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Shrews and moles

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Shrews and moles are mouse like mammals and often mistaken as rodents. It has a ling, pointed snout and depressed conch-shaped ears. Some species are semi aquatic.

Tree shrews

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The treeshrews are small mammals native to the tropical forests of Southeast Asia.


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Bats are the second largest order of mammals after the rodents, representing about 20% of all classified mammal species worldwide. Bats are present throughout most of the world, with the exception of extremely cold regions. They perform the vital ecological roles of pollinating flowers and dispersing fruit seeds; many tropical plant species depend entirely on bats for the distribution of their seeds. Bats are economically important, as they consume insect pests, reducing the need for pesticides.


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With the exception of humans, who inhabit every continent, most primates live in tropical or subtropical regions of the Americas, Africa and Asia.


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Carnivora is a diverse order that includes over 280 species of placental mammals. Its members are formally referred to as carnivores, whereas the word carnivore can refer to any meat-eating organism. Some carnivorans, such as cats and pinnipeds, depend entirely on meat for their nutrition. Others, such as raccoons and bears, depending on the local habitat, are more omnivorous: the giant panda is almost exclusively a herbivore, but will take fish, eggs and insects, while the polar bear subsists mainly on seals. Carnivorans have teeth and claws adapted for catching and eating other animals. Many hunt in packs and are social animals, giving them an advantage over larger prey.

Whales and dolphins

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Cetaceans are a widely distributed and diverse clade of carnivorous, finned, aquatic marine mammals.


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Sea cows are an order of fully aquatic, herbivorous mammals that inhabit swamps, rivers, estuaries, marine wetlands, and coastal marine waters.

Elephants, Manatees and Aardvarks

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The Proboscideans are a taxonomic order of afrotherian mammals containing one living family, Elephantidae, and several extinct families.

Odd-toed ungulates

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As an adaptation to different habitats and lifestyles, the odd-toed ungulates have developed distinct differences in their build. Common features are in the construction of the limbs and teeth. Rhinos are the largest members of the group.

Even-toed ungulates

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The even-toed ungulates are ungulates (hoofed animals) whose weight is borne approximately equally by the third and fourth toes.


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Pangolins have large, protective keratin scales covering their skin; they are the only known mammals with this adaptation. They live in hollow trees or burrows, depending on the species. Pangolins are nocturnal, and their diet consists of mainly ants and termites which they capture using their long, specially adapted tongues.


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Rodents are mammals which are characterized by a single pair of unremittingly growing incisors in each of the upper and lower jaws. About forty percent of all mammal species are rodents; they are found in vast numbers on all continents except Antarctica. They are the most diversified mammalian order and live in a variety of terrestrial habitats, including human-made environments.

Hares and Pikas

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There are about eighty-seven species of lagomorph, including about twenty-nine species of pika, twenty-eight species of rabbit and cottontail, and thirty species of hare.