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Science » Life Sciences » Animals/Zoology

Animal Diversity Web

is a searchable encyclopedia of thousands of photos, descriptions, sound recordings, and other information about individual animal species. Find out about amphibians, arthropods, birds, fishes, insects, mammals, mollusks, reptiles, and sharks. Explore special features on mammals, skulls, and frog calls. Students are invited to contribute. (University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, National Science Foundation)

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Interesting Fact:

All mammals share three characteristics not found in other animals: 3 middle ear bones; hair; and the production of milk by modified sweat glands called mammary glands.
Image of blue-ringed octopus, Hapalochlaena maculosa

Octopodidae


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