P is for Proboscis Monkey


P is for Proboscis Monkey.  I love that the scientific term for this animal is “Nasalis larvatus”  Given their Jimmy Durante nasal features, it is no wonder one of them might opt for a nose job.  Native to Borneo these monkey’s use their large noses as an echo chamber when […]

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O is for Orangutan


O is for Orangutan.  This Tang drinking “man of the forest” is native to Borneo and Sumatra.   According to the World Wildlife Fund their population has been cut in half over the past century. As a kid I always pronounced it Oran-ga-TANG.  Which got me thinking whatever happened to […]

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N is for Numbat

N is for Numbat Animal Alphabets Bearman Cartoons

N is for Numbat.  Now of course hearing the name of this animal for today’s Animal Alphabet, I was hoping for some flying rodent but no, instead we have an Australian Marsupial.  Numbats are solitary animals, active during the day which subsist on termites, eating up to 10% of their […]

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M is for Military Macaw

M is for Military Macaw Animal Alphabets cartoon Bearman Cartoons

M is for Military Macaw.  Today’s Animal Alphabet gets it’s name from the colorful green feathers which resemble a military uniform.  Native to Central and South America, the bird is endangered in the wild but can thrive as a pet due assuming they are given a bunch of social interaction.

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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


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


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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