Rainforest Animals

Rainforest Animals

Description
Description

Rainforest animals are a diverse group of species that inhabit the dense, humid, and biodiverse ecosystems of tropical rainforests around the equator. These ecosystems, characterized by high rainfall and a canopy structure, host an estimated 50% of the world's species, including insects, amphibians, birds, mammals, and reptiles. Evolved to exploit various ecological niches, these animals display vibrant colors, complex behaviors, and unique adaptations like camouflage, specialized diets, and symbiotic relationships. Rainforests are ancient, dating back to the Tertiary period, creating an evolutionary cradle that has given rise to the immense biodiversity and complex ecological interdependencies characteristic of these regions.

Anatomy
Anatomy

Rainforest animals boast remarkable anatomical adaptations suited to their lush, intricate habitats. Many exhibit vibrant, colorful plumage or skins for camouflage or mating displays, like the resplendent quetzal or poison dart frogs. Arboreal species, such as sloths and spider monkeys, have strong, flexible limbs for climbing, while birds like parrots possess sharp beaks for cracking nuts.

Acute senses are common; for instance, bats use echolocation, and snakes sense infrared heat from prey. Movement varies widely: jaguars stealthily stalk, hummingbirds hover with rapid wingbeats, and insects may mimic leaves or twigs. While vocalizations range from the howler monkey's roar to the intricate songs of birds, each species is uniquely adapted to its niche.

Human Interaction
Human Interaction

The relationship between humans and rainforest animals is complex, marked by fascination, exploitation, and efforts toward conservation. Historically, indigenous peoples have lived in harmony with these ecosystems, but expanding human activities have led to habitat destruction and poaching. Rainforest animals often feature in pop culture as symbols of exotic beauty and biodiversity, like in the movie "Rio" or the book "The Jungle Book."

Conservation efforts are increasing, with initiatives like the Amazon Rainforest Conservancy working to protect habitats and species. Eco-tourism also plays a role, raising awareness and funds for conservation while offering people a glimpse into the lives of these diverse and captivating creatures.

Common Questions
Common Questions
How do animals adapt in the rainforest?

Animals adapt in the rainforest through multiple physical adaptions. The adaptations include camouflage that allows them to blend into their surroundings and makes it difficult for predators to see them. Animals also adapt to move within the surroundings of the rainforest through strong limbs or webbed feet.

What do rainforest animals eat?

The food rainforest animals typically eat depends on their placement within the food supply chain and the ecosystem. The food sources within the rainforest are often limited. Big animals eat smaller animals such as armadillos, birds, and turtles while smaller animals may generally eat mushrooms, termites, or worms.

Which animals are the top of the food chain in the rainforest?

The animals at the top of the food chain in the rainforest include big cats such as leopards and jaguars who are known for both their agility and speed. Other animals at the top of the food chain include anacondas who are known for their ability to prey and crocodiles.

