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Chital
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A Chital is an example of a terrestrial animal.


Terrestrial refers to "things" having to do with the land or the earth.


A terrestrial animal is an animal that lives predominantly or entirely on land. The term terrestrial is also frequently used for species that live primarily on the ground, in contrast to arboreal species.


Also see:
Aquatic
Arboreal

 


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