost her own.
  • I strongly doubt a human (Homo sapiens) infant from Europe or North America would even survive in the African rainforest. There are diseases and humans have a different diet from gorillas. Gorillas mainly eat plants and occasionally eat insects, while humans are more omnivorous.
  • Leopards usually try to avoid gorillas because of how large and powerful they are. A gorilla can easily scare of a leopard off.
  • Ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) do not live in mainland Africa.
  • African forest elephants (Loxodonta cyclotis) have more rounded ears and their tusks are straighter than depicted in the film. Plus, female forest elephants have tusks, just shorter than the males.
  • If a hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) saw a human or gorilla on top of it, it probably would react aggressively. Plus, a hippo might not be able to stay in such deep water. Hippos cannot swim or float, to get to the surface they jump off the bottom of the lake or river.
  • Neither black (Diceros bicornis) nor white rhinos (Ceratotherium simum) live in the African rainforest.
  • Marabou storks (Leptoptilos crumenifer) have no vocal chords and are mute.
  • Tarzan should have grown a beard.
  • The snake that chases Tarzan is way too long.
  • The baboons in the film are weird. They look and act like a hybrid between olive baboons (Papio anubis) and mandrills (Mandrillus sphinx). If they were mandrills, they wouldn't be that fast and agile and have shorter tails, and if they were baboons, the male would not have the colorful face.
  • The sounds the baby gorillas make are chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) sounds. While baby gorillas have higher pitched sounds than adults, they would not sound like chimpanzees.
  • An elephant would not be able to use its trunk like a periscope. Plus, how does an elephant climb up onto a boat?

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I am an animal lover. I also love animated shows, reading and much more.
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mountainsandlakes Featured By Owner 10 hours ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for the fav!
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Heercums-N-Oxymoron Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks for the fav! :)
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ingeline-art Featured By Owner 3 days ago   Traditional Artist
Thanks so much for faving -
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hyena-lover64 Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the fave! :hug: :star:
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Zooexpert Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the favorite! Much appreciated.
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FairieShadows Featured By Owner 6 days ago
thanks for adding Fawn to your favs :)
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Midway2009 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks for the fave
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BirdsandDragons Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2018  Student Photographer
Thanks for the fav!
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Miss-Tbones Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for theFav Emoticoning:snuzzle: V3 Relaxed dance  
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MoonyMina Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
a whiskery and damp hug for the fave on my NZ fur seal!!! have a lovely day!!Finding Dory - Derp Sea Lion Icon
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