Aardvark
267700
23.6”-29.9” | 60-76 cm
11”-13.4” | 28-34 cm
41.3”-51.2” | 105-130 cm (Body)
88-176 lb | 40-80 kg
15-30 years
Aardvark
76.000
34.000
130.000
80.000
30.00
267700
GUIDE
3D
Aardvark
15.75”-20.5” | 40-52 cm
7.5”-9.8” | 19-25 cm
26.4”-35” | 67-89 cm (Body)
15.4-44.1 lb | 7-20 kg
15-28 years
African Civet
52.000
25.000
89.000
20.000
28.00
10450
GUIDE
3D
African Civet
.67”-1.02” | 1.7-2.6 cm
.83”-1.34” | 2.1-3.4 cm
2”-3” | 5.1-7.6 cm
.05-.07 oz | 1.5-2 g
8-15 years
African Dwarf Frog
2.600
3.400
7.600
0.002
15.00
36800
GUIDE
3D
African Dwarf Frog
5.92’-9.83’ | 1.8-3 m
2.82’-4.59’ | .86-1.4 m
7.22’-12.13’ | 2.2-3.7 m
8,818-13,889 lb | 4,000-6,300 kg
60-70 years
African Forest Elephant
300.000
140.000
370.000
6300.000
70.00
17400
GUIDE
3D
African Forest Elephant
1.65”-2.56” | 4.2-6.5 cm
1.14”-1.85” | 2.9-4.7 cm
2.5”-4” | 6.4-10.2 cm
.14-.18 oz | 4-5 g
5-10 years
Amazon Milk Frog
6.500
4.700
10.200
0.005
10.00
18400
GUIDE
3D
Amazon Milk Frog
.91”-1.14” | 23-29 mm
11”-11.8” | 28-30 cm
8-15 years
Amazonian Giant Centipede
2.900
30.000
15.00
15000
GUIDE
3D
Amazonian Giant Centipede
6.7”-7.9” | 17-20 cm
3.5”-4.3” | 9-11 cm
17.3”-19.7” | 44-50 cm (Body)
3.1-3.3 lb | 1.4-1.5 kg
9-20 years
Aquatic Genet
20.000
11.000
50.000
1.500
20.00
70
GUIDE
3D
Aquatic Genet
39.4’-45.9’ | 12-14 m
12.5’-14.8’ | 3.8-4.5 m
98’-115’ | 30-35 m
110,000-220,000 lb | 49,895-99,790 kg
35-45 years
Argentinosaurus
1400.000
450.000
3500.000
99790.000
45.00
114000
GUIDE
3D
Argentinosaurus
3.15”-5.9” | 8-15 cm
6.5’-12’ | 1.98-3.66 m
6.6-11 lb | 3-5 kg
12-18 years
Atlantic Bushmaster
15.000
366.000
5.000
18.00
3205
GUIDE
3D
Atlantic Bushmaster
.63”-.79” | 16-20 mm
9.84”-12” | 25-30.5 cm (Wingspan)
2.13”-2.64” | 54-67 mm
2-3 months
Atlas Moth
2.000
30.500
6.700
0.25
90000
GUIDE
3D
Atlas Moth
14.2”-17.9” | 36-45.5 cm
31.5”-33.5” | 80-85 cm (Wingspan)
23.6”-29.5” | 60-75 cm
4-6.6 lb | 1.8-3 kg
10-13 years
Australian Brushturkey
45.500
85.000
75.000
3.000
13.00
120
GUIDE
3D
Australian Brushturkey
Aye-Aye
11000
7.3”-9.4” | 18.5-24 cm (All Fours)
6.9”-9.1” | 17.5-23 cm
13”-17” | 33-43 cm
4.4-6 lb | 2-2.7 kg
20-23 years
Aye-Aye
24.000
23.000
43.000
2.700
23.00
11000
GUIDE
3D
Aye-Aye
39.4”-51.2” | 100-130 cm
16.5”-22.4” | 42-57 cm
70.9”-98.4” | 180-250 cm
331-661 lb | 150-300 kg
20-30 years
Baird's Tapir
130.000
57.000
250.000
300.000
30.00
750
GUIDE
3D
Baird's Tapir
7.9”-11” | 20-28 cm
3.1”-4.3” | 8-11 cm
16.1”-22” | 41-56 cm (Body)
2.2-6.6 lb | 1-3 kg
11-16 years
Banded Palm Civet
28.000
11.000
56.000
3.000
16.00
1000
GUIDE
3D
Banded Palm Civet
34”-45” | 86-114 cm
5’3”-6’5” | 160-196 cm
220-650 lb | 100-295 kg
8-10 years (wild); 18-25 years (captivity)
Bengal Tiger
114.000
196.000
295.000
25.00
45000
GUIDE
3D
Bengal Tiger
Binturong
119400
13.4”-21.25” | 34-54 cm
10.2”-15.75” | 26-40 cm
23.6”-37.8” | 60-96 cm (Body)
19.8-52.9 lb | 9-24 kg
10-27 years
Binturong
54.000
40.000
96.000
24.000
27.00
119400
GUIDE
3D
Binturong
12.2”-16.1” | 31-41 cm
9”-11.4” | 23-29 cm
20”-26” | 51-66 cm
8.8-17.6 lb | 4-8 kg
15-20 years (wild); 25-33 years (captivity)
Black Howler
41.000
29.000
66.000
8.000
33.00
6100
GUIDE
3D
Black Howler
15”-22.8” | 38-58 cm
5.5”-8.3” | 14-21 cm
21.7”-31.5” | 55-80 cm
8.8-20 lb | 4-9 kg
10-16 years
Blue Duiker
58.000
21.000
80.000
9.000
16.00
2560
GUIDE
3D
Blue Duiker
.98”-1.73” | 2.5-4.4 cm
.67”-1.18” | 1.7-3 cm
1.5”-2.5” | 3.8-6.4 cm
.28-.32 oz | 8-9 g
10-20 years
Blue Poison Dart Frog
4.400
3.000
6.400
0.009
20.00
9500
GUIDE
3D
Blue Poison Dart Frog
Bonobo
671800
39”-49” | 99-125 cm (Upright)
10.6”-14.2” | 27-36 cm
27.6”-32.7” | 70-83 cm
60-86 lb | 27-39 kg
20-45 years (wild); 50-58 years (captivity)
Bonobo
125.000
36.000
83.000
39.000
58.00
671800
GUIDE
3D
Bonobo
39.4”-59” | 100-150 cm (Upright)
18.9”-28” | 48-71 cm
31.9”-47.6” | 81-121 cm
110-220 lb | 50-100 kg
35-45 years (wild); 50-60 years (captivity)
Bornean Orangutan
150.000
71.000
121.000
100.000
60.00
16800
GUIDE
3D
Bornean Orangutan
8.17’-9.83’ | 2.5-3 m
3.94’-5.25’ | 1.2-1.6 m
10.17’-12.47’ | 3.1-3.8 m
6,000-10,000 | 2,720-4,535 kg
55-70 years
Borneo Pygmy Elephant
300.000
160.000
380.000
4535.000
70.00
1850
GUIDE
3D
Borneo Pygmy Elephant
39.4”-47.2” | 100-120 cm
15.75”-18.9” | 40-48 cm
70.9”-87” | 180-221 cm
397-705 lb | 180-320 kg
25-40 years
Brazilian Tapir
120.000
48.000
221.000
320.000
40.00
4700
GUIDE
3D
Brazilian Tapir
.12”-.18” | 3-4.5 mm (Male); .28”-.37” | 7-9.5 mm (Female)
.12”-.16” | 3-4 mm (Male); .22”-.3” | 5.5-7.5 mm (Female)
.98”-1.38” | 25-35 mm (Male); 2.05”-2.72” | 52-69 mm (Female)
1-3 years
Brown Widow
0.950
0.750
6.900
3.00
61300
GUIDE
3D
Brown Widow
5.9”-12.2” | 15-31 cm (Body)
7.1”-14.2” | 18-36 cm
16.5”-31.5” | 42-80 cm (Body)
