mammal mammal  /ˈmæ məl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk

Usage(s):

  1. Marine mammal experts say the technology used to help understand why ocean earthquakes happen is endangering some of the world's most fragile animals.
  2. A fully formed, perfectly healthy mammal--a mammal!--born from a single adult cell.
  3. In 1922, while conducting thousands of experiments on marine mammal cells at the Marine Biology Laboratory at Woods Hole, Mass.

News

  1. The Stone Arch Bridges Of Wadsworth Falls State Park

    In Connecticut, the robin is the state bird, "Yankee Doodle" is the state song, the mountain laurel is the state flower and, of course, the sperm whale is the state mammal.        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

  2. Photos: Humpback whales flocking to Puget Sound, straits

    Back from near extinction, humpback whales are showing up in Puget Sound and Northwest straits in numbers not seen for decades. “Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) are surfacing throughout the Sound and Straits, providing whale watchers a spectacular show and environmentalists, researchers and marine mammal scientists an up-close look at an extraordinary conservation success story,” writes ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

  3. USCG members help move 500 lb seal - NBC40.net

    It was moving day for one of the patients at the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine, that was released back into the wild today. The staff there needed some extra manpower to help in this literally massive undertaking
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NBC40 South Jersey

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Quotes

  1. "Polar bears are already protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act, which has more stringent protections for polar bears than the Endangered Species Act does," Kempthorne said.
    on Jun 14, 2008 By: Dirk Kempthorne Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "The government of Canada has taken action to protect the safety and livelihoods of Canadian sealers by boarding and seizing the Farley Mowat to arrest its captain and chief officer for alleged violations of Canada's Marine Mammal Regulations,"...
    on Apr 12, 2008 By: Loyola Hearn Source: The Australian

  3. "Rangers are working ...... in a Warru Recovery Team to secure the future of this culturally significant mammal," Garrett said.
    on Apr 13, 2010 By: Peter Garrett Source: Winnipeg Free Press

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