Characteristics Name: Turbot Name: Turbutt Latin name: Scophthalmus maximus Class: fish Size: 50 - 100 cm Weight: up to 25 kg Age: 10 - 20 years Appearance: speckled marbling, white body bottom Sex dimorphism: No Nutrition type: preferably fish eater (piscivor ) Food: Fish, plankton, crabs Distribution: Atlantic, Mediterranean, North Sea and Baltic Sea Original source: unknown Sleep / wake cycle: diurnal Habitat: Sea, ocean Natural enemies:?
Atomic mass, symbol and atomic number Californium is an artificially created element with the element symbol Cf and atomic number 98. In the periodic table it belongs to the actinoids with an atomic mass of 251 u. The chemical element discovered by Glenn T. Seaborg in 1950 is radioactive and is in a solid state of aggregation at room temperature.
Characteristics Name: Mushroom more names: Angerling, Egerling Latin name: Agaricus Mushroom family: Mushroom related Number of species: ca. 180 Distribution: worldwide Toxicity: non-toxic (does not apply to all species!) Contaminated poisons: / Habitat: humid environment, low light Appearance : white to brownish (may vary greatly) Size: 2cm - 12cm Use: edible mushroom (does not apply to all types!
Characteristics Name: Meerkat Other names: Surikat Latin name: Suricata suricatta Class: mammals Size: 20 - 30cm Weight: 500 - 1000g Age: 5 - 10 years Appearance: greybrown Sex Dimorphism: yes Nutrition Type: carnivore Food: amphibians, insects, Small Mammals Distribution: Southern Africa Sleep / wake cycle: diurnal Habitat: semi-desert and savanna Natural predators: birds of prey, wild dogs, wild cats Sexual maturity: after about 10 - 12 months Mating season: all year Tragzeit: ca.
Characteristics Name: Dromedar Other names: Arabian camel Latin name: Camelus dromedarius Class: mammals Size: 2,50m - 3,50m (head-hull-length) Weight: approx. 350 - 600kg Age: up to 50 years Appearance: different coat colors possible, among others white, black, light brown Nutrition Type: Herbivore (herbivor) Food: Leaves, Grasses Distribution: Central Asia, North Africa, Australia and Arabian Peninsula Original Origin:?
Characteristics Name: Camel Latin name: Camelidae Class: Mammals Size: approx. 2.50m Weight: 400 - 600kg Age: 30 - 40 years Appearance: golden Gender demimorphism: yes Nutrition type: herbivore Food: plants Distribution: Africa and Asia original Origin: Arabia, Central Asia Sleep-wake-up rhythm: diurnal Habitat: deserts Natural enemies: / Sexual maturity: at 3 - 5 years Mating season: December - February Tragzeit: 380 - 440 days Litter size: 1 young Social behavior: group-forming Critically endangered: No Further You will find profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: Chicken Other names: Barnacle Latin name: Gallus gallus domesticus Class: Birds Size: 30 - 40cm Weight: 2 - 5kg Age: 4 - 8 years Appearance: white, brown, black Sex Dimorphism: Yes Diet type: Omnivorous (omnivor) food : Grass, grains, insects, snails, worms Distribution: worldwide Original origin: Southeast Asia Sleep-wake-up-rhythm: diurnal Habitat: forests and meadows Natural enemies: fox, birds of prey, crows, martens, wild cats Sexual maturity: after 6 months Mating season: all year round Hatching season : 3 months nest size: 3 - 6 eggs Endangered species: No You will find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
What is a biotope? Definition: Biotopes (Greek bios = life, topos = place) are known in biology as definite, definable habitats. A biotope is to be considered separately from the organisms living in it (biocenosis), although no exclusion can take place, because a biotope only becomes a biotope through the living organisms.
Characteristics Name: Hippopotamus Common name: Hippopotamus Latin name: Hippopotamus amphibius Class: mammals Size: 3 - 5m Weight: 1000 - 4000kg Age: 20 - 40 years Appearance: gray Gender: Diminition: Yes Diet type: Herbivore Food: Land plants, Aquatic plants Origin: Africa Origin: Africa Sleep / wake cycle: nocturnal Habit: rivers, lakes Natural predators: / Sexual maturity: 3 - 8 years Mating season:?
Characteristics Name: guinea pigs Other names: guinea pig Latin name: Cavia porcellus class: mammals size: 12 - 30cm weight: 500 - 1200g age: up to 10 years appearance: many color variations possible sexual dimorphism: no diet type: herbivore food: grasses, Hay, vegetables Distribution: as a pet worldwide Original Origin: South America Sleep / wake cycle: diurnal Habitat: high mountains natural enemies: none (only in pet ownership) Sexual maturity: ca.
Structure and function of the human eye Eye is not the same eye in the animal kingdom. Although the human eye belongs to the vertebrate eyes, but differs in structure and function in some cases significantly from the eyes of other vertebrates. For example, in terms of day-night vision (cats as excellent night hunters), color vision (dogs are red-green-blind) or the size of the visual field (fruit with almost 360 * view).
