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Mammals, including humans, belong to the Mammalian class, which is the highest order of vertebrates. Mammals have a backbone, grow hair, produce milk for the nourishment of their young via mammary glands and are warm-blo... More »

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A primate is a mammal that is characterized by excellent eyesight, specialization of both hands and feet for grasping, and a highly developed brain. This classification includes humans, apes, monkeys, lorises, lemurs and... More »

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There are many different kinds of meat including beef, pork, lamb, chicken, bison, turkey, venison, rabbit, quail, goose, cornish game hen, pheasant and duck. There are also many different kinds of exotic meats available... More »

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Whales, as mammals, are vertebrates and have internal skeletons composed of bone. Whales live in all oceans and seas with the exception of the Caspian and Aral seas.The first whales are believed to have appeared approxim... More »

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Whales have skeletons that are mainly composed of the same materials as the skeletons of other vertebrates. These materials consist mainly of collagen fibers woven together with small, inorganic crystals, according to th... More »

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Predators of humpback whales include orcas (killer whales) and humans. Killer whales are not always successful in their attacks, which is why many humpback whales bear scars from orcas' teeth. More »

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Much like humans, dolphins primarily use sound to convey information to one another. The sound is described as "whistling" by the Dolphin Research Center. Dolphins use visual cues and body language to communicate althoug... More »

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