Caracal - (Caracal caracal) is a medium-sized wild cat that is around one metre (3.3 ft) long. The caracal is sometimes called the desert lynx or African lynx, but it is not a member of the Lynx genus. The caracal is native to Africa, Central Asia, Southwest Asia and India. The cat's name comes from the Turkish word "karakulak", which means "black ear".
SPINOSAURUS (meaning "spine lizard") is a genus of theropod dinosaur which lived in what is now North Africa, from the lower Albian to lower Cenomanian stages of the Cretaceous period, about 112 to 97 million years ago. Spinosaurus may be the largest of all known carnivorous dinosaurs, even larger than Tyrannosaurus and Giganotosaurus. Estimates published in 2005 and 2007 suggest that it was 12.6 to 18 metres (41 to 59 ft) in length and 7 to 20.9 tonnes (7.7 to 23.0 short tons) in weight.
A Defensive Armadillo-Armadillos are a new world placental mammal with leathery armour shell. Dasypodidae isonly surviving family in the Order Cingulata, part of Suborder Xenarthra, Genus Dsypus, along with anteaters and sloths. Means "little armoured" in Spanish; called "turtle rabbit" by Aztecs, originated in SOuth America
The Scabious Fairy, by Cicely Mary Barker. The Scabiosa is a genus in the teasel family. Scabiosa is a Latin name meaning scurfy, mangy, or rough, and/or from the Latin scabies, "the itch," which the rough (scurfy) leaves might have been used to cure. It is also called a pincushion flower, I think because 'scabious flower' is not a very pretty name!
Edaphosaurus , meaning "pavement lizard" for dense clusters of teeth) is a genus of extinct edaphosaurid synapsid that lived around 300 to 280 million years ago, during the late Carboniferous to early Permianperiods. The American paleontologist Edward Drinker Cope first described Edaphosaurus in 1882,naming it for the "dental pavement" on both the upper and lower jaws, ("groun/sauros ("lizard")