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apologia zoology 3 lesson 9
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a common species of camel that has only one hump
a group of large, slow grazers including buffalo, bison, cattle, and yaks.
cattle with a hump on its back
these large, dark animals were at one time nearly extinct. Native Americans killed them for their hides, meat, and bones. They are typically found in Colorado, Montana and Canada, and their meat is served in certain restaurants.
a partially digested ball of food
the term used to refer to both male and female bovines.
This animal lives in the African plain and can jump more than 8 feet into the air and land more than 30 feet from where it started.
These large, dark animals have horns with no ridges and a mane. They migrate in a continual, clockwise pattern over the eastern and southern plains of Africa.
Shy, deer-like animals that are native to Africa. They dive for cover whenever anyone is around.
A word that means "native to"
The process of chewing your food and swallowing it, only to have it come back up your throat and into your mouth to be chewed and swallowed again.
Animals that eat by way of rumination
Bison are often mistakenly called this.
a baby goat
cattle belong to this family, as do antelopes, gazelles, goats, and sheep.
this animal is similar to an antelope. It can run a long time without getting tired.
deer belong to this family
a collection of several species of deer that produces an extremely powerful scent.
This creature, found throughout Texas, has razor-sharp tusks that it uses to defend itself a attack its prey.
a disease that is caused by eating pork that has been infested with a kind of worm. It can be fatal.
The only deer species in which the females have antlers. They are also called caribou in North America
This animal looks like a cross between a giraffe and a zebra. It has special features that enable it to live in the rainforest.
This massive, 11 foot long, 5000 pound creature is the most feared animal in Africa. It can both float in the water an sink to the bottom.
These creatures are similar to pigs, but they have long skinny legs and tusks that grow straight down. They have a powerful musk gland on top of their rump.
The tallest of all God's creatures alive today. They have very long necks and tongues.
Groups of sows (female pigs) and their offspring that live in the wild.
When a person or animal behaves with unselfish concern for others.
This animal is typically found on the outskirts of forests in Africa. It wallows in the mud when it is hot.
Members of this family are often called swine. Domesticated pigs, warthogs, and forest hogs are in this family.
a female pig
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