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tough, short hairs found on the almost hairless domestic pig & here & there on the heads of whales
horns, claws, nails, or hoofs
special structures in the skin that're produced in the same manner as hair & are often used for protection & defense
come from the skin & cover the animal's body, providing a very efficient means of protection
female mammals have been provided w/ special glands which produce milk only as long as the young are nursing & need the milk
give birth to live offspring which spend very little time inside the mother's pouch, finish developing in a special pouch
an animal which's mistaken for a rodent, have 2 small incisors just behind their upper incisors
giant anteater, aardvark, & pangolin
animals w/ a keen sense of smell & long, sticky tongues to catch & eat ants
inset-eating animals w/ tiny, sharp teeth to aid them in eating the insects which make up their diet
the only mammals that fly, "home in" on flying insects by emitting high-pitched sounds & then using their large ears to detect the echoes which bounce from the insects
wolves travel & live in ? ranging in size from 8 to 20 members, usually all members of one family led by a dominant male
coyotes live in a small family group, which usually consists of a male, female, & pups plus a single young coyote, or nanny
prized for their fur & hunted for sports bc they're very cunning in avoiding being captured
cat-sized, valued for its fur, which is white in the winter when snow covers the land; its fur turns grey in the summer
in order to help cats hunt better & see better in the dark, God put inside the back of their eyes a special mirror like structure which reflects light & produces the glow
sensitive organs that help them determine whether they can pass through narrow openings to sneak up on their prey
retractile front claws
they cna be pulled back into a protective space when not in use to prevent them from wearing out
animals noted for their highly developed nervous systems & brains, 5 fingers, hands designed for grasping things, nails instead of claws
one of the largest of the New World monkeys, has a tail which is as sensitive as a person's fingertips
a component in the monkeys' blood which is also in human blood named after the rhesus monkey
practice of choosing an animal's parents so that the baby'll have the desired characteristics
uterus or womb
the mother carries the tiny developing horse in a specially prepared place in her abdomen until its ready to born
found primarily on sheep & cattle; made of core of hollow bone covered by horn, not shed each other
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