"An insectivorous mammal peculiar to Hayti, the type-member of the genus Solenodon and of the family Solendontidæ."-Whitney, 1902

Agouta

"An insectivorous mammal peculiar to Hayti, the type-member of the genus Solenodon and of the family…

Characters from "The Little Red Hen." The dog, cat, and rat do not want to help the hen make bread.

Animals

Characters from "The Little Red Hen." The dog, cat, and rat do not want to help the hen make bread.

The Little Red Hen enjoys gives the bread to her chicks because they worked to make the bread. The cat, dog, and rat did not.

Animals

The Little Red Hen enjoys gives the bread to her chicks because they worked to make the bread. The cat,…

"It is a slow, dull, nocturnal animal, but exhibits a wonderful activity in digging, for which its powerful claws are admirably adapted." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Porcupine Anteater

"It is a slow, dull, nocturnal animal, but exhibits a wonderful activity in digging, for which its powerful…

Notable for the disproportionate development of hind limbs and the reduction of the lateral digits of both the fore and the hind feet, the former having but two functional toes, and the latter consisting mainly of an enormous forth toe.

Bandicoot

Notable for the disproportionate development of hind limbs and the reduction of the lateral digits of…

"Having a long head, with the upper part of the snout much prolonged: the tail is long and tapering; the fur gray-brown above and white beneath; the body eighteen inches long." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Long Nosed Bandicoot

"Having a long head, with the upper part of the snout much prolonged: the tail is long and tapering;…

Vampire bat teeth.

Vampire Bat Teeth

Vampire bat teeth.

A bat with long ears. Commonly lives and hunts in the woodland and eats moths.

Long Eared Bat

A bat with long ears. Commonly lives and hunts in the woodland and eats moths.

A Vampire Bat hanging from a tree branch.

Vampire Bat

A Vampire Bat hanging from a tree branch.

"It is of a deep brown color above, paler on the flanks and cheeks, and whitish beneath; it is without spines. The length of the body is three to four inches, and the tail nearly the same." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Brazilian Ceromys

"It is of a deep brown color above, paler on the flanks and cheeks, and whitish beneath; it is without…

A small south American rodent quadruped of the genus Chinchilla, especially C. lanigera; a pika-squirrel. Usually about 10 inches long, with large rounded ears, long hind legs, 5 toes on the fore feet, a long bushy tail, and beautifully fine pearly-gray pelage, in great repute in furriery.

Chinchilla

A small south American rodent quadruped of the genus Chinchilla, especially C. lanigera; a pika-squirrel.…

A genus of small rodents with small ears, a mere stump for a tail, and lengthened hind limbs.

Combrat

A genus of small rodents with small ears, a mere stump for a tail, and lengthened hind limbs.

A rodent of South America. Its head is large and depressed, its neck short and stout, its limbs short, its tail long and round. Swims with great ease. Grows up to two and a half feet in length.

Coypu

A rodent of South America. Its head is large and depressed, its neck short and stout, its limbs short,…

A genus of marsupial quadrupeds of the Australian and Papuan islands.

Cuscus

A genus of marsupial quadrupeds of the Australian and Papuan islands.

"It is more than nine inches from the muzzle to the insertion of the tail, and the tail itself is twelve inches. The hair upon the body is hard and dry, but not spinous; that on the front is flattened, but on the hinder part it is longer and rougher, and on the upper part of the neck i stands up like a crest." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Dactylomys

"It is more than nine inches from the muzzle to the insertion of the tail, and the tail itself is twelve…

A South American hystricomorphic rodent.

Degu

A South American hystricomorphic rodent.

"It is about ten inches long, of a tawny color, marked with transverse bands of black and white. The female has no pouch, but the young adhere to the breasts, and are hidden by thick fur. It is supposed to feed on ants." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Banded Ant Eater

"It is about ten inches long, of a tawny color, marked with transverse bands of black and white. The…

The ordinary fat cells of a fact tract in the omentum of a rat.

Fat Cells of a Rat

The ordinary fat cells of a fact tract in the omentum of a rat.

A cat animal.

Foussa

A cat animal.

A Frog he would a-wooing go.

Frog Go A-Wooing

A Frog he would a-wooing go.

When they came to the door of Mousey's hall, Heigho, says Rowley. They gave a loud knock, and they gave a loud call.

