Most terrestrial animals crawl. Crawling is the characteristic mode of locomotion for most reptiles, amphibians and mammals. Insects generally crawl when they aren't flying, and terrestrial molluscs, such as snails and s... More »

Crawl space vent covers have manual or automatic dampers that can be adjusted to keep cold air out from under the house during the winter season. The vent also has an outer grille and a finely meshed screen that keeps in... More »

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Animals that live underground include earthworms, moles, blind salamanders, groundhogs, aardvarks and ants. Some underground animals regularly come to the surface in search of food and nest materials. Others remain under... More »

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Most animals have the capability to swim, but many never develop skills and must be taught, while very few species are simply not capable of swimming. People, apes and other primates are among the animals that must be ta... More »

Cheetahs are the fastest animals in the world, but they can only run at top speed for a few minutes before slowing down. Cheetahs don't growl like other big cats, they purr. Cheetahs have excellent eyesight during the da... More »

Some temperate zone animals include deer, bears, wolves, small mammals, raptors and songbirds. Temperate zone animals have an array of adaptations for surviving the cold winters of their habitat. More »

Some examples of animals found in the class Aves are ducks, hummingbirds, songbirds, woodpeckers, owls and raptors. The class of Aves is composed of birds. It was first developed in 1676 by John Ray and Francis Willughby... More »