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Zoological terms

Terms in relation to animals, such as mammals, birds, reptiles or fish.

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endangered species

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An animal or plant species in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range.

Endangered Species Act (ESA) .

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Federal legislation that is intended to provide a means to conserve the ecosystems upon which endangered and threatened species depend and provide programs for the conservation of those species, thus ...


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Birds that are forced during migration to land in areas they would not normally inhabit in order to avoid harsh weather.


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A taxonomic group used in the classification of living things. This group ranks below an order and is subdivided into one or more genera.


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A long hollow tooth found in venomous snakes. The snakes inject their venom into prey through their fangs.


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The entire set of animals that live in an area or during a period of time.


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The indigestible waste that an animal expells from its digestive tract.

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