Porsche 906E

BP World Record runs Monza, 1967

• Drivers: Jo Siffert, Dieter Spoerry, Rico Steinemann & Charles Voegele
• Main sponsor: BP (British Petroleum)
• Real chassis number: 906-153

The world record attempt was not financed by Porsche, as many had assumed, but by BP Switzerland. That is why Rico Steinemann and Dieter Spoerry donated their “private” car.

Minichamps 1/18 – 100676100 – Limited Edition

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Porsche 906E

BP World Record runs Monza, 1967

• Drivers: Jo Siffert, Dieter Spoerry, Rico Steinemann & Charles Voegele
• Main sponsor: BP (British Petroleum)
• Real chassis number: 906-153

The world record attempt was not financed by Porsche, as many had assumed, but by BP Switzerland. That is why Rico Steinemann and Dieter Spoerry donated their “private” car.

Additional information: http://tiny.cc/fy9nvy

Minichamps 1/18 – 100676100 – Limited Edition

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Porsche 906E

BP World Record runs Monza, 1967

• Drivers: Jo Siffert, Dieter Spoerry, Rico Steinemann & Charles Voegele
• Main sponsor: BP (British Petroleum)
• Real chassis number: 906-153

The world record attempt was not financed by Porsche, as many had assumed, but by BP Switzerland. That is why Rico Steinemann and Dieter Spoerry donated their “private” car.

Minichamps 1/18 – 100676100 – Limited Edition

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Lyncina broderipii (Sowerby, G.B. I, 1832)

• Broderip’s Cowry

Park Rynie, Natal, South Africa | 81mm

Scientific classification
Superdomain: Neomura
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): Opisthokonta
(unranked) Holozoa
(unranked) Filozoa
Kingdom: Animalia
Subkingdom: Eumetazoa
(unranked): Bilateria
(unranked): Protostomia
Superphylum: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Mollusca
Subphylum: Conchifera
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Orthogastropoda
Order: Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Cypraeoidea
Family: Cypraeidae
Subfamily: Luriinae
Tribe: Austrocypraeini
Genus: Lyncina
Species: L. broderipii

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Lama glama

• Llama

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Artiodactyla
Family:Camelidae
Genus:Lama
Species:L. glama

Bioparque “Washington Rodríguez Piquinela”, Durazno, Uruguay

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Ozotoceros bezoarticus uruguayensis

• Venado de campo, ciervo pampero
• Pampas deer

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Artiodactyla
Family:Cervidae
Subfamily:Capreolinae
Genus:Ozotoceros
Species:O. bezoarticus
Subspecies:O. bezoarticus uruguayensis

Parque y Reserva de Fauna Cerro Pan de Azúcar, Maldonado, Uruguay

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Rupornis magnirostris

• Roadside hawk
• Gavilán comúnScientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Accipitriformes
Family:Accipitridae
Genus:Rupornis
Species:R. magnirostris
Binomial name
Rupornis magnirostris

Synonyms
Buteo magnirostris

Santa Ana, Canelones, Uruguay

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Mazama gouazoubira

• Gray brocket / brown brocket
• Guazubirá / corzuela Parda
• Veado-catingueiro / veado-virá

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Artiodactyla
Family:Cervidae
Subfamily:Capreolinae
Genus:Mazama
Species:M. gouazoubira

Parque y Reserva de Fauna Cerro Pan de Azúcar, Maldonado, Uruguay

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Capybara love

Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
• Carpincho / capibara
• Capybara

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Rodentia
Family:Caviidae
Genus:Hydrochoerus
Species:H. hydrochaeris

Parque y Reserva de Fauna Cerro Pan de Azúcar, Maldonado, Uruguay

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African seashells

Species list:

Turbinellidae:
• Vasum triangularis – Kwazulu-Natal South Coast, South Africa
• Tudivasum zanzibaricum – Zanzibar
Muricidae:
• Pteropurpura graagae – Mzamba, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Turbinidae:
• Turbo sarmaticus – Cape Recife, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

