Seth Davidson

Seth (A Homo Sapien) (he thinks...) has been fascinated by nature for three decades. He loves to camp, hike, and smell the flowers.

What is a anteater?

Anteater, ( suborder Vermilingua ), any of four species of toothless, insect -eating mammals found in tropical savannas and forests from southern Mexico to Paraguay and northern Argentina. They are long-tailed animals with elongated skulls and tubular muzzles. The mouth opening of the muzzle is small,. Anteater is a common name for the four extant …

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What is a sloth?

Sloths are arboreal mammals noted for slowness of movement and for spending most of their lives hanging upside down in the trees of the tropical rainforests of South America and Central America. The six species are in two families: two-toed sloths and three-toed sloths . The word “sloth” is a translation of the Latin term …

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Where do saola come from?

The name ‘saola’ has been translated as ” spindle [-horned]”, although the precise meaning is actually “spinning-wheel post horn”. The name comes from a Tai language of Vietnam. The meaning is the same in Lao language (ເສົາຫລາ, also spelled ເສົາຫຼາ /sǎo-lǎː/ in Lao). What is a saola and where do they live? The Saola was …

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