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  • PACA, the Brazilian name for a large, heavily-built, shorttailed rodent mammal, easily recognized by its spotted fur.

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  • COYPU, the native name of a large South American aquatic rodent mammal, known very generally among European residents in the country as nutria (the Spanish word for otter) and scientifically as Myocastor (or Myopotamus) coypu.

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  • LEMMING, the native name of a small Scandinavian rodent mammal Lemmus norvegicus (or L.

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  • those of any other burrowing mammal, the retina being reduced to a mass of simple cells, and the cornea and sclerotic ("white") to a pearshaped fibrous capsule enclosing a ball of pigment.

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  • those of any other burrowing mammal, the retina being reduced to a mass of simple cells, and the cornea and sclerotic ("white") to a pearshaped fibrous capsule enclosing a ball of pigment.

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  • Many a large mammal coming to drink at its accustomed place is dragged into the water by the lurking monster.

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  • The common use of the word animal as the equivalent of mammal, as opposed to bird or reptile or fish, is erroneous.

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  • The common use of the word animal as the equivalent of mammal, as opposed to bird or reptile or fish, is erroneous.

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  • The only mammal actually associated with the plants appears to be a species of tapir, a genus which in Europe seems to be characteristically Miocene and Older Pliocene.

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  • The only mammal actually associated with the plants appears to be a species of tapir, a genus which in Europe seems to be characteristically Miocene and Older Pliocene.

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  • The ornithology of northern Asia is even more closely allied to that of Europe than the mammal fauna.

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  • CHINCHILLA, a small grey hopping rodent mammal (Chinchilla lanigera), of the approximate size of a squirrel, inhabiting the eastern slopes of the Andes in Chile and Bolivia, at altitudes between 8000 and 12,000 ft.

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  • MUSK-RAT, or Musquash, the name of a large North American rat-like rodent mammal, technically known as Fiber zibethicus, and belonging to the mouse-tribe (Muridae).

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  • "doze"), the name of a small British rodent mammal having the general appearance of a squirrel.

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  • The effects of a bite by a poisonous snake upon a small mammal or bird are almost instantaneous, preventing its escape; and the snake swallows its victim at its leisure, sometimes hours after it has been killed.

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  • Perhaps the most interesting mammal of Brazil is the manati, or sea-cow (Manatus americanus), which inhabits the lower Amazon and sometimes reaches a length of 15 to 20 ft.

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  • OCTODON, the generic name for a small South American rodent mammal (Octodon degus) locally known as the degu.

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  • Possibly mammalian remains also occur in the antecedent Triassic epoch, some palaeontologists regarding the South African Tritylodon as a mammal, while others consider that it was probably a reptile.

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  • I think she will laugh when I tell her she is a vertebrate, a mammal, a quadruped; and I shall be very sorry to tell her that she belongs to the order Carnivora.

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  • HAMSTER, a European mammal of the order Rodentia, scientifically known as Cricetus frumentarius (or C. cicetus), and belonging to the mouse tribe, Muridae, in which it typifies the sub-family Cricetinae.

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  • The class-name (modified by the French into Mammiferes, and replaced in German by the practically equivalent term Sugethiere) has been anglicized into " Mammals " (mammal, in the singular).

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  • The third or last molar tooth of both jaws is of great size, and presents a structure at first sight unlike that of any other mammal, being composed of numerous (22-25) parallel cylinders or columns, each with pulp-cavity, dentine and enamel-covering, and packed together with cement.

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  • JERBOA, properly the name of an Arabian and North African jumping rodent mammal, Jaculus aegyptius (also known as Jaculus, or Dipus, jaculus) typifying the family Jaculidae (or Dipodidae), but in a wider sense applied to most of the representatives of that family, which are widely distributed over the desert and semi-desert tracts of the Old World, although unknown in Africa south of the Sahara.

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  • The mammal fauna of the Indian region of Asia is much more highly developed than that of the Palaearctic. The Quadrumana are represented by several peculiar genera, amongst which are Semnopithecus, Hylobates and Simia.

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  • VISCACHA, or BISCACHA, a large South American burrowing rodent mammal belonging to the family Chinchillidae and commonly known as Lagostomus trichodactylus, although some writers prefer the name Viscacia.

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  • The main point of interest connected with the dingo relates to its origin; that is to say, whether it is a member of the indigenous Australian fauna (among which it is the only large placental mammal), or whether it has been introduced into the country by man.

