125 illustrations of mammals including: ocelot, opossum, outang, orangutan, otter, ox, paca, panda, pangolin, panther, peccary, pig, platypus, polecat, porcupine, porpoise, prairie dog, pronghorn, puma, and quagga

"Its general color is a yellow-ish ggray; a whitish line runs down the shoulder obliquely toward the neck resembling a collar, thus giving its distinctive name." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Collared Peccary

"Its general color is a yellow-ish ggray; a whitish line runs down the shoulder obliquely toward the…

A mammal with a long tail furnished with distichous hairs towards the end, like a pen or feather.

Pentail

A mammal with a long tail furnished with distichous hairs towards the end, like a pen or feather.

"This is five inches long, of a black color, and has nearly naked ears; it feeds on vegetable substances, and perforates the earth wth its burrows, like the preceeding. It is partially nocturnal in its habits and is found in Chili, where is it called Cururo." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Black Pephagomys

"This is five inches long, of a black color, and has nearly naked ears; it feeds on vegetable substances,…

"The Phalanger is a small woolly-coated marsupial, with opposable great toes, which are destitute of a nail. They are, for the most part, vegetable feeders, though some are insectivorous, and in confinement any of them will readily devour small birds or other animals."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Phalanger

"The Phalanger is a small woolly-coated marsupial, with opposable great toes, which are destitute of…

A small flying dormouse wit hony three molars on the top and three on the bottom.

Dormouse Phalanger

A small flying dormouse wit hony three molars on the top and three on the bottom.

Its fur is white, spotted with brown and black.

Spotted Phalanger

Its fur is white, spotted with brown and black.

An Australian marsupial. The males are short lived.

Phascogale

An Australian marsupial. The males are short lived.

"Found on the Island of Lucon. It is a rare species, even in its native island, and its habits are little known. It is nine inches long, with a tail three inches, and it not only an animal of considerable size, but of vigorous character, defending itself from dogs and men with great savageness." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Cumming's Phleomys

"Found on the Island of Lucon. It is a rare species, even in its native island, and its habits are little…

A pig

Pig

A pig

An illustration of a white pig.

Pig

An illustration of a white pig.

An illustration of a pig with its head through a fence.

Pig

An illustration of a pig with its head through a fence.

A genus of hoofed mammals. They include species that are highly important for food and other products, and are reared in abundance in the United States.

Pig

A genus of hoofed mammals. They include species that are highly important for food and other products,…

A rare breed of pig originating from Britain.

Berkshire Pig

A rare breed of pig originating from Britain.

A Common Pig in a yard.

Common Pig

A Common Pig in a yard.

A species of rodent that is commonly found as a household pet.

Guinea Pig

A species of rodent that is commonly found as a household pet.

A Poland-China pig, best suited for lard.

Poland-China pig

A Poland-China pig, best suited for lard.

An illustration of a pot bellied pig eating sardines.

Pot Bellied Pig

An illustration of a pot bellied pig eating sardines.

"A tall, gaunt hog with a very long body, pendent ears and a thick covering of bristles." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Sow of the Large English Breed

"A tall, gaunt hog with a very long body, pendent ears and a thick covering of bristles." — Encyclopedia…

A Yorkshire pig, best for bacon.

Yorkshire pig

A Yorkshire pig, best for bacon.

Two pigs

Pigs

Two pigs

A pig and her piglets

Pigs

A pig and her piglets

A small mammal living in high altitudes of Asia, Europe, and Western United States. Also known as the cony, calling hare, and little chief hare.

Pika

A small mammal living in high altitudes of Asia, Europe, and Western United States. Also known as the…

"Genus Ouistiti. These monkeys are called <em>Squirrel Monkeys</em>, because in size, sprightliness, and manner of running along upon the trees, they resemble squirrels." &mdash;Goodrich, 1885

Pinche

"Genus Ouistiti. These monkeys are called Squirrel Monkeys, because in size, sprightliness,…

"This includes one animal, the <em>P. melanurus</em>, which has puzzled the naturalists, inasmuch as it resembles alike the rats and the opossums, yet cannot be admitted into the department of either, as it had not the feet of the former nor the tail of the latter. Its body is a uniform brown color, the tail being black. It is the size of a large rat, and is found in India and some of the Asiatic islands." &mdash; S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Pithecheirus Melanurus

"This includes one animal, the P. melanurus, which has puzzled the naturalists, inasmuch as…

An animal of Australia, the only genus of its class. It is characterized by webbed feet, short tail, very small eyes, soft and close fur, and a beak with mandibles shaped like those of a duck.

