Animals

Orpington
English breed of large chickens with white skin
 
sand lance
very small silvery eellike schooling fishes that burrow into sandy beaches
 
fence lizard
spiny lizard often seen basking on fences in the United States and northern Mexico
 
morula
a solid mass of blastomeres that forms when the zygote splits; develops into the blastula
 
langouste
large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters
 
Australopithecus afarensis
fossils found in Ethiopia; from 3.5 to 4 million years ago
 
Pteropus hypomelanus
a variety of fruit bat
 
Welsh terrier
wire-haired terrier resembling Airedales but smaller; developed in Wales for hunting
 
bottom lurkers
a fish that lurks on the bottom of a body of water
 
gelding
castrated male horse
 
darkling groung beetle
sluggish hard-bodied black terrestrial weevil whose larvae feed on e.g. decaying plant material or grain
 
Cygnus cygnus
common Old World swan noted for its whooping call
 
bottom-dweller
a fish that lives and feeds on the bottom of a body of water
 
mesohippus
North American three-toed Oligocene animal; probably not directly ancestral to modern horses
 
Mullus surmuletus
brightly colored tropical fishes with chin barbels
 
jellyfish
any of numerous usually marine and free-swimming coelenterates that constitute the sexually reproductive forms of hydrozoans and scyphozoans
 
solitaire
a dull grey North American thrush noted for its beautiful song
 
Strix aluco
reddish-brown European owl having a round head with black eyes
 
Equus grevyi
zebra with less continuous stripes
 
staghorn coral
large branching coral resembling antlers
 
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