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Snap views of animals

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Photos and Snap views of animals

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Mountain Snap Views

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Angels photo

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Anteater - Photos

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Photo of a baby anteater in a human hand
Photo of a matured anteater with shells. Anteaters stand with their legs and tail. Anteaters are also known as ant bears. Anteaters are only seen in continents Asia and Africa. They belongs to mammal species and eat ants and eggs of ants so commonly called as anteaters. Some sort of anteaters have shells instead of body hair. During attack from other animals anteaters transform into global shape using its shells. Due to the sharpness of its shells they will remain protected from other animals. Even these calm animals are largely killed for its meat and its species came int to the list of extincts.

Golden Toad - Bufo periglenes

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Golden Toad - Bufo periglenes
Golden Toad is rare verity of toad found in tropical forest of Costa Rica. Herpetologists first described about the golden toads in the year 1966. Golden toads were abundantly found in the tropical ares of Monte Verde regions of Costa Rica. So they were sometimes called as Monteverde toads. International Union for Conservation of Nature IUCN has included the Golden toad in the list of extinct species. Golden toads are true toads scientifically classified in the name as Bufo periglenes. It is shiny orange in color during the rainy seasons. Jay Savage, herpetologist who first described about Golden toads was surprised by seeing the shinny orange color of golden toads. Female golden toads are bigger in size than males with dark dots on their body. They lives or spend more time underground and only comes out during their mating period mainly rainy seasons in cloud forests of Northen Costa Rica
Cloudy forests of Costa Rica