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  1. en.m.wikipedia.org › wiki › MammalMammal - Wikipedia

    A mammal (from Latin mamma 'breast') is a vertebrate animal of the class Mammalia (/ m ə ˈ m eɪ l i. ə /). Mammals are characterized by the presence of milk-producing mammary glands for feeding their young, a neocortex region of the brain, fur or hair, and three middle ear bones.

  2. en.m.wikipedia.org › wiki › Portal:AnimalsPortal:Animals - Wikipedia

    Over 1.5 million living animal species have been described, of which around 1.05 million are insects, over 85,000 are molluscs, and around 65,000 are vertebrates. It has been estimated there are as many as 7.77 million animal species on Earth. Animal body lengths range from 8.5 μm (0.00033 in) to 33.6 m (110 ft).

  3. Animals (or Metazoa) are living creatures with many cells. Animals get their energy from other living things. Usually, they eat them or are parasites. Animals, plants, fungi, and some other living things have complex cells, so they are grouped together as eukaryotes. The study of animals is called zoology.

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    The dog ( Canis familiaris or Canis lupus familiaris) is a domesticated descendant of the wolf. Also called the domestic dog, it is derived from extinct gray wolves, and the gray wolf is the dog's closest living relative. The dog was the first species to be domesticated by humans.

  5. en.m.wikipedia.org › wiki › WildlifeWildlife - Wikipedia

    Wildlife was also synonymous to game: those birds and mammals that were hunted for sport. Wildlife can be found in all ecosystems. Deserts, plains, grasslands, woodlands, forests, and other areas, including the most developed urban areas, all have distinct forms of wildlife.

  6. www.wikiwand.com › en › MammalMammal - Wikiwand

    A mammal ( from Latin mamma 'breast') is a vertebrate animal of the class Mammalia ( / məˈmeɪli.ə / ). Mammals are characterized by the presence of milk-producing mammary glands for feeding their young, a neocortex region of the brain, fur or hair, and three middle ear bones.

  7. Largest and heaviest animals. The largest animal currently alive is the blue whale. The maximum recorded weight was 190 tonnes for a specimen measuring 27.6 metres (91 ft), whereas longer ones, up to 33.6 metres (110 ft), have been recorded but not weighed. [1] [2] [3] It is estimated, this individual could have a mass of 250 tonnes or more.

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