'H' Natural World

Can you name the things in the natural world that begin with the letter 'H'?

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Which small, burrowing rodent with large cheek pouches is a popular caged pet?
Which large, African herbivorous mammal has a name that means 'river horse' in ancient Greek?
What general term is given to any bird of prey such as a falcon?
Basil, dill, and sage are all types of what?
Which African mammals, physically similar to dogs but more closely related to felines, are famed scavengers?
What name is given to a domesticated pig, especially a castrated male reared for slaughter?
Which type of shark has flattened blade-like extensions on either side of its head?
Which shrub or small tree bears prominent catkins and a round, hard-shelled edible nut?
Which fast, long-eared mammal resembles a large rabbit?
Which nectar-feeding, hovering birds have heart rates of anywhere from 250-1,260 beats per minute?
Which silvery fish, abundant in coastal waters, is of widespread commercial importance?
Which African hawk bends its legs and feet forwards and backwards through large angles to help it attain its prey?
'Egret' is another name given to which fish, amphibian, and mollusc-eating bird?
What kind of creature is kept in an apiary?
Which small, nocturnal mammal with a spiny coat is able to roll itself into a ball for defense?
Which climbing shrub with tubular flowers is often sweetly-scented?
Which large wasp is known for its painful and dangerous sting?
Which species of whale has long pectoral fins and a knobbly head?
What name is given to a young cow that has not borne a calf?
What is an archaic word for 'stag'?
What general name is given to a type of dog used to pull sleds in northern regions?

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