4.9-13.9 lb | 2.2-6.3 kg
25-40 years
Brown-Throated Three-Toed Sloth
31.000
36.000
80.000
6.300
40.00
1750
GUIDE
3D
Brown-Throated Three-Toed Sloth
.12”-.2” | 3-5 mm
.16”-.28” | 4-7 mm
.71”-1.18” | 18-30 mm
2-3 months (Worker); 1-2 years (Queen)
Bullet Ant
0.500
0.700
3.000
0.25
77400
GUIDE
3D
Bullet Ant
7.1”-9.4” | 18-24 cm
3.9”-5.1” | 10-13 cm
15”-18.5” | 38-47 cm (Body)
1.5-3.3 lb | .7-1.5 kg
7-24 years
Cacomistle
24.000
13.000
47.000
1.500
24.00
2700
GUIDE
3D
Cacomistle
Capybara
157000
20”-24” | 51-61 cm
42”-53” | 107-135 cm
77-146 lb | 35-66 kg
7-10 years (wild); 10-15 years (captivity)
Capybara
61.000
135.000
66.000
15.00
157000
GUIDE
3D
Capybara
1.6”-3.15” | 4-8 cm
6.5’-10’ | 1.98-3.05 m
26.4-33 lb | 12-15 kg
15-30 years
Carpet Python
8.000
305.000
15.000
30.00
27200
GUIDE
3D
Carpet Python
18”-22” | 46-56 cm
27”-43” | 69-109 cm
25-50 lb | 11-23 kg
11-15 years (wild); 17-20 years (captivity)
Clouded Leopard
56.000
109.000
23.000
20.00
30000
GUIDE
3D
Clouded Leopard
24.8”-35.8” | 63-91 cm
6.3”-9.4” | 16-24 cm
31.5”-45.3” | 80-115 cm
33-55 lb | 15-25 kg
8-14 years
Common Duiker
91.000
24.000
115.000
25.000
14.00
1390
GUIDE
3D
Common Duiker
9.6”-13.8” | 24.5-35 cm
5.3”-6.7” | 13.5-17 cm
16.9”-23.6” | 43-60 cm (Body)
3.3-7.1 lb | 1.5-3.2 kg
8-23 years
Common Genet
35.000
17.000
60.000
3.200
23.00
4000
GUIDE
3D
Common Genet
8”-13” | 20-33 cm
14”-24” | 36-61 cm
6.5-15 lb | 3-7 kg
8-11 years (wild); up to 17 years (captivity)
Common Spotted Cuscus
33.000
61.000
7.000
17.00
6700
GUIDE
3D
Common Spotted Cuscus
6.3”-9” | 16-23 cm
3.1”-4.5” | 8-11.5 cm
9”-13” | 23-33 cm
1.1-2.2 lb | .5-1 kg
15-21 years (wild); 20-30 years (captivity)
Common Squirrel Monkey
23.000
11.500
33.000
1.000
30.00
3700
GUIDE
3D
Common Squirrel Monkey
2.6”-3.5” | 6.5-9 cm
1.8”-2.4” | 4.5-6 cm
6.3”-8.3” | 16-21 cm (Body)
3.5-6.7 oz | 100-190 g
2-12.5 years
Common Treeshrew
9.000
6.000
21.000
0.190
12.50
2300
GUIDE
3D
Common Treeshrew
5.3”-6.3” | 13.5-16 cm (Hanging)
13.8”-15.75” | 35-40 cm (Wingspan)
2.6”-3.5” | 6.5-9 cm (Body)
.88-1.6 oz | 25-45 g
12-29 years
Common Vampire Bat
16.000
40.000
9.000
0.045
29.00
7100
GUIDE
3D
Common Vampire Bat
7.5”-10.2” | 19-26 cm
5.9”-7.7” | 15-19.5 cm
11.4”-15.4” | 29-39 cm
2.2-2.6 lb | 1-1.2 kg
20-27 years
Coppery Titi
26.000
19.500
39.000
1.200
27.00
250
GUIDE
3D
Coppery Titi
.6”-1.4” | 1.5-3.5 cm
2’-6’ | .61-1.83 m
1-2 lb | .45-.9 kg
10-23 years
Corn Snake
3.500
183.000
0.900
23.00
255000
GUIDE
3D
Corn Snake
.67”-1.06” | 1.7-2.7 cm
.79”-1.34” | 2-3.4 cm
5.9”-9.8” | 15-25 cm
1.2-1.9 oz | 35-55 g
5-20 years
Crested Gecko
2.700
3.400
25.000
0.055
20.00
139300
GUIDE
3D
Crested Gecko
11”-13” | 28-33 cm (All Fours)
9.1”-10.6” | 23-27 cm
14.6”-21.7” | 37-55 cm
11-18.7 lb | 5-8.5 kg
21-30 years
Diademed Sifaka
33.000
27.000
55.000
8.500
30.00
9200
GUIDE
3D
Diademed Sifaka
5.7’-7.4’ | 1.75-2.25 m
15.75”-23.6” | 40-60 cm
16’-20’ | 4.88-6.1 m
650-1,000 lb | 295-454 kg
Dilophosaurus
225.000
60.000
610.000
454.000
167000
GUIDE
3D
Dilophosaurus
Dingo
105000
20”-24” | 51-61 cm
28”-43” | 71-109 cm
30-45 lb | 14-20 kg
3-7 years (wild); up to 16 years (captivity)
Dingo
61.000
109.000
20.000
16.00
105000
GUIDE
3D
Dingo
1”-1.4” | 2.5-3.5 cm
3.5’-6’ | 1.07-1.83 m
1.1-4.9 lb | .5-2.2 kg
10-34 years
Eastern Black Rat Snake
3.500
183.000
2.200
34.00
1200
GUIDE
3D
Eastern Black Rat Snake
2”-3.9” | 5-10 cm
6.5’-14’ | 1.98-4.27 m
2.2-3.3 lb | 1-1.5 kg
12-19 years
Eastern Green Mamba
10.000
427.000
1.500
19.00
3950
GUIDE
3D
Eastern Green Mamba
63”-72” | 160-183 cm (Upright)
25.2”-28” | 64-71 cm
37.4”-47.2” | 95-120 cm
220-460 lb | 100-210 kg
30-40 (wild); 40-60 (captivity)
Eastern Lowland Gorilla
183.000
71.000
120.000
210.000
60.00
4350
GUIDE
3D
Eastern Lowland Gorilla
7.9”-9.4” | 20-24 cm
5.9”-7.1” | 15-18 cm
18.5”-22” | 47-56 cm
3.7-6.6 lb | 1.7-3 kg
10-14 years
Eastern Tree Hyrax
24.000
18.000
56.000
3.000
14.00
1820
GUIDE
3D
Eastern Tree Hyrax
4’-5’7” | 122-170 cm
6’10”-8” | 208-244 cm
325-1100 lb | 147-500 kg
10-15 years
Elk | Wapiti
170.000
244.000
500.000
15.00
143000
GUIDE
3D
Elk | Wapiti
1.8”-2.75” | 4.5-7 cm
4’-6’ | 1.22-1.83 m
.9-2 lb | .4-.9 kg
15-20 years
Emerald Tree Boa
7.000
183.000
0.900
20.00
30100
GUIDE
3D
Emerald Tree Boa
.75”-1.02” | 1.9-2.6 cm
1.02”-1.46” | 2.6-3.7 cm
5.9”-7.9” | 15-20 cm
1-2 oz | 28-57 g
5-8 years
Emperor Scorpion
2.600
3.700
20.000
0.057
8.00
24400
GUIDE
3D
Emperor Scorpion
Fossa
44000
11.8”-13.8” | 30-35 cm (Shoulder)
5.5”-6.3” | 14-16 cm
27”-31” | 69-79 cm
12-19 lb | 5.5-8.6 kg
15-23 years
Fossa
35.000
16.000
79.000
8.600
23.00
44000
GUIDE
3D
Fossa
.39”-.59” | 10-15 mm (Diameter)
.39”-.59” | 10-15 mm (Diameter)
13.8”-15.75” | 35-40 cm
11-20 years
Gaboon Caecilian
1.500
1.500
