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Amniotic Egg

A shelled, water-retaining egg that allows reptile, bird, and certain mammal embryo to develop on land.

2

Neurotoxin

A poison that attacks the nervous system, causing blindness, paralysis, or suffocation.

3

Hemotoxin

A poison that attacks the red blood cells and blood vessles, destroying circulation.

4

Down Feathers

Feathers with smooth barbules but no hooked barbules.

5

Contour Feathers

Feathers with hooked and smooth barbules.

6

Placenta

A structure that allows an embryo to be nourished with the mother's blood supply.

7

Gestation

The period of time during which an embryo develops before being born.

8

Mammary Glands

Specilaized organs in mammals that produce milk to nourish the young.