The common bear found throughout Europe.

European Bear

The common bear found throughout Europe.

The common bear found throughout Europe.

European Bear

The common bear found throughout Europe.

"Upper Sectorial Teeth of Carnivora. I, Felis; II, Canis; III, Ursus, 1, anterior, 2, middle, and 3, posterior in position, and without distinct root, characteristic of the Ursidae." —The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1903

Carnivora

"Upper Sectorial Teeth of Carnivora. I, Felis; II, Canis; III, Ursus, 1, anterior, 2, middle, and 3,…

"Modifications of the Lower Sectorial Tooth in Carnivora. I, Felis; II, Cunis; III, Herpestes; IV, Lutra; V, Meles; VI, Ursus. 1, anterior lobe of blade; 2, posterior lobe of blade; 3, inner tubercle; 4, heel. It will be seen that the relative size of the two roots varies according to the development of the portion of the crown they have respectively to support." —The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1903

Carnivora

"Modifications of the Lower Sectorial Tooth in Carnivora. I, Felis; II, Cunis; III, Herpestes; IV, Lutra;…

"Of this genus there are two species. The length of the elongated body of his animal is from two to three fee; the tail about half as long as the body; height from to inches to a foot; hair of the body long, brownish gray, with numerous interrupted, transverse, black bands or spots of the same color." —Goodrich, 1885

Civet

"Of this genus there are two species. The length of the elongated body of his animal is from two to…

"Of this there is but a single species, the <em>Cynogale Benneti</em>. Its body is about eighteen inches long, and of a slender form; the legs are short; the fur thick and soft; resembling that of the otter. The color is borwn, tinged with gray." &mdash;Goodrich, 1885

Cynogale

"Of this there is but a single species, the Cynogale Benneti. Its body is about eighteen inches…

"The single species of this genus, <em>E. Goudotti</em>, is of a slender form, about a foot in length, low on its legs, digitigrade, with a tail half hte length of the body. Its color is a brownish fawn; its fur thick and woolly. Its teeth indicate an insectivorous tendency. It is found in Madagascar." &mdash;Goodrich, 1885

Euplere

"The single species of this genus, E. Goudotti, is of a slender form, about a foot in length,…

"<em>Viverra genetta</em> - is a beautiful reddish gray, spotted with small black or brown patches, which are sometimes round and sometimes oblong; the tail, which is as long as the body, is ringed with black and white. the black rings being to the number of nine or eleven." &mdash;Goodrich, 1885

Genet

"Viverra genetta - is a beautiful reddish gray, spotted with small black or brown patches,…

The skull of the typical bear.

Bear Skull

The skull of the typical bear.

The skull of a typical civet.

Civet Skull

The skull of a typical civet.

The skull of a typical wolf.

Wolf Skull

The skull of a typical wolf.