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Namaqualand speckled padloper – (Homopus signatus signatus) A small turtle found in Little Namaqualand and the Western Cape (South Africa). They are relatively common, but their restricted range makes them vulnerable.
Neotropics – The tropical region of Central and South America; the New World as opposed to the Old World (paleotropics of Africa and Asia).
nightjar – (Family: Caprimulgidae) Long-winged birds, they hunt insects by swooping high in the air while flying. They hunt at dusk and dawn. They are found world-wide.
numbat – (Myrmecobius fasciatus – the banded anteater) This squirrel-sized marsupial mainly eats termites. Slow moving and solitary, they are active by day. At night, numbats sleep in a hollow log or under fallen timber. Numbats are found only in southwest Australia.