Animals World

List of animals on letter G

Goose

Goose

Type of animal science: Classification
Fields of study: Anatomy, ornithology, physiology, zoology
Geese are migratory water birds. Over two dozen species of geese have been identified; seven live in North America.

Giraffe

Giraffe

Type of animal science: Classification
Fields of study: Anatomy, behavior, ecology, physiology
Giraffes are even-toed, herbivorous mammals that are found exclusively in Africa. They have long necks and legs, and distinctive brown patches all over their bodies.

Goat

Goat

Type of animal science: Anatomy, classification, reproduction
Fields of study: Anatomy, zoology
Goats, artiodactyls similar to sheep, can live on hills and mountains where sheep would starve. They were domesticated to provide meat, milk, and leather.

Gopher

Gopher

Type of animal science: Anatomy, classification, reproduction
Fields of study: Anatomy, zoology
Gophers are small, burrowing rodents with fur-lined cheek pockets. When they eat bulbs and roots they become agricultural pests, damaging crops.

Gorilla

Gorilla

Type of animal science: Classification
Fields of study: Anatomy
Gorillas, the largest, rarest, most powerful apes, are shy vegetarians living in bands in the wild. They have language and are an endangered species.

Grasshopper

Grasshopper

Type of animal science: Anatomy, classification, reproduction
Fields of study: Anatomy, entomology, invertebrate biology
Grasshoppers, leaping insects of the order Orthoptera, include long-horned and short-horned species. They eat grasses and shrubs, as well as agricultural crops, and some human societies eat them.

Grizzly bear

Grizzly bear

Type of animal science: Classification
Fields of study: Anatomy, conservation biology, physiology, reproduction science, wildlife ecology
Grizzly bears are a kind of brown bear found in inland North America. Brown bears den during the winter and their reproduction includes a period of delayed implantation. While many brown bears are found in the world, their numbers have been decreasing.

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