Mammal Teeth 101: A Look Inside The Different Types Of Tooth

mammal teeth in smilodon

Facts About Mammal Teeth Teeth are important things… without them, eating becomes a lot more difficult. In mammals, teeth have reached their highest peak of evolution. Mammalian teeth are both more complicated and more efficient than in other vertebrates. Teeth are heavy and require considerable muscle to operate efficiently. This has made an important contribution … Read more

The Mammalian Eyes: Vision & Sight In Mammals

mammal vision shown in horse eye

Mammalian Eyes and Vision “Mammalian eyes. Ahh, I see”. This common statement, linking – as it does – understanding with sight, is an excellent example of how important vision is to Humankind. We are the most visually orientated and vision dependent of all the mammals. However, nearly all mammals use sight to some degree. For … Read more

Scent Glands In Mammals

scent gland in tiger

Scent Glands Mammals have three distinct sorts of glands which give off substances to the surface of the body. None of these occur in reptiles. They are sweat glands, mammary glands and scent glands. Smells are vitally important to most mammals. Even humans, with our much reduced olfactory senses, are greatly affected by smells – … Read more

23 Fascinating Elephant Facts & World Records

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Facts About Elephants Elephants are members of the family Proboscidae and they are the largest animals currently living on land. They are well known and extremely popular among both children and adults – both as images and as real animals in zoos and wildlife parks. In many Asian countries, and some African ones, elephant rides … Read more