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Landlocked

Having no direct access to the sea.

Larva/larvae

The immature, wingless, feeding stage of an insect that undergoes complete metamorphosis . Larvae is two or more larva.

Leaf eater biscuit

A biscuit fed to zoo animals that typically eat leaves as part of their diet . The biscuits contain soybean meal and hulls, cornmeal, corn, apple fiber, sugar beet pulp, flaxseed oil, and several vitamins and minerals. They come in two sizes: gorilla size and lemur size.

Lek

An area where males of one species gather to attract and breed with females of the same species. Can also be a group of males, such as a lek of hummingbirds, that band together to get the females' attention.

Life cycle

A series of stages in an organism 's life including birth , growth, reproduction, and death.

Litter/littermate

Two or more young born to the same mother at the same time. This red river hog mother rests with her litter of piglets. Littermate is a sibling in the same litter.

Livestock

Animals that are kept or raised for a specific purpose. For example, a flock of sheep raised for their wool would be called livestock .

Lizard

Animal that has a long, scaly body, four legs (usually), and a long tail. It is cold-blooded and has a backbone .

Longevity

The length of time something lives or lasts.