Platypus

An animal of Australia, the only genus of its class. It is characterized by webbed feet, short tail,…

The platypus is an interesting mammal, which inhabits the rivers and lakes of Australia and Tasmania.

Platypus

The platypus is an interesting mammal, which inhabits the rivers and lakes of Australia and Tasmania.

An animal that looks very strange, like it is pieces together from many other animals.

Platypus

An animal that looks very strange, like it is pieces together from many other animals.

The Platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) is a semi-aquatic mammal endemic to eastern Australia, including Tasmania.

Platypus

The Platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) is a semi-aquatic mammal endemic to eastern Australia, including…

This genus includes the weasels, as well as the polecat, and ferret.

Polecat

This genus includes the weasels, as well as the polecat, and ferret.

"The Polecat is one of the Mustelin&aelig;, akin to the marten, but with a broader head, a blunter snout, and a much shorter tail. It has a shorter neck and a stouter body than the weasel. Two glands near the root of the tail emit a highly offensive smell. It makes immense havoc in poultry yards, rabbit warrens, and among hares and partidges, killing everything which it can overpower."&mdash;(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Polecat

"The Polecat is one of the Mustelinæ, akin to the marten, but with a broader head, a blunter snout,…

A carnivorous mammal of the weasel family. It resembles the skunk in having glands that secrete a liquid substance with a disagreeable odor, which it ejects when scared or irritated.

Polecat

A carnivorous mammal of the weasel family. It resembles the skunk in having glands that secrete a liquid…

One of the Mustelinae, akin to the marten, but with a broader head, a blunter snout, and a much shorter tail. It has a shorter neck and a stouter body than the weasel.

Polecat

One of the Mustelinae, akin to the marten, but with a broader head, a blunter snout, and a much shorter…

The polecat is well known as the chicken thief. Usually a dark brown with copious fine pelage much used in furriery and for making artists brushes.

Polecat

The polecat is well known as the chicken thief. Usually a dark brown with copious fine pelage much used…

The porcupine is covered in spikes or quills that are its chief defense. If it can't escape, it stands still, with its quills bristling, or even may back into its enemy. It can not shoot them however, from its body.

Porcupine

The porcupine is covered in spikes or quills that are its chief defense. If it can't escape, it stands…

"This includes certain rodents whose covering consists ofthe most parts of a kind of offensive and defensive armor, in the shape of spines or quills, instead of hairs, somewhat in the manner of the hedge-hogs." &mdash; S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Porcupine

"This includes certain rodents whose covering consists ofthe most parts of a kind of offensive and defensive…

A rodent quadruped. It has coarse hair thickly interspersed with erectile quill-like spines, especiall on the rump and tail, which it uses as a means of defense.

Porcupine

A rodent quadruped. It has coarse hair thickly interspersed with erectile quill-like spines, especiall…

Rodents known for their coats of sharp spines that protect them against predators.

Porcupine

Rodents known for their coats of sharp spines that protect them against predators.

An animal with many spines/quills up to a foot long. They are loosely attached and generally come loose when stuck into an enemy.

Porcupine

An animal with many spines/quills up to a foot long. They are loosely attached and generally come loose…

A porcupine with a prehensile tail.

Porcupine

A porcupine with a prehensile tail.

A rodent distinguished by its long quills used for defense.

Porcupine

A rodent distinguished by its long quills used for defense.

A species of porcupine found in Brazil, Mexico, and Guiana.

Brazilian Porcupine

A species of porcupine found in Brazil, Mexico, and Guiana.

An animal with many spines/quills up to a foot long. They are loosely attached and generally come loose when stuck into an enemy.

