Há 2 dias · Animalia, Animal ou Metazoa  é um reino biológico composto por seres vivos pluricelulares, eucariontes, heterotróficos, cujas células formam tecidos biológicos, com capacidade de responder ao ambiente (possuem tecido nervoso) que os envolve ou, por outras palavras, pelos animais.
- AnimaliaLinnaeus, 1758
Há 3 dias · In the English language, animals have different names depending on whether they are male, female, young, domesticated, or in groups. The best-known source of many English words used for collective groupings of animals is The Book of Saint Albans , an essay on hunting published in 1486 and attributed to Juliana Berners . AnimalYoungFemaleMalecubsowboarchick——hatchlingcowbullcriahembramacho
Há 1 dia · Cats are commonly kept as house pets but can also be farm cats or feral cats; the feral cat ranges freely and avoids human contact.  Domestic cats are valued by humans for companionship and their ability to kill rodents. About 60 cat breeds are recognized by various cat registries.
Há 4 dias · Animals used by laboratories are largely supplied by specialist dealers. Sources differ for vertebrate and invertebrate animals. Most laboratories breed and raise flies and worms themselves, using strains and mutants supplied from a few main stock centers.
- Animal testing, science, medicine, animal welfare, animal rights, ethics
- Around 50–100 million vertebrate animals are used in experiments annually.
Há 2 dias · The animals' religious importance is only totemic in Africa but is much more significant in Asia. In Sumatra, elephants have been associated with lightning. Likewise in Hinduism, they are linked with thunderstorms as Airavata, the father of all elephants, represents both lightning and rainbows.
Há 2 dias · About 1,240 animals were released in nine regions of the former Soviet Union between 1936 and 1958 for the purpose of establishing a population to be hunted for their fur. Two of these introductions were successful – one in the south of Belarus between 1954 and 1958, and another in Azerbaijan between 1941 and 1957.