In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The male feeds the female while she incubates, catching small mammals and birds and bringing them back to the nest.
- The teeth and their pattern of wear are unlike that seen in any modern mammal so what this animal ate is something of a mystery.
- They inhabited a world that was dominated by a different kind of animal - the mammal.
- Animal pathologists found the mammals had suffered internal bleeding in the ears and the brain.
- It provides the growing young with everything it wants, and only mammals produce milk.
- Certainly, a lot of changes would have to occur for a land mammal to live in the sea.
- The domestic animal is the first mammal known to die of the disease in Europe.
- The domes will contain different freshwater environments containing fish and aquatic mammals.
- The decaying wood also becomes home to a range of insects and small mammals.
- Unlike mammals, chicks do not feed on milk formula as their stomachs cannot digest it.
- Their prey consists mainly of birds and small mammals such as rats and agoutis.
- This bulky animal is one of the most dangerous mammals to be found anywhere.
- The lack of suitable nest sites has also resulted in increased predation by corvids and mammals on the eggs and chicks.
- The island refuges of some species are also under threat from imported mammals such as rats and hedgehogs.
- Some mammals can distinguish between and respond to the alarm calls of other mammal and bird species.
- West Nile Virus is found mainly in birds, though it is also found in horses and other mammals.
- Recently, the rat became the third mammal for which the complete genome was sequenced.
- Nothing is more remarkable than the effects of habit in herbivorous mammals.
- The sloths and armadillos are rather odd mammals characteristic of South America.
- Dolphins are mammals and as such are warm-blooded and bear live young, which they suckle.
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