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Wattle_(anatomy)

Wattle (anatomy)

A wattle is a fleshy dewlap or caruncle hanging from various parts of the head or neck in several groups of birds, goats and other animals.

Birds with wattles include:

Mammals with wattles include:

  • In many domestic goats, a fleshy protuberance hanging either side of the throat
  • In some domestic pigs (such as most Kune Kunes, a fleshy protuberance hanging either side of the throat

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