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Animals that are designed to have a constant body temperature no matter what the outside temperature are ___.
warmblooded animals
A cougar is a ______.
feline
.God designed nature to be able to respond to change. What is this principle known as ___?
balance of nature
Which are made of solid bone--horns or antlers?
antlers
What are family groups of lions called?
prides
What do giant pandas eat?
bamboo
What is the largest deer
moose
A wombat is what type of mammal?
marsupial
Which animals eat other animals that have already died?
scavengers
What do whales and dolphins have for warmth instead of fur?
a layer of blubber
Which is a rodent, a rabbit or a squirrel?
a squirrel
An echidna is a mammal that lays __________ instead of giving live birth.
eggs
Give 5-7 characteristics of a mammal.
warmblooded; hair or fur; live birth; breathe with lungs; have backbones; four limbs; produce milk for young
An animal is extinct if it _______.
no longer exists
Skunks and members of the weasel family produce a strong-smelling substance known as ___.
musk
What is a ruminant?
a mammal which chews a cud
What is the largest group of mammals?
rodents
What name do scientists use to classify a fox?
canine
Mammal babies which finish developing in a special pouch outside the mother's body are ____.
marsupials
Review the study guides for quizzes 4, 5, & 6.
Only the highlighted/marked items are included on the test.