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Brown Pelican - national bird of barbados

The national bird of Barbados is the brown pelican . The scientific name of Brown Pelican is Pelecanus occidentalis. Basically, it is a North American bird one of the three species of pelicans found in which only two species feed by in water. Brown Pelican belongs to the Pelican family Pelecanidae. It is a very huge and stocky seabird which feeds by diving in water in the sea. Brown Pelican is the smallest species in all known 8 species of the pelican but apart that it is still one of the larger seabirds.  The length of the adult pelican is 1 to 1.52 meters and has a wingspan of 2.03 to 2.48 meters. The average weight of the brown pelican is about 3.5 kg but it varies in the range of 2-5kg. Brown pelican is a piscivore (piscivore only feed on fish) & feed by plunging in the water, the main fish which accounts for 90% of its diet is menhaden. The other fish it feeds on are mainly anchovy, sheepshead, silversides, minnows, pigfish, pinfish, herring, mullets

Phoenix-national bird of lebanon

The Phoenix is the national bird of Lebanon , it is the mythical Egyptian firebird,  from greeks mythology as well. The phoenix represents fire and divinity. It is also associated with the sun as per Greek mythology. A mythology about this Firebird is that its lifespan is around 500-1500 years, and is reborn from its ashes and fire. It is well known legendary bird of ancient times, and it is also part of the popular Harry Potter series.                                                                                            One myth about this mythical Egyptian firebird is that it can carry weight 100 times of its weight. And tears of this magical firebird can heal any type of wound.                                                                                                                                                                                   And if you had watched the movie of harry potter you have seen this Scene about how it heels the wound of

National Animal of Lebanon - Striped Hyena

The Lebanese Republic or Lebanon is a country situated in the Middle East. The capital of Lebanon is Beirut and the currency is Lebanese pound. The national animal of this western Asia country is Striped Hyena.  The scientific name of Striped Hyena is Hyaena Hyaena. This species of Hyena is native to the north & east Africa, Indian subcontinent, the middle east, the Caucasus and Central Asia. The striped hyena is nocturnal and social, these scavengers live in small groups of 2 to 7 members. The striped hyena is mammal's commonly found in arid and mountainous scrub woodland, live in dens made by burrowing or occupying burrow's made by other animals. They also make a den in caves, rock fissures and in erosion channels. The male and female striped hyena both look similar except the height, the male hyena is a bit bigger then it's counterpart. The length of the striped hyena is 2.8 to 4.3ft and weighs around 49 to 120lbs. The striped hyena has long

National Flower of Bangladesh -Shapla (water lily)

Bangladesh is a South Asian country, it is situated in the east of India , in Asia Continent . The population of Bangladesh is 16.3 crore in 2016(as per world bank) and the currency is Bangladeshi Taka. It is a country of rivers and travel by boat is very common in Bangladesh. The national flower is Shapla ( water lily ), water lily represents the many rivers in Bangladesh. In Bangladesh, it is additionally known as Shapla, the scientific name of Nymphaea nouchali. In Bangladesh, it is found in two colors mainly pink and white.                                                                                                                                      Waterlily or Shapla is a medicinal plant and in Indian Ayurveda , it was already discovered centuries ago, and the main purpose is to treat indigestion and stomach related problems.                                                                                                                                       

National Flower of Barbados

Barbados is a commonwealth independent country situated in  the  Eastern   Caribbean. The floral emblem of the island is Pride of Barbados ( Caesalpinia pulcherrima ) also known as Dwarf Poinciana. It is especially found in American and subtropics of America as well it is also found in India and the  Philippines. The dwarf poinciana plant grows up to 9 feet tall and the flowers bloom in red and yellow colors with five petals. It is additionally bearing the medicinal properties as the leaves extract used for the cure of fever. On the other hand, it is believed that the root of the plant is used for abortion in the first trimester of pregnancy.

National Flower of Belarus

The Republic of Belarus is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe . The National flower of Belarus is Common Flax . Common Flas is additionally known as linseed, and the scientific name is Linum usitatissimum . It is cultivated globally and consumed in colder regions of the worlds most. The plant stem is used in the textile industry for the production of Linen, and seed used for oil and food.  The oil produced from common flaxseed is known as linseed oil. The linseed oil is good for health and heart as it reduces bad colostral from the body.