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Join us as we interview the mammalian clitoris, a part private in human eyes but designed for public broadcast – by means of scents – in most species including anthropoid primates. Clitorises in various mammals outdo the human penis in size, reinforcement, complexity and versatility, but may not deserve to be called sexual any more than the nipples on a masculine chest.
Otters have long been a favorite animal of many people. They live throughout the world, and populate the world of fiction as well.
A popular British series, Redwall, uses them a lot as good guys. Another place that the otter shows up, is in the book Wind in the Willows, which is a beloved story about a toad, an otter, and other creatures.
Pigs have long been a part of human life. The ancient Israelites considered them unclean animals, and would not eat them; however, many, many cultures consider them a great source of food.
Seals are a big part of several cultures throughout the world. In ancient times in Greece, they were on early coins. The Celts (people who settled in Ireland and Britain) believed that there were creatures called selkies that were like mermaids, except they hid their human sides under a seal skin.
This is a guide to the wild mammals of the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve. Includes habitat, daily activity, reproduction, death and where each is found on the Reserve.
Daniel Marsh finds a walrus calf that has washed up on a nearby beach on the harsh coast of Alaska. He is not able to save her on his own, but because they have bonded, he has to remain a part of her life in order for her to survive. He helps care for her at the nearby zoo, but soon has to fly with her to a marine park in Southern California. But most difficult is when it's time to let her go.
The evolution of life from the Cretaceous period to Eocene
Whales are largest aquatic mammals. They breathe through lungs unlike other animals which breathe through gills. Whales have streamlined bodies. This enables them to move or swim freely through water .in fact, they are the only mammals known to live in water as well as adapted to stay in the open oceans.