"Aard-vark is a burrowing insect-eating animal of the order Edentata found in South Africa. The name 'pig' is given to it from the shape of its snout. It is about 5 feet long, with a thin tapering tail, and long upright ears. It is nocturnal in its habits and very timid. Its flesh is considered a delicacy."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Aardvark

"Aard-vark is a burrowing insect-eating animal of the order Edentata found in South Africa. The name…

the Great Anteater is found in the tropics,(Smiley, 1839).

Anteater

the Great Anteater is found in the tropics,(Smiley, 1839).

Anteaters are toothless four legged mammals. They have elongated heads and sticky tongues. It tears open ant and termite mounds with its strong claws and uses its long sticky tongue to withdraw the insects it then eats.

Crested Anteater

Anteaters are toothless four legged mammals. They have elongated heads and sticky tongues. It tears…

The name given to the members of a large family of ruminants, ungulates or hooved mammals.

Antelope

The name given to the members of a large family of ruminants, ungulates or hooved mammals.

Monkey, a word loosely applied to apes, baboons, Old and New World monkeys, marmosets and lemurs.

Red Ape

Monkey, a word loosely applied to apes, baboons, Old and New World monkeys, marmosets and lemurs.

The armadillos have scaly skin for protection; some have also the power of rolling themselves into a ball, still further securing safety.

Armadillo

The armadillos have scaly skin for protection; some have also the power of rolling themselves into a…

This armadillo is found exclusively in South America.

Armadillo

This armadillo is found exclusively in South America.

The three banded armadillo.

Armadillo

The three banded armadillo.

Armadillo rolled into a ball for defense.

Armadillo

Armadillo rolled into a ball for defense.

Armadillos live on carrion, insects and fruit. They are all small, except for the Gigantic armadillo which can weigh over 100 pounds. Their head and body is covered with plates made of bones and scales.

Six-banded armadillo

Armadillos live on carrion, insects and fruit. They are all small, except for the Gigantic armadillo…

The chief characteristics of the Asian race are: broad head; angular face; high cheek-bones; small, obliquely-set eyes; straight, coarse, black hair; scanty beard, and short stature. The color of the skin varies from pale lemon to brownish yellow.

Asian

The chief characteristics of the Asian race are: broad head; angular face; high cheek-bones; small,…

Monkey, a word loosely applied to apes, baboons, Old and New World monkeys, marmosets and lemurs.

Baboon

Monkey, a word loosely applied to apes, baboons, Old and New World monkeys, marmosets and lemurs.

Badgers have long, wide bodies with short legs. They are nocturnal, and eat earthworms, insects, vegetables and small mammals.

Badger

Badgers have long, wide bodies with short legs. They are nocturnal, and eat earthworms, insects, vegetables…

The badger is a burrowing mammal belonging to the weasel family.

Badger

The badger is a burrowing mammal belonging to the weasel family.

The bat "never likes to rest upon the ground, and it takes its rest always by hanging itself up by the two hooks in its wings", (Hooker, 1886).

Bat

The bat "never likes to rest upon the ground, and it takes its rest always by hanging itself up by the…

Bat, one of the group of wing-handed, flying mammals, having the forelimb peculiarly modified so as to serve for flight, and constituting the order Chiroptera.

Horseshoe Bat

Bat, one of the group of wing-handed, flying mammals, having the forelimb peculiarly modified so as…

Skeleton and outline of bat.

Horseshoe Bat

Skeleton and outline of bat.

The kalong bat can have a wingspan up to five feet. Its head is like that of the fox, and it lives primarily on fruits. They live in groups in trees.

Kalong Bat

The kalong bat can have a wingspan up to five feet. Its head is like that of the fox, and it lives primarily…

The sense of hearing is acute in bats. They find prey by way of echolocation. The long-eared bat is an insectivorous species.

Long-Eared Bat

The sense of hearing is acute in bats. They find prey by way of echolocation. The long-eared bat is…

Bats are chiefly ncturnal. The wing is a fold of skin supported by the arm and the elongated fingers.

