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Mam·ma·li·a

(mă-mā'lē-ă),
The highest class of living organisms; it includes all the vertebrate animals (monotremes, marsupials, and placentals) that suckle their young, possess hair, and (except for the egg-laying monotremes) bring forth living young rather than eggs.
[L. mamma, breast]

Mammalia

/Mam·ma·lia/ (mah-māl´e-ah) a class of warm-blooded vertebrate animals, including all that have hair and suckle their young.

Mam·ma·li·a

(mă-mā'lē-ă)
The highest class of living organisms; includes all vertebrate animals (monotremes, marsupials, and placentals) that suckle their young, possess hair, and (except for the egg-laying monotremes) bring forth living young rather than eggs.
[L. mamma, breast]
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He then explored remote regions in Tibet, China, and Burma; his discoveries in the Gobi Desert and elsewhere threw important light on prehistoric man and extinct mammalia.
Mammalia, Didelphimorphia, Didelphidae, Glironia venusta Thomas, 1912 and Chironectes minimus (Zimmermann, 1780): Distribution extension for eastern Amazonia.
Key words: Mammalia, Perissodactyla, Fossils, Miocene, Pliocene, Pleistocene, Siwaliks.
Catalogue of carnivorous, pachydermatous, and dentate mammalia in the British Museum: London, British Museum (Natural History).
Mammalia Biological Consulting, 4268 Metchosin Road, Victoria, BC V9C 3Z Canada; mammalia@ shaw.
Procyon cancrivorus (crab-eating raccoon) belongs to the phylum Chordata, class Mammalia, order Carnivora, and grouped in the Procyonidae family.
Human being Animalia Chordata Mammalia Primata Hominidae Homo sapiens Potato Plantae Magnoliophyta Magnoliopsida Polemoniales Solanceae Solanum Tuberosum
Palabras clave: Sturnira, Phyllostomidae, Chiroptera, Mammalia, Taxonomia, Colombia, Andes, Neotropico.
If, as the shocked quartz suggests, the Chicxulub feature formed during a bolide crash, it will rank as one of the largest impact craters known on Earth -- a fitting honor for the agent that apparently closed the curtain on the Mesozoic era, known as the Age of the Reptiles, and cleared the stage for the rise of the order Mammalia.