Cervus canadensis, The American elk, also known as Wapiti after the Algonquin word for "white rump", is found through much of the western North America with scattered populations in the north and eastern. Elk are strict herbivores and will graze of grasses as well as browsing on shrubs and saplings...
Tragulus napu,- The mouse deer is native to areas of southeast Asia including Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo. Although these small mammals appear deer-like, they are actually members of the Tragulidae family. The mouse deer is a herbivore, feeding on grasses, leaves, berries and saplings. In..
Babyrousa babyrussa.,The babirusa is native to several islands in Indonesia. The male of this species grows two sets of large canine tusks. The upper set of canines actually penetrates the snout vertically and are little more than ornamentation. The lower canines, however, are used in an offensive m..
Bos taurus,The domestic bovine, also commonly known as cow or cattle, can be found ranched worldwide as a source of food. In bovids, "cow" usually denotes a female. However, in the case of domestic cattle, "cow" can be used to refer to both males and females. Cattle are grazers feeding on a variety ..
Madoqua guentheri,The Gunther’s dik dik is small species of antelope native to the scrub deserts of eastern Africa. The name “dik dik” comes from the sound made by these small bovids. This species is a grazer feeding on various grasses and shrubs. As an adaptation to their desert life, this species ..
Hippopotamus amphibius.,The hippopotamus is found in the river systems throughout much of central Africa. Hippos spend much of the day socializing in the water, but come ashore to feed at night. This large aquatic herbivore can be aggressive when protecting its territory. The hippopotamus contribute..