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Mendesantilope, Foto: Tom Burger
Mendesantilope, Foto: Tom Burger
Addax Antelope (lat: Addax nasomaculatus) (engl: Addax Antelope)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: semi-desert, deserts
Distribution: North Africa
Kaffernbüffel, Foto: Tom Burger
Kaffernbüffel, Foto: Tom Burger
African Buffalo (lat: Syncerus caffer) (engl: African Buffalo)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: savannah
Distribution: Africa
Kamerunschaf, Foto: Tom Burger
Kamerunschaf, Foto: Tom Burger
African Sheep (lat: Ovis ammon aries)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: Meadow, savannah
Distribution: West Africa
Alpaka, Foto: Tom Burger
Alpaka, Foto: Tom Burger
Alpaca (lat: Lama guanicoe f. pacos) (engl: Alpaca)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Camelidae
Habitat: mountains
Distribution: Andes
Alpensteinbock, Foto: Tom Burger
Alpensteinbock, Foto: Tom Burger
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
Bison, Foto: Tom Burger
Bison, Foto: Tom Burger
American Buffalo (lat: Bison bison) (engl: American Buffalo)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: prairie
Distribution: North America
Asiatischer Löwe, Foto: Tom Burger
Asiatischer Löwe, Foto: Tom Burger
Asiatic Lion (lat: Panthera leo persica) (engl: Asiatic Lion)
Order: Predators
Family: Felidae
Habitat: steppes, semi-desert
Distribution: Northwest India
Hirscheber, Foto: Tom Burger
Hirscheber, Foto: Tom Burger
Babirusa (lat: Babyrousa babyrussa) (engl: Babirusa)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Suidae (Pigs)
Habitat: tropical rain forest
Distribution: Sulawesi (Indonesia)
Pavian, Foto: Tom Burger
Pavian, Foto: Tom Burger
Baboon (lat: Papio papio) (engl: Guinea Baboon)
Order: Primates
Family: Cercopithecidae
Habitat: savannah
Distribution: West Africa
Trampeltier, Foto: Tom Burger
Trampeltier, Foto: Tom Burger
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
Magot, Foto: Tom Burger
Magot, Foto: Tom Burger
Barbary Macaque (lat: Macaca sylvanus) (engl: Barbary Ape)
Order: Primates
Family: Cercopithecidae
Habitat: mountain forests
Distribution: North Africa, Gibraltar
Mähnenschaf, Foto: Tom Burger
Mähnenschaf, Foto: Tom Burger
Barbary sheep (lat: Ammotragus lervia) (engl: Barbary Sheep)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: mountain regions
Distribution: North Africa
Löffelhund, Foto: Tom Burger
Löffelhund, Foto: Tom Burger
Bat-eared fox (lat: Otocyon megalotis) (engl: Bat-eared fox)
Order: Predators
Family: Canine
Habitat: savannah
Distribution: South East Africa
Blauschaf, Foto: Luisa Rauenbusch
Blauschaf, Foto: Luisa Rauenbusch
Blauschaf (lat: Pseudois nayaur) (engl: Blue sheep)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: mountain regions, mountain pasture, rock region
Distribution: Central Asia
Bobak marmot (lat: Marmota bobak) (engl: Bobak marmot)
Order: Rodents
Family: Sciuridae
Habitat: grass steppes with lots of bushes
Böhmzebra, Foto: Tom Burger
Böhmzebra, Foto: Tom Burger
Boehm's Zebra (lat: Equus quagga boehmi) (engl: Boehm's Zebra)
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Horses
Habitat: savannah
Distribution: East Africa, South Africa
Grosser Tümmler, Foto: Tom Burger
Grosser Tümmler, Foto: Tom Burger
Bottlenose Dolphin (lat: Tursiops truncatus) (engl: Bottlenose Dolphin)
Order: Wale
Family: Delphinidae
Habitat: shallow coastal waters
Distribution: all seas except north and south poles
Kalifornischer Seelöwe, Foto: Tom Burger
Kalifornischer Seelöwe, Foto: Tom Burger
Californian Sea Lion (lat: Zalophus californianus) (engl: Californian Sea Lion)
Order: Predators
Family: Otariidae
Habitat: rocky coasts, islands
Distribution: West coast of North America
Chaco Pekari, Foto: Tom Burger
Chaco Pekari, Foto: Tom Burger
Chaco-Pekari (lat: Catagonus wagneri) (engl: Chaco peccary)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Nabelschweine
Habitat: dry forests, pampas
Distribution: Gran Chaco in southeastern Bolivia, Paraguay and northern Argentina
Gepard, Foto: Tom Burger
Gepard, Foto: Tom Burger
Cheetah (lat: Acinonyx jubatus) (engl: Cheetah)
Order: Predators
Family: Felidae
Habitat: savannah
Distribution: Africa, Asia
Degu, Foto: Tom Burger
Degu, Foto: Tom Burger
Chilean Degu (lat: Octodon degus) (engl: Chilean Degu)
Order: Rodents
Family: Octodontidae
Habitat: damp steppe
Distribution: Chile
Elenantilope, Foto: Tom Burger
Elenantilope, Foto: Tom Burger
Common Eland (lat: Tragelaphus oryx) (engl: Elan)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: bush, savannah
Distribution: Africa
Kronenmaki, Foto: Tom Burger
Kronenmaki, Foto: Tom Burger
Crowned lemur (lat: Eulemur coronatus)
Order: Primates
Family: Lemuren
Habitat: Trockene Laubwälder
Distribution: Madagascar
Hausesel, Foto: Tom Burger
Hausesel, Foto: Tom Burger
Donkey (lat: Equus asinus f. domestica) (engl: Donkey)
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Horses
Habitat: dry steppes
Distribution: Africa
Zwergmanguste, Foto: Tom Burger
Zwergmanguste, Foto: Tom Burger
Dwarf Mongoose (lat: Helogale parvula) (engl: Common Dwarf Mongoose)
Order: Predators
Family: Herpestidae
Habitat: dry areas
Distribution: East Africa, South Africa
Zwerg-Zebu, Foto: Tom Burger
Zwerg-Zebu, Foto: Tom Burger
Dwarf Zebu (lat: Bos taurus indicus) (engl: Dwarf Zebu)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: grass landscapes
Distribution: Asia
Dybowski-Hirsch, Foto: Tom Burger
Dybowski-Hirsch, Foto: Tom Burger
