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Tasmanian Devil (Sarcophilus harrisii)
Tasmanian Devil (Sarcophilus harrisii)
Europeans dubbed this animal "devil" after seeing individuals "fly into a rage" when threatened by a predator, fighting for a mate, or defending a meal with displays that include teeth-baring, lunging, and high pitched screeches. What those Europeans did not know is that such displays are almost always bluff.
Red-Necked Wallaby (Macropus rufogriseus)
Red-Necked Wallaby (Macropus rufogriseus)
This wallaby is named for the reddish fur on its nape and shoulders; the rest of the body is fawny gray with a white chest and belly.
Republic of Vanuatu
Republic of Vanuatu
Origin of Name derived from the words "vanua" (home or land) and "tu" (stand). Total Area 4,706 sq mi. Population 272,264. Capital July 30, 1980. Independence from France and the United Kingdom Achieved July 30, 1980.
Silky Anteater (Cyclopes didactylus)
Silky Anteater (Cyclopes didactylus)
This anteater's coat is dense, soft, and silky (hence the name "silky anteater"). With a maximum length of 19 inches (including a prehensile tail up to 10 inches long), this is the smallest anteater (giving it the alternative name of "pygmy anteater").
William Ewart Gladstone
William Ewart Gladstone
served as Chancellor of the Exchequer three times, in which capacity he became well known for his budgets. He also served as Prime Minister four times (the only man in British history to do so), in which capacity he enjoyed many domestic successes but also suffered many foreign policy failures.
Benjamin Disraeli
Benjamin Disraeli
spent 43 years in Parliament, almost all of them in Opposition. He served as Chancellor of the Exchequer three times, and as Prime Minister twice. During his second term as Prime Minister, Queen Victoria became Empress of India, Britain became an owner of the Suez Canal, and many major social reform acts were passed.

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