BC: MAMMAL 2
FC: All you need to know about mammals!!!! | Mammals | By: Alyssa Leonard, Najeeah Perryman, and Elyzabeth Gonzalez
1: Kindom Animalia Phylum Chordata Subphylum Vertebrate | Class Mammalia Order Eutharia
2: Other than birds mammals are the only animals that can live in all biomes. | Mammals can live in rain forest, tropical rain forest, desert, freshwater, marine, grassland, deciduous forest, boreal forest, and tundra biomes.
3: Most Mammals Reproduce Sexual and they produce in an egg called mammary glands. | Eggs
4: Animals and their behaviors | Stimulus Response Instinct Learning Conditioning Trial-and-Error Learning Insight- Learning Artificial-Intelligence Imprinting
5: Animals and their behaviors continued. | Learning to react to a stimulus, or a sign for an animal to react in a certain way with good or bad reactions is called conditioning. | learning is a process that leads to a change in behavior.
6: Eating | Most Mammals are Carnivores. They eat meat, fish and each other. They usually hunt for there food or they get hunted by people or other animals.
7: Mammals have bilateral symmetry so they can move quickly and efficiently. Bilateral symmetry helps predators catch food and helps prey defend themselves from being caught
8: " | Most Mammals live in a group where there is a mom (wife), Dad (husband), and kids. They usually live in clans and help each other out.
9: There are so many mammals in the world with different names and ways of being classified. It's important to know how animals differ and why. | Mammals have similar characteristics like being vertebrates, having a four chambered heart, and skin covered in fur or hair. Offspring of mammals are almost all born alive and drink milk produced by its mother's body.
10: Marsupials are mammals who have live babies that usually develop in a pouch. KAngaroos, opossums, and Koalas are all marsupials. | MArsupials mainly live in South America, NEw Guinea, and Australia. Opossums are the only marsupials in North America.
11: Monotremes | Monotremes are animals that lay eggs. Two kinds are duck-billed platypuses and the spiny anteater.
12: Spiny Anteaters | You can guess from the name! These anteaters are spiny and and ants using their claws. They have long noses and sharp spines all over their bodies. | The babies are in the mother's pouch for 6-8 weeks then their spines start to scratch her and she scratches them out. | Females lay 1-3 eggs that are leathery in the pouch of her stomach. when they hatch they drink milk that seeps out of pores in the mothers skin.
13: They make muddy banks which is a maze of tunnels in the water | Duck-Billed Platypuses | platypuses have webbed feet and fur all over their bodies. The young are fed with milk. | The eggs laid by the females are put in a nest underground. When the eggs hatch in two weeks then the small animals drink milk from their mother.
14: Placental Animals | Placental Animals are developed in their mothers body, until they are able to work independently. Placental Animals got their name from the placenta, which is an organ in pregnant female animals that passes things to her developing young. Humans are also placental animals. The waste from the young is removed by the mother. They are classified into groups depending on how they move and eat. Whales and dolphins are in the swimming category. The group with the carnivores have dogs, cats otters and seals.
15: Placental Animal Pictures
16: Food Web | In this particular food chain, the bear and the cougar are at the top of the food web. The bear eats plants and animals and the cougar just eats meat.
18: When did mammals first appear? | 289 million years ago, in the Permian Period, mammals first appeared. They were reptile -like mammals. But 208 million years ago, mammals started to get more common and this was called the Jurassic Period