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Furry Arrival of Twin Red Pandas

Exotic Animal Newsflash: Ahhh…My favorite species of animal is the Red Panda… Unfortunately, they are extremely endangered. However, thankfully, there are a number of breeding programs in the world that are doing their best to ensure the survival of this species. Edmonton’s Valley Zoo just had the 2nd arrival of twin baby red pandas! Yeahhh!!! They were born May 26th in captivity, and were named Tai (female) and Pip (male). The babies are no longer with their mother, as she began to groom one of the babies too aggressively, but are in great hands with surrogate, human caretakers. At this point, their eyes are still [ ... ]

Amazing Rescue of Over 100 Stranded Horses

I discovered this video yesterday and thought it was so amazing that I had to share it with you! Watch & Be Amazed: I had chills going up my spine while I watched this amazing video… *** I hope you enjoyed this European Animal post on Exotic Animal Lover! Until next time… Live Exotically, Kimberly Edwards P.S. If you enjoyed this video, check out this Horse Rescue Video Collection: Animal Rescue V03- Best Horse Rescues Technorati Tags: horses, stranded horses, rescued animals, animal rescue, Netherlands, European animal, mammals

Most Endangered Large Mammal on Planet Amazingly Caught on Camera

Exotic Animal Newsflash: Remote infra-red wildlife camera traps caught footage of the world’s most rare rhinoceros in the Ujung Kulon National Park in the jungles of Java Island in Indonesia. The first of any footage collected in 5 years of the Javan rhinoceros, a mother and her calf were caught unawares by this “eye in the jungle”, but the mother did not like the looks of the camera and charged it, and head-butted the camera, knocking it down causing any more footage to disappear. However, the camera was retrieved with the great night-time footage that ensued prior to the “TKO”, which will be [ ... ]

Have You Ever Seen The Easter Bunny Rap?

Well, it’s a sight to see… Way too funny…A must see…Check it out here: Rapping Easter Bunny I wish you all a Very Happy Easter! I hope you get to enjoy it with the people that you love…*** I hope you enjoyed this installment of Exotic Animal Lover! Until next time… Live Exotically, Kimberly Edwards ;D P.S. Any cute bunny stories, about the actual animal, to tell us? Comment in the box below! Technorati Tags: Easter bunny, bunny, rabbit, animals, Easter, mammals, funny animals

Easter Bunny Show…

I just found a really cute video of a wide array of bunnies…Just in time for Easter… I hope you enjoy all of these different breeds of rabbits! ***I hope you enjoyed this installment of Exotic Animal Lover! Until next time… Live Exotically, Kimberly Edwards ;D P.S. Do you share your home with a pet bunny? If you do, what breed are they, and what color? Any great bunny stories for Easter time? Let us know by Commenting in the Comment Box Below… Technorati Tags: rabbits, bunny, Easter bunny, Easter, exotic pets, pets, mammals

Don’t Get Caught in the Easter Bunny Trap!

Bunnies and Easter just go together!!! What’s cuter than seeing a child with a bunny? Just don’t fall into the trap of buying a bunny for your toddler or child at Easter time, when you are all “caught up in the moment”, just to have them lose interest and you having to take over the duties of care for your new furry friend. Or worse, be in need of an outlet to get rid of the rabbit after you realize you don’t have time for one… However, if you do have time and are willing, rabbits make wonderful, loving pets! They seem to [ ... ]

What’s The Story on the Silkworm?

Scientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Lepidoptera Family: Bombycidae Genus: Bombyx Species: B. mori I watched the movie “Silk” today with my mother, and it had me thinking about the Silkworm… No longer able to live in the wild due to it’s extreme natural selection for domestication, silkworms make silk…The cocoons they create from their salivary glands protects them during their pupal state. It is legend that the ancient empress Xi Ling-Shi discovered silk when one day she was drinking her tea under a tree when a cocoon fell into her cup. She fished it out and the silk started to unravel out of the cocoon. [ ... ]

Majestic Animals of the Amazonian Rainforest

Some of the most amazing animals with vivid coloration and patterns come from the Amazonian Rainforest… Many of the world’s most endangered animals also hail from the Amazon… *** Amazon Rainforest Animals by Lucien Oliveira Most of the world’s rainforests are located in Central and South America, West and Central Africa, and Southeast Asia. They are very wet areas near the equator that give true meaning to the expression “world of abundance”, an expression that reflects on the variety of rainforest animals. Brazil holds 30% of all tropical rainforests that remain on Earth, and they are represented by Amazonia. The Amazon rainforest animals are part [ ... ]

Sheep Rule!

Scientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Artiodactyla Family: Bovidae Subfamily: Caprinae Genus: Ovis Species: O. aries Conservation Status: Sheep are a domesticated, farm animal the world over… *** Sheep Rule – Tales From The Roads Of Ireland By Miriam Susong “There are sheep in the road!” she screamed. “What?” I replied. With her voice ten octaves higher, my daughter Sarah yelled, “There are sheep on the road!” Calmly, I retorted, “I don’t see any shee . . .p!” “Wow, that was a close one,” I exclaimed as I slammed on the brakes. Sure as anything, there were sheep in the road. They were really on [ ... ]

Camels Transported The Wise Men

This photo was too beautiful not to share with you! Camels transported the wise men to see the Baby Jesus on Christmas! Photo courtesy of: *** Scientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Artiodactyla Family: Camelidae Genus: Camelus Species: Camelus bactrianus Camelus dromedarius Camelus gigas (fossil) Camelus hesternus (fossil) Camelus sivalensis (fossil) *** I hope you enjoyed today’s gorgeous photo on Exotic Animal Lover! Until next time… Live Exotically…And, Don’t Forget the Reason For the Season! Kimberly Edwards 😀 P.S. Check out our other site:     Technorati Tags: camel, dromedary, wise men, Jesus, Christmas, Christmas Day, Bethlehem, camel photo, mammal, Asian animal