Wordlist: Wildlife

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zebra
 
an African animal, closely related to a horse, with black and white stripes
 
elephant
 
a grey mammal, having a trunk and two large ivory tusks jutting from the upper jaw
 
bear
 
a large omnivorous mammal, related to the dog and raccoon, having shaggy hair, a very small tail, and flat feet
 
polar bear
 
a very large bear found in the Arctic Circle, white in appearance and very furry
 
crocodile
 
a large aquatic reptile that lives throughout the tropics, with a streamlined body and a long tail that enables them to swim swiftly, with armoured skin that has scales and is thick and rugged, providing some protection
 
monkey
 
any primate, generally smaller than apes, and distinguished from them by a tail and cheek pouches, some live in trees while others live on the savanna
 
chimpanzee
 
a great ape, native to Africa, and believed by biologists to be the closest extant relative to humans, their exposed skin of the face, hands and feet varies from pink to very dark in both species
 
tiger
 
the largest living cat, recognised by a pattern of dark vertical stripes that overlays near-white to reddish-orange fur, with lighter underparts
 
lion
 
the second-largest living cat after the tiger, currently existing in Sub-Saharan Africa and in Asia with a critically endangered remnant population in India
 
snake
 
a legless reptile with a long, thin body and a fork-shaped tongue
 
 
  • zebra
    • zebra, zebras[ˈziːbɹə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an African animal, closely related to a horse, with black and white stripes
    • Example:
      • When you hear hoof beats, think of horses, not zebras.
  • elephant
    • elephant, elephants[ˈelɪfənt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a grey mammal, having a trunk and two large ivory tusks jutting from the upper jaw
    • Example:
      • Elephants are the largest land animals alive.
  • bear
    • bear, bears[bɛə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a large omnivorous mammal, related to the dog and raccoon, having shaggy hair, a very small tail, and flat feet
    • Example:
      • Bears use shelters such as caves and burrows as their dens.
  • polar bear
    • polar bear, polar bears(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a very large bear found in the Arctic Circle, white in appearance and very furry
    • Example:
      • Some Polar Bears and Brown Bears weigh over 750 kilograms (1,700 lb).
  • crocodile
    • crocodile, crocodiles[ˈkrɒkədaɪl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a large aquatic reptile that lives throughout the tropics, with a streamlined body and a long tail that enables them to swim swiftly, with armoured skin that has scales and is thick and rugged, providing some protection
    • Example:
      • Crocodiles tuck their feet in at their sides while swimming.
  • monkey
    • monkey, monkeys[ˈmʌŋki](noun)
    • Definition:
      • any primate, generally smaller than apes, and distinguished from them by a tail and cheek pouches, some live in trees while others live on the savanna
    • Example:
      • A group of monkeys may be referred to as a mission or a tribe.
  • chimpanzee
    • chimpanzee, chimpanzees[tʃɪmˈpæn.zi](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a great ape, native to Africa, and believed by biologists to be the closest extant relative to humans, their exposed skin of the face, hands and feet varies from pink to very dark in both species
    • Example:
      • Chimpanzees make tools and use them to acquire foods and for social displays.
  • tiger
    • tiger, tigers[ˈtaɪɡə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the largest living cat, recognised by a pattern of dark vertical stripes that overlays near-white to reddish-orange fur, with lighter underparts
    • Example:
      • While all surviving species are under formal protection, habitat destruction and inbreeding continue to threaten the species.
  • lion
    • lion, lions[ˈlaɪən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the second-largest living cat after the tiger, currently existing in Sub-Saharan Africa and in Asia with a critically endangered remnant population in India
    • Example:
      • Lions live for ten to fourteen years in the wild.
  • snake
    • snake, snakes[sneɪk](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a legless reptile with a long, thin body and a fork-shaped tongue
    • Example:
      • Living snakes are found on every continent, except Antarctica, and on most islands.
 

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        chimpanzee
        a great ape, native to Africa, and believed by biologists to be the closest extant relative to humans, their exposed skin of the face, hands and feet varies from pink to very dark in both species
        tiger
        the largest living cat, recognised by a pattern of dark vertical stripes that overlays near-white to reddish-orange fur, with lighter underparts
        monkey
        any primate, generally smaller than apes, and distinguished from them by a tail and cheek pouches, some live in trees while others live on the savanna
        snake
        a legless reptile with a long, thin body and a fork-shaped tongue
        lion
        the second-largest living cat after the tiger, currently existing in Sub-Saharan Africa and in Asia with a critically endangered remnant population in India
        crocodile
        a large aquatic reptile that lives throughout the tropics, with a streamlined body and a long tail that enables them to swim swiftly, with armoured skin that has scales and is thick and rugged, providing some protection
        zebra
        an African animal, closely related to a horse, with black and white stripes
        polar bear
        a very large bear found in the Arctic Circle, white in appearance and very furry
        bear
        a large omnivorous mammal, related to the dog and raccoon, having shaggy hair, a very small tail, and flat feet
        elephant
        a grey mammal, having a trunk and two large ivory tusks jutting from the upper jaw
         
         
         

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        snake
        a legless reptile with a long, thin body and a fork-shaped tongue
        bear
        a large omnivorous mammal, related to the dog and raccoon, having shaggy hair, a very small tail, and flat feet
        crocodile
        a large aquatic reptile that lives throughout the tropics, with a streamlined body and a long tail that enables them to swim swiftly, with armoured skin that has scales and is thick and rugged, providing some protection
        polar bear
        a very large bear found in the Arctic Circle, white in appearance and very furry
        zebra
        an African animal, closely related to a horse, with black and white stripes
        lion
        the second-largest living cat after the tiger, currently existing in Sub-Saharan Africa and in Asia with a critically endangered remnant population in India
        chimp
        a great ape, native to Africa, and believed by biologists to be the closest extant relative to humans, their exposed skin of the face, hands and feet varies from pink to very dark in both species
        elephant
        a grey mammal, having a trunk and two large ivory tusks jutting from the upper jaw
        monkey
        any primate, generally smaller than apes, and distinguished from them by a tail and cheek pouches, some live in trees while others live on the savanna
        tiger
        the largest living cat, recognised by a pattern of dark vertical stripes that overlays near-white to reddish-orange fur, with lighter underparts
         
         
         
         

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