Exoskeleton – Animal External Shell

Exoskeleton   An exoskeleton (from Greek έξω, éxō “outer” and σκελετός, skeletós “skeleton”[1]) is the external skeleton that supports and protects an animal’s body, in contrast to the internal skeleton (endoskeleton) of, for example, a human. In usage, some of the larger kinds of exoskeletons are known as “shells”. Examples of animals with exoskeletons include …

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Quill-Weave   Quill-Weave is an Argonian acrobat living in Anvil, who offers basic training in Acrobatics. She is a famous author who writes stories about the adventures of outlaws and low-lifes in her books, such as “Red Crater” and “The Goblin with the Golden Arm”. One of her neighbors keeps rats as house pets, and …

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Hyena   Aardwolf, smallest member of the Hyena family, skeleton. (Museum of Osteology) Hyenas or hyaenas (from Ancient Greek ὕαινα, hýaina) are feliform carnivoran mammals of the family Hyaenidae. With only four extant species (in three genera), it is the fifth-smallest biological family in the Carnivora, and one of the smallest in the class Mammalia. …

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