young mammal

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Noun1.young mammal - any immature mammalyoung mammal - any immature mammal      
young, offspring - any immature animal
baby - a very young mammal; "baby rabbits"
pup, whelp - young of any of various canines such as a dog or wolf
wolf cub, wolf pup - a young wolf
young carnivore, cub - the young of certain carnivorous mammals such as the bear or wolf or lion
kit - young of any of various fur-bearing animals; "a fox kit"
suckling - a young mammal that has not been weaned
class Mammalia, Mammalia - warm-blooded vertebrates characterized by mammary glands in the female
calf - young of domestic cattle
calf - young of various large placental mammals e.g. whale or giraffe or elephant or buffalo
kitten, kitty - young domestic cat
foal - a young horse
piggy, piglet, shoat, shote - a young pig
heifer - young cow
bullock - young bull
lamb - young sheep
fawn - a young deer
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An orphaned baby dugong rescued off a beach in Krabi province is Thailand's newest star, capturing the hearts of millions on social media and igniting an awarness for ocean conservation as authorities hand-raise the young mammal. (Sirachai ARUNRUGSTICHAI / AFP/MANILA BULLETIN)
Elsie sees the young mammal preserved in ice for thousands of years as a creature much like herself, alone in the world and determines to get close to it by breaking into the museum.
The young mammal was found by walkers on an embankment of a coastal path around 100 yards from houses in Llanwnda in Gwynedd.
Zoo officials say the young mammal is doing well and that Meghans mother, Oni, watches over her while she sleeps.
The snorkelers and the swimmers did not seem to notice the young mammal swimming with them in the video captured by a drone.
Ian Enlander, inset, tends to young mammal yesterday
wean--to get a young mammal used to foods other than milk (usually from its mother)
The young mammal came into the harbour in Baltimore, West Cork during low tide and got stuck in the small port.
"As time has passed the young mammal has grown and sometimes ventures away from its mother to feed and play but always remains in the vicinity of the pod.
Hundreds of people have been lining the quayside since Wednesday as rescuers attempted to lure the young mammal back to sea.
Indeed, the young mammal will meet his first adult female this morning after he gets his fill of fresh seafood and a good night's rest.
It is thought the young mammal was born with congenital scoliosis - genetic curvature of the spine - and has managed to live in the wild because it is still suckling from its mother.

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