Dybowski's Deer (lat: Cervus nippon dybowski) (engl: Dybowski's Deer)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Deer
Habitat: forest, swamps
Distribution: East Asia
Graues Riesenkänguru, Foto: Tom Burger
Graues Riesenkänguru, Foto: Tom Burger
Eastern Grey Kangaroo (lat: Macropus giganteus) (engl: Eastern Grey Kangaroo)
Order: Marsupials
Family: Macropodiformes
Habitat: savannah, thin forests
Distribution: Tasmania, Southeast Australia
Eurasischer Luchs, Foto: Tom Burger
Eurasischer Luchs, Foto: Tom Burger
Eurasian Lynx (lat: Lynx lynx) (engl: Eurasian lynx)
Order: Predators
Family: Felidae
Habitat: forest areas
Distribution: Europe, Northeast Asia
Europäischer Biber, Foto: Tom Burger
Europäischer Biber, Foto: Tom Burger
European Beaver (lat: Castor fiber) (engl: European Beaver)
Order: Rodents
Family: Beaver
Habitat: waters
Distribution: Eurasia
Wisent, Foto: Tom Burger
Wisent, Foto: Tom Burger
European Bison (lat: Bison bonasus) (engl: European Bison)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: forested plains
Distribution: Poland
Europäischer Ziesel, Foto: Tom Burger
Europäischer Ziesel, Foto: Tom Burger
European Ground Squirrel (lat: Spermophilus citellus) (engl: European Ground Squirrel)
Order: Rodents
Family: Sciuridae
Habitat: steppes, Meadow
Distribution: Southeast Europe
Fette Sandratte, Foto: Tom Burger
Fette Sandratte, Foto: Tom Burger
Fat Sand Rat (lat: Psammomys obesus)
Order: Rodents
Family: Muridae
Habitat: dry areas
Distribution: North Africa, Arabian Peninsula
Fischkatze, Foto: Tom Burger
Fischkatze, Foto: Tom Burger
Fishing cat (lat: Prionailurus viverrinus) (engl: Fishing cat)
Order: Predators
Family: Felidae
Habitat: wetlands
Distribution: India to Southeast Asia
Minipig, Foto: Tom Burger
Minipig, Foto: Tom Burger
Forsthofer Minipig (lat: Sus scrofa domestica) (engl: Forsthofer Minipig)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Suidae (Pigs)
Habitat: garden and house
Distribution: Europe
Netzgiraffe, Foto: Tom Burger
Netzgiraffe, Foto: Tom Burger
Giraffe (lat: Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) (engl: Giraffe)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Giraffes
Habitat: savannah
Distribution: Africa
Kropfgazelle, Foto: Tom Burger
Kropfgazelle, Foto: Tom Burger
Goitered Gazelle (lat: Gazella subgutturosa) (engl: Goitered Gazelle)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: dry steppe
Distribution: Asia
Grevyzebra, Foto: Tom Burger
Grevyzebra, Foto: Tom Burger
Grevy's Zebra (lat: Equus grevyi) (engl: Grevy's Zebra)
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Horses
Habitat: semi-desert, dry savanna
Distribution: East Africa
Guanako, Foto: Tom Burger
Guanako, Foto: Tom Burger
Guanaco (lat: Lama guanicoe) (engl: Guanaco)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Camelidae
Habitat: grass and scrubland at altitudes up to 4500 meters
Distribution: South America
Sphinx-Pavian, Foto: Tom Burger
Sphinx-Pavian, Foto: Tom Burger
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
Seehund, Foto: Tom Burger
Seehund, Foto: Tom Burger
Harbour Seal (lat: Phoca vitulina) (engl: Harbour Seal)
Order: Predators
Family: Hundsrobben
Habitat: sand coasts, waters
Distribution: Northern Hemisphere
Hauswasserbüffel, Foto: Tom Burger
Hauswasserbüffel, Foto: Tom Burger
Hauswasserbüffel (lat: Bubalus arnee) (engl: Domestic Water Buffalo)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: grass landscapes
Distribution: India
Hirschziegenantilope, Foto: Tom Burger
Hirschziegenantilope, Foto: Tom Burger
Indian Blackbuck (lat: Antilope cervicapra) (engl: Indian Blackbuck)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: savannah, forest
Distribution: India
Panzernashorn, Foto: Tom Burger
Panzernashorn, Foto: Tom Burger
Indian Rhinoceros (lat: Rhinoceros unicornis) (engl: Indian Rhinoceros)
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Rhinocerotidae
Habitat: shore landscape, swamps
Distribution: South Asia
Kulan, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Kulan, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Kulan (lat: Equus hemionus kulan) (engl: Kulan)
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Horses
Habitat: rock desert, semi-desert
Distribution: Asia
Flachlandgorilla, Foto: Tom Burger
Flachlandgorilla, Foto: Tom Burger
Lowland Gorilla (lat: Gorilla gorilla gorilla) (engl: Lowland Gorilla)
Order: Primates
Family: Hominidae
Habitat: rainforest
Distribution: Central Africa
Luchs, Foto: Tom Burger
Luchs, Foto: Tom Burger
Lynx (lat: Lynx lynx) (engl: Lynx)
Order: Predators
Family: Felidae
Habitat: forest areas
Distribution: Europe, Northeast Asia
Schabrackentapir, Foto: Tom Burger
Schabrackentapir, Foto: Tom Burger
Malayan tapir (lat: Tapirus indicus) (engl: Malayan Tapir)
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Tapiridae
Habitat: forest
Distribution: South East Asia
Manatee, Foto: Tom Burger
Manatee, Foto: Tom Burger
Manatee (lat: Trichechus manatus) (engl: Manatee)
Order: Manatees
Family: Trichechidae
Habitat: coastal waters
Distribution: Caribbean
Mähnenwolf, Foto: Tom Burger
Mähnenwolf, Foto: Tom Burger
Maned Wolf (lat: Chysocyon brachyurus) (engl: Maned Wolf)
Order: Predators
Family: Canine
Habitat: pampas
Distribution: South America
Erdmännchen, Foto: Tom Burger
Erdmännchen, Foto: Tom Burger
Meerkat (lat: Suricata suricatta) (engl: Meerkat)
Order: Predators
Family: Herpestidae
Habitat: savannah, semi-desert
Distribution: South Africa
Mishmi Takin, Foto: Tom Burger
Mishmi Takin, Foto: Tom Burger
Mishmi Takin (lat: Budorcas taxicolor taxicolor) (engl: Mishmi Takin)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: high mountains, mountains
