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Taronga Zoo

Asiatic Elephant calf at Taronga Western Plains Zoo by Rick Stevens. The Asian or Asiatic Elephant is found in Southeast Asia from India in the west to Borneo in the east. They are the largest living land animals in Asia & they are endangered.

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The caracal, also known as the desert lynx, is a wild cat that is widely distributed across Africa, central Asia and southwest Asia into India. The word caracal is derived from the Turkish words "kara kulak," which means "black ear."

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great indian hornbill, "Well, you are as naked as can be, hardly a feather on your body except for that plumage atop that thing you can a head. You are a hideous bird!"

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Cuddle time A mother giraffe licks her 20-day-old baby giraffe calf and stays close to him at the Alipore Zoological Garden in Kolkata, India, on June 10.

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Look At These Caracal Kittens

Tow caracals. Latin name (caracal) of these wild cats originally come from Turkish "Karakulak" (which means "Black Ear")

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A zebra foal named Maalik stands next to its mother in their enclosure at the zoo in Hanover, Germany, on April 4.

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Sloth Bears live in Southeast Asia, primarily in the forest areas of Sri Lanka and India. Their populations are estimated to be between 1000 and 7000.

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