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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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Besides humans, the blue whale's enemies are killer whales and large sharks. Adult blue whales are much larger than any individual killer whale or shark, so these animals tend to attack calves. Few creatures are capable ... More »

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Sharks, killer whales and humans are the primary eaters of dolphins. Dolphins are near the top of the food chain and employ many defensive strategies, so they are not often eaten by predators. More »

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