Distribution: eastern Himalayas
Murmeltier (Alpenmurmeltier) (lat: Marmota marmota) (engl: Alpine Marmot)
Order: Rodents
Family: Sciuridae
Distribution: Alps
Nilgau-Antilope, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Nilgau-Antilope, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Nilgai (lat: Boselaphus tragocamelus) (engl: Nilgai)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: forest, savannah
Distribution: India
Fischotter, Foto: Tom Burger
Fischotter, Foto: Tom Burger
Otter (lat: Lutra lutra) (engl: Otter)
Order: Predators
Family: Marten
Habitat: waters
Distribution: Eurasia
Blütenfledermaus, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Blütenfledermaus, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
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
Eisbär, Foto: Tom Burger
Eisbär, Foto: Tom Burger
Polar Bear (lat: Ursus maritimus) (engl: Polar Bear)
Order: Predators
Family: Bears
Habitat: sea ice, coastal
Distribution: northern Polar Region
Przewalski-Pferd, Foto: Tom Burger
Przewalski-Pferd, Foto: Tom Burger
Przewalski's Horse (lat: Equus ferus przewalski) (engl: Przewalski's Horse)
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Horses
Habitat: steppes
Distribution: formerly Eurasia
Kaninchen, Foto: Tom Burger
Kaninchen, Foto: Tom Burger
Rabbit (lat: Oryctolagus cuniculus) (engl: Rabbit)
Order: Lagomorphs
Family: Rabbits
Habitat: dry and not too warm areas
Distribution: Spain
Rotducker, Foto: Tom Burger
Rotducker, Foto: Tom Burger
Red Forest Duiker (lat: Cephalophus natalensis) (engl: Red Forest Duiker)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: forest
Distribution: South East Africa
Kleiner Pandabär, Foto: Tom Burger
Kleiner Pandabär, Foto: Tom Burger
Red Panda (lat: Ailurus fulgens) (engl: Red Panda)
Order: Predators
Family: Ailuridae
Habitat: bamboo forests
Distribution: Nepal to Myanmar, South China to East Central China
Netzgiraffe, Foto: Tom Burger
Netzgiraffe, Foto: Tom Burger
Reticulated Giraffe (lat: Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) (engl: Reticulated Giraffe)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Giraffes
Habitat: savannah
Distribution: Africa
Rotkopfschaf, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Rotkopfschaf, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Rouge du Roussillon (Domestic Sheep) (lat: Ovis gmelini aries) (engl: Red head sheep)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Ruminantia
Habitat: mountain pasture
Distribution: french Pyrenees
Schottisches Hochlandrind, Foto: Tom Burger
Schottisches Hochlandrind, Foto: Tom Burger
Scottish Highland Cattle (lat: Bos primigenius taurus) (engl: Scottish Highland Cattle)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: grass landscapes
Distribution: Scotland
Shetlandpony, Foto: Tom Burger
Shetlandpony, Foto: Tom Burger
Shetland Pony
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Horses
Kurzohrrüsselspringer, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Kurzohrrüsselspringer, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Short-Eared Elephant Shrew (lat: Macroscelides proboscideus)
Order: Macroscelidea
Family: Macroscelididae
Habitat: dry steppes
Distribution: South West Africa
Sibirischer Tiger, Foto: Tom Burger
Sibirischer Tiger, Foto: Tom Burger
Sibirian Tiger (lat: Panthera tigris altaica) (engl: Sibirian Tiger)
Order: Predators
Family: Felidae
Habitat: taiga
Distribution: Northeast Asia
Sibirisches Moschustier, Foto: Tom Burger
Sibirisches Moschustier, Foto: Tom Burger
Sibirisches Moschustier (lat: Moschus moschiferus) (engl: Siberian Musk Deer)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Deer
Habitat: mountain regions
Distribution: East Asia
Schneeleopard, Foto: Tom Burger
Schneeleopard, Foto: Tom Burger
Snow Leopard (lat: Uncia uncia) (engl: Snow Leopard)
Order: Predators
Family: Felidae
Habitat: higher regions
Distribution: Central Asia
Somali-Wildesel, Foto: Tom Burger
Somali-Wildesel, Foto: Tom Burger
Somali Wild Ass (lat: Equus africanus somalicus) (engl: Somali Wild Ass)
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Horses
Habitat: semi-desert, rock desert
Distribution: Somalia, Ethiopia
Totenkopfäffchen, Foto: Tom Burger
Totenkopfäffchen, Foto: Tom Burger
Squirrel Monkey (lat: Saimiri boliviensis) (engl: Squirrel Monkey)
Order: Primates
Family: Cebidae
Habitat: forest
Distribution: South America
Streifenwiesel (lat: Ictonyx lybica) (engl: Striped polecat)
Order: Predators
Family: Marten
Habitat: semi-desert
Distribution: Arid areas around the Sahara
Prinz-Alfred-Hirsch, Foto: Tom Burger
Prinz-Alfred-Hirsch, Foto: Tom Burger
Visayan Spotted Deer (lat: Cervus mariannus alfredi) (engl: Visayan Spotted Deer)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Deer
Habitat: forest
Distribution: Visayas-Islands (Philippines)
Visayas-Pustelschwein (lat: Sus cebifrons negrinus) (engl: Visayan warty pig)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Suidae (Pigs)
Habitat: forest
Distribution: Philippines
Waldrentier (lat: Rangifer tarandus fennicus)
Family: Deer
Distribution: Grenzgebiet zwischen Russland und Finnland
Zwergziege, Foto: Tom Burger
Zwergziege, Foto: Tom Burger
West African Dwarf Goat (lat: Capra aegagrus hircus) (engl: West African Dwarf Goat)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: steppes
Distribution: West Africa
Nagelmanati, Foto: Tom Burger
Nagelmanati, Foto: Tom Burger
West Indian Manatee (lat: Trichechus manatus) (engl: West Indian Manatee)
