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The red panda is a small mammal that lives in the eastern Himalayas and south-west China. It eats mainly bamboo. In the same way as the red panda from Schleich Wild Life, at first glance the animal looks like a cross between a raccoon, a fox and a cat. And despite its name it isn’t a panda. A new animal family was created for the red panda, with...
Cats use their long facial whiskers to measure gaps. They use them to find out whether they fit through an opening or are too big or fat for it.
Dromedaries live in the deserts of Africa and Asia. They eat mostly leaves, dry grass and thorny plants. The hump of the mammal isn’t used to store water; it stores fat. If they can’t find any food in the desert they can live off it for weeks. The dromedary from Schleich Wild Life has eaten well recently and has an upright, well-filled hump.
Grizzlies are tall, strong animals – they stand up to 2.4 metres high and weigh roundabout 450 kilograms. They have sort of a hump on their back and strong hind limbs. Grizzly bears are able to run up to 55 kilometres per hour. They are loners and frequently behave aggressively.
During the day, goats' pupils narrow to almost rectangular, horizontal slits. This is used to protect their eyes from too much sunlight. With their broad pupils they have a wide field of view of 320-340 degrees and can promptly recognize enemies like wolves.Fun factGoats cannot perceive the colour blue. For them the sky is always grey.
Domestic geese are descended from wild grey geese. They are very loyal animals who feel most comfortable in large flocks of geese and remain with their partner for their whole lives.
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Common seal babies are born in the Arctic pack ice. After birth, the mother immediately begins suckling her offspring with fatty milk, so that it can develop a warm layer of fat. When she returns from hunting, she can tell her own little ones apart from the others by their smell.
Hens lay between 250-300 eggs per year. Although it may look that way at first, no two eggs are the same. They are of varying size and never have the same colour. They can be white, light or even dark brown. Even the small spots and speckles are always a little different.
The beautiful spots on the face and body of the American Shorthair Cat from the Schleich Farm World show how varied and exciting the coat pattern of this cat breed can be. The animals have a wonderfully affectionate and gentle nature, which almost always puts them in the top 10 most popular cat breeds. American Shorthair Cats are also very intel...
Baby cheetahs are very helpless and only open their eyes after two weeks. When their mother is out hunting, they are completely defenceless against hungry lions and hyenas. The best possible camouflage is the only chance they have. A long, silver mane helps them here. It stands up like a mohican hairstyle and looks like long blades of grass from...
The domestic donkey comes originally from the African donkey. It copes well with hot temperatures and makes little demands on its food. It is often described as stubborn and stupid when he stops for seemingly no reason at all and refuses to move on. However, the opposite is the case. Donkeys cannot run as fast as horses, so it would be senseless...
Hippos are large, heavy herbivores that live near rivers and lakes in Africa. Calves are often born in the water and can even be suckled underwater. At birth the hippopotamus calves already have strong legs, just like the ones from Schleich Wild Life, and can walk soon after being born. After a couple of weeks the impressive, tusk-like canine te...
Border Collies are real bundles of energy, and love all mental and physical challenges. They often complete tasks quicker than their masters can come up with new ones for them to do. They can even learn to wind down car windows, jump a skipping rope or balance glasses of water on their nose.
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Panda bears start small. Extremely small. At birth they weigh just around 100 grams. That's as much as a bar of chocolate or a small yogurt. Apart from the Kangaroos, no other mammal gives birth to such small babies. After four weeks, the cubs have their typical black and white fur, after 6-8 weeks, they open their eyes for the first time.
Killer whales are also known as orcas and are actually part of the dolphin family. The animals are easy to differentiate from other whales thanks to their distinctive colouring: While the skin on their back is pitch-black, their bellies are a bright white, as you can see on the killer whale calf from Schleich Wild Life. After just a few months t...
Maine-Coon cats are large and heavy, but very calm, balanced cats with a noble, long coat. That's why they are often referred to as gentle giants. Maine Coon cats do not lay around all day, but love to roam the countryside. They are not afraid of water either - on the contrary, they even love it.
Great white sharks are the world's largest predatory sharks;They attack their prey from deep down below;Great white sharks have a revolving set of teeth, which means used teeth are replaced easily;Highly detailed;Hand PaintedÂ Â
Despite the camouflage spots in their fur, giraffes do not always remain undetected by predators. But they know to defend themselves and can kick really hard with their front hooves. They mainly do this if they want to protect their young, because the adult animals are normally rarely attacked.
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Giant tortoises are large and can weigh over 400 kg. Like the giant tortoise from Schleich Wild Life, they have short but powerful legs that they use to move around in the search for fresh grass and herbs. The reptiles can reach an impressive age and often live more than 100 years in the wild.
Bulls have been the symbol of Spain for centuries. They can weigh well over 1,000 kg and are extremely strong. Before a bull attacks, it displays warning behaviours. It shows itself from the side so that it looks bigger, tosses its head back and forth, scrapes the ground with its front hoof and bellows.
Wild boar have tusks that can inflict painful wounds on enemies like wolves and bears.
Wild boar have tusks that can inflict painful wounds on enemies like wolves and bears. In summer, wild boar like to wallow in mud to cool down. It also helps protect them from insect stings.
The horns of oryx antelopes are 120-150 centimetres long. This is where they get their name, because "oryx" is Greek and basically means "pointed tool". Lions, leopards, and hyenas no doubt have to learn the hard way that these antelopes can also use them very well to defend themselves.