40.000
20.00
30
GUIDE
3D
Gaboon Caecilian
3.7”-4.9” | 9.5-12.5 cm
4’-6’ | 1.22-1.83 m
17.6-24.3 lb | 8-11 kg
13-20 years
Gaboon Viper
12.500
183.000
11.000
20.00
140400
GUIDE
3D
Gaboon Viper
3.46”-5.12” | 8.8-13 cm
3.54”-4.72” | 9-12 cm
7.87”-11.81” | 20-30 cm (Overall)
.44-1 lb | .2-.45 kg
5-9 years
Giant African Snail
13.000
12.000
30.000
0.450
9.00
10800
GUIDE
3D
Giant African Snail
.28”-.55” | 7-14 mm
3”-6.3” | 7.5-16 cm
3-5 years
Giant Centipede
1.400
16.000
5.00
29040
GUIDE
3D
Giant Centipede
18.5”-21.7” | 47-55 cm (Hanging)
59”-67” | 150-170 cm (Wingspan)
11.4”-15.75” | 29-40 cm (Body)
2.2-2.6 lb | 1-1.2 kg
15-23 years
Giant Golden-Crowned Flying Fox
55.000
170.000
40.000
1.200
23.00
16900
GUIDE
3D
Giant Golden-Crowned Flying Fox
13.8”-19.7” | 35-50 cm
8.7”-11.8” | 22-30 cm
33.9”-47.2” | 86-120 cm
48.5-75 lb | 22-34 kg
8-20 years
Giant Otter
50.000
30.000
120.000
34.000
20.00
38000
GUIDE
3D
Giant Otter
3.3”-4.3” | 8.5-11 cm
2.75”-3.7” | 7-9.5 cm
10.6”-13.8” | 27-35 cm (Body)
.88-1.72 lb | 400-780 g
3-5 years
Giant Otter Shrew
11.000
9.500
35.000
0.780
5.00
300
GUIDE
3D
Giant Otter Shrew
.35”-.55” | .9-1.4 cm
.47”-.71” | 1.2-1.8 cm
1.57”-2.36” | 4-6 cm (Body)
.035-.07 oz | 1-2 g
4-7 years
Giant Whip Scorpion
1.400
1.800
6.000
0.002
7.00
1800
GUIDE
3D
Giant Whip Scorpion
1.3”-1.65” | 3.3-4.2 cm
.79”-1.02” | 2-2.6 cm
1.75”-2.2” | 4.4-5.6 cm
.5-1 oz | 14-28 g
10-20 years
Golden Poison Frog
4.200
2.600
5.600
0.028
20.00
13800
GUIDE
3D
Golden Poison Frog
1.57”-2.24” | 4-5.7 cm
1.57”-2.24” | 4-5.7 cm
8.07”-11.42” | 20.5-29 cm
5-6.2 oz | .14-.18 kg
3-6 years (Male); 10-20 years (Female)
Goliath Birdeater
5.700
5.700
29.000
0.180
20.00
120000
GUIDE
3D
Goliath Birdeater
4.13”-7.91” | 10.5-20.1 cm
4.69”-8.82” | 11.9-22.4 cm
6.7”-12.6” | 17-32 cm
7-7.4 lb | 3.2-3.4 kg
15-21 years
Goliath Frog
20.100
22.400
32.000
3.400
21.00
25200
GUIDE
3D
Goliath Frog
2.6”-3.1” | 6.5-8 cm (All Fours)
2.4”-2.75” | 6-7 cm
4.7”-5.5” | 12-14 cm
2.1-2.5 oz | .06-.07 kg
6-8 years (wild); 13-18 years (captivity)
Gray Mouse Lemur
8.000
7.000
14.000
0.070
18.00
8600
GUIDE
3D
Gray Mouse Lemur
24”-29.1” | 61-74 cm
29.5”-35.4” | 75-90 cm (Wingspan)
30.7”-36.2” | 78-92 cm
6.8-10.6 lb | 3.1-4.8 kg
22-24 years
Great Curassow
74.000
90.000
92.000
4.800
24.00
1300
GUIDE
3D
Great Curassow
15”-18.1” | 38-46 cm (Hanging)
39”-47” | 100-120 cm (Wingspan)
9.1”-13” | 23-33 cm (Body)
2.2-3.5 lb | 1-1.6 kg
9-23 years
Great Flying Fox
46.000
120.000
33.000
1.600
23.00
130
GUIDE
3D
Great Flying Fox
3.5”-7.9” | 9-20 cm
10’-30’ | 3.05-9.14 m
100-550 lb | 45-250 kg
10-32 years
Green Anaconda
20.000
914.000
250.000
32.00
77400
GUIDE
3D
Green Anaconda
2.2”-4.45” | 5.6-11.3 cm
2.24”-4.49” | 5.7-11.4 cm
18”-36” | 46-91 cm
7-17.6 oz | .2-.5 kg
5-10 years
Green Basilisk
11.300
11.400
91.000
0.500
10.00
4900
GUIDE
3D
Green Basilisk
1.46”-2.05” | 3.7-5.2 cm
1.18”-1.69” | 3-4.3 cm
12”-17” | 30.5-43.2 cm
2.6-8.8 lb | 1.2-4 kg
12-25 years
Green Iguana
5.200
4.300
43.200
4.000
25.00
42000
GUIDE
3D
Green Iguana
28.3”-38.6” | 72-98 cm
47.2”-63” | 120-160 cm (Wingspan)
35.4”-50” | 90-127 cm (Body); 70.9”-96.5” | 180-245 cm (Overall)
8.5-11 lb | 3.85-5 kg
15-23 years
Green Peafowl
98.000
160.000
245.000
5.000
23.00
9700
GUIDE
3D
Green Peafowl
1.6”-2.4” | 4-6 cm
5’-6.5’ | 1.52-1.98 m
2.4-3.5 lb | 1.1-1.6 kg
12-20 years
Green Tree Python
6.000
198.000
1.600
20.00
58000
GUIDE
3D
Green Tree Python
9.8”-14.2” | 25-36 cm (Hanging)
27.2”-38.2” | 69-97 cm (Wingspan)
7.5”-11” | 19-28 cm (Body)
.5-1 lb | 230-450 g
12-30 years
Hammer-Headed Bat
36.000
97.000
28.000
0.450
30.00
11000
GUIDE
3D
Hammer-Headed Bat
.12”-.2” | 3-5 mm (Diameter)
7.87”-15.75” | 20-40 cm
Hammerhead Flatworm
0.500
40.000
13100
GUIDE
3D
Hammerhead Flatworm
21.7”-26.6” | 55-67.5 cm
69.3”-88.2” | 176-224 cm (Wingspan)
34.3”-42.9” | 87-109 cm
8.8-19.8 lb | 4-9 kg
25-35 years
Harpy Eagle
67.500
224.000
109.000
9.000
35.00
293500
GUIDE
3D
Harpy Eagle
.47”-1.42” | 12-36 mm
.67”-2.09” | 17-53 mm
2.36”-7.09” | 6-18 cm
1.5-3 years
Hercules Beetle
3.600
5.300
18.000
3.00
52500
GUIDE
3D
Hercules Beetle
6.3”-8.7” | 16-22 cm (Body)
7.1”-9.8” | 18-25 cm
21.25”-29.1” | 54-74 cm (Body)
9.9-23.1 lb | 4.5-10.5 kg
12-43 years
Hoffmann's Two-Toed Sloth
22.000
25.000
74.000
10.500
43.00
1300
GUIDE
3D
Hoffmann's Two-Toed Sloth
1.8”-2” | 4.5-5 cm (Hanging)
3.7”-4.1” | 9.5-10.5 cm (Wingspan)
1.5”-1.9” | 3.7-4.7 cm (Body)
.18-.21 oz | 5-6 g
7-18 years
Honduran White Bat
5.000
10.500
4.700
0.006
18.00
16450
GUIDE
3D
Honduran White Bat
11.4”-15.75” | 29-40 cm
8.7”-11.4” | 22-29 cm
21.7”-30.3” | 55-77 cm
11-35.3 lb | 5-16 kg
7-26 years
Honey Badger
40.000
29.000
77.000
16.000
26.00
382000
GUIDE
3D
Honey Badger
17.3”-23.6” | 44-60 cm
