Herbivorous Animal, an animal that eats only plant food. Plant-eating mammals include such widely different species as the rabbit and the gorilla. The ruminants, or cud-chewing mammals, make up a large group of herbivorous animals. .) Zoologists formerly grouped certain plant-eating mammals (mostly ungulates, or hoofed animals) into a separate order called Herbivora.
The golden toads of the Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve, a rain forest in the mountains of Costa Rica, were numerous and easy to find as recently as 1987. Lately, the sound of these amphibians has been quiet. Find out why.
The sea urchin is a prickly-looking marine animal that is spherical in shape and covered with long movable spines.