Anna The Anaconda is a close cousin to the Green Anaconda. They live in the tropical
rainforests of South America. An anaconda can grow up to 20 or 30 ft (6 to 9m) in
length and weigh up to 550lbs (227kg), Even though there are many other Anacondas
of different colours, the Green is one of the largest.
Tyrone the Leatherback Turtle is a close cousin to the Leatherback Turtles that live
in the Caribbean. Although critically endangered, leatherback turtles have been found
on every continent in the world. Leatherback Turtles can grow up to 1.83 to 2.2m
(6 to 7.2ft) and can weigh anywhere from 250 to 700kg (550 to 1500lbs). They are
usually black to dark grey with some white spots.
Mindy the Vancouver Island Marmot is a close cousin to the critically endangered
Vancouver Island Marmot. They are usually chocolate brown with white patches. Vancouver
Island Marmots can grow to be 65 to 70 cm in length and weigh anywhere from 3-7kg.
They have been known to hibernate for up to 210 days a year.
Carleton T. Crabbe is a close cousin to the Atlantic Blue Crab which are found in
the Western Atlantic Ocean from Nova Scotia (in Canada) all the way to Argentina,
Their average size is 4in (10.2cm) long and 9in (23cm) wide. Blue Crabs can weigh
between 1 to 2 lbs (0.45 to 9kg). Their claws are a sapphire blue colour, their shell
is a brownish colour and the girls have red highlights on their pincers.