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Family Polioptilidae: A family of passerine birds commonly known as "Gnatcatchers". All gnatcatchers are native to the New World, being found in both North and South America. Gnatcatchers are close relatives of the wrens and some species are known as "Gnatwrens".

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Klipspringer (Oreotragus oreotragus)

…is a small species of antelope endemic to Eastern Africa. Klipspringers are expert climbers and can maneuver on cliffs with extreme balance and precision. They are able to accomplish this as they stand on the tips of their hooves, and as such they can fit them into even the smallest crack. Like several other antelopes Klipspringers never ever drink as the plants they feed on give them enough water to survive.

Phylogeny

Animalia-Chordata-Mammalia-Artiodactyla-Bovidae-Oreotragus-oreotragus

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