35.4”-51.2” | 90-130 cm (Wingspan)
33.5”-46” | 85-117 cm
4.4-5.5 lb | 2-2.5 kg
10-20 years
Horned Guan
60.000
130.000
117.000
2.500
20.00
700
GUIDE
3D
Horned Guan
Indri
4100
18.5”-20.5” | 47-52 cm (All Fours)
13.4”-15” | 34-38 cm
25.2”-28.3” | 64-72 cm
15.4-22 lb | 7-10 kg
15-22 years (wild); 20-40 years (captivity)
Indri
52.000
38.000
72.000
10.000
40.00
4100
GUIDE
3D
Indri
Jaguar
407000
27”-31” | 69-79 cm
4’10”-6’ | 147-183 cm
80-250 lb | 36-113 kg
8-15 years (wild); 18-25 years (captivity)
Jaguar
79.000
183.000
113.000
25.00
407000
GUIDE
3D
Jaguar
10”-14” | 25-36 cm
22”-30” | 56-76 cm
6-20 lb | 3-9 kg
10-12 years (wild); Up to 20 years (captivity)
Jaguarundi
36.000
76.000
9.000
20.00
26000
GUIDE
3D
Jaguarundi
18.9”-29.1” | 48-74 cm
9.8”-15” | 25-38 cm
32.7”-51.2” | 83-130 cm
220-243 lb | 100-110 kg
25-35 years
Kabomani Tapir
74.000
38.000
130.000
110.000
35.00
280
GUIDE
3D
Kabomani Tapir
3.15”-5.5” | 8-14 cm
10’-18’ | 3.05-5.49 m
11-15 lb | 5-6.8 kg
15-23 years
King Cobra
14.000
549.000
6.800
23.00
353900
GUIDE
3D
King Cobra
8.3”-12.6” | 21-32 cm
7.1”-8.7” | 18-22 cm
14.2”-21.7” | 36-55 cm (Body)
4.4-10.1 lb | 2-4.6 kg
23-40 years
Kinkajou
32.000
22.000
55.000
4.600
40.00
79000
GUIDE
3D
Kinkajou
16.5”-23.2” | 42-59 cm (Upright)
5.9”-8.7” | 15-22 cm
10.6”-14.6” | 27-37 cm (Head to Rear)
9.7-16.8 lb | 4.4-7.6 kg
25-30 years (wild); 35-56 years (captivity)
Lar Gibbon
59.000
22.000
37.000
7.600
56.00
3400
GUIDE
3D
Lar Gibbon
6.3”-10.2” | 16-26 cm (Body)
7.1”-11.8” | 18-30 cm
21.25”-34.6” | 54-88 cm (Body)
8.8-24.3 lb | 4-11 kg
20-40 years
Linnaeus's Two-Toed Sloth
26.000
30.000
88.000
11.000
40.00
1000
GUIDE
3D
Linnaeus's Two-Toed Sloth
13”-18.1” | 33-46 cm
7.9”-11” | 20-28 cm
16.5”-24” | 42-61 cm
6.6-22 lb | 3-10 kg
20-30 years (wild); 30-35 years (captivity)
Lion-Tailed Macaque
46.000
28.000
61.000
10.000
35.00
GUIDE
3D
Lion-Tailed Macaque
6”-8.5” | 15-22 cm
12”-17” | 31-43 cm
1.6-3.3 lb | .7-1.5 kg
2-4 years (wild); up to 5-6 years (captivity)
Long-Nosed Bandicoot
22.000
43.000
1.500
6.00
44000
GUIDE
3D
Long-Nosed Bandicoot
2.2”-3.1” | 5.5-8 cm
1.6”-2.4” | 4-6 cm
4.7”-6.7” | 12-17 cm
.28-.62 lb | 125-280 g
2-2.5 years
Lowland Streaked Tenrec
8.000
6.000
17.000
0.280
2.50
2550
GUIDE
3D
Lowland Streaked Tenrec
40.2”-51.2” | 102-130 cm
19.3”-24.4” | 49-62 cm
72.8”-94.5” | 185-240 cm
551-882 lb | 250-400 kg
25-37 years
Malayan Tapir
130.000
62.000
240.000
400.000
37.00
13200
GUIDE
3D
Malayan Tapir
Maleo
14040
16.1”-18.5” | 41-47 cm
11.8”-13.4” | 30-34 cm (Wingspan)
21.7”-23.6” | 55-60 cm
2.9-4 lb | 1.3-1.8 kg
16-23 years
Maleo
47.000
34.000
60.000
1.800
23.00
14040
GUIDE
3D
Maleo
20.5”-35.4” | 52-90 cm
9.4”-16.5” | 24-42 cm
21.7”-37.4” | 55-95 cm
26.5-81.5 lb | 12-37 kg
20-28 years (wild); 32-40 years (captivity)
Mandrill
90.000
42.000
95.000
37.000
40.00
GUIDE
3D
Mandrill
6.7”-10.2” | 17-26 cm (Body)
8.7”-11.8” | 22-30 cm
21.7”-29.9” | 55-76 cm (Body)
8.8-22 lb | 4-10 kg
12-40 years
Maned Three-Toed Sloth
26.000
30.000
76.000
10.000
40.00
1000
GUIDE
3D
Maned Three-Toed Sloth
Margay
19000
12”-17” | 31-43 cm
18”-31” | 36-79 cm
5-9 lb | 2-4 kg
12-14 years (wild); Up to 24 years (captivity)
Margay
43.000
79.000
4.000
24.00
19000
GUIDE
3D
Margay
.63”-1.26” | 1.6-3.2 cm
.67”-1.3” | 1.7-3.3 cm
6”-12” | 15.2-30.5 cm
.7-3 oz | 20-85 g
10-20 years
Mexican Alligator Lizard
3.200
3.300
30.500
0.085
20.00
11600
GUIDE
3D
Mexican Alligator Lizard
.59”-1.18” | 15-30 mm (Diameter)
.59”-1.18” | 15-30 mm (Diameter)
11.8”-19.7” | 30-50 cm
10-14 years
Mexican Burrowing Caecilian
3.000
3.000
50.000
14.00
260
GUIDE
3D
Mexican Burrowing Caecilian
5.5”-8.25” | 14-21 cm
11.8”-17.7” | 30-45 cm
1.9-2.4 lb | .8-1.1 kg
3-7 years (wild); up to 7 years (captivity)
Moonrat
21.000
45.000
1.100
7.00
3700
GUIDE
3D
Moonrat
55”-67” | 140-170 cm (Upright)
24”-29.1” | 61-74 cm
37.4”-45.3” | 95-115 cm
154-419 lb | 70-190 kg
35-40 years (wild); 40-50 years (captivity)
Mountain Gorilla
170.000
74.000
115.000
190.000
50.00
27250
GUIDE
3D
Mountain Gorilla
2.75”-4.1” | 7-10.5 cm
2”-3.1” | 5-8 cm
4.3”-7.3” | 11-18.5 cm (Body)
3.9-5.3 oz | 110-150 g
2-12.5 years
Mountain Treeshrew
10.500
8.000
18.500
0.150
12.50
65
GUIDE
3D
Mountain Treeshrew
26.4”-40.9” | 67-104 cm
9.4”-14.6” | 24-37 cm
35.4”-55.1” | 90-140 cm
110-220 lb | 50-100 kg
9-17 years
Nilgiri Tahr
104.000
37.000
140.000
100.000
17.00
19030
GUIDE
3D
Nilgiri Tahr
23”-26” | 58-66 cm
33”-43” | 85-110 cm
100-220 lb | 45-100 kg
Up to 20 years (wild); up to 24 years (captivity)
North Sulawesi Babirusa
66.000
110.000
100.000
24.00
150
GUIDE
3D
North Sulawesi Babirusa
Red Junglefowl (Gallus gallus)
Comparison illustration of the size of a Red Junglefowl to other species of gamefowl

