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Top 10 Rarest Big Cats ( Pantherines , Acinoyx and Puma )

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South China Tiger Maybe few or Extinct in the Wild ? submitted by /u/Character-Sorbet-718 [link] [comments]

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Is Newt an Ugly, Angry Bird?

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In the recent CNN debate Gingrich, and in the animal kingdom sense of the word, publicly presented to the predator neocons Addington and Wolfowitz—in essence mating himself and his campaign to another war of regime change , this time in Iran. This begs the question – if Barack Obama were a bird, what bird would he be?

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It feels like spring….

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Do try and get it right) is found from the Canary Islands to India; in the Middle East it is found in oases and dry barely vegetated wadis like the one I saw them in, in the drier areas of Syria, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, UAE and Iran. A whole bunch coming for a drink.

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Bring back the Blue Tit

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The noble Blue Tit once ranged from Iran through Turkey and Europe to the Canary Islands (the Spanish Islands off North Africa – the other bird was named for the islands incidentally) and North Africa. But a split has annoyed me. A nice, compact, descriptive and above all long standing and widely known name has been… complicated.

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The Search for the Holy Grail

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The other part of its attractiveness may be coming from the fact that it breeds in Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan – countries seldom visited by foreign birders. Part of its attraction lies in it being a monotypic bird in the family Hypocoliidae – there are no other bird species in its genus and family.

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The Lake of Beasts: Kerkini, Greece

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And the target was a Western Rock Nuthatch (above), a species that lives from the Balkans east to Iran, which cooperatively called for attention from the wall the very moment I got there. Kerkini Factfile. Lake Kerkini National Park lies at 35 m / 115 ft a.s.l.

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A Woodchat Shrike, and how to almost miss it

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The Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator can be found all around the Mediterranean, including many parts of North Africa, and its range extends East into Iran. Within this range it is not hard to find and enjoy, with the latter aspect based on its fine colouration.

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