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Mammals general knowledge quiz

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Last updated: January 7, 2020
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larger clade that mammals belong in
synapsida
which mammal grouping includes Great Apes?
primates
medium-sized, browsing ungulate native to North America; a common hunting target
white-tailed deer
a male sheep is called a __________
ram
domesticated camelid native to South America, renowned for its wool
alpaca
a large cousin of the above, used for transportation in desert climates
camel
mammals who lay eggs are called ______________
monotremes
an iconic marsupial native to Australia, known for its signature "hopping''
kangaroo/wallaby
the tallest land mammal that ever lived
paraceratherium
common, omnivorous mammal viewed both as a pest and a pet
rat
mammals feed their babies ___________
milk
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skin integument found on nearly all mammals
hair/fur
domestic mammal used for milk; extremely common throughout the world
cow
amphibious mammal that causes more deaths than any other vertebrate
hippopotamus
small-medium marine mammals known for their intelligence
dolphins
grouping that the above belongs in
whales, or cetaceans
what extinct cervid boasted almost 11-foot wide antlers?
megaloceros, or irish elk
the flying squirrel glides using a ___________ of skin between its legs
membrane
order of mammals who utilize actual powered flight via modified fingers
bats, or chiroptera
a large whale with a furrowed throat is called a _________
rorqual
and the largest of all the mammals is the ___ _________
blue whale
a band of primates who were initially thought to be myths, who allegedly steal kills from lions
bili apes
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