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16 Topic Pages Found in Animals & Veterinary Medicine and starting with the letter T
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tapeworm

name for the parasitic flatworms forming the class Cestoda. All tapeworms spend the adult phase of their lives as parasites in the gut of a vertebrate

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tapir

( tā'pər ), nocturnal, herbivorous mammal, genus Tapirus, of the jungles of Central and South America and SE Asia. The tapir is somewhat piglike in

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Tasmanian devil

extremely voracious marsupial , or pouched mammal, of the dasyure family, now found only on the island of Tasmania. The Tasmanian devil, Sarcophilus

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Taxidermy

Taxidermy is the art of preparing and preserving the skins or parts of the bodies of animals, birds, reptiles, fish, or other creatures, and then

Taxonomy

The branch of biology concerned with the classification of organisms. Organisms were formerly grouped into various taxa (singular taxon ) on the basis

tenrec

( tĕn'rĕk ), any of the small insectivorous mammals of the family Tenrecidae, also called tendrecs or tanrecs. These animals are found on the island

tent caterpillar

common name for the larvae of the members of a family of moths (Lasiocampidae), easily recognized by the large silk tents, or webs, that the larvae

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Termites

The biggest and most complex of insect societies are built by termites. The nests of some species, such as the Australian Macrotermes bellicosus

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Tiger

Largest of the great cats, Panthera tigris (family Felidae, order Carnivora), formerly found in much of central and South Asia, from Siberia south to

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toad

name applied to certain members of the amphibian order Anura, which also includes the frog . Although there is no clear-cut distinction between toads