Order: Manatees
Family: Trichechidae
Habitat: coastal waters
Distribution: Caribbean
Weißgesichts-Saki, Foto: Tom Burger
Weißgesichts-Saki, Foto: Tom Burger
White-faced Saki (lat: Pithecia pithecia) (engl: White-faced Saki)
Order: Primates
Family: Cebidae
Habitat: rainforest
Distribution: South America
Weißhandgibbon, Foto: Tom Burger
Weißhandgibbon, Foto: Tom Burger
White-handed Gibbon (lat: Hylobates lar) (engl: White-handed Gibbon)
Order: Primates
Family: Gibbons
Habitat: jungle
Distribution: South East Asia
uchsmanguste, Foto: Tom Burger
uchsmanguste, Foto: Tom Burger
Yellow Mongoose (lat: Cynictis penicillata) (engl: Yellow mongoose)
Order: Predators
Family: Herpestidae
Habitat: savannah, semi-desert
Distribution: South Africa
Gelbrückenducker, Foto: Tom Burger
Gelbrückenducker, Foto: Tom Burger
Yellow-backed Duiker (lat: Cephalophus sylvicultor) (engl: Yellow-backed Duiker)
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Habitat: damp forest
Distribution: Africa
Buntmarder, Foto: Tom Burger
Buntmarder, Foto: Tom Burger
Yellow-throated Marten (lat: Martes flavigula) (engl: Yellow-throated Marten)
Order: Predators
Family: Marten
Habitat: mixed forests, conifer forests
Distribution: South East Asia

Birds

Roter Flamingo, Foto: Tom Burger
Roter Flamingo, Foto: Tom Burger
American Flamingo (lat: Phoenicopterus ruber ruber) (engl: American Flamingo)
Order: Flamingos
Family: Flamingos
Habitat: shore
Distribution: Mexico, Caribbean Islands, northern South America
Andenkondor, Foto: Thom Burger
Andenkondor, Foto: Thom Burger
Andean Condor (lat: Vultur gryphus) (engl: Andean Condor)
Order: Cathartiformes
Family: Cathartidae
Habitat: high mountains
Distribution: South America
Streifengans, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Streifengans, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Bar-headed Goose (lat: Anser indicus) (engl: Bar-headed Goose)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anatidae
Distribution: South Asia, Central Asia
Bartgeier, Foto: Tom Burger
Bartgeier, Foto: Tom Burger
Bearded Vulture (lat: Gypaetus barbatus) (engl: Bearded Vulture)
Order: Birds of prey
Family: Accipitridae
Habitat: mountains
Distribution: Europe, Africa, South Asia
Paradieskranich, Foto: Tom Burger
Paradieskranich, Foto: Tom Burger
Blue Crane (lat: Anthropoides paradisea) (engl: Blue Crane)
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Gruidae
Habitat: dry areas, wetlands
Distribution: South Africa
Türkis-Naschvogel, Foto: Tom Burger
Türkis-Naschvogel, Foto: Tom Burger
Blue Honeycreeper (lat: Cyanerpes cyaneus)
Order: Passerines
Family: Emberizidae
Habitat: forests, bush savanna, thin forests
Distribution: Middle and South America, Amazonia
Blässgans (lat: Anser albifrons)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anatidae
Distribution: northern Hemisphere
Amazonasente, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Amazonasente, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Brazilian Duck (lat: Amazonetta brasiliensis)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anatidae
Habitat: rivers, swamps, lakes
Distribution: South America
Kanadagans, Foto: Tom Burger
Kanadagans, Foto: Tom Burger
Canada Goose (lat: Branta canadensis) (engl: Canada Goose)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anatidae
Habitat: waters, Meadow
Distribution: worldwide, partly naturalized
Haushuhn, Foto: Tom Burger
Haushuhn, Foto: Tom Burger
Chicken (lat: Gallus gallus) (engl: Chicken)
Order: Chicken birds
Family: Phasianidae
Habitat: Meadow
Distribution: originally from Southeast Asia distributed worldwide today
Chileflamingo: Foto: Tom Burger
Chileflamingo: Foto: Tom Burger
Chilean Flamingo (lat: Phoenicopterus chilensis) (engl: Chilean Flamingo)
Order: Flamingos
Family: Flamingos
Habitat: shore
Distribution: South America
Schellente, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Schellente, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Common Goldeneye (lat: Bucephala clangula) (engl: Common Goldeneye)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anatidae
Habitat: waters
Distribution: North America, Eurasia
Tafelente, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Tafelente, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Common Pochard (lat: Aythya ferina) (engl: Common Pochard)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anatidae
Habitat: waters
Distribution: Eurasia
Kormoran, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Kormoran, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Cormorant (lat: Phalacrocorax carbo) (engl: Cormorant)
Order: Suliformes
Family: Kormorans
Habitat: coastal areas, waters
Distribution: worldwide
Perutäubchen, Foto: Tom Burger
Perutäubchen, Foto: Tom Burger
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)
Krauskopfpelikan, Foto: Tom Burger
Krauskopfpelikan, Foto: Tom Burger
Dalmatian Pelican (lat: Pelecanus crispus) (engl: Dalmatian Pelican)
Order: Suliformes
Family: Pelecanus
Habitat: ocean, waters
Distribution: Southeast Europe, Asia
Rosapelikan, Foto: Tom Burger
Rosapelikan, Foto: Tom Burger
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, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Emu, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Emu (lat: Dromaius novaehollandiae) (engl: Emu)
Order: Ratites
Family: Emus
Habitat: bush savanna
Distribution: Australia
Blesshuhn, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Blesshuhn, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Eurasian Coot (lat: Fulica atra) (engl: Eurasian Coot)