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  • VISCACHA, or BISCACHA, a large South American burrowing rodent mammal belonging to the family Chinchillidae and commonly known as Lagostomus trichodactylus, although some writers prefer the name Viscacia.

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  • MEGATHERIUM (properly Megalotherium), a huge extinct edentate mammal from the Pleistocene deposits of Buenos Aires, typifying the family Megatheriidae (or Megalotheriidae), and by far the largest representative of the Edentata.

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  • DINOTHERIUM, an extinct mammal, fossil remains of which occur in the Miocene beds of France, Germany, Greece and Northern India.

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  • DINOTHERIUM, an extinct mammal, fossil remains of which occur in the Miocene beds of France, Germany, Greece and Northern India.

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  • OKAPI, the native name of an African ruminant mammal (Ocapia johnstoni), belonging to the Giraffidae, or giraffe-family, but distinguished from giraffes by its shorter limbs and neck, the absence of horns in the females, and its very remarkable type of colouring.

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  • MARMOT, the vernacular name of a large, thickly built, burrowing Alpine rodent mammal, allied to the squirrels, and typifying the genus Arctomys, of which there are numerous species ranging from the Alps through Asia north of (but including the inner ranges of) the Himalaya, and recurring in North America.

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  • rat, &c.), probably in its original sense the designation of the British rodent mammal commonly known as the black rat (Mus rattus), but also applied indifferently to the brown or Norway rat (M.

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  • The latter dictum must not, however, be pushed to an extreme, since the African elephant, which is the largest living land mammal, attaining in exceptional cases a height approaching 12 ft., was largely exceeded in this respect by an extinct Indian species, whose height has been estimated at between 15 and 16 ft.

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  • CAPYBARA, or Carpincho (Hydrochaerus capybara), the largest living rodent mammal, characterized by its moderately long limbs, partially-webbed toes, of which there are four in front and three behind, hoof-like nails, sparse hair, short ears, cleft upper lip and the absence of a tail.

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  • These include Protozoa, three sponges, Vermes, twenty-five Molluscs, numerous Amphipods, fishes of the genera Gobius, Benthophilus and Cobitis, and one mammal (Phoca caspia).

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  • AARD-WOLF (earth-wolf), a South and East African carnivorous mammal (Proteles cristatus), in general appearance like a small striped hyena, but with a more pointed muzzle, sharper ears, and a long erectile mane down the middle line of the neck and back.

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  • ARSINOITHERIUM (so called from the Egyptian queen Arsinoe), a gigantic horned mammal from the Middle Eocene beds of the Fayum, Egypt, representing a sub-order of Ungulata, called Barypoda.

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  • In mammals Sir William Flower pointed out that a generalized type of liver exists, from which that of any mammal may be derived by suppression or fusion of lobes.

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  • In mammals, such as dolphins and some armadillos, which have a large series of similar teeth, not always constant in number in different individuals, there may indeed be differences in the two sides; but, apart from these in describing the dentition of any mammal, it is generally sufficient to give the number and characters of the teeth of one side only.

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  • In the eastern part of the country the rhinoceros is met with, and the rivers swarm with crocodiles and with a curious mammal called the ayu, bearing some resemblance to the seal.

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  • ecureuil), properly the name of the wellknown red, bushy-tailed British arboreal mammal, Sciurus vulgaris, typifying the genus Sciurus and the family Sciuridae, but in a wider sense embracing all the rodents included in this and a few nearly allied genera.

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  • DOLPHIN, a name properly belonging to the common cetacean mammal known as Delphinus delphis, but also applied to a number of more or less nearly allied species.

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  • Mesohippus and Miohippus are connected with the earliest and most primitive mammal which it is possible to include in the family Equidae by means of Epihippus of the Uinta or Upper Eocene of North America, and Pachynolophus, or Orohippus, of the Middle and Lower Eocene of both halves of the northern hemisphere.

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  • Under the influence of exposure to intense cold a small mammal has been observed to turn white in a single night, just as the human hair has been known to blanch suddenly under the influence of intense emotion, and in both cases extreme activity of the phagocytes is apparently the inducing cause.

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  • Under the influence of exposure to intense cold a small mammal has been observed to turn white in a single night, just as the human hair has been known to blanch suddenly under the influence of intense emotion, and in both cases extreme activity of the phagocytes is apparently the inducing cause.