The Red Junglefowl (Gallus gallus) is a tropical bird and is the main ancestor of the Domestic Chicken. Its plumage contains a mix of orange, brown, red, gold, white, and metallic green plumage. In comparison to the Domestic Chicken the body of the Red Junglefowl is smaller, has a brighter coloration, and is shy around humans. The Red Junglefowl is native to Southeast Asia and regions of South Asia. It feeds off ripe fruits, seeds, arthropods, invertebrates, and vertebrates. The Red Junglefowl may at times eat the feces of mammals. The Red Junglefowl is currently listed as least concern to extinction, but its population numbers are decreasing.

The Red Junglefowl has a wingspan in the range of 31.5”-39.4” (80-100 cm) and total weight of 2.2-5.5 lb (1-2.5 kg). The body of the Red Junglefowl has an overall length between 23.6”-29.5” (60-75 cm), body width of 5.1”-6.7” (13-17 cm), and standing height of roughly 12.2”-15.75” (31-40 cm). The typical lifespan of the Red Junglefowl is between 3-11 years.

Scaled collection of drawings of Red Junglefowl Rooster in various poses with dimensions
The Red Junglefowl (Gallus gallus) is a tropical bird and is the main ancestor of the Domestic Chicken. Its plumage contains a mix of orange, brown, red, gold, white, and metallic green plumage. In comparison to the Domestic Chicken the body of the Red Junglefowl is smaller and brighter in color.

The Red Junglefowl has a wingspan in the range of 31.5”-39.4” (80-100 cm) and total weight of 2.2-5.5 lb (1-2.5 kg). The body of the Red Junglefowl has an overall length between 23.6”-29.5” (60-75 cm), body width of 5.1”-6.7” (13-17 cm), and standing height of roughly 12.2”-15.75” (31-40 cm). The typical lifespan of the Red Junglefowl is between 3-11 years.

Scaled collection of drawings of Red Junglefowl Rooster in various poses with dimensions
Red Junglefowl (Gallus gallus)
Height:
12.2”-15.75” | 31-40 cm
Width:
31.5”-39.4” | 80-100 cm (Wingspan)
Length:
23.6”-29.5” | 60-75 cm
Depth:
Weight:
2.2-5.5 lb | 1-2.5 kg
Area:

Body Width: 5.1”-6.7” | 13-17 cm

Scientific Name
Gallus gallus
Lifespan
3-11 years

Drawings include:

Red Junglefowl side view, front, flying (assorted)

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Giant Otter Shrew (Potamogale velox)
Scale illustration of an average Giant Otter Shrew compared to other African Insectivore species

The Giant Otter Shrew (Potamogale velox) possesses both features of a shrew and an otter. The face is flat with stiff whiskers and a muscular tail. You can find it in the aquatic environments of Central and East Africa. It is nocturnal and carnivorous, feeding mainly on aquatic animals. Its fleshy muzzle is flat and broad, while the eyes and ears are small. The giant otter shrew has a thick round body covered in coarse guard hairs, while the tail is in a silky coat of fur. The legs are short but not webbed. It is a strong swimmer and is solitary, only meeting during mating with females giving birth to young live ones.

The Giant Otter Shrew has a body length in the range of 10.6”-13.8” (27-35 cm) and total weight of .88-1.72 lb (400-780 g). The Giant Otter Shrew has a rough standing height between 3.3”-4.3” (8.5-11 cm), body width of 2.75”-3.7” (7-9.5 cm), and tail length of 9.1”-11.4” (23-29 cm). The typical lifespan of the Giant Otter Shrew is between 3-5 years.

Series of measured illustrations of the Giant Otter Shrew
The Giant Otter Shrew (Potamogale velox) possesses both features of a shrew and an otter. The face is flat with stiff whiskers and a muscular tail. You can find it in the aquatic environments of Central and East Africa. It is nocturnal and carnivorous, feeding mainly on aquatic animals.

The Giant Otter Shrew has a body length in the range of 10.6”-13.8” (27-35 cm) and total weight of .88-1.72 lb (400-780 g). The Giant Otter Shrew has a rough standing height between 3.3”-4.3” (8.5-11 cm), body width of 2.75”-3.7” (7-9.5 cm), and tail length of 9.1”-11.4” (23-29 cm). The typical lifespan of the Giant Otter Shrew is between 3-5 years.

Series of measured illustrations of the Giant Otter Shrew
Giant Otter Shrew (Potamogale velox)
Height:
3.3”-4.3” | 8.5-11 cm
Width:
2.75”-3.7” | 7-9.5 cm
Length:
10.6”-13.8” | 27-35 cm (Body)
Depth:
Weight:
.88-1.72 lb | 400-780 g
Area:

Tail Length: 9.1”-11.4” | 23-29 cm

Scientific Name
Potamogale velox
Lifespan
3-5 years

Drawings include:

Giant Otter Shrew side view, front

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Emerald Tree Boa (Corallus caninus)
Scale illustration of an average Emerald Tree Boa compared to other snake species

Don’t get scared by their highly developed front teeth, as the Emerald Tree Boa (Corallus caninus) is non-venomous and would only bite its ideal prey. The snake is common in South America’s rainforest, belongs to the family Boidae, and gives birth to live offspring, usually a litter of six to fourteen. Their emerald green coat dotted with irregular white zigzag stripes makes them camouflage easily in an arboreal environment and also hunted for their beauty, which has an aesthetic benefit. These nocturnal predators prefer to coil up over branches with their heads at the center of their coils and use their prehensile tails when grasping and holding objects.