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Rallidae
Habitat: waters
Distribution: North Africa, Eurasia
Elfenblauvogel, Foto: Tom Burger
Elfenblauvogel, Foto: Tom Burger
Fairy Bluebird (lat: Irena puella)
Order: Passerines
Family: Chloropseidae
Habitat: tropical forests, rainforest
Distribution: South East Asia, Java
Felsentaube, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Felsentaube, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Felsentaube (lat: Columba livia) (engl: Rock dove)
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Habitat: rocky coasts, rocks
Distribution: Mediterranean area, Scotland
Roter Flamingo, Foto: Tom Burger
Roter Flamingo, Foto: Tom Burger
Flamingo (lat: Phoenicopterus) (engl: Flamingo)
Order: Flamingos
Family: Flamingos
Habitat: shore
Distribution: Mexico, northern South America, Caribbean Islands
Graureiher, Foto: Tom Burger
Graureiher, Foto: Tom Burger
Grey Heron (lat: Ardea cinerea) (engl: Grey Heron)
Order: Wader
Family: Ardeidae
Habitat: swamps, waters
Distribution: Eurasia, Africa
Östlicher Kronenkranich, Foto: Tom Burger
Östlicher Kronenkranich, Foto: Tom Burger
Grey-crowned-crane (lat: Balearica regulorum gibbericeps) (engl: Grey Crowned Crane)
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Gruidae
Habitat: savannah, swamp areas
Distribution: East Africa
Harpyie, Foto: Tom Burger
Harpyie, Foto: Tom Burger
Harpy Eagle (lat: Harpia harpyja) (engl: Harpy Eagle)
Order: Birds of prey
Family: Accipitridae
Habitat: jungle edges
Distribution: South America
Hyazinth-Ara, Foto: Tom Burger
Hyazinth-Ara, Foto: Tom Burger
Hyacinth Macaw (lat: Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus) (engl: Hyacinthine Macaw)
Order: Parrot-like
Family: Parrots
Habitat: swamp forests
Distribution: Brazil, Paraguay
Andenkondor, Foto: Tom Burger
Andenkondor, Foto: Tom Burger
Kondor (lat: Vultur gryphus) (engl: Andean Condor)
Order: Cathartiformes
Family: Cathartidae
Habitat: high mountains
Distribution: South America
Zwergtaucher, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Zwergtaucher, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Little Grebe (lat: Tachybaptus ruficollis) (engl: Little Grebe)
Order: Podicipediformes
Family: Podicipedidae
Habitat: waters
Distribution: Europe, Africa, Asia
Stockente, Foto: Tom Burger
Stockente, Foto: Tom Burger
Mallard (lat: Anas platyrhynchos) (engl: Mallard)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anatidae
Habitat: waters
Distribution: Northern Hemisphere
Helmperlhuhn, Foto: Tom Burger
Helmperlhuhn, Foto: Tom Burger
Marbled teal (lat: Numida meleagris) (engl: Marbled teal)
Order: Chicken birds
Habitat: semi-desert, savannah
Distribution: Africa
Lachmöwe, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Lachmöwe, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Mire crow (lat: Larus ridibundus) (engl: Mire Crow)
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Gulls
Habitat: waters, shallow coastal waters, coastal
Distribution: Europe, Asia, North America
Waldrapp, Foto: Tom Burger
Waldrapp, Foto: Tom Burger
Northern Bald Ibis (lat: Geronticus eremita) (engl: Northern Bald Ibis)
Order: Ciconiiformes
Family: Threskiornithidae
Habitat: dry areas, forest, rocks
Distribution: Morocco, Central Syria
Sperbereule, Foto: Tom Burger
Sperbereule, Foto: Tom Burger
Northern Hawk Owl (lat: Surnia ulula) (engl: Northern Hawk Owl)
Order: Owls
Family: Owls
Habitat: conifer forests
Distribution: Eurasia, North America
Paradiestangare, Foto: Tom Burger
Paradiestangare, Foto: Tom Burger
Paradise Tanager (lat: Tangara chilensis) (engl: Paradise Tanager)
Order: Passerines
Family: Emberizidae
Habitat: forest
Distribution: Amazonia
Humboldtpinguin, Foto: Tom Burger
Humboldtpinguin, Foto: Tom Burger
Peruvian Penguin (lat: Spheniscus humboldti) (engl: Peruvian Penguin)
Order: Penguins
Family: Penguins
Habitat: coastal
Distribution: Peru, Chile
Philippinenente (lat: Anas luzonica)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anatidae
Distribution: Philippines
Purpurhuhn, Foto: Tom Burger
Purpurhuhn, Foto: Tom Burger
Purpurhuhn (lat: Porphyrio porphyrio) (engl: Purple Swamphen)
Order: Chicken birds
Family: Rallidae
Habitat: damp grass and reeds
Distribution: Africa, Australia, Eurasia
Fuchs-Löffelente, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Fuchs-Löffelente, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Red Shoveler (lat: Anas platalea)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anatidae
Habitat: waters
Distribution: South America
Alpenkrähe, Foto: Tom Burger
Alpenkrähe, Foto: Tom Burger
Red-billed Chough (lat: Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax) (engl: Red-billed Chough)
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Habitat: rocky coasts, rocks, mountain regions
Rotschnabeltoko, Foto: Tom Burger
Rotschnabeltoko, Foto: Tom Burger
Red-billed Hornbill (lat: Tockus erythrorhynchus) (engl: Red-billed Hornbill)
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Bucerotidae
Habitat: savanna
Distribution: Africa
Kolbenente: Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Kolbenente: Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Red-crested Pochard (lat: Netta rufina) (engl: Red-crested Pochard)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anatidae
Habitat: lakes, lagoons
Distribution: Europe
Mandschurenkranich, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Mandschurenkranich, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
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
