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1

Of one's own country/domesticated; tame

domestic

2

To tame and breed for human use

domesticate

3

Changed from wild to a domesticated state: said of animals trained for use by humans or as pets/like a domesticated animal in nature; gentle and easy to control

tame

4

To wander; roam/a person or animal that is lost

stray

5

What are examples of companion animals? Livestock/working animals? Laboratory animals?

1) horses, dogs, cats, ferrets, rabbits 2) horses, cattle, pigs, chickens, camels, llamas 3) rabbits, guinea pigs, rats, mice, gerbils, hamsters

6

What animal is exotic but domesticated?

llama

7

Living or growing in its natural state and not normally domesticated or cultivated

wild/wildlife

8

Foreign; not native to the place where found (usually thought of in terms of country of origin); strikingly, excitingly or mysteriously different or unusual

exotic

9

Belonging to a locality or country by birth, production or growth; indigenous (existing, growing or produced naturally in a region or country) plant or animal/as found in nature, not altered by man

native

10

Untamed; wild/having returned to a wild condition

feral

11

Prevalence in or restricted to a particular area; native to a particular county, nation or region; constantly present in a particular region: said of a disease that is generally under control

endemic

12

Affecting animals in a certain area, climate or season: said of diseases (endemic but with animals)

enzootic

13

Prevalent and spreading rapidly among many individuals in an area at the same time: said especially of a serious contagious disease

epidemic

14

Epidemic among animals

epizootic

15

What animal is this?

mouse(bigger ears)

16

What animal is this?

rat

17

What kind of hamster is this?

syrian hamster

18

What kind of animal is this?

degu

19

What kind of animal?

Short-Tailed Opossum

20

What kind of animal?

prairie dog

21

What kind of animal?

coati

22

What kind of animal?

kinkajou

23

What kind of animal?

ring-tailed lemur

24

What kind of animal?

red-ruffed lemur

25

What kind of animal?

squirrel monkey

26

What kind of animal is this?

pygmy-marmoset

27

What animal  is this?

common marmoset (cotton eared marmoset)

28

What kind of animal?

Psittacines Macaws

29

What kind of animal

sulfur crested cockatoo

30

What kind of animal?

Moluccan cockatoo