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.
There's something both sweet and frightening about bees. That they sting is and fly in swarms, frightens many people, but then there is all that honey. What is it about bees that we find so interesting? Take our quiz to learn more about these delightful honey makers.
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