Red Bat

Bats are chiefly ncturnal. The wing is a fold of skin supported by the arm and the elongated fingers.

The vampire bat of South America measures two or three feet from wingtip to wingtip. It lives by sucking blood from other vertebrates while they sleep and commonly without awakening them.

Vampire Bat

The vampire bat of South America measures two or three feet from wingtip to wingtip. It lives by sucking…

Vampire bats have very large upper incisors.  They suck the blood of cows and other livestock.

Vampire Bat

Vampire bats have very large upper incisors. They suck the blood of cows and other livestock.

The Black bear inhabits every wooded district in North America, and eats primarily vegetation.

Black Bear

The Black bear inhabits every wooded district in North America, and eats primarily vegetation.

The grizzly bear is the most fierce and powerful of the North American bears. It can weigh up to 800 pounds. It eats fruit, berries and other plants, but can also hunt other mammals, such as deer. They are listed as threatened under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.

Grizzly Bear

The grizzly bear is the most fierce and powerful of the North American bears. It can weigh up to 800…

A large white bear that lives in the Arctic regions of North America. They are powerful swimmers and eat a variety of things including seal. They can run quickly across the ice due to their hairy soles.

Polar Bear

A large white bear that lives in the Arctic regions of North America. They are powerful swimmers and…

The great white bear (Polar Bear) is peculiar to the Arctic regions.

Polar Bear

The great white bear (Polar Bear) is peculiar to the Arctic regions.

An illustration of two bears.

Bears

An illustration of two bears.

The beaver is distinguished from all other rodents by its flat and scaly tail. Its hind feet are webbed, and with these and its tail it is an expert swimmer. Its incisor teeth are large and uncommonly hard.

Beaver

The beaver is distinguished from all other rodents by its flat and scaly tail. Its hind feet are webbed,…

Immense herds of the bison occupy the vast plains. A single herd is said sometimes to consist of ten thousand, (Smiley, 1839).

Bison

Immense herds of the bison occupy the vast plains. A single herd is said sometimes to consist of ten…

An illustration of a boy attempting to control a dog on a leash chasing a cat.

Boy Wrangling on a Leash Chasing a Cat

An illustration of a boy attempting to control a dog on a leash chasing a cat.

The capybara is the largest member of the rodent family. Its shape is like that of the pig. Its feet are partially webbed, and it is a good swimmer.

Capybara

The capybara is the largest member of the rodent family. Its shape is like that of the pig. Its feet…

An illustration of a mother and father cat talking near baby cats in a bassinet.

Mother & Father Cats Talking Near Baby Cats

An illustration of a mother and father cat talking near baby cats in a bassinet.

Caucasians typically have the lowest degree of projection of the alveolar bones which contain the teeth, a notable size prominence of the cranium and forehead region, and a projection of the midfacial region.

Caucasian

Caucasians typically have the lowest degree of projection of the alveolar bones which contain the teeth,…

The chamois is a hooved mammal that is very agile on mountainous slopes.

Chamois

The chamois is a hooved mammal that is very agile on mountainous slopes.

The chimpanzee appears more like humans than any other animal and is found in the west part of Africa. It is four to five feet tall, and tends to walk on all-fours, although it may walk occasionally on its hind legs. Its ears are very large and it has long, black coarse hair.

Chimpanzee

The chimpanzee appears more like humans than any other animal and is found in the west part of Africa.…

Monkey, a word loosely applied to apes, baboons, Old and New World monkeys, marmosets and lemurs.

Chimpanzee

Monkey, a word loosely applied to apes, baboons, Old and New World monkeys, marmosets and lemurs.

There are several species of civet that live in Africa and Asia. All civets have scent-producing glands in a pouch near the genitals. This scent is marketed as a base for perfumes.

Civet

There are several species of civet that live in Africa and Asia. All civets have scent-producing glands…

This is a female deer or roe.

Deer

This is a female deer or roe.

An illustration of a herd of deer.

Herd of Deer

An illustration of a herd of deer.

The Border Collie is a medium-sized dog of the herding group.

