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Mammals

Addax Antelope (lat: Addax nasomaculatus) (engl: Addax Antelope)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: semi-desert, deserts
Distribution: North Africa
African Buffalo (lat: Syncerus caffer) (engl: African Buffalo)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: savannah
Distribution: Africa
African Sheep (lat: Ovis ammon aries)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: Meadow, savannah
Distribution: West Africa
Alpaca (lat: Lama guanicoe f. pacos) (engl: Alpaca)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Camelidae
Habitat: mountains
Distribution: Andes
Alpine Ibex (lat: Capra ibex) (engl: Alpine Ibex)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: high mountains
Distribution: Mat region of the Alps at an altitude of 1500-3500 m
Alpine Marmot (lat: Marmota marmota) (engl: Alpine Marmot)
Order: Rodents
Family: Sciuridae
Habitat: rock region
Distribution: Mat region of the Alps at an altitude of 800-32002300 m
American Buffalo (lat: Bison bison) (engl: American Buffalo)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: prairie
Distribution: North America
Asiatic Lion (lat: Panthera leo persica) (engl: Asiatic Lion)
Order: Predators
Family: Felidae
Habitat: steppes, semi-desert
Distribution: Northwest India
Bactrian Camel (lat: Camelus ferus f. bactrianus) (engl: Bactrian Camel)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Camelidae
Habitat: dry areas
Distribution: wild in Central Asia, pet all over Asia
Barbary Macaque (lat: Macaca sylvanus) (engl: Barbary Ape)
Order: Primates
Family: Cercopithecidae
Habitat: mountain forests
Distribution: North Africa, Gibraltar
Barbary sheep (lat: Ammotragus lervia) (engl: Barbary Sheep)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: mountain regions
Distribution: North Africa
Bat-eared fox (lat: Otocyon megalotis) (engl: Bat-eared fox)
Order: Predators
Family: Canine
Habitat: savannah
Distribution: South East Africa
Boehm's Zebra (lat: Equus quagga boehmi) (engl: Boehm's Zebra)
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Horses
Habitat: savannah
Distribution: East Africa, South Africa
Bottlenose Dolphin (lat: Tursiops truncatus) (engl: Bottlenose Dolphin)
Order: Wale
Family: Delphinidae
Habitat: shallow coastal waters
Distribution: all seas except north and south poles
Brazilian Agouti (lat: Dasyprocta leporina) (engl: Orange-rumped Agouti)
Order: Rodents
Family: Agoutis
Habitat: forest ground
Distribution: northeastern South America
Brown Lemur (lat: Eulemur fulvus) (engl: Brown Lemur)
Order: Primates
Family: Lemuren
Habitat: rainforest
Distribution: Mayotte island, Madagascar
Californian Sea Lion (lat: Zalophus californianus) (engl: Californian Sea Lion)
Order: Predators
Family: Otariidae
Habitat: rocky coasts, islands
Distribution: West coast of North America
Cheetah (lat: Acinonyx jubatus) (engl: Cheetah)
Order: Predators
Family: Felidae
Habitat: savannah
Distribution: Africa, Asia
Chilean Degu (lat: Octodon degus (Haustierrasse)) (engl: Chilean Degu)
Order: Rodents
Family: Octodontidae
Habitat: damp steppe
Distribution: Chile
Common Eland (lat: Tragelaphus oryx) (engl: Elan)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: bush, savannah
Distribution: Africa
Domestic Sheep (lat: Rouge de Roussillon (Haustierrasse))
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Ruminantia
Habitat: mountain pasture
Distribution: french Pyrenees
Donkey (lat: Equus asinus f. domestica (Haustierrasse)) (engl: Donkey)
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Horses
Habitat: dry steppes
Distribution: Africa
Dwarf Mongoose (lat: Helogale parvula) (engl: Common Dwarf Mongoose)
Order: Predators
Family: Herpestidae
Habitat: dry areas
Distribution: East Africa, South Africa
Dwarf Zebu (lat: Bos taurus indicus (Haustierrasse)) (engl: Dwarf Zebu)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: grass landscapes
Distribution: Asia
Dybowski's Deer (lat: Cervus nippon dybowski) (engl: Dybowski's Deer)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Deer
Habitat: forest, swamps
Distribution: East Asia
Eastern Grey Kangaroo (lat: Macropus giganteus) (engl: Eastern Grey Kangaroo)
Order: Marsupials
Family: Macropodiformes
Habitat: savannah, thin forests
Distribution: Tasmania, Southeast Australia
Eurasian Lynx (lat: Lynx lynx) (engl: Lynx)
Order: Predators
Family: Felidae
Habitat: forest areas
Distribution: Europe, Northeast Asia
European Beaver (lat: Castor fiber) (engl: European Beaver)
Order: Rodents
Family: Beaver
Habitat: waters
Distribution: Eurasia
European Bison (lat: Bison bonasus) (engl: European Bison)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: forested plains
Distribution: Poland
