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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

Central Asian mole-like burrowing rodent. They include two genera, Myospalax and Eospalax. Traditionally, zokors were thought to be closely related to either hamsters (Cricetinae) or voles ...


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A dzo is a hybrid of yak and domestic cattle. The word dzo technically refers to a male hybrid, while a female is known as a dzomo or zhom. Alternative Romanizations of the Tibetan names include zho ...


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The Mongolian gazelle (Procapra gutturosa), or Zeren, is a medium-sized antelope native to the semi-arid Central Asian steppes of Mongolia, as well as some parts of Siberia and China. The name zeren ...


Animals; Mammals

Ox with hump and dewlap. They are characterised by a fatty hump on their shoulders, drooping ears and a large dewlap.


Animals; Mammals

A cross between a male zebra and a female horse. Zebrule is the offspring of a male zebra (a stallion) and a female donkey (a jenny or jennet). The name could have been a combination of the names ...


Animals; Mammals

The yapok of Central and South America is superbly adapted to a life in water. It has long webbed toes on its hindfeet, water-repellant fur, and a pouch that closes during dives. It hunts its aquatic ...


Animals; Mammals

Medium-sized east African antelope with elongated hooves.

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