The adult worm, which is of extremely minute size, the male being only Fi l sth and the female s of an inch in length inhabits the alimentary canal of man and many other carnivorous mammalia; the young bore their way into the tissues and become encysted in the muscles - within the muscle-bundles according to Leuckart, but in the connective tissue between them according to Chatin and others.
It is the largest of the Brazilian mammals, and inhabits densely forested tracts near river courses.
A second and somewhat larger species, Pelecanus crispus, also inhabits Europe.
The wild boar inhabits the country, in spite of much persecution at the hands of "chasseurs."
The Asiatic elephant inhabits the forest-lands of India, Burma, the Malay Peninsula, Cochin China, Ceylon and Sumatra.