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Animals that Start with O
Everybody has seen programs that show animals in their natural environment. But what would you say if you can discover that there are many animals species on the planet whose names start with the letter O?
Mammals that start with O
Ocelot: nocturnal wildcat of Central America and South America having a dark-spotted buff-brown coat
– A young ocelot was discover near the Laguna Atascosa Refuge. There are only forty-seven ocelots in the United States.
Odobenidae: walruses and extinct forms.
– The bodies of forty odobenidae or walruses were found on a beach.
Okapi: similar to the giraffe but smaller with much shorter neck and stripe on the legs.
– An okapi calf was born at the San Diego Zoo. People will be able to see it in one month.
– The picture shows an ondatra trying to catch a fish.
Onychomys: grasshopper mice.
– The onychomys also known as grasshopper mouse is carnivorous and howls like a Wolf!
Opossum: nocturnal arboreal marsupial having a naked prehensile tail found from southern North America to northern South America. Small furry Australian arboreal marsupials having long usually prehensile tails.
– A female opossum can have up to twenty babies.
Reptiles that start with O
Opheodrys: North American green snakes.
– The opheodrys or green snake is a not venomous snake. I don’t care, if I see one I’ll run!
– Mr. Stevenson has been handling ophidias for forty years. He says it is not that difficult but you need to be trained.
Ophisaurus: glass lizards.
– The ophisaurus looks like a snake but it is a lizard. It is called glass lizard and it’s inoffensive.
Birds that start with O
Odontophorus: genus of Central and South American crested partridges resembling quails; sometimes placed in a distinct subfamily or isolated in a distinct family.
– The children were walking by the farm and discovered a couple of odontophorus.
Oilbird: nocturnal fruit-eating bird of South America that has fatty young yielding an oil that is used instead of butter.
– Each year the Dunston Cave receives many visitors to watch the oilbird. Authorities are trying to rule this.
Oreortyx: mountain quail of western United States.
– The oreortyx are monogamus birds that live in the mountains. Once it choose a partner, they will stay together for their entire life.
Oriole:American songbird; male is black and orange or yellow. Mostly tropical songbird; the male is usually bright orange and black.
– Male orioles sing to defend their territory.
Owlet: young owl.
– It’s great news that researches have found owlets in Mumbai. The species is endangered.
Insects and critters that start with O
Odonata: dragonflies and damselflies.
– The larva of the odonata lives in fresh water. When adults odonata fly over water.
Oecanthus: tree crickets.
– September is the time that oecanthus choose to chirp rhytmically while mating.
– The oligochaeta are creepy creatures that live underground.
Orchestiidae: beach fleas.
– The orchestiidae lives in sandy beaches and looks like small shrimp.
Orthoptera: grasshoppers and locusts; crickets.
– A member of the orthoptera family has been discovered after one-hundred years.