Calf skin

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Artiodactyla Family: Bovidae Genus: Bos Specimen Description Calfskin or calf leather is a leather or membrane produced from the hide of a calf, or juvenile domestic cattle. Calfskin is particularly valuable because of its softness, and fine grain, as well as durability....

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Long-eared hedgehog

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Eulipotyphla Family: Erinaceidae Genus: Hemiechinus Species: H. auritus Description Hedgehogs are easily recognized by their spines, which are hollow hairs made stiff with keratin. Their spines are not poisonous or barbed and unlike the quills of a porcupine, cannot easily be removed...

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Skin and Foot of Nilgai

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Artiodactyla Family: Bovidae Subfamily: Bovinae Genus: Boselaphus Specimen Description Marsupials are the group of mammals commonly thought of as pouched mammals. They give live birth, but they do not have long gestation times like placental mammals. Instead, they give birth very early and...

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Manus of Monkey showing Nails

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Primates Specimen Description A monkey’s hand is long, strong and covered with  hairs, the nails are hard and sharp. They have five fingers just as humans do, even though their hands are similar to humans in some ways, there are many differences....

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Foot of Antelope

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Artiodactyla Family: Antilocapridae Specimen Description Hooves are another specialty for many antelope. Each hoof has a split down the middle, dividing the hoof into two toes About the Animal Iguanodon lived during the Early to Late Cretaceous period from 145-65 million years ago. They were very...

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Feet of Mouse Deer

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Artiodactyla Infraorder: Tragulina Family: Tragulidae Specimen Description The mouse deer or chevrotain is the smallest hoofed mammal in the world. They have spindly legs with even-toed hooves which supports it’s round body, These small sized deer that Standing on their pencil-thin legs...

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Hoof of Pony

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Perissodactyla Family: Equidae Genus: Equus Specimen Description A Pony’s hoof may look like a solid object, tough and hard all the way through. However, The hoof is made up of several different layers and structures, each with a specific function. There are...

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Claws of lion

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Felidae Genus: Panthera Species: P. leo Specimen Description Lions earn their moniker as king of beasts through efficient hunting and a lack of predators. One feature that puts them at the top of the food chain is their claws. The...

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Tenders and ligaments of Lion Toe

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Felidae Genus: Panthera Species: P. leo Specimen Description Ligaments and tendons are part of the musculoskeletal system, with ligaments attaching bones to bones and tendons muscles to bones. Ligaments and tendons are made of dense layered collagen fibers, called fibrous...

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Goat Skin

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Artiodactyla Family: Bovidae Subfamily: Caprinae Genus: Capra Specimen Description Goat can have short- or long-haired coat. Most species have guard hair on the surface and soft insulating hair close to the skin. Goats with long, lustrous coat are highly appreciated in textile...

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