European Ground Squirrel (lat: Spermophilus citellus) (engl: European Ground Squirrel)
Order: Rodents
Family: Sciuridae
Habitat: steppes, Meadow
Distribution: Southeast Europe
European Otter (lat: Lutra lutra) (engl: European Otter)
Order: Predators
Family: Marten
Habitat: waters
Distribution: Eurasia
Fat Sand Rat (lat: Psammomys obesus)
Order: Rodents
Family: Muridae
Habitat: dry areas
Distribution: North Africa, Arabian Peninsula
Fischotter (lat: Lutra lutra) (engl: European Otter)
Order: Predators
Family: Marten
Habitat: waters
Distribution: Eurasia
Fishing cat (lat: Prionailurus viverrinus) (engl: Fishing cat)
Order: Predators
Family: Felidae
Habitat: wetlands
Distribution: India to Southeast Asia
Forsthofer Minipig (lat: Sus scrofa domestica) (engl: Forsthofer Minipig)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Suidae (Pigs)
Habitat: garden and house
Distribution: Europe
Giraffe (lat: Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) (engl: Reticulated Giraffe)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Giraffes
Habitat: savannah
Distribution: Africa
Goitered Gazelle (lat: Gazella subgutturosa) (engl: Goitered Gazelle)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: dry steppe
Distribution: Asia
Grevy's Zebra (lat: Equus grevyi) (engl: Grevy's Zebra)
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Horses
Habitat: semi-desert, dry savanna
Distribution: East Africa
Guanaco (lat: Lama guanicoe) (engl: Guanaco)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Camelidae
Habitat: grass and scrubland at altitudes up to 4500 meters
Distribution: South America
Guinea Baboon (lat: Papio papio) (engl: Guinea Baboon)
Order: Primates
Family: Cercopithecidae
Habitat: savannah
Distribution: West Africa
Guinea Pig (lat: Domestic Guinea Pig) (engl: Domestic Guinea Pig)
Order: Rodents
Family: Guinea Pig
Habitat: grass steppes with lots of bushes
Distribution: South America
Harbour Seal (lat: Phoca vitulina) (engl: Harbour Seal)
Order: Predators
Family: Hundsrobben
Habitat: sand coasts, waters
Distribution: Northern Hemisphere
Hirscheber (lat: Babyrousa babyrussa) (engl: Babirusa)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Suidae (Pigs)
Habitat: tropical rain forest
Indian Blackbuck (lat: Antilope cervicapra) (engl: Indian Blackbuck)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: savannah, forest
Distribution: India
Indian Rhinoceros (lat: Rhinoceros unicornis) (engl: Indian Rhinoceros)
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Rhinocerotidae
Habitat: shore landscape, swamps
Distribution: South Asia
Kronenmaki (lat: Eulemur coronatus)
Order: Primates
Family: Lemuren
Habitat: Trockene Laubwälder
Distribution: Madagascar
Kulan (lat: Equus hemonius kulan) (engl: Kulan)
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Horses
Habitat: rock desert, semi-desert
Distribution: Asia
Lowland Gorilla (lat: Gorilla gorilla gorilla) (engl: Lowland Gorilla)
Order: Primates
Family: Hominidae
Habitat: rainforest
Distribution: Central Africa
Lowland Tapir (lat: Tapirus terrestris) (engl: Lowland Tapir)
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Tapiridae
Habitat: tropical rain forest, bush forest
Distribution: South America
Lynx (lat: Lynx lynx) (engl: Lynx)
Order: Predators
Family: Felidae
Habitat: forest areas
Distribution: Europe, Northeast Asia
Malayan tapir (lat: Tapirus indicus) (engl: Malayan Tapir)
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Tapiridae
Habitat: forest
Distribution: South East Asia
Manatee (lat: Trichechus manatus) (engl: West Indian Manatee)
Order: Manatees
Family: Trichechidae
Habitat: coastal waters
Distribution: Caribbean
Maned Wolf (lat: Chysocyon brachyurus) (engl: Maned Wolf)
Order: Predators
Family: Canine
Habitat: pampas
Distribution: South America
Marmot (lat: Marmota marmota) (engl: Alpine Marmot)
Order: Rodents
Family: Sciuridae
Habitat: rock region
Distribution: Mat region of the Alps at an altitude of 800-2300 m
Meerkat (lat: Suricata suricatta) (engl: Meerkat)
Order: Predators
Family: Herpestidae
Habitat: savannah, semi-desert
Distribution: South Africa
Mishmi Takin (lat: Budorcas taxicolor taxicolor) (engl: Mishmi Takin)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: high mountains, mountains
Distribution: eastern Himalayas
Nilgai (lat: Boselaphus tragocamelus) (engl: Nilgai)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: forest, savannah
Distribution: India
Pallas‘s Long-tongued Bat (lat: Glossophaga soricina) (engl: Pallas‘s Long-tongued Bat)
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae
Habitat: rainforest, rainforest to cactus steppe
Distribution: South America, Central America
Pavian (lat: Papio papio) (engl: Guinea Baboon)
Order: Primates
Family: Cercopithecidae
Habitat: savannah
