The spiny softshell turtle is a large freshwater turtle from North America.
The gypsy moth is an invading species and a really harmful pest in North America.
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The monkey-tailed skink is an arboreal lizard from the Solomon Islands.
Larch trees are deciduous pine trees with species living all over the colder regions of the northern hemisphere.
Zebra mantis shrimps are one of the many mantis shrimp species.
Mata mata turtles are somewhat odd turtles from South America where they live mostly in Brazil in the Amazon and the Orinoco basin.
It is the middle of November, but this is Canada. Even in Toronto we woke up to snow today.
Yellow tangs are one of the most common fish in the marine aquarium trade.
Geckos in the genus Phelsuma, known as the day geckos are possibly the most beautiful lizards in the world.
The common poppy is a beautiful red flower that grows wild in most of Europe.
Great white pelicans, in spite of their names, are not actually white.
The Arizona desert hairy scorpion is the largest native scorpion species In North America.
The emperor scorpion is a scorpion originally from the African savanna.
The Asian forest scorpion is very common in the pet trade because its sting is usually not deadly to humans.
The Indian star tortoise looks like the Burmese star tortoise, but unlike its cousin the Indian star tortoise is not endangered in the wild.
Opuntia is the name of a genus of edible cactuses originally from the Americas which are now grown world wide both as ornamental plants and as a food source.