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32 Topic Pages Found in Animals & Veterinary Medicine and starting with the letter B
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Open Baboons

any of the large, powerful, ground-living monkeys of the genus Papio, also called dog-faced monkeys. Five subspecies live in Africa, with one species

Open Bacterial diseases
Bacterial diseases

Bacterial infections occur when single-celled micro-organisms called bacteria colonize the human body. While this colonization is usually fended off

Open Badgers

Large mammal of the weasel family. It has molar teeth of a crushing type adapted to a partly vegetable diet, and short strong legs with long claws

Open Bald eagle
Bald eagle

The bald eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) , also known as the American eagle, is the national bird of the United States. This large bird preys on


common name of the sedentary crustacean animals constituting the infraclass Cirripedia. Barnacles are exclusively marine and are quite unlike any

Open Barracudas

slender, elongated fish of tropical seas. Barracudas have long snouts and projecting lower jaws armed with large, sharp-edged teeth. They are

Open Bats

Any mammal of the order Chiroptera, related to the Insectivora (hedgehogs and shrews), but differing from them in being able to fly. Bats are the only

Open Bears

Large mammal with a heavily built body, short powerful limbs, and a very short tail. Bears breed once a year, producing one to four cubs. In northern

Open Beavers

Aquatic rodent with webbed hind feet, a broad flat scaly tail, and thick waterproof fur. It has very large incisor teeth and fells trees to feed on

Open Bees

name for flying insects of the superfamily Apoidea, in the same order as the ants and the wasps . Bees are characterized by their enlarged hind feet,