L is for Loris

L is for Loris Animal Alphabets

L is for Loris.  The Loris is an endangered animal from India and Southeast Asia.  This cute thing is the only venomous primate known.  Unfortunately because of their cuteness people all want them as pets which has further endangered their population.  You may have seen videos of what looks like […]

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K is for Kakapo

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K is for Kakapo.  When I got my assignment for this entry into Animal Alphabets, I was confused.  Those Cocker Spaniel/Poodle mixes are endangered species?  Obviously I never heard of a Kakapo.  This flightless, nocturnal bird is also called a “Owl Parrot“.  Sadly this New Zealand native’s population as of […]

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J is for Javan Rhino

J is for Javan Rhino Animal Alphabets

J is for Javan Rhino.  The next letter in the endangered species Animal Alphabets.    Considered one of the rarest large mammals in the world, the Javan Rhino gets its name from one of the islands from which its population was once large – Java in Indonesia.  In the 1600’s […]

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I is for Indian Elephant

I is for Indian Elephant. Animal Alphabets Cartoon series by Bearman Cartoons

I is for Indian Elephant.  The Indian Elephant found in Asia (and not only India).  Vegetarians who eat Bark, grass and roots, these elephants are known for eating up to 19 hours a day and producing, as the cartoon shows, 220lbs of dung a day.  That needs a S**tload of toilet […]

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H is for Hawksbill Turtle

H is for Hawksbill Turtle. Animal Alphabets by Bearman cartoons

H is for Hawksbill Turtle.  This entry into the Animal Alphabets Cartoon series, gets its name from their narrow pointed beak that resembles a hawk.   Native of the tropics, the Hawksbill keeps the coral reef lively by removing and eating the sponges that grow on them.  Their shells are used […]

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G is for Gorilla

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G is for Gorilla.  The highly endangered gorillas of Africa are today’s Animal Alphabet entry.  Gorillas live in groups which are led by an older male Silverback, which gets its name from the gray hair that grows on their back as a male ages.  I too can attest to this […]

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F is for (Island) Fox

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F is for (Island) Fox.  The island fox can be found on the Channel Islands of California.  Isolated on the islands for several thousand years has made the fox more vulnerable to mainland disease that cause no issues with domesticated dogs.  Of the eight species of Island Fox, four have […]

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E is for Echidna

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E is for Echidna.  Continuing to cartoon for the Animal Alphabets.  Several weeks behind.  Echidnas are somewhat of a cross between a hedgehog and an anteater.  Thus the big nose and spikes.  But for me every time I think of the word I get hungry.  Enchiladas anyone?

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D is for Dugong

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D is for Dugong.  Animal Alphabets continues with the Dugong.  Those in the U.S. who are familiar with the manatee will recognize the similarities with the Dugong.  The Dugong is found closer to Australia. Mostly herbivore they tend to seek seagrass and using their flexible upper lip they can dig out […]

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