Alpaca

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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Artidactyla Family: Camelidae Genus: Vicugna Species: Vicugna pacos Alpaca (Vicugna Pacos) Studied by: Rebecca Littleton Introduction When I moved into my new home in November 2011, I noticed a creature across the street from my house watching me. I assumed that it was a … Continue reading

Clouded Leopard

Clouded Leopard

Neofelis Nebulosa Wikipedia Page Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Felidae Genus: Neofelis Species:  Nebulosa Region: Southeast Asia (detailed areas found under Natural History) INTRODUCTION The animal I have chosen is the clouded leopard, or neofelis nebulosa. … Continue reading

Gray Wolf

Gray Wolf

Canis Lupus Animalia Chordata Mammalia Canis Lupus Place of Origin: North America, Europe, Asia, and Northern Africa Wolves currently have moved North, living mostly in Canada and Northern Europe. There are still pockets in other countries such as India, Spain … Continue reading

Mountain Goat

Mountain Goat

Oreamnos Americanus       studied by Dalton Short April-May 2012 Kingdom: Animalia                                                                                                       Phylum: Chordata                                                                                                              Class: Mammalia                                                                                                      Genus: Oreamnos                                                                                                          Species: O. americanus   Introduction This animal was almost … Continue reading

Red Fox

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Vulpes Vulpes Origin Eurasia – intercontinential Place of observation Northwest Trek – Eatonville Specs Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: damn right! – Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Canidae Genus: Vulpes I’ve always been fond of this animal. I find their appearance, … Continue reading

Sea Otter

Sea Otter

Enhydra Lutris “Also, on a completely subjective note, otters are ridiculously adorable.” – from reflections on 4/13/2012 Introduction One of my fondest memories from my childhood is going to the Monterey Bay Aquarium with my great-grandmother and watching the sea … Continue reading

Syrian Hamster (Golden Hamster)

Syrian Hamster

Mescocricetus Auratus               studied by: Krystle Arrowsmith Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Genus: Mesocricetus Species: M. auratus Place of Observation: Domestic Original Geographic Site: Syria Introduction: I have always had hamsters growing up and I … Continue reading

Western Gray Squirrel

Western Gray Squirrel

Photograph of a Western Gray Squirrel, contributed by the user Fish Demon of Wikipedia. Introduction Sciurus Griseus Kingdom – Animalia Phylum –  Chordata Class – Mammalia Order – Rodentia Family – Sciuridae Genus – Sciurus Conservation Status : Least Concern Place of Observation : … Continue reading