Rotohrbülbül, Foto: Tom Burger
Rotohrbülbül, Foto: Tom Burger
Red-whiskered Bulbul (lat: Pycnonotus jocosus) (engl: Red-whiskered Bulbul)
Order: Passerines
Family: Pycnonotidae
Habitat: thin forests
Distribution: India, South East Asia
Alpensteinhuhn, Foto: Tom Burger
Alpensteinhuhn, Foto: Tom Burger
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
Ruddy Duck (lat: Qxyura Jameicensis) (engl: Ruddy Duck (or Andean Duck))
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anatidae
Habitat: waters, mangroves
Distribution: America
Schwarzstorch (lat: Ciconia nigra) (engl: Black Storck)
Order: Ciconiiformes
Family: Ciconiidae
Habitat: forests with water
Distribution: Eurasia, Africa
Senegalamarant, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Senegalamarant, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Senegalamarant (lat: Lagonosticta senegala)
Order: Passerines
Family: Estrildidae
Habitat: dry savanna, bush savanna
Distribution: Africa (south of the equator)
Schnee-Eule, Foto: Tom Burger
Schnee-Eule, Foto: Tom Burger
Snowy Owl (lat: Nyctea scandiaca) (engl: Snowy Owl)
Order: Owls
Family: Owls
Habitat: tundra
Distribution: Arctic, northern Hemisphere
Blauhalsstrauss, Foto: Tom Burger
Blauhalsstrauss, Foto: Tom Burger
South African Ostrich (lat: Struthio camelus australis) (engl: South African Ostrich)
Order: Ratites
Family: Struthionidae
Habitat: steppes, savannah, semi-desert
Distribution: South Africa
Halsband-Wehrvogel (Tschaja), Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Halsband-Wehrvogel (Tschaja), Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Southern Screamer (lat: Chauna cristata) (engl: Southern Screamer)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anhimidae
Habitat: swamp areas, waters in the savannah
Distribution: South America
Löffler, Foto: Tom Burger
Löffler, Foto: Tom Burger
Spoonbill (lat: Platalea leucorodia) (engl: Spoonbill)
Order: Wader
Family: Threskiornithidae
Habitat: coastal, waters
Distribution: Europe, Asia, North Africa
Tannenhäher, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Tannenhäher, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
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, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Steinrötel, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Steinrötel (lat: Monticola saxatilis)
Order: Passerines
Riesenseeadler, Foto: Tom Burger
Riesenseeadler, Foto: Tom Burger
Steller's Sea-eagle (lat: Haliaeetus pelagicus) (engl: Steller's Sea Eagle)
Order: Birds of prey
Family: Accipitridae
Habitat: coastal, rivers
Distribution: East Asia
Reiherente, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Reiherente, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Tufted Duck (lat: Aythya fuligula) (engl: Tufted Duck)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anatidae
Habitat: waters
Distribution: middle Europe
Türkis-Tangare, Foto: Tom Burger
Türkis-Tangare, Foto: Tom Burger
Turquoise Tanager (lat: Tangara mexicana)
Order: Passerines
Family: Emberizidae
Habitat: forest
Distribution: Amazonia
Ural- oder Habichtskauz, Foto: Tom Burger
Ural- oder Habichtskauz, Foto: Tom Burger
Ural Owl (lat: Strix uralensis) (engl: Ural Owl)
Order: Owl-like
Family: Owls
Habitat: mixed forests
Distribution: Eurasia
Veilchenorganist, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Veilchenorganist, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Violaceous Euphonia (lat: Euphonia violacea)
Order: Passerines
Family: Emberizidae
Habitat: lowland forests, tropical forests
Distribution: Amazonia
Vorwerkhuhn, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Vorwerkhuhn, Foto: Thomas Hahn
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), Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Wehrvogel (Tschaja), Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Wehrvogel (Tschaja) (lat: Chauna cristata) (engl: Southern Screamer)
Order: Geese Birds
Family: Anhimidae
Habitat: swamp areas, waters in the savannah
Distribution: South America
Weißstorch, Foto: Tom Burger
Weißstorch, Foto: Tom Burger
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
Weißnackenkranich, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Weißnackenkranich, Foto: Thomas Hahn
White-naped Crane (lat: Grus vipio) (engl: White Naped Crane)
Order: Crane Family
Family: Gruidae
Habitat: wetlands
Distribution: NO-China, Northeast Mongolia
Wüstengimpel (lat: Bucanetes githagineus)
Order: Passerines
Family: Fringillidae
Habitat: semi-desert, deserts
Distribution: middle East, South of the Mediterranean
Schmetterlingsfink, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Schmetterlingsfink, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
red-cheeked cordon-bleu (lat: Uraeginthus bengalus)
Order: Passerines
Family: Estrildidae
Habitat: dry steppes
Distribution: East Africa, West Africa

Reptiles

Bartagame, Foto: Tom Burger
Bartagame, Foto: Tom Burger
Bearded dragon (lat: Pogona barbata) (engl: Bearded dragon)
Order: Squamata
Family: Agamas
Habitat: semi-desert
Distribution: Australia
Bibron's Agama (lat: Agama impalearis)
Order: Squamata
Family: Agamas
Habitat: rock region
Distribution: Northwest Africa
Blauer Baumwaran (lat: Varanus macraei)
Order: Squamata
Family: Varanidae
Distribution: Neuguinea
Abgottschlange, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Abgottschlange, Foto: Thomas Hahn
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
Buntleguan (lat: Polychrus peruvianus) (engl: Many-colored Bush Anole)
Order: Squamata
