Characteristics Name: Peregrine Falcon Latin name: Falco peregrinus Class: Birds Size: 35 - 50cm Body length Weight: 600 - 1300g Age: 10 - 15 years Appearance: blue-gray plumage on the back, belly-white to off-white Gender dimorphism: yes Nutrition type: carnivore Food: various pigeons, songbirds Distribution: worldwide original origin: unknown sleep-wake-rhythm: diurnal habitat: unspecific natural enemies: hawk, eagle owl sexual maturity: towards the end of the first year mating season: February - March breeding season: 33 - 38 days clutch size: 2 - 5 Eggs Threatened by extinction: No You will find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: Guppy Other names: rainbowfish Latin name: Poecilia reticulata Class: fish Size: 2 - 6 cm Weight:? Age: 2 - 3 years Appearance: different colors possible (eg gray, green, blue, red, yellow) Sex dimorphism: yes Nutrition type: omnivore Food: algae, crayfish, plant material, aquatic insects, worms Distribution: world-wide as aquarium fish of primitive origin : Caribbean Sleep-wake-up rhythm: active in the daytime Habitat: prefers warm waterlogged waters or slow flowing waters Natural predators: predatory species Sexual maturity: about 2 to 3 months Mating time: all year round Litter size: 5 - 20 young Social behavior: swarming Critically endangered: no Further profiles of You can find animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: Lizard Latin name: Lacertidae Class: reptile Size: 10 - 25cm Weight: 0.1 - 5.0 kg (depending on species) Age: 2 - 12 years Appearance: numerous color variants possible Sexual dimming: yes Nutrition type: mainly Insectivore (insectivore) Food: Insects, Molluscs, Bird Eggs Distribution: Africa, Asia, Europe Habitat: dry and warm climate Natural enemies: especially birds and snakes Sexual maturity: around the age of two Mating season: March - May Incubation period: 40 - 120 days Litter size: 1 - 6 Eggs Social Behavior: Lonely Endangered: No You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: Water Buffalo Other Names: Arni, River Buffalo Latin Name: Bubalus arnee Class: Mammals Size: 2 - 3 m Weight: 400 - 1200 kg Age: 15 - 25 years Looks: brown, gray or black coat Sex Dimorphism: Yes Diet type: Herbivore (herbivor) Food: Water and swamp plants Distribution: Asia Original Origin: India and China Sleep-wake cycle: diurnal and dusk Habitat: Wetlands, Rivers, Lakes, Wetlands Natural enemies: Crocodile, Leopard, Tiger, Waran Sexual maturity: between the third and sixth years mating season: all year round gestation time: approx.
Characteristics Name: Pike Latin name: Esox lucius class: fish size: 1.0 - 1.5m weight: up to 30kg age: 15 - 30 years looks: gray-green sex dimorphism: yes diet type: predominantly fish eater (piscivor) food: mainly Fish; also crustaceans and small amphibians Distribution: northern hemisphere original provenance: unknown sleep-wake-rhythm: diurnal habitat: prefers flowing waters natural enemies: especially conspecifics; Cannibalism is not a rare phenomenon in pike. Sexual maturity: around the age of three Mating time: March - May Number of potential offspring: up to 40.
What is a microtubule? Definition: Microtubules (tubule) are understood to mean fine protein structures which are combined within the cell to form a tube-like system. The microtubules together with the intermediate filaments and the microfilaments form the basis for the cytoskeleton of the cell, which occurs in this form only in eukaryotes.