Canada Porcupine

An animal with many spines/quills up to a foot long. They are loosely attached and generally come loose…

"The Porcupine is a rodent quadruped. The North American porcupine is about two feet long, and of sluggish habits. The quills are short, and concealed among the fur, and the tail is short. The 'tree porcupine' of South America has a prehensile tail, about 10 inches long. The porcupine of Southern Europe and Africa is about 28 inches long, exclusive of the tail. The head, fore quarters, and under surface are clothed with short spines, intermixed with hairs, crest on head and neck, hind quarters covered with long sharp spines, ringed with black and white, and erectile at will. They are but loosely attached to the skin and readily fall out, a circumstance which probably gave rise to the belief that the animal was able to project them at an enemy."&mdash;(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Hystrix Crystata Porcupine

"The Porcupine is a rodent quadruped. The North American porcupine is about two feet long, and of sluggish…

"The Porcupine is a rodent quadruped. The North American porcupine is about two feet long, and of sluggish habits. The quills are short, and concealed among the fur, and the tail is short. The 'tree porcupine' of South America has a prehensile tail, about 10 inches long. The porcupine of Southern Europe and Africa is about 28 inches long, exclusive of the tail. The head, fore quarters, and under surface are clothed with short spines, intermixed with hairs, crest on head and neck, hind quarters covered with long sharp spines, ringed with black and white, and erectile at will. They are but loosely attached to the skin and readily fall out, a circumstance which probably gave rise to the belief that the animal was able to project them at an enemy."&mdash;(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Prehensile Tailed Porcupine

"The Porcupine is a rodent quadruped. The North American porcupine is about two feet long, and of sluggish…

"This is from four to eight feet long, and nearly of a black color above, beneath whitish." &mdash; S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Porpoise

"This is from four to eight feet long, and nearly of a black color above, beneath whitish." —…

A sea mammal of the dolphin family, found extensively off the coasts of North America and Europe and in the Arctic regions.

Porpoise

A sea mammal of the dolphin family, found extensively off the coasts of North America and Europe and…

A small toothed ocean fish. About 6 feet in length and has a blunt head not produced into a long beak, and a thick body tapering toward the tail.

Porpoise

A small toothed ocean fish. About 6 feet in length and has a blunt head not produced into a long beak,…

A small cetacean that is related to whales and dolphins.

The Porpoise

A small cetacean that is related to whales and dolphins.

A possum (plural form: possums) is any of about 69 small to medium-sized arboreal marsupial species native to Australia, New Guinea, and Sulawesi (and introduced to New Zealand and China). The name derives from their resemblance to the opossums of the Americas.

Possum

A possum (plural form: possums) is any of about 69 small to medium-sized arboreal marsupial species…

"<em>P. typus</em>, is of a yellowish brown, marked with three ranges of obscure spots on the back.; the sides and the legs are also marked with spots, irregularl disposed; the muzzle is gray, the tail and feet black. The body is eighteen inches long." &mdash;Goodrich, 1885

Pougonie

"P. typus, is of a yellowish brown, marked with three ranges of obscure spots on the back.;…

"The Prairie Dog is not even related to the dog, but is so called from the fancied resemblance of its cry to the bark of a small dog, whence it has been also called the barking squirrel. It is about a foot long, reddish-brown above, lighter beneath."&mdash;(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Prairie Dog

"The Prairie Dog is not even related to the dog, but is so called from the fancied resemblance of its…

A burrowing rodent living on prairies in western United States.

Prairie Dog

A burrowing rodent living on prairies in western United States.

A rodent that live sunderground on prairies. They are about a foot long, very stout, squat, paunchy form with low ears and ver short tail.

Prairie Dogs

A rodent that live sunderground on prairies. They are about a foot long, very stout, squat, paunchy…

"The only kind of antilope found on this continent. It differs from all the other members of the tribe in several aspects, and especially in having prong or branch to the horns. The horns rise perpendicularly from the skull till within two or three inches of the points, where they curve suddenly backward and inward, forming a small hook like those of the chamois." &mdash; S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Prong-horn

"The only kind of antilope found on this continent. It differs from all the other members of the tribe…

"Pronghorn (Antilocapra Americana)."-Whitney, 1902

Pronghorn

"Pronghorn (Antilocapra Americana)."-Whitney, 1902

"Head of Pteropus personatus." &mdash;The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1903

Pteropus Personatus

"Head of Pteropus personatus." —The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1903

An American carnivorous mammal, ranging from Canada to Paragonia. it has a reddish-tawny color above and paler shades beneath.

Puma

An American carnivorous mammal, ranging from Canada to Paragonia. it has a reddish-tawny color above…

Native to North America, the puma is also known as the mountain lion and the Florida panther.

Puma

Native to North America, the puma is also known as the mountain lion and the Florida panther.

A genus of animal that contains the cougar and jaguarundi.

Puma

A genus of animal that contains the cougar and jaguarundi.

Quagga, a striped wild ass, related to the zebra, but now extinct.

Quagga

Quagga, a striped wild ass, related to the zebra, but now extinct.