Key to the Carnivora
           
 
 Body heavy and broad; legs short, feet heavily clawed for digging; tail short; legs and face dark brown or black; cheeks white, and medial stripe from nose to nape white, stripe sometimes extending posteriorly to shoulders or rump; braincase triangular (Fig. 65b); upper molar triangular in outline
   
 Body not broad and squat; feet more lightly clawed; tail long and plumed with long hair; color black with contrasting white markings; braincase elongate; first upper molar subrectangular in shape
 
           
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
Scientific Names - Common Names