angora rabbit

Angora rabbits are usually bred for their long, soft wool, but they make great pets as well. Their origins are uncertain, but the generally…

Spiny lumpsuker

With their befuddled-looking expressions, globiform bodies, and comically poor swimming skills, Pacific spiny lumpsuckers (Eumicrotremus orbis) are almost impossible to observe with a straight…

Lamprey

The lamprey, which evolved more than 360 million years ago and has barely changed since, is becoming more prevalent in the Great Ouse, Trent, Derwent, Wear and…

Dugong

The dugong is a large marine mammal found in the warm waters surrounding Indonesia and Australia. Although the dugong can be found widely throughout the Indo-Pacific tropics, the highest…