Flashcards in Vocabulary - animal Deck (30)
name of the fox who is hero of the French beast epic Roman de Renart, from Middle French Renart, Renard
(Of an animal) able to fly or glide (fr- voler: to fly)
shell covering the back (turtle, crab, etc)
a genus of ruminant mammals including the wild and domestic cattle and sometimes the water buffaloes and related forms
(n) the harsh cry of a crow or similar bird-- (v) to utter a caw
a male duck
a male deer
1: a place where animals are kept and trained especially for exhibition 2. a varied mixture
The progeny resulting from the crossing of different breeds or varieties
monkey, ape; also : any of a suborder (Anthropoidea) of primates that includes monkeys, apes, and humans
a free-ranging dog found mainly in Australia. Its exact ancestry is debated, but dingoes are generally believed to be descended from semi-domesticated dogs from East or South Asia,
family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch
semiarboreal slender-bodied carnivorous mammals (genus Martes) of the weasel family that occur in the northern hemisphere.
meerkat or suricate is a small carnivoran belonging to the mongoose family. It is the only member of the genus Suricata.
a small seal, especially one set in a ring, used instead of or with a signature to give authentication to an official document
ascending rivers from the sea for breeding — compare catadromous.
A young swan
a bird of prey, e.g., an eagle, hawk, falcon, or owl
chiefly British. : the male of the red deer especially when over five years old : stag — compare hind.
still in existence; not extinct or destroyed or lost
(especially of an animal) in a wild state, especially after escape from captivity or domestication
a mollusk; a type tuna
1. the leading sheep of a flock, with a bell on its neck. 2. an indicator or predictor of something
of, relating to, or affecting cattle
a large nest of a bird of prey, especially an eagle, typically built high in a tree or on a cliff (also spelled aery, eyrie, eyry)
a chimpanzee with a black face and black hair, found in the rain forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo