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Species

Species

(n)
UK
ˈspiːʃiːz
US
ˈspiːʃiːz
Definition: A group of living organisms consisting of similar individuals capable of exchanging genes or interbreeding. the species is the principal natural taxonomic unit, ranking below a genus and denoted by a latin binomial, e.g. homo sapiens.
Meaning: Loài
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There are more than 2,900 species of snakes in the world.

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Some species of snake, such as cobras and black mambas, use venom to hunt and kill their prey.

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They are the largest living bird species, and have the biggest eggs of all living birds.

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Thanks to eBay, a new species was discovered.

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At the time, Coppard was working with The Natural History Museum in London and was able to confirm from the photo uploaded that the species was unidentified, making it a new discovery of sea urchin that he named Coelopleurus exquisitus.

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There are 13 known species of otters, which range in size from 2.9 feet (90 cm) all the way to 5.9 feet (1.8 m) long!

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Most species of otters actually spend their time on the banks of rivers and other bodies of water when they're not hunting.

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You'd think this would pose a problem for a species which spends the majority of its time either in water, or hunting in water, but apparently not!

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Many otter species are at risk of becoming extinct.

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A lot of species of otters were once at risk of becoming extinct due to their highly sought-after fur.

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Horses can be bred to make a different species.

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There are over 60 different species of eagle, most of them from Africa, Asia and Europe.

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Despite the bald eagle being an emblem of the United States, just two species can be found on the continent.

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A rare species of eagle is the smallest kind, the South Nicobar Serpent Eagle.

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Baby eagles of the larger species will weigh around 8-9 (3.5 - 4 kg) pounds after just a few days.

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This gives them a distinct advantage over some prey species when hunting at night.

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Most nontoxic aquatic species are exploited for food by humans.

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There are just three different types of species in the peafowl family.

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The African species is called the Congo peafowl and originated in the Congo basin.

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This can be seen in male and female birds and also across different species.

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All the species of peafowl have crests are the top of their heads, however, the design and color can vary across the different species and between different sexes.

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While peacocks are not considered an endangered species at the moment, the Congo peafowl in particular has been listed as vulnerable.

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There are 450 different mollusks and 200 different species of fish in Halong Bay.

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There are 60 widespread faunal and 14 widespread floral species in this region.

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Many of the species of endangered fish in Halong Bay are being threatened by the game fishing that occurs near the coral reefs.

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There are so many different types of species in Australia that only 25% of them have been discovered and are known to humans.

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There are up to 1,500 different species of spiders, and some of them are poisonous while others are totally harmless.

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About 70% of the world's animal species come from India.

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One of the most well-known species is the bottlenose dolphin.

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