mammal family


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Noun1.mammal family - a family of mammalsmammal family - a family of mammals      
Craniata, subphylum Craniata, subphylum Vertebrata, Vertebrata - fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals
Caenolestidae, family Caenolestidae - small marsupials of southern South America
family Macropodidae, Macropodidae - kangaroos; wallabies
family Phalangeridae, Phalangeridae - phalangers; koalas
Dasyuridae, family Dasyuridae, family Dasyurinae - dasyures; native cats; pouched mice; banded anteaters; Tasmanian devils
family Tenrecidae, Tenrecidae - tenrecs and extinct related forms
Balaenopteridae, family Balaenopteridae - rorquals; blue whales
Eschrichtiidae, family Eschrichtiidae - comprising only the grey whales
family Hyperodontidae, family Ziphiidae, Hyperodontidae, Ziphiidae - beaked whales; in some especially former classifications included in the family Physeteridae
family Trichechidae, Trichechidae - comprising only the manatees
Dugongidae, family Dugongidae - a family of mammals of order Sirenia including dugongs and Steller's sea cow
family Otariidae, Otariidae - eared seals: sea lions and fur seals
family Phocidae, Phocidae - earless seals
family Odobenidae, Odobenidae - walruses and extinct forms
Canidae, family Canidae - dogs; wolves; jackals; foxes
family Felidae, Felidae - cats; wildcats; lions; leopards; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers
family Ursidae, Ursidae - bears and extinct related forms
family Rhinolophidae, Rhinolophidae - Old World leaf-nosed bats
family Hipposideridae, Hipposideridae - Old World leafnose bats
family Megadermatidae, Megadermatidae - Old World false vampire bats
family Vespertilionidae, Vespertilionidae - the majority of common bats of temperate regions of the world
family Molossidae, Molossidae - mastiff bats; freetail bats
Desmodontidae, family Desmodontidae - true vampire bats
family Leporidae, Leporidae - hares and rabbits
family Ochotonidae, Ochotonidae - pikas and extinct forms
Muroidea, superfamily Muroidea - a superfamily of rodents essentially equal to the suborder Myomorpha but with the Dipodidae excluded
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Equine species are one of the mammal family of Equidae that includes the modern horse, zebras and asses.
The results suggested that the ability to grow a relatively more expensive brain evolved not at the dawn of humans, but millions of years before, when our primate ancestors and their close relatives split from the branch of the mammal family tree that includes rodents and rabbits, Harrington said.
The results suggest that the ability to grow a relatively more expensive brain evolved not at the dawn of humans, but millions of years before, when our primate ancestors and their close relatives split from the branch of the mammal family tree that includes rodents and rabbits, Harrington said.
As new fossils get unearthed, scientists are using them to draw in many previously unknown branches on the mammal family tree.
Bones from 34 million years ago found in what is now Egypt reveal a new species in the extinct mammal family called hyaenodonts, which were all over the globe and came in different shapes and sizes.
There's gorgeous footage of a tiny fleet-footed elephant shrew, or sengi as they're now called, outwitting a hungry lizard and lots of examples of the way the mammal family unit helps it survive.
There's gorgeous footage of a tiny fleetfooted elephant shrew, or sengi as they're now called, outwitting a hungry lizard and lots of examples of the way the mammal family (mammily?
Pygmy tarsiers are primates--members of the same mammal family as monkeys, apes, and humans.