Family: Polychrotidae
Habitat: treetops of south american rainforests
Distribution: Parts of Central America and northern South America east of the Andes
Teppichpython, Foto: Tom Burger
Teppichpython, Foto: Tom Burger
Carpet Snake (lat: Morelia spilota)
Order: Squamata
Habitat: rainforest, dry areas
Distribution: Australia
Chamäleon (Mittelmeer-Chamäleon) (lat: Chamaeleo chamaeleon) (engl: Chameleon)
Order: Squamata
Family: Chameleons
Distribution: Southern Spain and southern Portugal, North Africa, middle East
Egyptian Fan-Toed Gecko (lat: Ptyodactylus hasselquistii) (engl: Fan-footed Gecko)
Order: Squamata
Family: Geckos
Habitat: rock region, dry areas
Distribution: North Africa, middle East
Ägyptische Landschildkröte, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Ägyptische Landschildkröte, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Egyptian Tortoise (lat: Testudo kleinmanni) (engl: Egyptian tortoise)
Order: Testudines
Family: Testudinidae
Habitat: deserts
Europäische Sumpfschildkröte, Foto: Tom Burger
Europäische Sumpfschildkröte, Foto: Tom Burger
European Pond Turtle (lat: Emys orbicularis) (engl: European Pond Turtle)
Habitat: shore
Distribution: Europe, North Africa
Fidschi-Leguan, Foto: Tom Burger
Fidschi-Leguan, Foto: Tom Burger
Fiji Banded Iguana (lat: Brachylophus fasciatus)
Order: Squamata
Fransenschildkröte (lat: Chelus fimbriata)
Order: Testudines
Family: Chelidae
Kragenechse, Foto: Tom Burger
Kragenechse, Foto: Tom Burger
Frill-necked Lizard (lat: Chlamydosaurus knigii) (engl: Frill-necked Lizard)
Order: Squamata
Family: Agamas
Habitat: dry forests, tree savannas
Distribution: Neuguinea, Australia
Grüner Leguan, Foto: Tom Burger
Grüner Leguan, Foto: Tom Burger
Green Iguana (lat: Iguana iguana) (engl: Green Iguana)
Order: Squamata
Family: Iguanidae
Habitat: lowland forests
Distribution: Middle and South America, Antilles
Hardun, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Hardun, Foto: Thomas Hahn
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: Hammadas (rock and stone deserts)
Distribution: Northwest Africa
Griechische Landschildkröte, Foto: Tom Burger
Griechische Landschildkröte, Foto: Tom Burger
Hermann's Tortoise (lat: Testudo hermanni) (engl: Hermann's Tortoise)
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
Krokodilschwanzechse (lat: Shinisaurus crocodilurus)
Order: Squamata
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
Perleidechse, Foto: Tom Burger
Perleidechse, Foto: Tom Burger
Ocellated Lizard (lat: Timon lepidus)
Order: Squamata
Family: Lacertinae
Habitat: dry areas
Distribution: Iberian Peninsula
Omani Spiny-tailed Lizard (lat: Uromastyx thomasi) (engl: Omani Spiny-tailed Lizard)
Order: Squamata
Family: Agamas
Pantherchamäleon, Foto: Tom Burger
Pantherchamäleon, Foto: Tom Burger
Panther Chameleon (lat: Furcifer pardalis) (engl: Panther chameleon)
Order: Squamata
Family: Chameleons
Habitat: bush
Distribution: Madagascar
Sandfish (lat: Scincus scincus) (engl: Sandfish)
Order: Squamata
Habitat: deserts
Distribution: Africa
Scheltopusik, Foto: Tom Burger
Scheltopusik, Foto: Tom Burger
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
Sinai-Agame (lat: Pseudotrapelus sinaitus, Syn.: Agama sinaita)
Family: Agamas
Spiny-Tailed Lizard (lat: Uromastyx ocellata)
Order: Squamata
Family: Agamas
Habitat: deserts
Distribution: North Africa
Taggecko (lat: Phelsuma)
Order: Squamata
Family: Geckos
Distribution: Madagascar
Terekay-Schildkröte, Foto: Tom Burger
Terekay-Schildkröte, Foto: Tom Burger
Yellow-spotted Amazon River Turtle (lat: Podocnemis unifilis) (engl: Yellow-spotted Amazon river turtle)
Order: Testudines
Distribution: northern South America

Amphibians

Baumhöhlen-Krötenlaubfrosch, Foto: Tom Burger
Baumhöhlen-Krötenlaubfrosch, Foto: Tom Burger
Baumhöhlen-Krötenlaubfrosch (lat: Trachycephalus resinifictrix) (engl: Amazon milk frog)
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Habitat: tropical rain forest
Distribution: Brazil, Peru, Ecuador
Schwimmwühle, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Schwimmwühle, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Cayenne Caecilian (lat: Typhlonectes natans) (engl: Cayenne Caecilian)
Order: Gymnophiona
Family: Typhlonectidae
Habitat: rivers, lakes
Distribution: northern South America
Dreifarbiger Pfeilgiftfrosch, Foto: Tom Burger
Dreifarbiger Pfeilgiftfrosch, Foto: Tom Burger
Phantasmal Poison Frog (lat: Epipedobates anthonyi)
Order: Anura
Family: Dendrobatidae
Habitat: rainforest ground
Distribution: Ecuador
Rotaugenlaubfrosch, Foto: Tom Burger
Rotaugenlaubfrosch, Foto: Tom Burger
Red-eyed Tree Frog (lat: Agalychnis callidryas) (engl: Red-eyed Tree Frog)
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Habitat: rainforest ground
Distribution: from South Mexico to Columbia
Schmuckhornfrosch (Pacman-Frosch) (lat: Ceratophrys ornata) (engl: Horned Frog)
Order: Anura
Distribution: South America
Schokoladenfrosch (Marañón-Baumsteiger) (lat: Excidobates mysteriosus)
Order: Anura
Habitat: tropical rain forest
Distribution: Brazil, French Guyana
Schrecklicher Pfeilgiftfrosch (lat: Phyllobates terribilis)
Family: Dendrobatidae
Distribution: Colombia
Three-Striped Arrow-Poison Frog (lat: Ameerega trivitatta) (engl: Huallaga canyon)
Family: Dendrobatidae
Habitat: rainforest ground
Distribution: South America
Yellow-banded Poison Dart Frog (lat: Dendrobates leucomelas) (engl: Yellow-banded Poison Dart Frog)
Order: Anura
Family:
Habitat: forest ground
Distribution: Venezuela, Guyana, Northeastern Brazil
Zagros-Molch, Foto: Tom Burger
