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all animals with backbones

vertebrates

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Female mammals are provided with special milk-producing glands called

mammary glands

2

the kind of place in which an animal prefers to live

habitat

3

mammals which eat flesh

carnivores

4

mammals which feed mostly on insects

insectivores

5

mammals which eat plants

herbivores

6

animals whose bodies are designed to maintain a fairly constant body temperature, regardless of the outside temperature

warm-blooded

7

mammals that make up the largest group

rodent

8

a cougar is a ?

feline

9

a fox is a ?

canine

10

a chimpanzee is a ?

primate

11

a squirrel is a ?

rodent

12

a wombat is a ?

marsupial

13

mammals whose babies finish developing in a special pouch outside the mother's body

marsupial

14

the only mammal that can fly

bat

15

a family group of lions

pride

16

fastest land animal on earth

cheetah

17

giant pandas eat

bamboo

18

animals that live together in groups of the same kind

social animals

19

instead of fur, whales and dolphins havfe a layer of this for warmth

blubber

20

animals that eat other animals that have already died

scavengers

21

made of solid bone

antlers

22

a mammal that lays eggs

echidna

23

a mammal that chews the cud

ruminant

24

a mammal that is active at night

nocturnal

25

skunks and other members of the weasel family produce this strong-smelling substance

musk

26

an animal that no longer exists

extinct

27

an animal whose father and mother are of teh same species

purebred

28

the principle that God designed nature to be able to respond to change

balance of nature

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an inherited behavior pattern

instinct

30

the largest deer

moose

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teh padded cushion at the bottom of teh hrose's foot

frog

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characteristics of mammals

warm-blooded
produce milk
hair (or fur)
live birth
four limbs
breathe with lungs
have backbone