Nouns denoting animals

Mexican beaded lizard
lizard with black and yellowish beadlike scales; of western Mexico
 
Bubalus bubalis
an Asian buffalo that is often domesticated for use as a draft animal
 
tree shrew
insectivorous arboreal mammal of southeast Asia that resembles a squirrel with large eyes and long sharp snout
 
Lasiurus borealis
North American bat of a brick or rusty red color with hairs tipped with white
 
pacer
a horse used to set the pace in racing
 
genus Melanerpes
a genus of Picidae
 
cartilaginous fish
fishes in which the skeleton may be calcified but not ossified
 
buck
mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope)
 
family Cheloniidae
green turtles; hawksbills
 
Manchester terrier
a breed of short-haired rat terrier with a black-and-tan coat that was developed in Manchester, England
 
Zoarces viviparus
an eelpout of northern Europe that is viviparous
 
metazoan
any animal of the subkingdom Metazoa; all animals except protozoans and sponges
 
Icteria virens
American warbler noted for imitating songs of other birds
 
Antheraea polyphemus
very large yellowish-brown American silkworm moth with large eyespots on hind wings; larvae feed on fruit and shade trees
 
bladder worm
encysted saclike larva of the tapeworm
 
cusk-eel
elongate compressed somewhat eel-shaped fishes
 
genus Paracheirodon
a genus of Characidae
 
genus Uca
fiddler crabs
 
order Ephemeroptera
mayflies
 
genus Coracias
type genus of the Coraciidae
 
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