black and white animals

National Giant Panda Day 2021

March 16th is the day to honour the adorable black and white Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca).  It is also a day to acknowledge National Giant Panda Day 2021 and raise awareness of the need to protect one of the world’s rarest mammals and a vulnerable species.  Giant pandas are endemic to China and are China’s national symbol.  They live in small, isolated areas in the mountains of central China, in the Qinling, Minshan, Qionglai Shan, Liangshan, Daxiangling, and Xiaoxiang Mountains of Sichuan Shaanxi, and […]

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International Zebra Day 2021

January 31st is designated International Zebra Day. These amazing black and white striped animals definitely deserve their own special day!  Zebras (Equus quagga) belong to the horse family along with donkeys. However, they are more closely related to donkeys than horses. Native to southern and central Africa, they live mainly in grasslands and Savannahs. Characteristics Length: 2.3 metres Height: 1.5 metres tall at shoulder Weight: 400kg Lifespan: 20-25 years in the wild, 25-30 years in captivity Communication: bark, bray and […]

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