Border Collie

The Border Collie is a medium-sized dog of the herding group.

You see this dog dragging along a rope which he holds in his mouth, because he does not have hands (Hooker, 1886)..

Stylized Dog

You see this dog dragging along a rope which he holds in his mouth, because he does not have hands (Hooker,…

An illustration of two dogs playing.

Two Dogs Playing

An illustration of two dogs playing.

The common Dolphin is distinguished by a single blow-hole and numerous conical teeth.

Dolphin

The common Dolphin is distinguished by a single blow-hole and numerous conical teeth.

Donkey with saddle.

Donkey

Donkey with saddle.

Duckbills are a primitive family of egg-laying, semi-aquatic mammals.

Duckbill

Duckbills are a primitive family of egg-laying, semi-aquatic mammals.

The dugong is closeley related to the manatee. It has no hind limbs, but its forelimbs are converted into paddles. Its nostrils are placed at the front of the head.

Dugong

The dugong is closeley related to the manatee. It has no hind limbs, but its forelimbs are converted…

A Bruijn's Echidna, or porcupine anteater from New Guinea. The animal have five claws and tapering tongue. The tapering tongue is shaped like a spoon to assist the Echidna can catch ants.

Brujin's Echidna Porcupine Anteater

A Bruijn's Echidna, or porcupine anteater from New Guinea. The animal have five claws and tapering tongue.…

One of the most remarkable things used in place of a hand is the trunk of the elephant.

Elephant

One of the most remarkable things used in place of a hand is the trunk of the elephant.

Elephants are mammals, and the largest land animals alive today. The elephants gestation period is 22 months, the longest of any land animal. At birth it is common for an elephant calf to weigh 265 lbs. An elephant may live as long as 70 years, sometimes longer.

Elephant

Elephants are mammals, and the largest land animals alive today. The elephants gestation period is 22…

A pictorial banner illustrated with a bear and elephant holding up a cloth banner.

Elephant & Bear Holding Banner

A pictorial banner illustrated with a bear and elephant holding up a cloth banner.

The fox is characterized chiefly by its pointed muzzle, short legs and its bushy tail. During the day, it tends to stay concealed in grasses and thickets and it comes out at night to hunt its prey, insects, earthworms, fruit and small birds and mammals.

Fox

The fox is characterized chiefly by its pointed muzzle, short legs and its bushy tail. During the day,…

The fox is a carnivorous mammal in the dog family.

Fox

The fox is a carnivorous mammal in the dog family.

Tall-necked mammal found only in Africa. They travel in herds and browse from the trees with their long tongues.

Giraffe

Tall-necked mammal found only in Africa. They travel in herds and browse from the trees with their long…

An illustration of a giraffe and monkey looking at a bear cub.

Giraffe & Monkey Looking at Bear Cub

An illustration of a giraffe and monkey looking at a bear cub.

An illustration of a giraffe eating leaves with a monkey sitting on the giraffe's head.

Giraffe Eating Leaves with a Monkey Sitting on Leaves

An illustration of a giraffe eating leaves with a monkey sitting on the giraffe's head.

An illustration of a giraffe looking at a young bear cub attached to a chain.

Giraffe Looking at Bear Cub Near Carts

An illustration of a giraffe looking at a young bear cub attached to a chain.

The Rocky Mountain Goat inhabits the most lofty peaks of the Rocky Mountains, (Smiley, 1839).

Mountain Goat

The Rocky Mountain Goat inhabits the most lofty peaks of the Rocky Mountains, (Smiley, 1839).

Hamsters are rodents. They are adapted for rapid and continuous gnawing, and they live chiefly upon the harder parts of plants.

Hamster

Hamsters are rodents. They are adapted for rapid and continuous gnawing, and they live chiefly upon…

Hares are larger than rabbits, with longer ears and hind legs. They live above ground in nests. Hares have more than four front sharp teeth.

Hare

Hares are larger than rabbits, with longer ears and hind legs. They live above ground in nests. Hares…

The hare.

Hare

The hare.