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a large animal with four legs, a mane (= long thick hair on its neck) and a tail. Horses are used for riding on, pulling carriages, etc.
a large powerful animal of the cat family, that hunts in groups and lives in parts of Africa and southern Asia. Lions have yellowish-brown fur and the male has a mane (= long thick hair round its neck).
an animal from southern Africa that has a long nose and tongue and that eats insects
a black and white bird that lives in the Antarctic. Penguins cannot fly but use their wings for swimming. There are several types of penguin, some of them very large but some of them quite small.
a large heavy African animal with thick dark skin and short legs, that lives in rivers and lakes
a tall African animal with a very long neck, long legs, and dark marks on its coat
a wild animal that looks similar to a small bear, with short legs, long brown hair and a long tail. Wolverines live in cold, northern areas of Europe and North America.
an animal covered with long stiff parts like needles (called quills ), which it can raise to protect itself when it is attacked
an African wild animal like a horse with black and white lines (= stripes) on its body
a large bird of prey (= a bird that kills other creatures for food) with a sharp curved beak and very good sight