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Which of the following are included in tree-dwelling carnivorous mammals?
The name linsang is from Javanese linsang or wlinsang, which used to be wrongly translated as "otter" in English dictionaries. Linsangs are nocturnal, generally solitary tree dwellers, where build nests at a height of at least two meters above the ground, where they can rest during the day. They are carnivorous, eating squirrels and other rodents, small birds, lizards and insects.
What is the largest contemporary antelope in the world?
The giant elands are spiral-horned antelopes. Despite its common name, this species broadly overlaps in size with the common eland (Taurotragus oryx). However, the giant eland is somewhat larger on average than the common eland and is thus the largest species of antelope in the world.
Where is Wharton's jelly found?
in the umbilical cord
in the brain
in aloe (plant)
Wharton's jelly (substantia gelatinea funiculi umbilicalis) is a gelatinous substance within the umbilical cord also present in vitreous humor of the eyeball, largely made up of mucopolysaccharides. It is named for the English physician and anatomist Thomas Wharton who first described it in his publication Adenographia, or "The Description of the Glands of the Entire Body", first published in 1656
What is the smallest primate in the world?
Madame Berthe's mouse lemur
Madame Berthe's mouse lemur (Microcebus berthae) or Berthe's mouse lemur is the smallest of the smallest primate in the world; the average body length is 9.2 cm (3.6 in) and seasonal weight is around 30 g (1.1 oz). Microcebus berthae is one of many species of Malagasy lemurs that came about through extensive speciation, caused by unknown environmental mechanisms and conditions.
What animal is in this picture?
The honey badger (Mellivora capensis), also known as the ratel, is widely distributed in Africa, Southwest Asia, and in the Indian subcontinent. Despite its name, the honey badger does not closely resemble other badger species; instead, it bears more anatomical similarities to weasels. It is primarily a carnivorous species and has few natural predators because of its thick skin and ferocious defensive abilities.
How much does the tongue of an adult whale blue weigh?
about 40 kilos
about 770 kilos
around 2.7 tonnes
around 2.7 tonnes
A blue whale's tongue weighs around 2.7 tonnes (3.0 short tons) and, when fully expanded, its mouth is large enough to hold up to 90 tonnes (99 short tons) of food and water.
Why the people, the moose tames?
they are a tourist attraction
they are a source of milk, meat
they do not attack people
they appear in the circus
The moose is the largest species of deer found today. Its habitat spans Northern Europe, North Asia and North America. Moose cheese is one of the most expensive cheeses in the world, produced and available only at the Elk House in Bjurholm region, Sweden. It is made from the milk of three moose (also call as elk). From the moose raised on experimental farms in Russia, milk is obtained (contains 10-15% fat).
What is the largest species of lemur called?
The indri also called the babakoto, is one of the largest living lemurs, with a head-and-body length of about 64–72 cm (25–28 in) and a weight of between 6 to 9.5 kg (13 to 21 lb). It is a diurnal tree-dweller related to the sifakas and, like all lemurs, it is native to Madagascar. It is revered by the Malagasy people and plays an important part in their myths and legends.
What is the name of a feral Australian horse?
A Brumby is a free-roaming feral horse in Australia. Although found in many areas around the country, the best-known Brumbies are found in the Australian Alps region. Today, most of them are found in the Northern Territory, with the second largest population in Queensland.
This house rodent is a...
Meriones unguiculatus, the Mongolian gerbil or Mongolian jird, is a small rodent belonging to the subfamily Gerbillinae. It is the most widely known species of the gerbil subfamily, and is the most commonly kept as a small house pet or experimental animal. Under those conditions, it is known as the domesticated gerbil.
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