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  • Binomial name Equus caballus Linnaeus, 1758 The horse (Equus caballus, sometimes seen as a subspecies of the Wild Horse, Equus ferus caballus) is a large odd-toed ungulate mammal, one of ten modern species of the genus Equus.

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  • The final stage, or rather the initial stage, in the series is presented by Hyracotherium (Protorohippus), a mammal no larger than a fox, common to the Lower Eocene of Europe and North America.

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  • mammal medic on the Northwest coast of Scotland.

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  • In the event of the host escaping being killed and eaten it is believed that some of these larvae wander about or ultimately make their way to the exterior, possibly through the bronchi; nevertheless it seems to be certain that they can only reach sexual maturity in the nasal passages of some carnivorous animal, and the chance of attaining this environment is afforded when the viscera of the host are devoured by some flesh-eating mammal.

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  • The variations which have been perpetuated and intensified by artificial selection are, with the exception of those of the dog, greater than have been induced in any other mammal.

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  • SURICATE, or MEERKAT (Suricata tetradactyla), a small South African mammal.

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  • - Diagrammatic Plan of the Inferior Surface of a Multilobed Liver of a Mammal.

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  • Mammal.

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  • The hutia (Capromys pilorides) is nearly as large, arboreal in habits, and a native of Cuba, where it is the largest indigenous mammal.

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  • The hyoid arch is unlike that of any known mammal.

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  • Given the presence of all the necessary determinants for the development of pigment in a mammal's coat, some or all of the hairs may bear this pigment according to the pattern determinants, or absence of pattern determinants, which the cells of the hair papillae carry.

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  • The speed with which it bounds upon its prey, when loosed from the cart, exceeds the swiftness of any other mammal.

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  • It is, however, in the face that the most remarkable disposition of vivid hues occurs, more resembling those of a brilliantly coloured flower than what might be expected in a mammal.

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  • Their Alimentary Canal in structure presents an immense variety of a typical Mammal.

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  • Species diversity is generally low, with mostly domestic mammal remains.

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  • adduced to prove that there was an actual pursuit or search of a wild mammal.

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  • His talk will be on four wild animals, including an amphibian, reptile, bird and mammal.

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  • Otters also eat amphibians, crayfish and the occasional bird and small mammal.

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  • anesthetized dogs to view organ systems of a live mammal. * Surgery.

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  • The orangutan is the only strictly arboreal ape and is actually the largest tree living mammal in the world.

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  • His goal, to track the biggest mammal on the North American continent: the majestic American buffalo.

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  • This region boasts 320 bird species plus about 45 mammal species including the rare Spectacled Bear, and Andean coati.

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  • Species diversity is generally low, with mostly domestic mammal remains.

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  • dozen species of mammal have been recorded.

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  • Derived fossils can be collected along the foreshore including echinoid 's in flint, shells and occasional mammal bones.

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  • The oil is threatening important populations of water voles, a nationally endangered mammal, and the wildlife of the Humber Estuary.

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  • Ornithologists, however, should not be deterred by the sorry state of the park's mammal fauna.

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  • herbivorous, truly marine mammal.

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  • We invent scuba gear and submarines and we explore the deep ocean so inimical to our terrene mammal bodies.

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  • We saw many great birds, but the highlight was a mammal, the Spanish lynx.

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  • We saw many great birds, but the highlight was a mammal, the Spanish lynx.

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  • mammal cloned from they yield some surprises unique manner in.

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  • The native British dormouse Muscardinus avellanarius is a nocturnal, secretive mammal, with orange-yellow fur and a long furry tail.

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  • mammal fauna of the Willandra Lakes World Heritage region, New South Wales, Australia.

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  • mammal species are in decline, or under pressure, for a wide variety of reasons.

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  • mammal sightings included the Roe Deer near Southwell and a Gray Seal off the East Cliffs at the Bill.

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  • mammal bones from archeological sites.

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  • mammal ecology: Jane has just completed surveys of the Northern Ireland's otter and Irish hare populations for the Environment and Heritage Service.

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  • aquatic mammal manatees it will be along the river.

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  • Snowdonia's most distinguished mammal, the elusive pine marten (Martes martes) is also rare.

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  • What do customers do Rescue wildlife using fully trained marine mammal medics.