Frog Go A-Wooing

When they came to the door of Mousey's hall, Heigho, says Rowley. They gave a loud knock, and they gave…

"<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,…

"They are somewhat rat-like in appearance, but are noted for the elegance of their forms, the length of their tail and hind-legs, and the lightness of their movements. Some live in cultivated districts; all burrow in the earth, where they hoard up provisions, and all are nocturnal in their habits." &mdash; S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Gerbil

"They are somewhat rat-like in appearance, but are noted for the elegance of their forms, the length…

"Skull and teeth of Gray's Rat Kangaroo (Bellongia grayii). c, upper canine tooth. i1, i2, i3, first, second, and third upper incisors; pm, second or posterior premolar (the first having been already shed); m1, m2, m3, m4, the four true molars." &mdash;The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Gray's Rat Kangaroo

"Skull and teeth of Gray's Rat Kangaroo (Bellongia grayii). c, upper canine tooth. i1, i2, i3, first,…

The only species of the Gymnure genus, found in Sumatra. "It is little known, but seems to possess more teeth than the hedgehog, that is, fourty-four in number. It is nearly the same size as that animal, but its body is more elongated. Its fur is soft, and of a grayish color: its tail is long, and nearly naked." &mdash;Goodrich, 1885

Raffle's Gymnure

The only species of the Gymnure genus, found in Sumatra. "It is little known, but seems to possess more…

It is a reddish-brown color above and black below, but variations in color ar enot uncommon. The length is about nine inches and the tail about three inches.

Hamster

It is a reddish-brown color above and black below, but variations in color ar enot uncommon. The length…

The Little Red Hen enjoys the bread she made. The cat, dog, and rat do not get any because they did not help make the bread.

Hen Eating Bread

The Little Red Hen enjoys the bread she made. The cat, dog, and rat do not get any because they did…

Has a chestnut color above, and a white belly. They are found along the Swan River.

White Bellied Hydromys

Has a chestnut color above, and a white belly. They are found along the Swan River.

They are small size and somber coloration, with the hair on the nape antrorse, the tail naked and scaly at the end, the premolar teeth large, and eye teeth present.

Papuan Kangaroo

They are small size and somber coloration, with the hair on the nape antrorse, the tail naked and scaly…

"Of the Lemming genus, the Lapland Lemming is the most celebrated which is confined to Lapland and Norway. it is about seven inches long, with a tail half an inch. It burrows in the earth, making its nest of moss; from four to eight are produced twice a year; its color isyellow, variegated with black." &mdash; S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Lapland Lemming

"Of the Lemming genus, the Lapland Lemming is the most celebrated which is confined to Lapland and Norway.…

"Is smaller than its proceeding, and resembles the Lapland Lemming. It is found about latitude 56 degrees in mountainous districts of the northwestern British territories." &mdash; S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Tawny Lemming

"Is smaller than its proceeding, and resembles the Lapland Lemming. It is found about latitude 56 degrees…

A small brown mouse lemur of Madagascar.

Brown Mouse Lemur

A small brown mouse lemur of Madagascar.

A strange little man wearing a jacket, leggings, and pointy shoes holding a sword and a lantern. There is a rat with a long tail sitting above him.

Shocked Man Looking at a Smaller Man

A strange little man wearing a jacket, leggings, and pointy shoes holding a sword and a lantern. There…

A strange little man wearing a jacket, leggings, and pointy shoes holding a sword and a lantern. There is a rat with a long tail sitting above him.

Strange Little Man

A strange little man wearing a jacket, leggings, and pointy shoes holding a sword and a lantern. There…

"Is eighteen inches long, with a tail nearly as long as the body; its fur is chestnut-color, spotted with white. it feeds on small quadrupeds, and, when impelled by hunger, occasionally snaps up birds among the marshes." &mdash; S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Spotted Martin

"Is eighteen inches long, with a tail nearly as long as the body; its fur is chestnut-color, spotted…

Two common field mice in tall grass.

Field Mice

Two common field mice in tall grass.

A common mole.

Mole

A common mole.

A mole with a metallic goldish colored fur.

Gold Mole

A mole with a metallic goldish colored fur.

A mole whose nose resembles that of a star.

