Category Archives: Fauna

Fauna & Creatures: Living and Dead Animals, Humans, and their remains.

Gray Whales

Names: Gray Whales, whales, devil fish; Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Class: Mammalia; Order: Artiodactyla; Infraorder: Cetacea; Family: Eschrichtiidae; Genus: Eschrichtius; Species: E. robustus. Description: Gray Whales are known around the world as either the gray back whale, Pacific gray whale, … Continue reading

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Sea Gulls

Names: Sea gull, gulls, mews. Taxonomy: Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Class: Aves; Order: Charadriiformes; Suborder: Lari; Family: Laridae Genera Description: Sea Gulls are probably the most famous of the sea birds. They are part of the family “Laridae” and closely … Continue reading

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Cormorants

Cormorants ~ Article by Leaf McGowan/Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Productions ~ Name: Cormorant Folk Name: Cormorant, shags Taxonomy: Animalia, Chordata, Aves, Suliformes; Phalacrocoracidae; Phalacrocorax Locality: Worldwide – Coastal regions. Pacific Northwest in the Americas. P. carbo and P. aristotelis only two … Continue reading

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Guillemots

Guillemots ~ Article by Leaf McGowan/Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Productions ~ Name: Guillemots Folk Name: guillemot, Taxonomy: Animalia, Chordata, Aves, Charadriiformes, Alcidae, Locality: Description: Known as the common murre or common guillemot, these birds are large auks, with a circumpolar distribution … Continue reading

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Puffins

Puffins ~ Article by Leaf McGowan/Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Productions ~ Name: Puffins Folk Name: Puffins, little brother, fraterculini, fratercula Taxonomy: Animalia, Chordata, Aves, Charadriiformes, Alcidae, Fraterculini, arctica (F. arctica; F. cirrhata; F. corniculata; †F. dowi) Locality: Two of the speices … Continue reading

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Murres

Murres ~ Article by Leaf McGowan/Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Productions ~ Name: Common Murres Folk Name: Murre, guillemot, auk, thin billed murre Taxonomy: Animalia, Chordata, Aves, Charadriiformes, Alcidae, Uria species (common: aalge) Locality: low-arctic and boreal waters of the North Atlantic … Continue reading

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horse

Horses Taxonomy: Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Class: Mammalia; Order: Perissodactyla; Family: Equidae; Genus: Equus; Species: ferus; Subspecies: ferus caballus. Equus ferus Horses are the Equus ferus and have two extant subspecies. The horse is a large ungulate mammal that is … Continue reading

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Jack Rabbit

Jack Rabbit: Lepus timidus Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Class: Mammalia; Order: Lagomorpha; Family: Leporidae; Genus: Lepus species: (various) common: timidus Description: Jackrabbits are actually hares, and are mammals in the leporids belonging to the Genus Lepus. They are in the … Continue reading

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Rattlesnake

Rattlesnake Article by Thomas Baurley, Leaf McGowan, Technogypsie Research www.technogypsie.com on December 3, 2016. Taxonomy: Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Subphylum: Vertebrata; Class: Reptilia; Order: Squamata; Suborder: Serpentes; Family: Viperidae; Subfamily: Crotalinae. genera is either Crotalus or Sistrurus. Common Names: Rattlesnake; … Continue reading

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Giraffe

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