mammal

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burrowing mammal native to Africa aardvark
nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata aardvark , ant bear , anteater , Orycteropus afer
act of substituting other food for the mother's milk in the diet of a child or young mammal ablactation , weaning
long-legged spotted cat of Africa and southwestern Asia having nonretractile claws; the swiftest mammal; can be trained to run down game Acinonyx jubatus , cheetah , chetah
powerful doglike mammal of southern and eastern Africa that hunts in large packs; now rare in settled area African hunting dog , Cape hunting dog , hyena dog , Lycaon pictus
large black-and-white herbivorous mammal of bamboo forests of China and Tibet; in some classifications considered a member of the bear family or of a separate family Ailuropodidae Ailuropoda melanoleuca , coon bear , giant panda , panda , panda bear
wool of llamalike mammal, silky alpaca
burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and and claws for hunting ants and termites; native to New Guinea anteater , echidna , spiny anteater
burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites; native to Australia anteater , echidna , spiny anteater
toothless mammal of southern Africa and Asia having a body covered with horny scales and a long snout for feeding on ants and termites anteater , pangolin , scaly anteater
burrowing chiefly nocturnal mammal with body covered with strong horny plates armadillo
burrowing mammal protected on the head and body with bony plates armadillo
toe mammal, hoofed artiodactyl
placental mammal having hooves with an even number of functional toes on each foot artiodactyl , artiodactyl mammal , even-toed ungulate
very young mammal baby
one of the first temporary teeth of a young mammal (one of 20 in children) baby tooth , deciduous tooth , milk tooth , primary tooth
sturdy carnivorous burrowing mammal with strong claws widely distributed in the northern hemisphere badger
burrowing mammal badger
largest mammal ever known; bluish-grey migratory whalebone whale mostly of southern hemisphere Balaenoptera musculus , blue whale , sulfur bottom
raccoon-like omnivorous mammal of Mexico and the southwestern United States having a long bushy tail with black and white rings Bassariscus astutus , bassarisk , cacomistle , cacomixle , civet cat , coon cat , miner's cat , raccoon fox , ring-tailed cat , ringtail
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