Age of independence the age when the animal can survive without the support of its parents.
Marine mammals are aquatic mammals that rely on the ocean and other marine ecosystems for their existence they include animals such as seals whales manatees sea otters and polar bearsthey do not represent a distinct taxon or systematic grouping but rather have a polyphyletic relation due to convergent evolution as in they do not.
elephant elephant largest living land animal characterized by its long trunk columnar legs and huge head with temporal glands and wide flat ears elephants are grayish to brown in color and their body hair is sparse and coarse they are found most often in the savannas grasslands and forests of africa and asia.
tiger tiger largest member of the cat family felidae rivaled only by the lion in strength and ferocity males are larger than females and may attain a shoulder height of about 1 meter about 3 feet and a length of about 22 meters excluding a tail of about 1 meter weight is 160230 kg 350500 pounds.
Otters at colyford common photo from ian mclean common names european otter eurasian river otter common otter old world otter scientific name and classification.