Facts on Taxa named by Carl Linnaeus


Animals are metazoan living things. They do not make their own food by themselves.

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Is a small mammal that is valued by humans for its companionship and its ability to hunt vermin and household pests.

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Is a mammal from the family Canidae and it has been domesticated by humans for a long time.

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Is a hooved mammal, a subspecies of the family Equidae.

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Bees are flying insects closely related to wasps and ants.

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Sea Lions

Are marine fin-footed mammals in the family Otariidae and have the ability to walk on all fours.

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Are called the ‘King of the jungle” because of their magnificent physique and also because they display brave fighting skills.

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Have been around for 2 million years but considered an endangered species with only about 4,000 surviving in the wild today.

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Are long, legless ectothermic reptiles that belong to the sub-order of Serpentes.

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Were the first animals to be domesticated by man and regarded as gods in the Norse mythologies.

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Are gentle aquatic mammals with bodies that taper to a flat paddle shaped tail.

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Snow Lepoards

Are large felines with long thick whitish fur native to the rugged and snowy highlands of Central Asia and South Asia including China.

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Are members of the Felidae family and smallest of the big cats.

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Are called the desert ships and they can swim when they encounter water and also carry 200 – 300 kg of baggage on their backs.

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Are medium sized whales belonging to the Monodontidae family and found in the Arctic regions all year round.

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Are large humped animals with a shaggy mane, large heads and short horns and look similar to wild oxen.

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Are extremely heavyweight animals with a round body, short, stocky legs and a large head.

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Are the most garrulous pinnipeds or marine mammals with broad heads, flippers, short muzzle, small eyes, tusks and whiskers.

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Are the third largest feline species of cats and are normally orange colored with black spots called ‘rosettes’.

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Water Buffalos

Are large formidable mammals with sparse black-gray coats that belong to the Bovine family.

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Are Artiodactyle ruminant mammals of the family Cervidae, commonly known as the deer family.

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Are giant birds found on every continent except Antarctica.

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Are wooly, horned ruminant grazing mammals that may be wild or domesticated.

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Are wooly, ruminant mammals belonging to the genus Ovis of the family Bovidae.

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Are cloven-hoofed ruminant mammals belonging to the Bovidae family.

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Are domestic fowls that belong to the Gallus domesticus or rej Jungle fowl family and are the closest living relatives of the tyrannosaur.

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Is a long-haired bovine that can be found in the Himalayan region located in south Central Asia, the Tibetan Plateau and even as far north as Mongolia and Russia.

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is a domesticated species of South American camelid.

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are domesticated South American camelids, widely used as meat and pack animals by Andean cultures since pre-Hispanic times.

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is the domesticated form of the European Polecat.

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Broad beans

Also known as the fava bean.

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A species of a flowering plant holding an edible fruit called fig.

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A species from the family Oleaceae.

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A species in the legume family.

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