I’m an Eagle Owl; one of the largest owls in the world!Eagle Owls have a body length of24 - 29 inches, a wingspan of 5 - 6feet, and weigh 3 1/2 - 9 pounds.They usually hunt at night from aperch, or while flying low over theground or tree-tops. Prey iscaptured on the ground, in the air,or after plunging into water. www.bbc.co.uk/nature/life/
Zoey lives at the GladysPorter Zoo. Blue-Tongue Skinks are found in avariety of habitats acrossAustralia, Tasmania, and New Guinea.
The Northern blue-tonguedskink, Tiliqua scincoidesintermedia, grows to 24inches. It is the largest of theblue-tongued lizards. Itinhabits forests, woodlands,and grasslands of NorthernAustralia. It is diurnal, grounddwelling and feeds on insects,snails, fruits, berries andwildflowers. They find shelterat night in hollow logs andground debris.
Golden eagles are a magnificentsight in Britain, although not acommon one. Heavily persecutedin the past, these birds are nowgradually increasing in numberwith 400 breeding pairs thoughtto be in Scotland at present. Pairsmate for life, using just one nestsite year after year. Wonderfulaerial courtship displays areperformed with plunging andlooping flights, and althoughthese birds are most often seensoaring high on thermals, theyalso practise the art ofambushing their quarry fromnear ground level.