Distribution: West Africa
Polar Bear (lat: Ursus maritimus) (engl: Polar Bear)
Order: Predators
Family: Bears
Habitat: sea ice, coastal
Distribution: northern Polar Region
Przewalski's Horse (lat: Equus ferus przewalski) (engl: Przewalski's Horse)
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Horses
Habitat: steppes
Distribution: formerly Eurasia
Pygmy Marmoset (lat: Cebuella pygmaea) (engl: Pygmy Marmoset)
Order: Primates
Family: Callitrichidae
Habitat: jungle
Distribution: western Amazon
Rabbit (lat: Oryctolagus cuniculus (Haustierrasse)) (engl: Rabbit)
Order: Lagomorphs
Family: Rabbits
Habitat: dry and not too warm areas
Distribution: Spain
Red Forest Duiker (lat: Cephalophus natalensis) (engl: Red Forest Duiker)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: forest
Distribution: South East Africa
Red Panda (lat: Ailurus fulgens) (engl: Red Panda)
Order: Predators
Family: Ailuridae
Habitat: bamboo forests
Distribution: Nepal to Myanmar, Südchina bis östliches Zentralchina
Red River Hog (lat: Potamochoerus porcus pictus) (engl: Red River Hog)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Suidae (Pigs)
Habitat: swamps, forest
Distribution: West Africa
Reindeer (lat: Rangifer tarandus) (engl: Reindeer)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Deer
Habitat: tundra, highland
Distribution: North America, northern Eurasia
Reticulated Giraffe (lat: Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) (engl: Reticulated Giraffe)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Giraffes
Habitat: savannah
Distribution: Africa
Scottish Highland Cattle (lat: Bos primigenius taurus (Haustierrasse)) (engl: Scottish Highland Cattle)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: grass landscapes
Distribution: Scotland
Shetland Pony
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Horses
Short-Eared Elephant Shrew (lat: Macroscelides proboscideus)
Order: Macroscelidea
Family: Macroscelididae
Habitat: dry steppes
Distribution: South West Africa
Sibirian Tiger (lat: Panthera tigris altaica) (engl: Sibirian Tiger)
Order: Predators
Family: Felidae
Habitat: taiga
Distribution: Northeast Asia
Snow Leopard (lat: Uncia uncia) (engl: Snow Leopard)
Order: Predators
Family: Felidae
Habitat: higher regions
Distribution: Central Asia
Somali Wild Ass (lat: Equus africanus somalicus) (engl: Somali Wild Ass)
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Horses
Habitat: semi-desert, rock desert
Distribution: Somalia, Ethiopia
Squirrel Monkey (lat: Saimiri boliviensis) (engl: Squirrel Monkey)
Order: Primates
Family: Cebidae
Habitat: forest
Distribution: South America
Steppenmurmeltier (Bobak) (lat: Marmota bobak) (engl: Bobak marmot)
Order: Rodents
Family: Sciuridae
Habitat: grass steppes with lots of bushes, forests and tree-lined savannas
Streifenwiesel (lat: Ictonyx lybica) (engl: Striped polecat)
Order: Predators
Family: Marten
Habitat: semi-desert
Distribution: Arid areas around the Sahara
Visayan Spotted Deer (lat: Cervus mariannus alfredi) (engl: Visayan Spotted Deer)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Deer
Habitat: forest
Distribution: Visayas-Islands (Philippines)
Wapiti (lat: Cervus elaphus canadensis) (engl: Wapiti)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Deer
Habitat: forest areas
Distribution: North America
West African Dwarf Goat (lat: Capra aegagrus hircus (Haustierrasse)) (engl: West African Dwarf Goat)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: steppes
Distribution: West Africa
West Indian Manatee (lat: Trichechus manatus) (engl: West Indian Manatee)
Order: Manatees
Family: Trichechidae
Habitat: coastal waters
Distribution: Caribbean
White-faced Saki (lat: Pithecia pithecia) (engl: White-faced Saki)
Order: Primates
Family: Cebidae
Habitat: rainforest
Distribution: South America
White-handed Gibbon (lat: Hylobates lar) (engl: White-handed Gibbon)
Order: Primates
Family: Gibbons
Habitat: jungle
Distribution: South East Asia
Yellow Mongoose (lat: Cynictis penicillata) (engl: Yellow mongoose)
Order: Predators
Family: Herpestidae
Habitat: savannah, semi-desert
Distribution: South Africa
Yellow-backed Duiker (lat: Cephalophus sylvicultor) (engl: Yellow-backed Duiker)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: damp forest
Distribution: Africa
Yellow-throated Marten (lat: Martes flavigula) (engl: Yellow-throated Marten)
Order: Predators
Family: Marten
Habitat: mixed forests, conifer forests
Distribution: South East Asia

Birds

American Flamingo (lat: Phoenicopterus ruber ruber) (engl: American Flamingo)
Order: Flamingos
Family: Flamingos
Habitat: shore
Distribution: Mexico, Caribbean Islands, northern South America
Andean Condor (lat: Vultur gryphus) (engl: Andean Condor)
Order: Cathartiformes
