Examples of mammal in a Sentence
Human beings, dogs, and cats are all mammals.
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Since this discovery, scientists didn't know much about the early stages of lizard and snake evolution, even though there are twice as many different species of them as mammals, the University of Bristol notes.
Brisket This is the only item that came from a mammal that didn’t quite wow us.
Beachgoers were startled to find a dead marine mammal washed up in Manchester-by-the-Sea Thursday afternoon, officials said.
The study also notes that the average weight of a mammal would drop sharply to just 6 pounds, down from 37 pounds currently and 216 pounds 125,000 years ago.
The number of mammal and bird species varies from place to place, but these groups of vertebrates still span much of the world.
Hunt for Rainy-Day Critters Catching a large mammal like a bear or elk in the rain can make for an exceptional photograph.
The sabre is a fencing weapon, not a mammal, but above the crossed swords in the NHL team’s logo is an unmistakable buffalo.
Gabriel’s studies in 2012, 2013 and 2015 linked the deaths of fishers, a weasel-like mammal, to them ingesting rat poison at clandestine grows.
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MAMMAL Defined for English Language Learners
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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