Recent Examples of pack animal from the Web
As mostly solitary hunters rather than pack animals, like dogs, cats don’t have to wolf their food down to be sure to get their share.
As much of the film’s South American scenes concern either a river journey or a jungle slog (complete with pack animals, who Fawcett sometimes sacrificed for food), getting all of the scenes on-camera regularly proved demanding.
This sudden inflation has priced out farmers who rely on donkeys as pack animals, and in some places for food, while the volume of skins sold—80,000 in just nine months in Niger last year, for instance—has raised fears of local donkey extinctions.
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PACK ANIMAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pack animal for English Language Learners
: an animal (such as a horse or donkey) that is used for carrying packs
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