Family: Cathartidae
Habitat: high mountains
Distribution: South America
Bar-headed Goose (lat: Anser indicus) (engl: Bar-headed Goose)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anatidae
Distribution: South Asia, Central Asia
Bearded Vulture (lat: Gypaetus barbatus) (engl: Bearded Vulture)
Order: Birds of prey
Family: Accipitridae
Habitat: mountains
Distribution: Europe, Africa, South Asia
Blue Crane (lat: Anthropoides paradisea) (engl: Blue Crane)
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Gruidae
Habitat: dry areas, wetlands
Distribution: South Africa
Blue Honeycreeper (lat: Cyanerpes cyaneus)
Order: Passerines
Family: Emberizidae
Habitat: forests, bush savanna, thin forests
Distribution: Middle and South America, Amazonia
Brazilian Duck (lat: Amazonetta brasiliensis)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anatidae
Habitat: rivers, swamps, lakes
Distribution: South America
Canada Goose (lat: Branta canadensis) (engl: Canada Goose)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anatidae
Habitat: waters, Meadow
Distribution: worldwide, partly naturalized
Cattle Egret (lat: Bubulcus ibis) (engl: Cattle Egret)
Order: Wader
Family: Ardeidae
Habitat: wetlands, waters, ocean
Distribution: Africa, Asia, South America
Chilean Flamingo (lat: Phoenicopterus chilensis) (engl: Chilean Flamingo)
Order: Flamingos
Family: Flamingos
Habitat: shore
Distribution: South America
Common Goldeneye (lat: Bucephala clangula) (engl: Common Goldeneye)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anatidae
Habitat: waters
Distribution: North America, Eurasia
Common Moorhen (lat: Gallinula chloropus) (engl: Common Moorhen)
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Rallidae
Habitat: shore
Distribution: worldwide
Common Pochard (lat: Aythya ferina) (engl: Common Pochard)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anatidae
Habitat: waters
Distribution: Eurasia
Cormorant (lat: Phalacrocorax carbo) (engl: Cormorant)
Order: Suliformes
Family: Kormorans
Habitat: coastal areas, waters
Distribution: worldwide
Croaking Ground-Dove (lat: Columbina cruziana) (engl: Croaking Ground-Dove)
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Habitat: dry and semi-dry regions
Distribution: South American Pacific Coast (Northern Ecuador - Northern Chile)
Dalmatian Pelican (lat: Pelecanus crispus) (engl: Dalmatian Pelican)
Order: Suliformes
Family: Pelecanus
Habitat: ocean, waters
Distribution: Southeast Europe, Asia
Eastern White Pelican (lat: Pelecanus onocrotalus) (engl: Eastern White Pelican)
Order: Suliformes
Family: Pelecanus
Habitat: waters, steppes lake
Distribution: Southeast Europe, Africa, Asia Minor
Emu (lat: Dromaius novaehollandiae) (engl: Emu)
Order: Ratites
Family: Emus
Habitat: bush savanna
Distribution: Australia
Eurasian Coot (lat: Fulica atra) (engl: Eurasian Coot)
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Rallidae
Habitat: waters
Distribution: North Africa, Eurasia
Fairy Bluebird (lat: Irena puella)
Order: Passerines
Family: Chloropseidae
Habitat: tropical forests, rainforest
Distribution: South East Asia, Java
Flamingo (lat: Phoenicopterus) (engl: American Flamingo)
Order: Flamingos
Family: Flamingos
Habitat: shore
Distribution: Mexico, northern South America, Caribbean Islands
Grey Heron (lat: Ardea cinerea) (engl: Grey Heron)
Order: Wader
Family: Ardeidae
Habitat: swamps, waters
Distribution: Eurasia, Africa
Grey-crowned-crane (lat: Balearica regulorum gibbericeps) (engl: Grey Crowned Crane)
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Gruidae
Habitat: savannah, swamp areas
Distribution: East Africa
Harpy Eagle (lat: Harpia harpyja) (engl: Harpy Eagle)
Order: Birds of prey
Family: Accipitridae
Habitat: jungle edges
Distribution: South America
Haushuhn (lat: Gallus gallus) (engl: Vorwerk chicken)
Order: Chicken birds
Family: Phasianidae
Habitat: Meadow
Distribution: originally from Southeast Asia distributed worldwide today
Hermit Ibis (lat: Geronticus eremita) (engl: Northern Bald Ibis)
Order: Ciconiiformes
Family: Threskiornithidae
Habitat: dry areas, forest, rocks
Distribution: Morocco, Central Syria
Hyacinth Macaw (lat: Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus) (engl: Hyacinthine Macaw)
Order: Parrot-like
Family: Parrots
Habitat: swamp forests
Distribution: Brazil, Paraguay
Kondor (lat: Vultur gryphus) (engl: Andean Condor)
Order: Cathartiformes
Family: Cathartidae
Habitat: high mountains
Distribution: South America
Little Grebe (lat: Tachybaptus ruficollis) (engl: Little Grebe)
Order: Podicipediformes
Family: Podicipedidae
Habitat: waters
Distribution: Europe, Africa, Asia
Maccoa Duck (lat: Qxyura Jameicensis) (engl: Ruddy Duck (or Andean Duck))
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anatidae
