Useful Knowledge; Or a Familiar Account of the Various Productions of Nature, Mineral, Vegetable, and Animal, Which Are Chiefly Employed for the Use of Man, Vol. 3 of 3 (Classic Reprint)
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1. Animals are natural bodies which possess organization, life, sensation, and voluntary motion; and zoology is that branch of natural science which treats of their systematic arrangement; their structure and functions; their habits of life, instincts, and uses to mankind.
2. The objects comprehended within the animal kingdom are divided into six classes: of Mammalia or Mammiferous Animals, Birds, Amphibia or Amphibious Animals, Fishes, Insects, and Worms: which are thus distinguished:
3. The first class, or Mammalia, consists of such animals as produce living offspring, and nourish their young ones with milk supplied from their own bodies; and it comprises both the quadrupeds and whales.
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Untertitel: Paperback. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Forgotten Books
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2015
Seitenanzahl: 292 Seiten