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  • They are only checking levels of insect life and not soil microbiology, or mammal life in the area.

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  • The GSPCA carries a special whale and dolphin rescue pontoon and also has qualified marine mammal medics.

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  • Mammal droppings provide clues to the animal, for example a fox scat will contain fur and bone and have a strong odor.

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  • Also first mammal casualty of the year - a common shrew brought in by the cat.

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  • Shrews are notoriously small, (the pygmy white-toothed shrews are notoriously small, (the pygmy white-toothed shrew is the smallest extant mammal weighing a mere 2-3 grams at adult weight ).

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  • Herefordshire water shrew survey The water shrew survey The water shrew is Herefordshire's, and Britain's, least known land mammal.

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  • The mammal survey showed that wood mice live at Jumping Downs and Pygmy shrew were found at some of the reptile survey sites!

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  • At its head, a dark silhouette was clearly a swimming mammal.

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  • skeleton of a whale would represent the largest size attained by a mammal.

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  • In addition several mammal species from Woodmice to Roe Deer also use these areas.

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  • species diversity is generally low, with mostly domestic mammal remains.

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  • How I love the flavor of intelligent sea mammal with a chestnut stuffing...

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  • susceptible mammal species to habitat fragmentation.

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  • threatened with extinction, including one quarter of the mammal species.

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  • Stunning anatomical photography of British mammal skulls including wild boar.

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  • As already mentioned, Thylacoleo was originally regarded as a carnivorous creature, but this view was subsequently disputed, and its diet supposed to consist of soft roots, bulbs and fruits, with an occasional small bird or mammal.

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  • AARD-WOLF (earth-wolf), a South and East African carnivorous mammal (Proteles cristatus), in general appearance like a small striped hyena, but with a more pointed muzzle, sharper ears, and a long erectile mane down the middle line of the neck and back.

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  • After comparing the salamanders and the perenni-branchiate Urodela with the tadpoles and the frogs, and enunciating the law that the more highly any animal is organized the more quickly does it pass through the lower stages, Meckel goes on to say: " From these lowest Vertebrata to the highest, and to the highest forms among these, the comparison between the embryonic conditions of the higher animals and the adult states of the lower can be more completely and thoroughly instituted than if the survey is extended to the Invertebrata, inasmuch as the latter are in many respects constructed upon an altogether too dissimilar type; indeed they often differ from one another far more than the lowest vertebrate does from the highest mammal; yet the following pages will show that the comparison may be also extended to them with interest.

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  • The ornithology of northern Asia is even more closely allied to that of Europe than the mammal fauna.

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  • The mammal fauna of the Indian region of Asia is much more highly developed than that of the Palaearctic. The Quadrumana are represented by several peculiar genera, amongst which are Semnopithecus, Hylobates and Simia.

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  • OCTODON, the generic name for a small South American rodent mammal (Octodon degus) locally known as the degu.

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  • In the event of the host escaping being killed and eaten it is believed that some of these larvae wander about or ultimately make their way to the exterior, possibly through the bronchi; nevertheless it seems to be certain that they can only reach sexual maturity in the nasal passages of some carnivorous animal, and the chance of attaining this environment is afforded when the viscera of the host are devoured by some flesh-eating mammal.

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  • MUSK-RAT, or Musquash, the name of a large North American rat-like rodent mammal, technically known as Fiber zibethicus, and belonging to the mouse-tribe (Muridae).

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  • The variations which have been perpetuated and intensified by artificial selection are, with the exception of those of the dog, greater than have been induced in any other mammal.

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  • A scorpion having seized its prey (usually a large insect, or small reptile or mammal) with the large chelae brings its tail over its head, and deliberately punctures the struggling victim twice with its sting (fig.

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  • Perhaps the most interesting mammal of Brazil is the manati, or sea-cow (Manatus americanus), which inhabits the lower Amazon and sometimes reaches a length of 15 to 20 ft.

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  • SURICATE, or MEERKAT (Suricata tetradactyla), a small South African mammal.

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  • PACA, the Brazilian name for a large, heavily-built, shorttailed rodent mammal, easily recognized by its spotted fur.

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  • MEGATHERIUM (properly Megalotherium), a huge extinct edentate mammal from the Pleistocene deposits of Buenos Aires, typifying the family Megatheriidae (or Megalotheriidae), and by far the largest representative of the Edentata.

