I saw neither bird, quadruped, reptile, nor insect."
The word "animal" is defined as meaning "any domestic animal" of whatever kind or species, and whether a quadruped or not.
An idealized type of the useful quadruped - likewise often identified with the earth - presents itself in the mythical Cow of Plenty, or" wish-cow "(Kamadhenu, or Kamadugha, i.e.
Mammals are few in species, but remarkable, especially Macacus niger, an ape found nowhere else but in Bachian; Anoa depressicornis, a small ox-like quadruped which inhabits the mountainous districts; and the babirusa or pig-deer of the Malays.
The Turkoman horse of Khorasan and the Atak is a large, bony and clumsy-looking quadruped, with marvellous power and endurance.