Pachyderm, a term formerly used in biological classifications of the elephant, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, tapir, hyrax, and pig. The word, now used chiefly as a mock-scientific synonym for elephant, comes from the Greek for “thick-skinned.”The elephant is considered a pachyderm.
So far, "Planet of the Apes" is pure fiction. But are chimps capable of learning human language (and eventually taking over the world)?
Bowerbird is a bird native to Australia, New Guinea is and surrounding islands. The male builds an enclosure, or bower, on the ground.