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  • CHINCHILLA, a small grey hopping rodent mammal (Chinchilla lanigera), of the approximate size of a squirrel, inhabiting the eastern slopes of the Andes in Chile and Bolivia, at altitudes between 8000 and 12,000 ft.

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  • The effects of a bite by a poisonous snake upon a small mammal or bird are almost instantaneous, preventing its escape; and the snake swallows its victim at its leisure, sometimes hours after it has been killed.

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  • ecureuil), properly the name of the wellknown red, bushy-tailed British arboreal mammal, Sciurus vulgaris, typifying the genus Sciurus and the family Sciuridae, but in a wider sense embracing all the rodents included in this and a few nearly allied genera.

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  • HAMSTER, a European mammal of the order Rodentia, scientifically known as Cricetus frumentarius (or C. cicetus), and belonging to the mouse tribe, Muridae, in which it typifies the sub-family Cricetinae.

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  • - Analogous or convergent evolution in Fish, Reptile and Mammal.

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  • The third or last molar tooth of both jaws is of great size, and presents a structure at first sight unlike that of any other mammal, being composed of numerous (22-25) parallel cylinders or columns, each with pulp-cavity, dentine and enamel-covering, and packed together with cement.

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  • In mammals Sir William Flower pointed out that a generalized type of liver exists, from which that of any mammal may be derived by suppression or fusion of lobes.

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  • - Diagrammatic Plan of the Inferior Surface of a Multilobed Liver of a Mammal.

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  • CAPYBARA, or Carpincho (Hydrochaerus capybara), the largest living rodent mammal, characterized by its moderately long limbs, partially-webbed toes, of which there are four in front and three behind, hoof-like nails, sparse hair, short ears, cleft upper lip and the absence of a tail.

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  • The hutia (Capromys pilorides) is nearly as large, arboreal in habits, and a native of Cuba, where it is the largest indigenous mammal.

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  • ARSINOITHERIUM (so called from the Egyptian queen Arsinoe), a gigantic horned mammal from the Middle Eocene beds of the Fayum, Egypt, representing a sub-order of Ungulata, called Barypoda.

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  • LEMMING, the native name of a small Scandinavian rodent mammal Lemmus norvegicus (or L.

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  • The hyoid arch is unlike that of any known mammal.

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  • rat, &c.), probably in its original sense the designation of the British rodent mammal commonly known as the black rat (Mus rattus), but also applied indifferently to the brown or Norway rat (M.

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  • Given the presence of all the necessary determinants for the development of pigment in a mammal's coat, some or all of the hairs may bear this pigment according to the pattern determinants, or absence of pattern determinants, which the cells of the hair papillae carry.

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  • OKAPI, the native name of an African ruminant mammal (Ocapia johnstoni), belonging to the Giraffidae, or giraffe-family, but distinguished from giraffes by its shorter limbs and neck, the absence of horns in the females, and its very remarkable type of colouring.

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  • These include Protozoa, three sponges, Vermes, twenty-five Molluscs, numerous Amphipods, fishes of the genera Gobius, Benthophilus and Cobitis, and one mammal (Phoca caspia).

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  • Many a large mammal coming to drink at its accustomed place is dragged into the water by the lurking monster.

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  • MARMOT, the vernacular name of a large, thickly built, burrowing Alpine rodent mammal, allied to the squirrels, and typifying the genus Arctomys, of which there are numerous species ranging from the Alps through Asia north of (but including the inner ranges of) the Himalaya, and recurring in North America.

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  • The speed with which it bounds upon its prey, when loosed from the cart, exceeds the swiftness of any other mammal.

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  • JERBOA, properly the name of an Arabian and North African jumping rodent mammal, Jaculus aegyptius (also known as Jaculus, or Dipus, jaculus) typifying the family Jaculidae (or Dipodidae), but in a wider sense applied to most of the representatives of that family, which are widely distributed over the desert and semi-desert tracts of the Old World, although unknown in Africa south of the Sahara.

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  • The main point of interest connected with the dingo relates to its origin; that is to say, whether it is a member of the indigenous Australian fauna (among which it is the only large placental mammal), or whether it has been introduced into the country by man.

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  • It is, however, in the face that the most remarkable disposition of vivid hues occurs, more resembling those of a brilliantly coloured flower than what might be expected in a mammal.

