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  • Authors of Classic Literature Quiz | Britannica.com
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  • Plants with Religious Meaning Quiz | Britannica.com
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  • Pluto Quiz | Britannica.com
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  • Who Made That? Quiz | Britannica.com
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  • Bear Fruit Quiz | Britannica.com
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  • Infamous Nazis Quiz | Britannica.com
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  • Amphibians | Britannica.com
    and Canada has been introduced into the western United States and into other countries The name caecilian one of the three major extant orders of the class Amphibia Its members are known as caecilians a name derived from the Latin word caecus meaning sightless or blind The majority of this group of limbless wormlike amphibians live underground in Caudata one of the major extant orders of the class Amphibia It includes salamanders and newts The relatively small and inconspicuous salamanders are important members of north temperate and some tropical ecosystems in which they are locally abundant and chorus frog Pseudacris any of several species of tree frogs belonging to the family Hylidae Chorus frogs are found in North America from Canada to the southern United States and the northern reaches of Mexico They are predominantly terrestrial and live in thick clawed frog Xenopus any member of 6 to 15 species of tongueless aquatic African frogs family Pipidae having small black claws on the inner three toes of the hind limbs Xenopus species are generally dull coloured Their bodies are relatively flat and bear whitish common frog species Rana temporaria largely terrestrial frog family Ranidae native to Europe from Great Britain to central Russia It is known in continental Europe as either grass frog or russet frog The common frog is smooth skinned and adults are 7 to cricket frog either of two species of small nonclimbing North American tree frogs of the genus Acris family Hylidae Their call is a series of rapid clicks sounding much like the song of crickets They occur in the eastern and central United States usually along Darwin s frog Rhinoderma darwinii a small Argentinian and Chilean frog that is one of the few species in the family Rhinodermatidae Charles Darwin discovered the frog on his world voyage Darwin s frog is unique among amphibians for its brooding habits Males Discoglossidae family of frogs order Anura containing the midwife toad Alytes four species and the painted frog Discoglossus six species Both genera are confined to the Old World occurring in western Europe and northern Africa Discoglossid frogs have been fire bellied toad Bombina small amphibian family Bombinatoridae characterized by bright orange markings on the undersides of its grayish body and limbs The common fire bellied toad B bombina is a pond dweller about 5 centimetres 2 inches long When disturbed frog any of various tailless amphibians belonging to the order Anura Used strictly the term may be limited to any member of the family Ranidae true frogs but more broadly the name frog is often used to distinguish the smooth skinned leaping anurans glass frog Centrolenidae any of a group of tree frogs found in the New World tropics some species of which have transparent bellies and chests In glass frogs the viscera are visible and an observer can see the heart pumping blood into the arteries and food moving green frog subspecies Rana clamitans melanota common aquatic frog family Ranidae found in ponds streams

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  • Birds | Britannica.com
    Passeriformes in some classifications The eight species are small Aepyornis extinct genus of giant flightless birds found as fossils in Pleistocene and post Pleistocene deposits on the island of Madagascar The remains of Aepyornis are abundant The several known species were massively constructed with conical beaks short African penguin Spheniscus demersus species of penguin order Sphenisciformes characterized by a single band of black feathers cutting across the breast and a circle of featherless skin that completely surrounds each eye The species is so named because it inhabits albatross Diomedeidae any of more than a dozen species of large seabirds that collectively make up the family Diomedeidae order Procellariiformes Because of their tameness on land many albatrosses are known by the common names mollymawk from the Dutch for amakihi Loxops virens perhaps the most common native songbird in Hawaii a member of the Hawaiian honeycreeper family Drepanididae order Passeriformes It is 12 cm 5 inches long with yellow body black eye mark and rather short slightly curved bill Anatidae bird family that includes ducks geese and swans it constitutes the suborder Anseres by far the larger part of the order Anseriformes A widely accepted system of classification divides the Anatidae into 3 subfamilies and 8 to 12 tribes as follows ani any of three species of big billed glossy black birds of the genus Crotophaga of the cuckoo family Cuculidae of tropical America These insect eaters forage on the ground in close and noisy flocks often in fields with cattle The bill is high arched anseriform any of the 150 species comprising the bird order Anseriformes which comprises the ducks geese and swans family Anatidae and the screamer s the three species of family Anhimidae Anatidae comprises about 147 species of medium to large birds usually antbird Thamnophilidae any of numerous insect eating birds of the American tropics order Passeriformes known for habitually following columns of marching ants There are roughly 210 species in some 45 genera Like their near relatives the Furnariidae antbirds antpipit either of two species of South American birds of the genus Corythopis that resemble pipits in size shape and coloration The name antpipit is sometimes improperly applied to the gnateaters Conopophaga who were formerly classified with antpipits apapane Himatione sanguinea Hawaiian songbird common on larger islands a nectar feeding member of the Hawaiian honeycreeper family Drepanididae order Passeriformes About 13 centimetres 5 inches long it is red except for its dark wings and tail and apodiform Apodiformes any member of one of two groups of birds the swifts and the hummingbirds that are very different from one another in general appearance and way of life The two groups considered suborders are the Apodi which contains the families Hemiprocnidae Archaeopteryx the oldest known fossil animal that is generally accepted as a bird The eight or so known specimens date to approximately 150 million years ago during the Late Jurassic Period 161 million to 146 million years ago and all were found in the Solnhofen Arctic tern Sterna

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