Mammals

Our little intelligent folk should not miss out on the interesting and intelligent creatures of the animal kingdom! Mammals are interesting animals because they are quite human-like. Know what features in animals make a mammal.
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  • Red Panda

    The Red panda (Ailurus fulgens) is a mammal native to the eastern Himalayas and southwestern China. It is listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List because the wild population is estimated at fewer than 10,000 mature individuals and continues to decline due to habitat loss, poaching, and accidental inbreeding.…

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  • Bactrian Camel

    Bactrian camels have two humps on their backs where they store fat. Their nostrils close to block sand, and their bushy eyebrows and two rows of long eyelashes protect their eyes from blowing sand and ice. Arabian camels, called dromedaries, have only one hump, but both Arabian and Bactrian camels…

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  • Beaver

    Beavers are powerful swimmers that can swim underwater for up to 15 minutes. As the beaver dips underwater, the nose and ears shut to keep water out. Transparent inner eyelids close over each eye to help the beaver see. Second only to humans, beavers alter their environment more than any other…

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  • California sea lion

    The California sea lion is a coastal seal native to western North America. It is one of six species of sea lion. Its natural habitat ranges from southeast Alaska to central Mexico, including the Gulf of California. The clichéd circus seal, balancing a ball on its nose and jumping through hoops—is typically a California sea lion. However in the…

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  • Blue whale

    Blue whales are the largest animals ever known to have lived on Earth. These magnificent marine mammals rule the oceans at up to 100 feet long and upwards of 200 tons. Blue whales reach these mind-boggling dimensions on a diet composed nearly exclusively of tiny shrimplike animals called krill. Blue whales are…

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  • Aardvark

    The aardvark gets its name from a South African word meaning “earth pig.” Although the aardvark looks like a pig, especially with its body and snout, aardvarks actually share common ancestors with elephants and golden moles. Aardvarks live throughout much of sub-Saharan Africa. Aardvarks use their large front claws to…

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  • American bison

    Bison are the iconic image of the Great Plains and the Old West. They are massive, shaggy beasts and the heaviest land animals in North America. Despite their hefty size, bison are quick on their feet. When the need arises they can run at speeds up to 40 miles (65…

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  • Brown bear

    During the fall, a Brown bear eats practically around the clock, stocking up for the four to seven months when it'll have to live off stored body fat. A Brown bear may chow down on 90 pounds of food each day. As the cold swoops in, the fattened bear waddles into…

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  • Mountain gorilla

    These big lumbering giants reside deep within the cloud forests of central Africa. Mountain gorillas exhibit a keen intelligence and rich emotional and social life. As one of humanity’s closest living relatives, they offer a fascinating glimpse into our own evolution and development. Despite their peaceful existence, however, Mountain gorillas…

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  • Black-tailed jackrabbit

    The Black-tailed jackrabbit, with its impressive ears and distinctive black markings, is not a rabbit at all. In fact, it is a species of hare that is native to North America—where it is known primarily by its colloquial name. Unlike rabbits, baby hares (called leverets) are born with fur and…

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