Habitat: waters, mangroves
Distribution: America
Mallard (lat: Anas platyrhynchos) (engl: Mallard)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anatidae
Habitat: waters
Distribution: Northern Hemisphere
Marbled teal (lat: Numida meleagris) (engl: Marbled teal)
Order: Chicken birds
Habitat: semi-desert, savannah
Distribution: Africa
Marmelente (lat: Marmaroretta anguirostris) (engl: Striped polecat)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anatidae
Habitat: vegetationsreiche Teiche
Distribution: Central Asia, Mediterranean area
Mire crow (lat: Larus ridibundus) (engl: Mire Crow)
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Gulls
Habitat: waters, shallow coastal waters, coastal
Distribution: Europe, Asia, North America
Nothern Hawk Owl (lat: Surnia ulula)
Order: Owls
Family: Owls
Habitat: conifer forests
Distribution: Eurasia, North America
Paradiestangare (lat: Tangara chilensis) (engl: Paradise Tanager)
Order: Passerines
Family: Emberizidae
Habitat: forest
Distribution: Amazonia
Peruvian Penguin (lat: Spheniscus humboldti) (engl: Peruvian Penguin)
Order: Penguins
Family: Penguins
Habitat: coastal
Distribution: Peru, Chile
Red Shoveler (lat: Anas platalea)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anatidae
Habitat: waters
Distribution: South America
Red-billed Chough (lat: Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax) (engl: Red-billed Chough)
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Habitat: rocky coasts, rocks, mountain regions
Red-billed Hornbill (lat: Tockus erythrorhynchus) (engl: Red-billed Hornbill)
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Bucerotidae
Habitat: savanna
Distribution: Africa
Red-crested Pochard (lat: Netta rufina) (engl: Red-crested Pochard)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anatidae
Habitat: lakes, lagoons
Distribution: Europe
Red-crowned-crane (lat: Grus japonensis) (engl: Red-crowned Crane)
Order: Crane Family
Family: Gruidae
Habitat: swamps, Meadow, shore, forest edges
Distribution: Japan, eastern China
Red-whiskered Bulbul (lat: Pycnonotus jocosus) (engl: Red-whiskered Bulbul)
Order: Passerines
Family: Pycnonotidae
Habitat: thin forests
Distribution: India, South East Asia
Rock Partridge (lat: Alectoris graeca) (engl: Rock Partridge)
Order: Chicken birds
Family: Phasianidae
Habitat: sunny, rocky slopes, above the tree line
Distribution: Alps, Italy, Greece, Turkey
Ruderente (lat: Oxyurinae)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anatidae
Schmetterlingsfink (lat: Uraeginthus bengalus)
Order: Passerines
Family: Estrildidae
Habitat: dry steppes
Distribution: East Africa, West Africa
Senegalamarant (lat: Lagonosticta senegala)
Order: Passerines
Family: Estrildidae
Habitat: dry savanna, bush savanna
Distribution: Africa (south of the equator)
Snowy Owl (lat: Nyctea scandiaca) (engl: Snowy Owl)
Order: Owls
Family: Owls
Habitat: tundra
Distribution: Arctic, northern Hemisphere
South African Ostrich (lat: Struthio camelus australis) (engl: South African Ostrich)
Order: Ratites
Family: Struthionidae
Habitat: steppes, savannah, semi-desert
Distribution: South Africa
Southern Screamer (lat: Chauna cristata) (engl: Southern Screamer)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anhimidae
Habitat: swamp areas, waters in the savannah
Distribution: South America
Spoonbill (lat: Platalea leucorodia) (engl: Spoonbill)
Order: Wader
Family: Threskiornithidae
Habitat: coastal, waters
Distribution: Europe, Asia, North Africa
Spotted nutcracker (lat: Nucifraga caryocatactes) (engl: Spotted nutcracker)
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Habitat: conifer forests, mixed forests
Distribution: Europe
Steinhuhn (lat: Alectoris graeca)
Order: Chicken birds
Family: Phasianidae
Habitat: sunny, rocky slopes, above the tree line
Distribution: Europe, Eurasia, Northeast Asia
Steinrötel (lat: Monticola saxatilis)
Order: Passerines
Steller's Sea-eagle (lat: Haliaeetus pelagicus) (engl: Steller's Sea Eagle)
Order: Birds of prey
Family: Accipitridae
Habitat: coastal, rivers
Distribution: East Asia
Tufted Duck (lat: Aythya fuligula) (engl: Tufted Duck)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anatidae
Habitat: waters
Distribution: middle Europe
Turquoise Tanager (lat: Tangara mexicana)
Order: Passerines
Family: Emberizidae
Habitat: forest
Distribution: Amazonia
Ural Owl (lat: Strix uralensis) (engl: Ural Owl)
Order: Owl-like
Family: Owls
Habitat: mixed forests
Distribution: Eurasia
Violaceous Euphonia (lat: Euphonia violacea)
Order: Passerines
Family: Emberizidae
Habitat: lowland forests, tropical forests
Distribution: Amazonia
Vorwerk Chicken (lat: Gallus gallus f. domestica) (engl: Vorwerk chicken)
Order: Chicken birds
Family: Phasianidae
Habitat: Meadow
