Apparently, Japan is covered in magical and irresistibly cute animal sanctuaries. We’ve heard about the bunny island and cat island, but there’s also a fox village, where six different species of fox romp and play together in a battle for your attention (and probably for your food, too). This magical oasis of foxiness is called Zao Fox Village, and it’s located in Japan’s Miyagi prefecture. For 100 yen (or about 85 US cents), visitors are provided with food, but because the foxes are not…
Cantor’s Giant Soft Shelled Turtle The Cantor's giant softshell turtle or Asian giant softshell turtle is a species of freshwater turtle. The turtle has a broad head and small eyes close to the tip of its snout. The carapace is smooth and olive-colored.
Wolves of the world . One thing, though. Ethiopian wolves are canids, but not actual members of the wolf species. All true wolves (including domestic dogs) are listed under CANIS LUPUS, while the Ethiopian wolf is listed under CANIS SIMENSIS.
The maned wolf is the largest canid of South America. Its markings resemble those of foxes, but it is not a fox, nor is it a wolf, as it is not closely related to other canids. It is the only species in the genus Chrysocyon. Wikipedia
Mother hen taking care of 2 scared kittens in a storm! ❤
Africa, South Luangwa National Park. Burchell's Zebra foal. A race or sub-species known as Crawshay's Zebra, which lacks the shadow stipes of other southen African zebras. - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://travelnerdnici.com
Striped Hyena - though dog-like in appearance & some behaviour, hyena are not canids at all. They are in the feliforma family & are related to civets & cats. The striped hyena is probably the most attractive of the four species of hyena.
The Kevin Richardson Wildlife Sanctuary’s mission is to provide a self-sustaining African carnivore sanctuary for the purposes of wild species preservation through education, awareness and funding, especially pertaining to the rapid decline of large carnivores in Africa due to habitat loss, human-predator conflict, unscrupulous hunting, disease and their illegal trade.