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Any of various warm-blooded vertebrate animals of the class Mammalia, characterized by a covering of hair on the skin and, in the female, milk-producing mammary glands for nourishing the young.

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Animals; Mammals

Soft-fleeced Andean ruminant. The wool is popular due to its warmth. Its warming properties come from the tiny scales that are on the hollow air-filled fibres.


Animals; Mammals

Extinct wild ox or bison. Domestication of the aurochs began in the southern Caucasus and northern Mesopotamia from about the 6th millennium BC, while genetic evidence suggests that aurochs were ...


Animals; Mammals

Extinct Pleistocene hoofed herbivore. Uintatheres were the largest land animals of their time.


Animals; Mammals

Short-tailed, long-haired monkey. Its body is covered with long, loose hair but its head is bald.


Animals; Mammals

Central African antelope with lyre-shaped horns. Tesessebe are found primarily in Zambia, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and South Africa.


Animals; Mammals

Small South American arboreal monkey. Depending on species, titis have a head and body length of 23–46 centimetres (9.1–18 in), and a tail, which is longer than the head and body, of 26–56 ...


Animals; Mammals

Small deer with curved horns, native to southeast Asia.

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