Month: January 2011

Cuban rock iguana

Also known as the Cuban ground iguana or the Cuban iguana, the Cuban rock iguana is a species of lizard. It is actually the largest West Indian rock iguana, and is unfortunately also one of the most endangered groups of lizards that currently exist. The Cuban iguana in its natural habitat The Cuban rock iguana

Madagascan sunset moth

The Madagascan sunset moth is a moth that flies during the day time. It is part of the Uraniidae family. It is considered to be one of the most beautiful and impressive moths and has been featured on many coffee table books around the world. It is so famous and beautiful that it is sought

Northern Pintail

The Northern Pintail, sometimes just known as simply a Pintail, is a duck which commonly breeds in the northern hemisphere, particularly in northern North America, Asia, and Europe. This duck is a migratory species and will spend its winter south of its breeding range near the equator. It is a bit of an unusual bird

Miniopterus aelleni

The Miniopterus aelleni is a bat that belongs to the genus Miniopterus. They can be found in the area of Anjouan which is in the Comoros in Madagascar. This bat is small and brown. In taxonomic history, they have been included as the Miniopterus manavi. However, this was separated in 2008/2009 when it was found