Distribution: originally from Southeast Asia distributed worldwide today
Wehrvogel (Tschaja) (lat: Chauna cristata) (engl: Southern Screamer)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anhimidae
Habitat: swamp areas, waters in the savannah
Distribution: South America
White Stork (lat: Ciconia ciconia) (engl: White Storck)
Order: Wader
Family: Ciconiidae
Habitat: shore, swamp areas
Distribution: North Africa, Southeast Europe, Eastern Europe, middle Europe
White-naped Crane (lat: Grus vipio) (engl: White Naped Crane)
Order: Crane Family
Family: Gruidae
Habitat: wetlands
Distribution: NO-China, Northeast Mongolia
White-rumped Schama (lat: Copsychus malabaricus) (engl: White-rumped Schama)
Order: Passerines
Family: Muscicapoidea
Habitat: forests with undergrowth, bamboo jungle
Distribution: India, Sri Lanka to Java, Philippines
Wüstengimpel (lat: Bucanetes githagineus)
Order: Passerines
Family: Fringillidae
Habitat: semi-desert, deserts
Distribution: middle East, South of the Mediterranean

Reptiles

Bearded Dragon (lat: Pogona barbata) (engl: Pogona)
Order: Squamata
Family: Agamas
Habitat: semi-desert
Distribution: Australia
Bearded dragon (lat: Pogona) (engl: Bearded dragon)
Family: Agamas
Bibron's Agama (lat: Agama bibroni)
Order: Squamata
Family: Agamas
Habitat: rock region
Distribution: Northwest Africa
Boa Constrictor (lat: Boa constrictor) (engl: Boa constrictor)
Order: Araneae
Family: Boidae
Habitat: areas near the water with high humidity and dense bushes
Distribution: Mexico to Argentina
Carpet Snake (lat: Morelia spilota)
Order: Squamata
Habitat: rainforest, dry areas
Distribution: Australia
Chamaeleon (lat: Chamaeleonidae) (engl: Chamaeleon)
Order: Squamata
Family: Chameleons
Habitat: coastal, terrain with trees and bushes
Distribution: Madagascar
Common Musk Turtle (lat: Sternotherus minor)
Dumeril's Boa (lat: Acrantophis dumerili)
Order: Araneae
Family: Boidae
Habitat: tropical rain forest
Distribution: Madagascar
Egyptian Fan-Toed Gecko (lat: Ptyodactylus hasselquistii)
Order: Squamata
Family: Geckos
Habitat: rock region, dry areas
Distribution: North Africa, middle East
Egyptian Tortoise (lat: Testudo kleinmanni)
Order: Testudines
Family: Testudinidae
European Pond Turtle (lat: Emys orbicularis) (engl: European Pond Turtle)
Habitat: shore
Distribution: Europe, North Africa
Fiji Banded Iguana (lat: Brachylophus fasciatus)
Order: Squamata
Fransenfinger-Eidechse (lat: Acanthodactylus boskianus)
Order: Squamata
Family: Lacertinae
Habitat: dry areas
Distribution: North Africa, middle East
Frill-necked Lizard (lat: Chlamydosaurus knigii) (engl: Frill-necked Lizard)
Order: Squamata
Family: Agamas
Habitat: dry forests, tree savannas
Distribution: Neuguinea, Australia
Green Iguana (lat: Iguana iguana) (engl: Green Iguana)
Order: Squamata
Family: Iguanidae
Habitat: lowland forests
Distribution: Middle and South America, Antilles
Hardun (lat: Stellagama stellio picea)
Order: Squamata
Family: Agamas
Habitat: trees, rock region
Distribution: Greece, middle East, Arabian Peninsula
Helmeted Gecko (lat: Tarentola chazaliae)
Order: Squamata
Family: Geckos
Habitat: rock desert
Distribution: Northwest Africa
Hermann's Tortoise (lat: Testudo hermanni)
Order: Testudines
Family: Testudinidae
Habitat: mediterranean region
Distribution: European part of the Mediterranean
Kimberley Rock Monitor (lat: Varanus glauerti) (engl: Kimberley Rock Monitor)
Order: Squamata
Habitat: rocks in the savannah
Distribution: Northwestern Australia
Madagascar day gecko (lat: Phelsuma madagascariensis) (engl: Madagassian Day Gecko)
Order: Squamata
Family: Geckos
Habitat: savannah forests
Distribution: Madagascar
Marginated Tortoise (lat: Testudo marginata)
Order: Testudines
Matamata (lat: Chelus fimbriatus)
Order: Testudines
Family: Chelidae
Habitat: rivers
Distribution: Bolivia, Brazil
Mississippi Map Turtle (lat: Graptemys kohnii)
Mittelmeer-Chamaeleon (lat: Chamaeleo chamaeleon)
Order: Squamata
Family: Chameleons
Distribution: Southern Spain and southern Portugal, North Africa, middle East
Ocellated Lizard (lat: Timon lepidus)
Order: Squamata
Family: Lacertinae
Habitat: dry areas
Distribution: Iberian Peninsula
Oman-Dornschwanzagame (lat: Uromastyx thomasi)
Order: Squamata
Family: Agamas
Panther Chameleon (lat: Furcifer pardalis) (engl: Panther chameleon)
Order: Squamata
Family: Chameleons
Habitat: bush
Distribution: Madagascar
Red-Eared Slider (lat: Trachemys scripta elegans)
Order: Testudines
Sandfish (lat: Scincus scincus) (engl: Sandfish)
Order: Squamata
Habitat: deserts
Distribution: Africa
Scheltopusik (lat: Pseudopus apodus) (engl: Pseudopus apodus)
Order: Squamata
Family: Anguidae
Habitat: heights up to 2400 meters, dry and semi-dry regions
Distribution: Asia Minor
Schmuckschildkröte (lat: Pseudemys spec.)