From my collection

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Rufescent tiger heron

Tigrisoma lineatum

• Rufescent tiger heron
• Garza colorada / Garza-tigre colorada
Juvenil

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Pelecaniformes
Family:Ardeidae
Genus:Tigrisoma
Species:T. lineatum

El Pinar, Canelones, Uruguay

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Handsome goat

Capra aegagrus hircus

• Domestic goat
• Cabra Angora

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Artiodactyla
Family:Bovidae
Subfamily:Caprinae
Genus:Capra
Species:C. aegagrus
Subspecies:C. a. hircus

Bioparque “Washington Rodríguez Piquinela”, Durazno, Uruguay

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Rupornis magnirostris

• Roadside hawk
• Gavilán común

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Accipitriformes
Family:Accipitridae
Genus:Rupornis
Species:R. magnirostris
Binomial name
Rupornis magnirostris

Synonyms
Buteo magnirostris

Balneario Las Flores, Maldonado, Uruguay

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Ready for take-off

Buteogallus meridionalis

• Aguilucho Colorado
• Savanna Hawk
• Gaviao-caboclo

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Accipitriformes
Family:Accipitridae
Genus:Buteogallus
Species:B. meridionalis

Santa Ana, Canelones, Uruguay

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L I O N Q U E E N

Panthera leo

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Carnivora
Suborder:Feliformia
Family:Felidae
Genus:Panthera
Species:P. leo

Bioparque “Washington Rodríguez Piquinela”, Durazno, Uruguay

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Excuse me, just passing through!

Nasua nasua

• Coatí / coatí de cola anillada sudamericano
• South American coati / ring-tailed coati

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Carnivora
Suborder:Caniformia
Family:Procyonidae
Genus:Nasua
Species:N. nasua

Bioparque “Washington Rodríguez Piquinela”, Durazno, Uruguay

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Tigrisoma lineatum

• Rufescent tiger heron
• Garza colorada / Garza-tigre colorada
Juvenil

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Pelecaniformes
Family:Ardeidae
Genus:Tigrisoma
Species:T. lineatum

El Pinar, Canelones, Uruguay

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Sleeping hippo

Hippopotamus amphibius

• Common hippopotamus
• Hipopótamo común

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Artiodactyla
Family:Hippopotamidae
Genus:Hippopotamus
Species:H. amphibius

Bioparque “Washington Rodríguez Piquinela”, Durazno, Uruguay

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Lycalopex gymnocercus

• Grey pampean fox / Azara’s fox / Azara’s zorro
• Zorro de las Pampas / aguará gris / zorro gris

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Carnivora
Family:Canidae
Genus:Lycalopex
Species:L. gymnocercus

Bioparque “Washington Rodríguez Piquinela”, Durazno, Uruguay

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Capybara – Autumn sunshine

Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
• Carpincho / capibara
• Capybara

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Rodentia
Family:Caviidae
Genus:Hydrochoerus
Species:H. hydrochaeris

Bioparque “Washington Rodríguez Piquinela”, Durazno, Uruguay

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Papio hamadryas

A young hamadryas baboon happily playing with a stone.

• Papión
• Hamadryas baboon

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Primates
Family:Cercopithecidae
Tribe:Papionini
Genus:Papio
Species:P. hamadryas

Bioparque “Washington Rodríguez Piquinela”, Durazno, Uruguay

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Nasua nasua

• Coatí / coatí de cola anillada sudamericano
• South American coati / ring-tailed coati

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Carnivora
Suborder:Caniformia
Family:Procyonidae
Genus:Nasua
Species:N. nasua

Bioparque “Washington Rodríguez Piquinela”, Durazno, Uruguay

via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/KupbHo

Mr. Big Beak

Phoenicopterus chilensis
• Flamenco austral
• Chilean Flamingo

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Phoenicopteriformes
Family:Phoenicopteridae
Genus:Phoenicopterus
Species:P. chilensis

Bioparque “Washington Rodríguez Piquinela”, Durazno, Uruguay

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