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mammal in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmammalmam‧mal /ˈmæməl/ ●●○ noun [countable]  HBAa type of animal that drinks milk from its mother’s body when it is young. Humans, dogs, and whales are mammals.see thesaurus at animalmammalian /mæˈmeɪlien/ adjective
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mammalMore than 100 bird species and 35 mammal species have been identified at the park.But not all mammals are as dependent upon their eyes as you.Although humans may have the longest lifespan of any mammal, giant tortoises have the longest recorded lives among vertebrates.Coniferous forests, often hunting by day for mammals as large as squirrels and lemmings.While larger mammals can often adapt, many lovely birds, butterflies, moths and other insects can not.In the older Secondary rocks there seemed to be no mammals at all, only bizarre reptiles.The whale then becomes a fine symbol for Melville because it is for him neither fish nor mammal.They are nocturnal and live on leaves, insects, small mammals and birds.