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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Timbellus bednalli (Brazier, 1878)

• Bednall’s murex

Cape Leveque, Dampier Peninsula, Kimberley region, Western Australia

Scientific classification
Superdomain: Neomura
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): Opisthokonta
(unranked) Holozoa
(unranked) Filozoa
Kingdom: Animalia
Subkingdom: Metazoa
Superphylum: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Orthogastropoda
Order: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Muricidae
Subfamily:Muricinae
Genus:Timbellus
Species:T. bednalli

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Timbellus phyllopterus (Lamarck, 1822)

• Leafy Winged Murex

Saint-François, Guadaloupe | 74.71mm

Scientific classification
Superdomain: Neomura
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): Opisthokonta
(unranked) Holozoa
(unranked) Filozoa
Kingdom: Animalia
Subkingdom: Metazoa
Superphylum: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Orthogastropoda
Order: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Muricidae
Subfamily:Muricinae
Genus:Timbellus
Species:T. phyllopterus

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Muricodrupa fiscella (Gmelin, 1791)

• Basket Drupe

Ilot Rédika, New Caledonia | 18,7mm

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: Caenogastropoda
Order: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Muricidae
Subfamily: Ergalataxinae
Genus: Muricodrupa
Species: M. fiscella

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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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The Beauty of Greenland

Stunning video from Dennis Schmelz

Photo Gear
Canon 5D Mark III
Canon Lenses
Canon EF 16-35mm 1:2,8L II
Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II
Canon EF 70-200 mm 1:2,8 L IS II
Video Gear
Phantom 4 Pro Drone
DJI Mavic Drone
Sony a6500 Camera
Zhiyun Crane Gimbal
Sony Lenses
Sony 10-18 mm f/4
Sony 35 mm f/1.8
Filter
Gobe NDX Vario ND 49mm
B+W ND Vario 62mm

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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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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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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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

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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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Panthera tigris tigris

• Tigre de Bengala
• Belgal Tiger

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

Bioparque “Washington Rodríguez Piquinela”, Durazno, Uruguay

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Mammillaria bombycina

‘Silken pincushion cactus’

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Plantae
(unranked):Angiosperms
(unranked):Eudicots
(unranked):Core eudicots
Order:Caryophyllales
Family:Cactaceae
Subfamily:Cactoideae
Tribe:Cacteae
Genus:Mammillaria
Species:M. bombycina

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