Land Animals

By: Courtney Rivera


A mammalogist is a scientist that studies mammals.

5 Different Species in the Chordata Phylum

(Mammalia Class)
  • Elephas maximus (Elephant)
  • Acinonyx jubatus (Cheetah)
  • Giraffa camelopardalis (Giraffe)
  • Equus ferus caballus (Horse)
  • Goat (Capra aegagrus hircu)

Structure and Function of Body Parts

Special Features & Adaptations


  • They have insulating layers of a thick coat of fur which helps retain their body heat and keeps their temperature constant
  • Hibernation

Reproduction & Life Cycle

  • Mammals reproduce sexually with live births of their young
  • Life cycle of a lion:
African animals - watch cheetahs hunt for food - BBC wildlife