Mammals are vertebrate animals that have hair, a heart with four chambers, a diaphragm and mammary glands. Two mammals whose common names begin with the letter N are the nine-banded armadillo and the northern bottlenose whale.Continue Reading
Other mammals whose common names begin with the letter N include the North American river otter and the naked mole rat.
There are also several mammals whose scientific names begin with the letter N. Neophoca cinerea is the scientific name for the Australian sea lion, Neovison vison is the scientific name for the American mink and Nasalis larvatus is the scientific name for the proboscis monkey.Learn more about Zoology
Top Tier detergent gasoline standards set minimum acceptable levels for control of deposits on intake valves, fuel injectors and combustion chambers and for intake valve sticking at cold starts. Designation as a Top Tier gasoline retailer requires that all grades of gasoline sold by a retailer meet Top Tier detergent gasoline standards established by seven major automakers, including General Motors, Honda, Toyota and Volkswagen. As well, gasoline sold at all outlets carrying a retailer's brand must also meet the standards.Full Answer >
Animals in the mammalian class, including elephants, dogs, cats, apes, bats, sloths, lemurs, horses and beavers, have sweat glands and sweat through either their eccrine, their apocrine sweat glands or both. Primate mammals, such as apes, gorillas and humans, have eccrine sweat glands all over their bodies. Non-primate mammals, such as dogs and cats, have apocrine glands on their paws and feet that help to cool them off.Full Answer >
All non-mammals are hairless and lack mammary glands. Non-mammals with jawbones have lower jaws composed of multiple bones; mammals have a lower jaw composed of a single bone. A non-mammal with teeth loses and replaces teeth multiple times during its lifespan, while a mammal goes through this process only once.Full Answer >
Desert animals have adapted ways to either bear or avoid the heat and sun, as well as store, obtain or endure the loss of water in their harsh environment. Heat, sunlight and a lack of water are the major issues most organisms face in desert environments, although there are several deserts which are actually quite cold. Water is crucial to all life, however, and its lack defines deserts.Full Answer >