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Animal Corner — Siberian Tigers

They may not be known as "the king of the jungle," but Siberian tigers can claim to be the largest cat species in the wild! An adult male can grow to be as much as 700 pounds, with tails up to three feet long. They are also known as Amur tigers, and they can be found throughout Asia in Russia, North Korea and China. Like other members of the tiger…

Animal Corner — New Guinea Singing Dogs

New Guinea Singing Dogs may not be Bigfoot, but the two have more in common than one might originally think! Similar to that famous mythical creature, New Guinea Singing Dog sightings are extremely rare in the wild. In fact, there are only two confirmed pictures of these animals roaming free. Because of the dogs' shy nature, more people in New Guinea have heard their calls out in the woods rather…

Animal Corner — Nilgai

[caption id="attachment_1729" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo Credit: FabSubeject[/caption] Found in eastern Pakistan and India, Nilgai are the largest antelopes native to Asia. They are quite large animals, growing up to five feet tall and six and a half feet in length. They are herbivores, eating mostly fruits, plants and leaves. They can also survive long periods without having any water.   While both male and female Nilgai have manes, it is…

Animal Corner — Vietnamese Pot-Bellied Pigs

Despite their reputation as being dumb, Vietnamese Pot-Bellied Pigs are actually highly intelligent animals. They are capable of problem-solving, great short- and long-term memory and of having the ability to distinguish between pigs they are familiar with and those they are not. While they may have poor vision, their fantastic senses of hearing and smelling make up for whatever they may lack in that area.   As for their diet,…