Fur lax and plush-like; external ears absent or hidden in fur; eyes inconspicuous or covered with skin; snout long and pointed (Fig. 5)
   
Fur not lax or plush-like, lying against the body in normal fashion, directed posteriorly; eyes conspicuous; ears apparent (except in pocket gophers); snout not especially long and tapering
 
           
Artiodactyla
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Carnivora
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Chiroptera
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Didelphimorphia
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Insectivora
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Lagomorpha
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Rodentia
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Xenarthra
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