Animals

Mercenaria mercenaria
an edible American clam; the heavy shells were used as money by some American Indians
 
Jaculus jaculus
a variety of jerboa
 
soldierfish
the larger squirrelfishes
 
Kobus leche
tawny-colored African antelope inhabiting wet grassy plains; a threatened species
 
eelworm
any of various small free-living plant-parasitic roundworms
 
civet cat
cat-like mammal typically secreting musk used in perfumes
 
Tunga penetrans
small tropical flea; the fertile female burrows under the skin of the host including humans
 
Eschrichtius robustus
medium-sized greyish-black whale of the northern Pacific
 
Scutigerella immaculata
minute arthropod often infesting the underground parts of truck-garden and greenhouse crops
 
Pulex irritans
the most common flea attacking humans
 
pirana
small voraciously carnivorous freshwater fishes of South America that attack and destroy living animals
 
black sheep
sheep with a black coat
 
Gorilla gorilla
largest anthropoid ape; terrestrial and vegetarian; of forests of central west Africa
 
Paranthias furcifer
deep-sea fish of tropical Atlantic
 
brittle star
an animal resembling a starfish with fragile whiplike arms radiating from a small central disc
 
Aplysia punctata
naked marine gastropod having a soft body with reduced internal shell and two pairs of ear-like tentacles
 
Sarda chiliensis
common bonito of Pacific coast of the Americas; its dark oily flesh cans well
 
Pagrus pagrus
food fish of the Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts of Europe and America
 
Falco columbarius
small falcon of Europe and America having dark plumage with black-barred tail; used in falconry
 
woodcock
game bird of the sandpiper family that resembles a snipe
 
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