Author: Yeshua Perez

Pacific fiddler crab (Leptuca crenulata)

The Mexican fiddler crab, is a species of crab that owes its common name to its common name to its chelae, pincers or “pincers”, which are extremely different sizes. They are small crabs that measure from 2.5 to 3 cm in length. Habitat: Their natural habitat is very diverse thanks to their power of adaptation, […]

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California sea slug (Aplysia californica)

The California sea slug (Aplysia californica) is a gastropod mollusk of the family Aplysiidae. It and all species of this genus are commonly referred to as sea hares. Habitat: It is found in shallow areas associated with algae such as Gracilaria, Ulva, Enteromorpha and seagrasses of the genus Zostera. Diet: Aplysia is a macrophage with […]

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Coyote (Canis latrans)

The coyote (Canis latrans, meaning “howling dog”) is a species of carnivorous mammal found only in the Americas, from Canada to Colombia. They are usually solitary animals but can on occasions gather in herds. Habitat: Their habitats are diverse. It can live in deserts, meadows, forests, mountainous areas, tropical ecosystems, swamps, and thickets, as well […]

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Zebra-tailed lizard (Callisaurus draconoides)

It is a moderately sized lizard; males have a length of 6.7 – 9.9 cm and females 6.7 to 8.7 cm. This species is adapted to live in the sand and deserts. Their legs are relatively long and they have a thin body.   Habitat: This species is active in open spaces with sand, gravel […]

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Coachwhip snake Masticophis flagellum)

  They are thin-bodied snakes with small heads and large eyes with round pupils. They vary greatly in color, but most reflect a camouflage appropriate to their natural habitat. They are usually light brown with darker brown mottling, but in western Texas, where the soil color is lighter, they are also pink; there are some […]

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Cascabel de rombos (Crotalus scutulatus)

They are medium-sized, heavy-bodied snakes. They generally measure from 45 cm to 90 cm. The longest known are around 130 cm. The background color of these snakes can be greenish gray, olive brown, yellowish green or brown. The color depends on the environment. The spots on the back are diamond-shaped or oval to hexagonal and […]

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Northwest Horned Rattlesnake. (Crotalus cerastes)

  It is a viper that reaches the 50 cm to 80 cm of total length, with some records of specimens reaching up to 82.4 cm, where females reach the greatest lengths, unlike other species of rattlesnakes. Their most distinctive feature are the cairns-shaped scales, pointed and upward, which give them the name of “hornets”, […]

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