Taxonomy Of Australian Mammals -

taxonomy australian koala foundation - taxonomic classification or taxonomy is used to help identify all living things animals plants and other organisms on earth and to group them with related species most of these groups and the organisms grouped in them have scientific names in latin or greek the names may have meanings which relate to certain features shared by the organisms in that group or they, carnivore mammal order britannica com - carnivore any member of the mammalian order carnivora literally flesh devourers in latin comprising more than 270 species in a more general sense a carnivore is any animal or plant see carnivorous plant that eats other animals as opposed to a herbivore which eats plants although the species classified in this order are basically meat eaters a substantial number of them, the complete guide to antarctic wildlife birds and marine - this is a fully updated new edition of the award winning complete guide to antarctic wildlife the most comprehensive and authoritative guide to the birds and marine mammals of the vast and beautiful antarctic region covering antarctica the southern ocean and the subantarctic islands this unique guide illustrates all of the region s breeding birds and mammals with some 920 color photographs