Posts

Showing posts with the label lebanon

Phoenix-national bird of lebanon

Image
The Phoenixis the national bird of Lebanon, it is the mythical Egyptian firebird, from greeks mythologyas 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 heel the wound of harry potter and carry prof…

National Animal of Lebanon - Striped Hyena

Image
The Lebanese Republic or Lebanon is a country situated in the Middle East. The capital of Lebanon is Beirutand the currency isLebanese 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 hairs and strips on body, h…