Spectacled Caiman (lat: Caiman crocodilus) (engl: Spectacled Caiman)
Order: Crocodiles
Family: Alligators
Habitat: rivers, lakes, swamp areas, ocean
Distribution: South America
Spiny-Tailed Lizard (lat: Uromastyx ocellata)
Order: Squamata
Family: Agamas
Habitat: deserts
Distribution: North Africa
Tortoise (lat: Testudo)
Yellow-spotted Amazon River Turtle (lat: Podocnemis unifilis)

Fishes

Argusfisch (lat: Scatophagus argus)
Black Pacu (lat: Colossoma macropomum) (engl: Black Pacu)
Order: Characiformes
Family: Serrasalmidae
Distribution: South America
Blauer Antennenwels (lat: Ancistrus dolichopterus)
Blinder Höhlensalmler (lat: Astyanax fasciatus mexicanus)
Brabant-Buntbarsch (lat: Tropheus moorii)
Brackwassermuräne (lat: Gymnothorax tile)
Clownfish
Convict Blenny/Goby (lat: Pholidichthys leucotaenia)
Daffodil's Schneckenbarsch (lat: Neolamprologus daffodil)
Doktorfisch
Feuerfisch (lat: Pteroini) (engl: Lionfish)
Feuerschläfer-Grundel (lat: Nematelotris magnifica)
Flammen-Büschelbarsch (lat: Neocirrhites armatus)
Flammen-Herzogfisch (lat: Centropyge loriculus)
Fliederbartwels (lat: Synodontis nigriventris)
Gelbe Korallengrundel (lat: Gobiodon okinawae)
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gobiidae
Habitat: coral reef
Distribution: Western Pacific
Gelber Schlankcichlide (lat: Julidochromis ornatus)
Gelber Seebader (lat: Zebrasoma flavescens)
Gelbschwanzdemoiselle (lat: Abudefduf parasema)
Gestreifter Felsenspringer (lat: Salarias fasciatus)
Gestreifter Zwergfeuerfisch (lat: Dendrochirus zebra)
Glühkohlenbindenfisch (lat: Amphiprion frenatus)
Goldener Bartwels (lat: Sturiosoma aureum)
Goldener Tanganjika-Cichlide (lat: Neolamprologus leleupi)
Guppy (lat: Poecilia reticulata)
Haiwels (lat: Pangasius sutchi)
Kardinalfisch (lat: Tanichthys albonubes)
Kuhkopf-Doktorfisch (lat: Naso lituratus)
Kupfersalmler (lat: Hasemania nana)
Kärpflingscichlide (lat: Cyprichromis leptosoma)
Königscichlide (lat: Pelvicachromis pulcher)
LSD-Leierfisch (lat: Synchiropus picturatus)
Leopard Pleco (lat: Pterygoplichthys spec.)
Leopard Triggerfish (lat: Balistoides conspicillum)
Liniendornwels (lat: Platydoras costatus)
Lionfish (lat: Pterois radiata)
Mandarin-Leierfisch (lat: Synchiropus splendidus)
Mirakelfisch (lat: Calloplesiops altivelis)
Molukken-Kardinalbarsch (lat: Pterapogon kauderni)
Mudskipper (lat: Periophthalmus)
Orangeflossenpanzerwels (lat: Corydoras sterbai)
Orangeringelfisch (lat: Amphiprion ocellaris)
Perlen-Zwergkaiserfisch (lat: Centropyge vroliki)
Picassodrückerfisch (lat: Rhinecanthus aculeatus)
Pinzettfisch (lat: Chelmon rostratus)
Prachtkopfsteher (lat: Anostomus anostomus)
Putzer-Lippfisch (lat: Labroides dimidiatus)
Regenbogenfisch
Riesendornwels (lat: Lithodoras dorsalis)
Rotkopfsalmler (lat: Petitella georgiae)
Schachbrettschlankcichlide (lat: Julidochromis marlieri)
Schlüsselloch-Zwergkaiserfisch (lat: Centropyge tibicen)
Schneckenbarsch (lat: Lamprologus brevis)
Schützenfisch (lat: Toxotes jaculatrix)
Seahorse (lat: Hippocampus spec.)
