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Thursday, June 29, 2006

I Am The New Team Member!!

My name is Agung, and I'm BayuPA's pal. I recently became BayuPA's blogging team member. I blog too! Visit my blog at http://safarizoo.blogspot.com/. I will also help BayuPA posting animals. Bye now!

Monday, June 26, 2006

Sad Story of Quagga


The Quagga (Equus quagga quagga) is an extinct subspecies of plains zebra,which was found in great number in South Africa's Cape Province and southern of Orange Free State.It was distinguished from others zebra by having the usual vivid stripes on the front part of the body only.In the middle the stripes faded and the dark, inter-stripe spaces become wider, and the hindquarters became brown. Humans poached quaggas for their skin which have high price in the market. They are now extinct, never to be seen again in the wild.

Giant Arapaima


The Arapaima (Arapaima Gigas) known also Pirarucu,Piracucu or Paiche,is one of the world largest freswater fish.The species reported lenght in excees of 3 meters and weight about 200 kg.The diet of arapaima is fish,even small animal and birds.Local people said that meat of arapaima is tasty.One individual can yield meat about 70 kg.

The Hercules of the Beetle


The world largest and strongest beetle which can lift and grip opponents using its two horns.It loves the sap of a certain palm tree in the jungle.
Lenght :175mm
Home :Brazil
Latin Name:Dynastes Hercules

Two Humps Camel


The Bactrian Camel (Camelus Bactrianus) is a large even-toed native to the steppe of eastern asia.Nearly to 1,4 million bactrian camel are domesticated, but in 2002 only 950 bactrian camel live in the wild, and the camel put in the Critically Endangered List.Bactrian Camel stands to 2 meters and weight over 1600 pounds.They can drink 120 litres water in a time without having break.
The Classification Are:
Kingdom :Animalia
Class :Mamalia
Family :Camelidae
Genus :Camelus

The Xiamen Tiger



The South China Tiger or the South Chinese Tiger (Panthera Tigris Amoyensis) is the second smallest tiger and the most critically endangered tiger.They often called the Xiamen Tiger or the Amoy Tiger.They are native to forest in South China.There are approximately 20-30 tigers left in the wild,47 tiger live in 18 zoos,all which in china.
The Classification Are:
Kingdom :Animalia
Class :Mamalia
Family :Felidae
Genus :Panthera