Examples of mammal in a Sentence
Human beings, dogs, and cats are all mammals.
Recent Examples of mammal from the Web
Leeches, the researchers reported in the journal Systematics and Biodiversity, are far from picky eaters: the parasites had fed on 26 different mammal species, plus three birds.
Since RNA viruses cause a wide range of diseases in people and livestock, researchers have mostly studied the ones that infect mammals and birds.
Researchers looked at 3,859 living and 2,999 fossil mammal species to figure that out.
The whales are one of the rarest marine mammals in the world, numbering about 450.
At this point in the Paleocene period, dinosaurs were extinct, mammals and birds began to evolve and the Earth was filled with dense forests.
Soon a buildup of marine mammal and avian excrement started to waft through the neighborhood.
Pronghorn hit speeds faster than any other mammal in North America, so once an animal was secured, several hands lifted its hooves off the ground.
Right now, studies on diabetes in non-humans tend to focus on other mammals—and even then the results don’t always neatly transfer to humans.
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Origin and Etymology of mammal
First Known Use: 1813See Words from the same year
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Definition of mammal for English Language Learners
: a type of animal that feeds milk to its young and that usually has hair or fur covering most of its skin
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