Sechsstreifen-Lippfisch (lat: Pseudocheilinus hexataenia)
Segelflossen-Doktorfisch (lat: Zebrasoma veliferum)
Silberflossenblatt (lat: Monodactylus argenteus)
Stonefish (lat: Synanceiidae)
Strovel-Nosed Catfish (lat: Sorubim lima)
Tanganjika Killifisch (lat: Lamprichthys tanganicanus)
Westamerk. Kreuzwels (lat: Arius seemani)
Zitronenlippfisch (lat: Halichoeres chrysus)

Insects

Blattschneiderameise (lat: Atta sexdens)
Blauer Mosaikfalter (lat: Hamadryas amphinome)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Blauer Passionsfalter (lat: Heliconius cydno)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Blauer Schuster (lat: Prepona demophon)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Blauer Schwalbenschwanz (lat: Chromis caerulea)
Caligo atreus (lat: Caligo atreus)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Danaus gilippus (lat: Danaus gilippus)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Dicke Banane (lat: Caligo memnon)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Doris-Falter (lat: Heliconius doris)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Eryphanis polyxena (lat: Eryphanis polyxena)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Eueides isabella (lat: Eueides isabella)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Euptoieta hegesia (lat: Euptoieta hegesia)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Fackel (lat: Dryadula phaetusa)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Feinschmecker (lat: Catonephele numilia)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Gefleckter Zitronenfalter (lat: Anteos clorinde)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pieridae
Distribution: Central America
Gelbstreifiger Passionsfalter (lat: Heliconius hewitsoni)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Gewöhnlicher Bananenfalter (lat: Caligo eurilochus)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Gewöhnlicher Parides (lat: Parides iphidamas)
Family: Papilionidae
Distribution: Central America
Goldener Hekale (lat: Heliconius hecale)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Goldrandsegler (lat: Battus polydamas)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Distribution: Central America
Grauer Mosaikfalter (lat: Hamadryas februa)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Großer Postbote (lat: Heliconius melpomene)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Grünling (lat: Nessea aglaura)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Hamadryas laodamia (lat: Hamadryas laodamia)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Heiliger Pillendreher (Mistkäfer) (lat: Scarabaeus sacer)
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Scarabaeidae
Habitat: savannah, semi-desert
Distribution: Africa, European part of the Mediterranean
Himmelsfalter (lat: Morpho peleides)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Hypna clytemnestra (lat: Hypna clytemnestra)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Julia Falter (lat: Dryas julia) (engl: Julia Butterfly)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Habitat: tropical forests
Distribution: South America, Central America
Kleiner Postbote (lat: Heliconius erato)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Königs-Schwalbenschwanz (lat: Papilio thoas)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Distribution: Central America
Madagaskar-Fauchschabe (lat: Gromphadorhina portentosa)
Order: Blattodea
Malachitfalter (lat: Siproeta stelenes)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Mexikanische Schwester (lat: Adelpha fessonia)
Order: Lepidoptera
Distribution: Central America
Monarchfalter (lat: Danaus plexippus)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Morpho amathonte (lat: Morpho amathonte)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Mosaikfalter (lat: Hamadryas feronia)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Orangegetüpfelter Gelbling (lat: Phoebis philea)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pieridae
Distribution: Central America
Parides arcas (lat: Parides arcas)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Distribution: Central America
Passionsfalter
Phylliidae (lat: Phyllium giganteum) (engl: Phylliidae)
Order: Gespensterschrecken
Family: Phylliidae
Habitat: tropical forests
Distribution: Neuguinea, South East Asia
Pracht-Passionsfalter (lat: Philaethria dido)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Riesenheuschrecke (lat: Tropidacris collaris)
Order: Orthoptera
Family: Romaleidae
Distribution: northern South America
Rotes Band (lat: Biblis hyperia)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Rotgetüpfelter Schwalbenschwanz (lat: Heraclides anchisiades)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Distribution: Central America
Rückwärtsläufer (lat: Colobura dirce)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Sara-Passionsfalter (lat: Heliconius sara)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Scheinschillerfalter (lat: Myscelia cyaniris)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Siproeta epaphus (lat: Siproeta epaphus)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Spiny Leaf Insect (lat: Extatosoma tiaratum) (engl: Extatosoma)
Order: Gespensterschrecken
Family: Phasmatidae
Habitat: tropical forests
Distribution: Australia, Neuguinea
Stick Insect (lat: Baculum extradentatum)
Tiger-Passionsfalter (lat: Heliconius ismenius)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Tigridia acesta (lat: Tigridia acesta)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Velvet shell (lat: Peruphasma schultei) (engl: Peruphasma schultei)
Order: Gespensterschrecken
Family: Pseudophasmatidae
Habitat: trees
Distribution: Peru
Waldgeist (lat: Greta oto)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Zebra-Passionsfalter (lat: Heliconius charitonius)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae