Mammal classification has been through several iterations since Carl Linnaeus initially defined the class. No classification system is universally accepted; McKenna
Inside a metal vault here in rural Vietnam is a creature believed to be the most trafficked mammal in the world. No sounds come from its cage. No squeaks or howls. A
A penis (plural penises or penes /-n iː z /) is the primary sexual organ that male s use to inseminate sexually receptive mates (usually females and
at left), yet another South American species, is the largest living rodent. About the size of a pig, and reaching a maximum weight of 50 kg (110 pounds), the capybara
The National Marine Mammal Laboratory (NMML) conducts research on marine mammals important to the mission of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and the
The Non-Mammal Mammaries trope as used in popular culture. Look closely at a female reptile, a female amphibian, a female bird, a female fish, a female …
The biggest known whale is the blue whale which also happens to be the largest living currently in existence. In fact the blue whale is one of the largest
Now we know why he’s smiling The mammal with the biggest shvantz – the blue whale at 8 feet. The smallest? The shrew at 0.2 inches. Where do we humans fit in?
When it comes to being hunted most whale species have very few predators. In fact humans are and have been considered to be the only primary predators to whales.
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