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Southern Pudu: Due to the southern pudus' small size, they often have to stand on their hind legs or spring onto logs to reach higher vegetation.
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Leopard Seal: When diving, a Leopard seal's nose closes automatically and stays shut until it surfaces.
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Jaguar: The word "jaguar" comes from a Native American word "yajuar”, meaning "he who kills with one leap".
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Senegal Bushbaby: A Senegal bushbaby will always land on its feet when it falls. When traveling along the ground, it hops on its two hind legs. Bushbabies in one study hopped 164 feet (50 m) during their foraging on the ground.
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European Polecat: Polecats have an attractive thick, silky, brown fur and a pale yellow underbody. In winter their coat molts to silvery-gray for camouflage.
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