Brock

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Brock
Temporal range: 0.7–0 Ma
Middle Pleistocene – Recent
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Gruntin an snufflin soonds
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Faimily: Mustelidae
Genus: Meles
Species: M. meles
Binomial name
Meles meles
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Brock range
Synonyms

Ursus meles Linnaeus, 1758

The brock (Meles meles) is a cutty-shankit, girthie mammal that bides athort Europe, Asie an the Americaes. Thare's aucht speshies o brock.

Etymology[eedit | eedit soorce]

The wird 'brock' is a Celtic lendwird (Scots Gaelic: broc, Welsh: broch, frae Proto-Celtic *brokko).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Kranz, A.; Tikhonov, A.; Conroy, J.; Cavallini, P.; Herrero, J.; Stubbe, M.; Maran, T.; Fernades, M.; Abramov, A. & Wozencraft, C. (2008). "Meles meles". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2008. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 2009-03-21.  Database entry includes a brief juistification o why this speshies is o least concern