Animals

Gadus macrocephalus
closely related to Atlantic cod
 
Anisotremus virginicus
black and gold grunt found from Bermuda to Caribbean to Brazil
 
honey guide
small bird of tropical Africa and Asia; feeds on beeswax and honey and larvae
 
tortoiseshell butterfly
brilliantly colored; larvae feed on nettles
 
deer
distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
 
ground-shaker
huge herbivorous dinosaur of the Cretaceous found in western North America
 
white elephant
albinic Indian elephant; rare and sometimes venerated in east Asia
 
Crex crex
common Eurasian rail that frequents grain fields
 
armadillo
burrowing chiefly nocturnal mammal with body covered with strong horny plates
 
piciform bird
any of numerous nonpasserine insectivorous climbing birds usually having strong bills for boring wood
 
anaspid
extinct small freshwater jawless fish usually having a heterocercal tail and an armored head; of the Silurian and Devonian
 
Aepyceros melampus
African antelope with ridged curved horns; moves with enormous leaps
 
Ixodes neotomae
a tick that usually does not bite humans; transmits Lyme disease spirochete to dusky-footed wood rats
 
nonstarter
a horse that fails to run in a race for which it has been entered
 
Chilomeniscus cinctus
a sand snake of southwestern United States; lives in fine to coarse sand or loamy soil in which it `swims'; banding resembles that of coral snakes
 
Sorex araneus
common American shrew
 
tarsier
nocturnal arboreal primate of Indonesia and the Philippines having huge eyes and digits ending in pads to facilitate climbing; the only primate that spurns all plant material as food living entirely on insects and small vertebrates
 
anthropoid
any member of the suborder Anthropoidea including monkeys and apes and hominids
 
Roccus saxatilis
marine food and game fish with dark longitudinal stripes; migrates upriver to spawn; sometimes placed in the genus Morone
 
Polyborus plancus
South American caracara
 
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