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Auslan SignbankDictionary#4551 animal
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As a Noun: 1. A living creature such as a dog, lion, or rabbit, rather than a bird, fish, reptile, insect, or human being. English = animal. 2. Any living thing that is not a plant. English = animal.

tiger, lion

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2090 animal.claws
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As a Noun: 1. An animal, usually a large one that walks on four legs. 2. A fierce animal that belongs to the cat family. They are orange-colored with black stripes. English = tiger. 3. A fierce animal that belongs to the cat family. They have yellowish fur and the male has long hair on its head and neck. English = lion. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. Of an animal, to walk, stride or pace.

cow, cattle, bull

Auslan SignbankDictionary#4524 cattle1a
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As a Noun: 1. A large animal that has two long hard pointed things sticking out of the top of its head. They are usually farmed for their meat, milk or skin. English = cow. 2. A large female animal that is kept on farms for its milk. English = cow. 3. Cows and bulls. English = cattle. 4. A male animal of the cow family. English = bull.

cockroach

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3593 cockroach
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As a Noun: 1. A large brown insect that is often found in dirty rooms. English = cockroach.

emu

Auslan SignbankDictionary#4430 emu
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As a Noun: 1. A large Australian bird with long legs that can run fast but cannot fly. English = emu.

goat

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3830 goat
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As a Noun: 1. An animal with horns and a short tail. They are found in mountain areas or are kept on farms. The male has a kind of beard. English = goat.

gorilla

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3986 gorilla
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As a Noun: 1. An animal that looks like a very large monkey with a black face and black fur. It lives in African forests. English = gorilla. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To beat your chest like a gorilla.

kiwi

Auslan SignbankDictionary#4369 kiwi1a
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As a Noun: 1. A type of bird that lives in New Zealand. It cannot fly. English = kiwi.

koala

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2093 koala
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As a Noun: 1. An Australian animal which looks like a small bear with grey fur and small tufted ears. They live in trees and eat leaves. English = koala.

marlin

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3523 marlin
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As a Noun: 1. A large, powerful, game-fish that has its upper jaw elongated into a rounded spear. English = marlin.