Star Nosed Mole

A mole whose nose resembles that of a star.

A Harvest Mouse nest constructed of grass woven together on three stalks.

Harvest Mouse Nest

A Harvest Mouse nest constructed of grass woven together on three stalks.

"It is of a grayish-fawn color, with ten longitudinal brown strips along the back. Between the size of a field mouse and a black rat." &mdash; S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Barbary Mouse

"It is of a grayish-fawn color, with ten longitudinal brown strips along the back. Between the size…

"Quite larger than that of the brown rat, and lives, like that pecies, in the houses." &mdash; S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Cairo Mouse

"Quite larger than that of the brown rat, and lives, like that pecies, in the houses." — S. G.…

A small mouse. Their shape is neat and gracile; they have full eyes, shapely limbs, and long hairy tails.

Dormouse

A small mouse. Their shape is neat and gracile; they have full eyes, shapely limbs, and long hairy tails.

Dendromys Typicus. "Size of the common mice, and are of a pearly-gray color, and have a black band running along the back." &mdash; S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Free Mouse

Dendromys Typicus. "Size of the common mice, and are of a pearly-gray color, and have a black band running…

"The smallest of mice, and perhaps the very minutest of mammalia, an English half-penny weighing down two of them, lives in the fields and makes his little nest two or three feet from the ground on several standing stalks of wheat, bound together by grass." &mdash; S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Harvest Mouse

"The smallest of mice, and perhaps the very minutest of mammalia, an English half-penny weighing down…

"It being four to five inches long, the tail nearly the length of the body. Its color is a yellowish-fawn above and white below; the eyes are large and prominent; ears large. It lives in the woods and fields in the summer, but in winter it resorts to the granaries." &mdash; S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Long Tailed Field Mouse

"It being four to five inches long, the tail nearly the length of the body. Its color is a yellowish-fawn…

"Meadow-Mouse (Arvicola riparius)."-Whitney, 1902

Meadow Mouse

"Meadow-Mouse (Arvicola riparius)."-Whitney, 1902

A North american meadow mouse. About 4 inches long of a rich dark reddish brown color, with very smooth, glossy fur.

Pine Mouse

A North american meadow mouse. About 4 inches long of a rich dark reddish brown color, with very smooth,…

A small size mouse.

Mus Albocinereus

A small size mouse.

"In its size and hte form of its tail it bears no inconsiderable resemblance to the common rat, the body being eight inches long and the tail a trifle longer. Its color is marooon, with a purple ground, very deep on the back, the side, and sides of the head, but lighter on the under part." &mdash; S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Crested Nelomys

"In its size and hte form of its tail it bears no inconsiderable resemblance to the common rat, the…

The old woman talks to the rat. "Rat, rat, gnaw the rope."

Old Woman and Pig

The old woman talks to the rat. "Rat, rat, gnaw the rope."

"The cat began to kill the rat."

Old Woman and Pig

"The cat began to kill the rat."

"A genus or subgenus of marsupial quadreupeds of the family Phalangistd&aelig;, peculiar to Australia."-Whitney, 1902

Opossum Mouse

"A genus or subgenus of marsupial quadreupeds of the family Phalangistdæ, peculiar to Australia."-Whitney,…

"It has a pointed head, wide gape, numerous sharp teeth, a rough tounge, ears large and naked, small eyes, the tail long, tapering, flexible, and prehensile; the toes are armed with sharp, strong, curved claws. Its size is nearly that of a cat, but the form is low and squat; the color gray-ish whitel the face, near the snout, pure white." &mdash; S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Common Opossum

"It has a pointed head, wide gape, numerous sharp teeth, a rough tounge, ears large and naked, small…

"Is of a grayish-fawn, six inches long, with a tail two and a half inches. it is found at the Cape of Good Hope." &mdash; S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Caffrarian Otomys

"Is of a grayish-fawn, six inches long, with a tail two and a half inches. it is found at the Cape of…

A scops-eared owl feeding on a small rodent. It is common in Central and Southern Europe.

Scops-Eared Owl

A scops-eared owl feeding on a small rodent. It is common in Central and Southern Europe.

The paca is the only living representative of the genus Coelogenys.

Paca

The paca is the only living representative of the genus Coelogenys.

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." &mdash; 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…

"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…