The Emerald Tree Boa has an overall length between 4’-6’ (1.22-1.83 m), body width of roughly 1.8”-2.75” (4.5-7 cm), and weight from .9-2 lb (.4-.9 kg). The typical lifespan of the Emerald Tree Boa is between 15-20 years.

Series of top view illustrations of the Emerald Tree Boa
Don’t get scared by their highly developed front teeth, as the Emerald Tree Boa (Corallus caninus) is non-venomous and would only bite its ideal prey. The snake is common in South America’s rainforest, belongs to the family Boidae, and gives birth to live offspring, usually a litter of 6-14.

The Emerald Tree Boa has an overall length between 4’-6’ (1.22-1.83 m), body width of roughly 1.8”-2.75” (4.5-7 cm), and weight from .9-2 lb (.4-.9 kg). The typical lifespan of the Emerald Tree Boa is between 15-20 years.

Series of top view illustrations of the Emerald Tree Boa
Emerald Tree Boa (Corallus caninus)
Height:
Width:
1.8”-2.75” | 4.5-7 cm
Length:
4’-6’ | 1.22-1.83 m
Depth:
Weight:
.9-2 lb | .4-.9 kg
Area:
Scientific Name
Corallus caninus
Lifespan
15-20 years

Drawings include:

Emerald Tree Boa top view (assorted)

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Gaboon Viper (Bitis gabonica)
Comparison illustration of the size of a Gaboon Viper to other snakes

Native to Sub-Saharan Savanna and rainforest, the Gaboon viper (Bitis gabonica) is venomous with the longest fangs compared to other snakes. Besides, it’s also the longest of all vipers. These nocturnal but slow-moving and placid snakes belong to the family Viperidae having triangular heads but narrow necks, prominent rostral horns and prefer thickest, woodlands, and grasslands. The Gaboon viper is recognized by its ability to show a different and wide range of eye movement among all snakes and a color pattern that makes them camouflage well in dried leaves. They are also called forest puff adder, whisper, butterfly adder, and swamjack and give birth to several liters of live offspring.

The Gaboon Viper has an overall length between 4’-6’ (1.22-1.83 m), body width of roughly 3.7”-4.9” (9.5-12.5 cm), and weight from 17.6-24.3 lb (8-11 kg). The typical lifespan of the Gaboon Viper is between 13-20 years.

Scaled collection of drawings of Gaboon Viper in various poses
Native to Sub-Saharan Savanna and rainforest, the Gaboon viper (Bitis gabonica) is venomous with the longest fangs compared to other snakes. Besides, it’s also the longest of all vipers. These nocturnal but slow-moving and placid snakes belong to the family Viperidae.

The Gaboon Viper has an overall length between 4’-6’ (1.22-1.83 m), body width of roughly 3.7”-4.9” (9.5-12.5 cm), and weight from 17.6-24.3 lb (8-11 kg). The typical lifespan of the Gaboon Viper is between 13-20 years.

Scaled collection of drawings of Gaboon Viper in various poses
Gaboon Viper (Bitis gabonica)
Height:
Width:
3.7”-4.9” | 9.5-12.5 cm
Length:
4’-6’ | 1.22-1.83 m
Depth:
Weight:
17.6-24.3 lb | 8-11 kg
Area:
Scientific Name
Bitis gabonica
Lifespan
13-20 years

Drawings include:
Gaboon Viper top view (assorted)

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Lion-Tailed Macaque (Macaca silenus)
Drawing comparing the size of the Lion-Tailed Macaque to similar Old World Monkey species

The Lion-Tailed Macaque, or wanderoo, (Macaca silenus) is a primate native to India. They are named after the tuft of fur at the end of their tail which bears resemblance to the tuft on a lion’s tail. They are also identifiable by their silver mane around their faces. It is this mane that led the Germans to call them ”bearded monkeys”. Lion-tailed macaques are omnivorous but prefer fruit to anything else. They live in the tropical forests of the Western Ghats mountains in southwestern India, and are arboreal, meaning they live their entire lives in the upper canopy of the forests.

Lion-Tailed Macaques have a head-body length of 16.5”-24” (42-61 cm), tail length of 9.8”-15.4” (25-39 cm), height on all fours of 13”-18.1” (33-46 cm), and body width between 7.9”-11” (20-28 cm). The typical weight of the Lion-Tailed Macaque is in the range of 6.6-22 lb (3-10 kg). Lion-Tailed Macaques have lifespans between 20-30 years in the wild and 30-35 years in captivity.

Collection of dimensioned scaled drawings of the Lion-Tailed Macaque viewed from the side and front elevations
The Lion-Tailed Macaque, or wanderoo, (Macaca silenus) is a primate native to India. They are named after the tuft of fur at the end of their tail which bears resemblance to the tuft on a lion’s tail. They are also identifiable by their silver mane around their faces.

Lion-Tailed Macaques have a head-body length of 16.5”-24” (42-61 cm), tail length of 9.8”-15.4” (25-39 cm), height on all fours of 13”-18.1” (33-46 cm), and body width between 7.9”-11” (20-28 cm). The typical weight of the Lion-Tailed Macaque is in the range of 6.6-22 lb (3-10 kg). Lion-Tailed Macaques have lifespans between 20-30 years in the wild and 30-35 years in captivity.

Collection of dimensioned scaled drawings of the Lion-Tailed Macaque viewed from the side and front elevations
Lion-Tailed Macaque (Macaca silenus)
Height:
13”-18.1” | 33-46 cm
Width:
7.9”-11” | 20-28 cm
Length:
16.5”-24” | 42-61 cm
Depth:
Weight:
6.6-22 lb | 3-10 kg
Area:

Tail Length: 9.8”-15.4” | 25-39 cm

Scientific Name
Macaca silenus
Lifespan
20-30 years (wild); 30-35 years (captivity)

Drawings include:

Lion-Tailed Macaque side elevation (assorted), front

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