Different Types of Sharks – Classifying the many different types of sharks is not as easy as you might think. There are actually four hundred forty different species of shark. These species are grouped into 30 families and then further grouped into eight orders (or, technically suborders). 1. Squantiformes Scientists individuate the different orders of

Types of Beagles – According to the American Kennel Club, there are only two different, recognized types of beagles, the 13 inch and the 15 inch. There are however, various hybrids that have resulted from beagle breeding. Beagles are classified as a hound dog and they have been used in hunting since the 1500s. 1.

Types Of Finches – There are numerous types of finches and almost all of them are seed-eating songbirds. Typically, they have stubby strong beaks and come in various colors. They are often found in well-wooded areas but they are known to survive quite well in mountain areas as well as deserts. Finches are primarily granivorous,

Types of Falcons – There are various types of falcons, all known for being birds of prey. They have specific flight techniques that offer them the ability to attack ground animals or other birds that are in flight while they themselves are flying. Most are characterized by their slender bodies, short tails, hooked beaks and

Types of Ducks – There are such a variety of types of ducks that they are often confused with unrelated water birds that are similar in appearance such as loons, grebes, divers, coots and gallinules. Ducks are divided into several sub families and it is important to note that geese and swans are not considered

Types of Caterpillars – There are just as many types of caterpillars are there are butterflies and moths. Each one has its own special characteristics coming in a variety of colors, some with hair and some with no hair, various appendages and exclusive host plants. Although there are endless caterpillar species, below are a few

Types of Beetles – Amazingly, there are over 350,000 types of beetles found across the world making up the biggest group of insects in the animal kingdom. These are a species that are found in virtually every type of habitat except for Polar regions or the sea. Most are predators, some are parasites and others

Types Of Crabs – There are about 850 types of crabs that are found throughout tropical and semi-tropical regions. True crabs typically have quite a short projecting “tail” and the reduced abdomen is hidden entirely under the thorax. Animals like hermit crabs, horseshoe crabs, king crabs and porcelain crabs are not true crabs but they

Types of Butterflies – There are six primary types of butterflies found in North America and then numerous subfamilies found under each primary type. Butterflies are one of the most adored insects for their enchanted beauty and representation of good luck and positive change. They can be found in every state, rural or residential areas,

Types of Bats – There are around 1,100 types of bats across the world, making up 20 percent of all species of mammals. 70 percent are insectivores that eat insects and small creatures while the rest are frugivores, feeding primarily on fruit. Bats are found nearly everywhere in the world and they perform an extremely

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