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Fact Sheet
Peregrine falcons are the fastest-flying birds in the world – they are able to dive at 200 miles per hour.
Fact Sheet
Burrowing owls are so named because they live underground in burrows that have been dug out by small mammals like ground squirrels and prairie dogs.
alligator, © Dolores Rose
Fact Sheet
The American alligator is the largest reptile in North America. It has a large, dark (usually black), slightly rounded body and thick limbs. Unlike the crocodile, the alligator has a broad head.