Characteristics Name: Peachhead Other names: Fischers Inseparable Latin name: Agapornis fischeri Class: Birds Size: 14 - 15 cm Weight: 48 - 55 g Age: 16 years Appearance: light green, yellow and orange plumage, red beak Sex dimorphism: No Nutrition type:? Food: Fruits, Grains, Seeds Distribution: Tanzania Original Origin: Tanzania Sleep Awake-Rhythm: Daily active Habitat: open to semi-open scrubland, savannah Natural enemies:?
Characteristics Name: Partridge Other names: Field chicken Latin name: Perdix perdix Class: Birds Size: 25 - 30cm Weight: 300 - 500g Age: 5 - 10 years Appearance: gray-brown plumage Sexual dimorphism: Yes Diet type: Omnivorous (omnivorous) Food: Leaves , Grasses, Seeds, Insects, Worms Origin: Asia Sleep Awakening: diurnal Habitat: Forests Natural enemies: Badger, Fox, Marten, Owls, Birds of Prey Sexual maturity: With the second year of mating: April - June breeding season: approx.
What is the resting potential? The resting potential describes the state of the negative potential of an unexperienced nerve cell. This negative potential can be attributed to a charge imbalance of the ions between the extracellular space and the cytoplasm. Without a maintenance of the resting potential, the transmission of nerve implants within the action potential would not be possible.
Characteristics Name: Ferret Latin name: Mustela putorius furo Class: Mammals Size: up to 70cm Weight: 500g - 2200g Age: 5 - 8 years Appearance: white-black coat Sex Dimorphism: Yes Diet type: carnivore Food: u.a. small rodents, birds Distribution: worldwide Original Origin: Central and Northern Europe Sleep-wake-up-rhythm: dusk-active Habitat: adaptable Natural enemies: / Sexuality: with 7 - 12 months Mating season:?
Characteristics Name: Trampeltier Other names: Zweihöckriges Kamel Latin name: Camelus ferus Class: Mammals Size: 2,5 - 3m Weight: 400 - 600kg Age: 20 - 30 years Appearance: two humps, gray to golden brown Skin Sex Diminorphism: No Diet type: herbivore (herbivor) food: grasses, leaves and plant material distribution: Central Asia native origin: Asia sleep-wake-rhythm: diurnal habitat: steppe, semi-desert natural enemies: / sexual maturity: around the age of five mating season: throughout the year gestation period: 12 - 14 months litter size : 1 young Social Behavior: Formation of Harem Groups Endangered: Yes You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: African elephant More names: African steppe elephant Latin name: Loxodonta africana Class: mammals Size: 2.5 - 3.2m Weight: 3 - 6 tonnes Age: 50 - 70 years Appearance: gray skin, big ears Sex dimorphism: yes Nutrition type : Herbivore (herbivor) Food: Leaves, Bark, Grass, Roots Distribution: Africa (esp.
Characteristics Name: Silverfish Other names: Silverfish Latin name: Lepisma saccharina Class: Insects Size: 0,5 - 1,5cm Weight:? Age: up to five years Appearance: silvery-metallic shiny Sex dimorphism: No Food: cellulosic materials Distribution: worldwide Original source: unknown Sleep-wake cycle: nocturnal Habitat: mostly behind wallpaper and under tiles; dark rooms with high humidity natural enemies: earwig, spider sexually mature:?
Characteristics Name: Pigeon tail Other names: Hummingbird warbler, pigeon tail Latin name: Macroglossum stellatarum Class: Insects Size: 4 - 8 mm Weight: 0.3 g Age: 2 - 4 months Appearance: gray-brown wings, tufts on the abdomen, proboscis Sexual dimorphism: No Nutrition Type: Herbivore (herbivor) or
Characteristics Name: Admiral Other names: / Latin name: Vanessa atalanta Class: Insects Size: 5 - 6 cm Weight:? Age: 1 - 2 years Appearance: dark brown base color, red bandage in the center, outsides black with white spots Sex dimorphism: yes Nutrition type: nectariver (nektarivor) Nutrition: flower nectar Distribution: worldwide Origin: unknown Sleep / wake cycle: active in the daytime Habitat: forest, Meadow Natural enemies: Birds Sexual maturity: after about 40 days Mating season: May - June (Central Europe) Oviposition:?
Characteristics Name: Antlion Latin name: Myrmeleontidae Class: Insects Size: about 1cm Weight:? Age: 1 - 3 years looks: six-legged, gray-brown colored gender dimorphism: no nutritional type: insectivore (insektivor) food: ants, smaller insects distribution: worldwide origin: unknown habitat: preferably sunny and arid, sandy background natural enemies: parasitic wasps, predatory insects Sexual maturity: Admission with the development to Ant damaging mating time: June - August Threatened by extinction: Yes You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.