Quokkas are peaceful little marsupials. They belong to the family of kangaroos and are therefore also called short-tailed kangaroos. Quokkas live in a small area in the south-west of Australia and are often referred to as the happiest animals in the world, because they seem to smile all the time â€“ due to their mouth shape.
The Okapi is a small forest giraffe. Particularly remarkable is the striped fur on its hindquarters, which resembles a zebra. Okapis live in a small area in the African rainforest and eat leaves, fruits, ferns and mushrooms. The animals are very shy and were therefore not discovered until 1890.
Labrador Retrievers enjoy a swim and are frequently described as water dogs. They have a topcoat of somewhat longer hair and a thick undercoat, which keeps out the water like a kind of diving suit. Between their toes the dogs even have webbing.
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White-tailed deer graze mornings and evenings. They are herbivores and feed on green plants and nuts. Deer live in small groups, usually only the mother and its calves. The males have magnificent antlers and live in small groups of three or four animals.
The Indian rhinoceros lives in Northeast India. Its thick folds of skin make it unmistakable, as though it were wearing thick armour. Contrary to its African relatives, however, it is very calm and peaceful. It spends most of its time eating grass, twigs, leaves, branches, and fruits.
In order to become the leader of the pack, lions must win a duel. The larger their mane, the more respect they are shown by their rival. But not only does it look breath-taking – it also protects the animals from serious injuries on their heads and necks.
The orca is a large, toothed whale that belongs to the dolphin family. Its black and white colouring makes its unmistakable. Animals swimming under it don't recognise it, because the surface of the water is just as bright as its belly. And from above, you can hardly tell its apart from the sea floor thanks to its black back.
Male gorillas often beat their fists on their chests. They do so to show who is the strongest in the group. However, it can also be a kind of greeting. Gorillas donâ€™t just walk on the palms of their hands, but also on their knuckles. For this reason, theyâ€™re also known as knuckle-walkers.
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Pigs are very social animals and care lovingly for their litter. If they can be born outside, the pregnant mother pig digs a homely hollow and fills it with soft branches, grass and leaves before she gives birth to her litter. In it, the little ones are born and after a few minutes they start looking for the teat to slurp tasty breast milk. Thei...
Hammerhead sharks feed on sardines, herring and mackerel. In the past it was thought that they killed prey by hitting it with their heads. Now we know that the unusual head shape allows improved vision. Just like the hammerhead shark from Schleich Wild Life, the eyes are located on the outside left and right of their head and give the predator a...
Yorkshire terriers are famous throughout the world for their silky soft coats and self-confident character. They are always looking for adventure and often pick fights with big dogs, not realizing how small they really are. But the little daredevils also have hearts of gold and are extremely loyal.
Polar foxes have the warmest fur of all mammals. 70% of it consists of thick undercoat. It is the only wild dog to change fur colours twice a year. In winter, it is white as snow and in summer brown. This way, it is well camouflaged even in the tundra after the snow has melted.
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Wombats are small marsupials that live on the Australian continent. Their body shape doesn’t make them look agile but they can be surprisingly fast. When they’re not grazing the small mammals live underground, where they dig tunnels and burrows. To do this they have rodent-like teeth and wide paws with sickle-shaped claws, just like the wombat f...
The Black Forest cold blood is a small but powerful and agile horse. It has an even-tempered and docile character while at the same time being very lively and full of energy. As with this Black Forest Mare from the Schleich Farm World, the mane and tail of this horse breed is always flaxen. It creates an exciting contrast to the dark, chestnut-c...
The Miniature Schnauzer has a moustache, thick, long eyebrows and wiry fur. The breed originates from Germany and resulted from crossing the Schnauzer with the Poodle and Affenpinscher. Miniature Schnauzers are considered to be particularly clever, attentive, lively and fearless.
A rabbit's favourite foods are juicy herbs, fresh clover, salad, twigs and peelings. Rabbits are very sociable animals. When sensing danger, they thump their hind legs on the ground so as to warn their relatives. If a predator comes too close, they flee in zigzag formation.
Most Hereford calves have a dark red coat. Their face, chest, neck and belly are white. The calves process the food they eat extremely efficiently, which allows them to put on several hundred kilograms in their first two years. A fully grown cow weighs 600 to 800 kg, while a fully grown bull weighs 900 to 1,350 kg.
With its happy facial expression, the English Cocker Spaniel from the Schleich Farm World radiates a joy of life and shows the cheerful character of this dog breed. Its affectionate, sociable character makes this dog a popular pet, especially for families with children. Cocker Spaniels have a lot of energy and therefore need plenty of exercise. ...
The Rhodesian Ridgeback from the Schleich Farm World has a distinctive feature on its back: The hairs there grow in the opposite direction from the rest and create a narrow comb of hair that stands up from the body. Rhodesian Ridgebacks are popular family dogs due to their even-tempered and loyal nature. They are also very intelligent. The four-...
Hannah has a gorgeous new blanket and halter for her Quarter Horse Cayenne. She is delighted with them, because red and blue are her favorite colors. Cayenne seems happy too. The blanket is wonderfully soft to the touch and fits perfectly on her back. When the two of them turn up at the riding arena looking like this, everyone is going to be abs...
Hereford cattle come from the English county of Herefordshire, where they have been bred since the 17th century. They are extremely good-natured and undemanding animals.
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