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examples of carnivorous mammals [4]click to hear

Carnivorous mammals (about 270 species) that have strong canines (fangs) and sharp molars (carnassials) adapted for eating flesh.
examples of carnivorous mammals [4] skunk fox raccoon fennec river otter

skunk click to hear

Carnivorous mammal of the Americas, whose fur is prized; when threatened, it releases a nauseous and irritating secretion from its anal glands.

fox click to hear

Very common carnivorous mammal living in a den and hunting at night (mostly rodents); its fur is highly prized.

raccoon click to hear

Mostly nocturnal carnivorous mammal of the Americas.

fennec click to hear

Nocturnal carnivorous mammal found in the deserts of Arabia and North Africa; it is easily tamed and capable of going without water for long periods.

river otter click to hear

Widespread carnivorous amphibious and usually nocturnal mammal with webbed feet feeding mainly on fish and prized for its fur.