Mammals

Mammals are those warm blooded air-breathing vertebrate animals that are categorized by their hair, three middle ear bones, and the mother nurse their young ones with milk.

long tailed weasel facts

Long Tailed Weasel Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The long-tailed weasel (Mustela frenata) typically inhabits throughout the United States, southern Canada, and Mexico. It has evolved some 5 – 7 million years...
eastern cottontail rabbit facts

Eastern Cottontail Rabbit Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The eastern cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus) is arguably one of the most familiar mammals in the natural habitats as well as in captivity. It makes...
american mink facts

American Mink Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The American mink (Neovison vison) is a North American mustelid that occurs in different parts of South America and Europe. Humans have long hunted...
malayan tapir facts

Malayan Tapir Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The Malayan tapir (Tapirus indicus) is an endangered species and it belongs to the family Tapiridae. There are total five species of tapirs out...
african pygmy hedgehog facts

African Pygmy Hedgehog Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The African pygmy hedgehog (Atelerix albiventris) is nocturnal animal that is typically found in the eastern and central Africa. In the wild it makes...
African leopard facts

African Leopard Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The African leopard (Panthera pardus pardus) is the largest spotted cat in Africa. It typically lives in the rainforests of sub-Saharan Africa. Depending on...
spotted hyena facts

Spotted Hyena Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta) is thought to have originated somewhere in Asia and Europe a million years ago. It is the largest of...
saiga antelope facts

Saiga Antelope Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The saiga antelope (Saiga tatarica) is a critically endangered species and it is primarily found on the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains including as...
borneo pygmy elephant facts

Borneo Pygmy Elephant Facts | Anatomy, Range, Habitat, Behavior

The Borneo pygmy elephant (Elephas maximus borneensis) or the Borneo elephant is an endangered species that lives in the northeastern Borneo, Malaysia, and Indonesia....
gelada baboon facts

Gelada Baboon Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The gelada (Theropithecus gelada) is a large primate with the brown stocky body. It occurs in the Ethiopian Highlands. The gelada is also known...
sugar glider facts

Sugar Glider Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The sugar glider (Petaurus breviceps) is one of the marsupials that are not only nocturnal but arboreal. Unique among its ability is that it...
pronghorn antelope facts

Pronghorn Antelope Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The pronghorn antelope (Antilocapra americana) is a medium-size mammal that is typically found in the central and western North America. It is not really...
ethiopian wolf facts

Ethiopian Wolf Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The Ethiopian wolf (Canis simensis) is the rarest of the canids. It is the most vulnerable wolf species. Although it is a medium-size mammal...
african forest elephant facts

African Forest Elephant Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis) truly lives up to its name as it is only found in the forests of Congo Basin. African...
Florida Manatee facts

Florida Manatee Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) is one of the largest coastal mammals in North America. It is one of the two subspecies of...
american bison facts

American Bison Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The American bison (Bison bison) is a North American buffalo that is typically found in the United States and the northwestern Canada. It is...
african bush elephant facts

African Bush Elephant Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The African bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) is the largest of all elephants. It stands almost four meters in height and it is the heaviest...
west african giraffe facts

African Giraffe Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The West African giraffe or Niger giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis peralta) is typically found in the Sagel areas of West Africa. It is an endangered...
norway rat facts

Norway Rat Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Range, Behavior

The Norway rat or brown rat (Rattus norvegicus) is one of the most familiar common rats. It is thought to occupy almost every continent...
pygmy marmoset facts

Finger Monkey Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

Also known as the pygmy marmoset (Cebuella pygmaea), finger monkey is the world’s smallest true monkey and is also one of the smallest primates. It is...

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