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.

mule deer facts

Mule Deer Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Feeding Behavior

The mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) is a native medium-size mammal of the western United States. It earns its name because of its unusually large...
wild boar facts

Wild Boar Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The wild boar (Sus scrofa) is medium-size native mammal of Africa and Eurasia. Most species of pigs evolve from the wild boars. While humans...
mountain goat facts

Mountain Goat Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus) is a North American herbivorous mammal. It finds its homes in alpine and subalpine habitats. Rocky mountain goat is...
bighorn sheep facts

Desert Bighorn Sheep Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The desert bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis nelsoni) is a bighorn subspecies that is typically found in the deserts of Northwestern Mexico and Southwestern United...
striped hyena facts

Striped Hyena Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The striped hyena (Hyaena hyaena) is an African native mammal that occurs in the North and East Africa. The global population of striped hyena...
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...

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