Zagros-Molch, Foto: Tom Burger
Zagros Newt (lat: Neurergus kaiseri) (engl: Kaiser‘s Spotted Newt)
Order: Urodela
Family: Salamandridae
Habitat: mountain brooks, pond, karst caves
Distribution: Zagros mountains in Western Iran

Fishes

Argusfisch (lat: Scatophagus argus)
Black Pacu (lat: Colossoma macropomum) (engl: Black Pacu)
Order: Characiformes
Family: Serrasalmidae
Distribution: South America
Blinder Höhlensalmler (lat: Astyanax fasciatus mexicanus)
Brabant-Buntbarsch (lat: Tropheus moorii)
Bushymouth catfish (lat: Ancistrus dolichopterus) (engl: Bushymouth catfish)
Order: Welsartige (Siluriformes)
Distribution: Amazonia
Clownfisch, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Clownfisch, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Clownfish
Convict Blenny/Goby (lat: Pholidichthys leucotaenia) (engl: Convict Blenny/Goby)
Order: Cichliformes
Distribution: Indo-pacific
Daffodil's Schneckenbarsch (lat: Neolamprologus daffodil)
Doktorfisch (lat: Zebrasoma velifer)
Habitat: lagoons
Feenbarsch (lat: Neolamprologus pulcher)
Order: Cichliformes
Habitat: rocky coasts
Distribution: East Africa
Feuer-Schwertgrundel (lat: Nemateleotris magnifica)
Family: Gobiidae
Distribution: Indo-pacific
Feuerfisch (lat: Pteroini) (engl: Lionfish)
Feuerschläfer-Grundel (lat: Nematelotris magnifica)
Flammen-Büschelbarsch (lat: Neocirrhites armatus)
Flammen-Herzogfisch (lat: Centropyge loriculus)
Fliederbartwels (lat: Synodontis nigriventris)
Flösselaal, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Flösselaal, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Flösselaal (lat: Erpetoichthys calabaricus)
Distribution: West Africa
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)
König-Salomon Zwergbarsch (lat: Pseudochromis fridmani)
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)
Muräne (Brackwassermuräne) (lat: Gymnothorax tile)
Orangeflossenpanzerwels (lat: Corydoras sterbai)
Orangeringelfisch (lat: Amphiprion ocellaris)
Perlen-Zwergkaiserfisch (lat: Centropyge vroliki)
Picassodrückerfisch (lat: Rhinecanthus aculeatus)
Pinzettfisch (lat: Chelmon rostratus)
Prachtgurami (lat: Parosphromenus phoenicurus)
Habitat: swamps
Distribution: South East Asia
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)
Schmetterlingsfisch (lat: Pantodon buchholzi)
Schneckenbarsch (lat: Lamprologus brevis)
Schnepfenmesserfisch (lat: Centriscidae)
Seahorse (lat: Hippocampus spec.)
Sechsstreifen-Lippfisch (lat: Pseudocheilinus hexataenia)
Segelflossen-Doktorfisch, Foto: Tom Burger
Segelflossen-Doktorfisch, Foto: Tom Burger
Segelflossen-Doktorfisch (lat: Zebrasoma veliferum)
Silberflossenblatt (lat: Monodactylus argenteus)
Stonefish (lat: Synanceiidae)
Strovel-Nosed Catfish (lat: Sorubim lima)
Tanganjika Killifisch (lat: Lamprichthys tanganicanus)
Warzen-Anglerfisch (lat: Antennarius maculatus)
Westamerk. Kreuzwels (lat: Arius seemani)
Zitronenlippfisch (lat: Halichoeres chrysus)

Insects

Bananenfalter (Dicke Banane) (lat: Caligo memnon)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
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)
Blue-banded Purplewing (lat: Myscelia cyaniris)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Caligo atreus (lat: Caligo atreus)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Danaus gilippus (lat: Danaus gilippus)
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
Himmelsfalter (lat: Morpho peleides)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Hypna clytemnestra (lat: Hypna clytemnestra)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Höhlenschabe (Simandoa-Höhlenschabe) (lat: Simandoa conserfariam)
Order: Blattodea
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, Foto: Tom Burger
Madagaskar-Fauchschabe, Foto: Tom Burger
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
Heiliger Pillendreher (Mistkäfer), Foto: Tom Burger
Heiliger Pillendreher (Mistkäfer), Foto: Tom Burger
Mistkäfer (Heiliger Pillendreher) (lat: Scarabaeus sacer)
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Scarabaeidae
Habitat: savannah, semi-desert
Distribution: Africa, European part of the Mediterranean
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
Phasmid (lat: Phasmatodea) (engl: Phasmid)
Order: Phasmatodea
Family: Phasmatidae
Habitat: tropical forests
Distribution: South East Asia
Pracht-Passionsfalter (lat: Philaethria dido)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Riesenheuschrecke, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Riesenheuschrecke, Foto: Thomas Hahn
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
Siproeta epaphus (lat: Siproeta epaphus)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Australische Gespenstschrecke, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Australische Gespenstschrecke, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Spiny Leaf Insect (lat: Extatosoma tiaratum) (engl: Extatosoma)
Order: Phasmatodea
Family: Phasmatidae
Habitat: tropical forests
Distribution: Australia, Neuguinea
Stabschrecke, Foto: Thomas Hahn
Stabschrecke, Foto: Thomas Hahn
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: Phasmatodea
Family: Pseudophasmatidae
Habitat: trees
Distribution: Peru
Waldgeist (lat: Greta oto)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Distribution: Central America
Walking leaf (lat: Phyllium giganteum) (engl: Phylliidae)
Order: Phasmatodea
Family: Phylliidae
Habitat: tropical forests
Distribution: Neuguinea, South East Asia
Zebra-Passionsfalter (lat: Heliconius charitonius)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae