Browsing: Mammalia

Chinchilla
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Chinchillas are closely related to porcupines a guinea pigs, with strong, muscular hind legs that…

Artiodactyla
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The chamois is a small, hoofed animal that looks somewhat like an unusual goat. The…

Chordata
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Bandicoots are medium-sized, terrestrial marsupials, which live only in the Australia – New Guinea region.…

Caracal
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The caracal is the largest of Africa‚Äôs small wildcats, but stands no more than 2…

Tarsiidae
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Tarsiers are small primates that live only on islands of Southeast Asia. They live in…

Macroscelidea
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Elephant shrews, sometimes known as “jumping shrews,” or “sengis,” are small, rodent-like mammals. They get…

Vermilingua
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The anteater was named in 1758 by the father of modern taxonomy, Carl Linnaeus. The…

Tapiridae
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Tapirs are large, mammalian herbivores. There are five species: Baird’s, Brazilian, Kabomani, Malayan, and the…