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  • COYPU, the native name of a large South American aquatic rodent mammal, known very generally among European residents in the country as nutria (the Spanish word for otter) and scientifically as Myocastor (or Myopotamus) coypu.

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  • In the eastern part of the country the rhinoceros is met with, and the rivers swarm with crocodiles and with a curious mammal called the ayu, bearing some resemblance to the seal.

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  • DOLPHIN, a name properly belonging to the common cetacean mammal known as Delphinus delphis, but also applied to a number of more or less nearly allied species.

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  • The class-name (modified by the French into Mammiferes, and replaced in German by the practically equivalent term Sugethiere) has been anglicized into " Mammals " (mammal, in the singular).

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  • The latter dictum must not, however, be pushed to an extreme, since the African elephant, which is the largest living land mammal, attaining in exceptional cases a height approaching 12 ft., was largely exceeded in this respect by an extinct Indian species, whose height has been estimated at between 15 and 16 ft.

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  • In mammals, such as dolphins and some armadillos, which have a large series of similar teeth, not always constant in number in different individuals, there may indeed be differences in the two sides; but, apart from these in describing the dentition of any mammal, it is generally sufficient to give the number and characters of the teeth of one side only.

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  • Their Alimentary Canal in structure presents an immense variety of a typical Mammal.

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  • Possibly mammalian remains also occur in the antecedent Triassic epoch, some palaeontologists regarding the South African Tritylodon as a mammal, while others consider that it was probably a reptile.

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  • "doze"), the name of a small British rodent mammal having the general appearance of a squirrel.

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  • SOUSLIK, or SUSLIK, the vernacular name of a European burrowing rodent mammal, nearly allied to the marmots, but of much smaller size and of more slender and squirrel-like build (see RODENTIA).

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  • Binomial name Equus caballus Linnaeus, 1758 The horse (Equus caballus, sometimes seen as a subspecies of the Wild Horse, Equus ferus caballus) is a large odd-toed ungulate mammal, one of ten modern species of the genus Equus.

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  • They have all the great peculiarity, not found in the teeth of any other mammal, and only in the Equidae of comparatively recent geological periods (see also Palaeontology), of an involution of the external surface of the tooth (see fig.

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  • ii&op, water), a name properly given to the well-known European carnivorous aquatic mammal (Lutra vulgaris, or L.

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  • Mesohippus and Miohippus are connected with the earliest and most primitive mammal which it is possible to include in the family Equidae by means of Epihippus of the Uinta or Upper Eocene of North America, and Pachynolophus, or Orohippus, of the Middle and Lower Eocene of both halves of the northern hemisphere.

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  • The final stage, or rather the initial stage, in the series is presented by Hyracotherium (Protorohippus), a mammal no larger than a fox, common to the Lower Eocene of Europe and North America.

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  • The mammal survey showed that wood mice live at Jumping Downs and pygmy shrew were found at some of the reptile survey sites !

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  • Mammal droppings provide clues to the animal, for example a fox scat will contain fur and bone and have a strong odor.

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  • Also first mammal casualty of the year - a common shrew brought in by the cat.

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  • Shrews are notoriously small, ( the pygmy white-toothed shrew is the smallest extant mammal weighing a mere 2-3 grams at adult weight).

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  • Herefordshire water shrew survey The water shrew is Herefordshire 's, and Britain 's, least known land mammal.

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  • At its head, a dark silhouette was clearly a swimming mammal.

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  • For instance, the skeleton of a whale would represent the largest size attained by a mammal.

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  • In addition several mammal species from Woodmice to Roe Deer also use these areas.

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  • Aquatic mammal manatees sunning alligators even fan a chinese of the hair.

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  • Bats are among the most susceptible mammal species to habitat fragmentation.

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  • Much of the world 's wildlife is threatened with extinction, including one quarter of the mammal species.

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  • Stunning anatomical photography of British mammal skulls including wild boar.

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  • While congenital deformities can take place in any type of mammal, cats born with two faces are extremely rare.

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  • Every mammal craves affection, and your cat is no different.

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  • Livestock must eat 100 percent organic feed free of mammal or poultry byproducts, pescitides, synthetic fertilizers, or bioenineered foods.

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  • Prompt treatment and recognizing that even apparently minor bites can have serious consequences are the keys to a good outcome after a mammal bite.

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  • Life on the Bay: Find ocean-view decks and the Marine Mammal Gallery.

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