A fossorial (from Latin fossor 'digger') animal is one adapted to digging which lives primarily, but not solely, underground. Some examples are badgers, naked mole-rats, clams, meerkats, and mole salamanders,[1] as well as many beetles, wasps, and bees.

  1. ^ Damiani, R. (2003). "Earliest evidence of cynodont burrowing". Proc Biol Sci. Royal Society. 270 (1525): 1747–51. doi:10.1098/rspb.2003.2427. PMC 1691433. PMID 12965004.

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