Masked Animals

By Josie

March 7th, 2023

This is a wide range of animals that reside in completely different habitats but which all have one feature in common: they are all masked animals.

Let's take a look:

1. Raccoon

Raccoons have very dexterous paws, allowing them to open containers or even untie knots.

They’re even able to remember solutions to problems they’ve faced for up to two years.

2. Baadger

When provoked, they can even fight off larger predators such as wolves or bears.

Despite being relatively small creatures, badgers can be aggressive when threatened.

3. Civet

Just like cats have whiskers to help them navigate their environments at night; civets use their long tails for extra sensing abilities

They secrete a musky fluid from its preputial glands – this fluid has been used in perfumes for centuries.

4. Catshark

The catshark is known for its ability to produce high-frequency sound waves through an organ located between its eyes called a “sonic gland.”

They can survive long periods without food due to their slow metabolic rate.

5. Mandrill

The Mandrill is the world’s largest monkey species, with males reaching up to 2 feet tall at the shoulder and weighing up to 35 pounds.

When disturbed by predators; they spread their wings wide open while making loud screeching sounds to scare away potential threats.

They also build their nests close together, forming large colonies which provide them with an extra layer of protection against predators.

6. Masked Lapwing

7. Black-Footed Ferret

Black-Footed Ferrets primarily inhabit prairie grasslands throughout North America and feed mainly on prairie dogs, making up 90% of their diet.

One adaptation that helps them hunt effectively is their eyes which reflect light at night.

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