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    Similarities Felidae members are carnivores so the k9’s are an important part of the fossil record. The rough feet and sharp claws are meant for gripping things like trees or prey, so all felidae members have them. All species are carnivores and have keen eyesight. They also have an acute sense of hearing to locate prey. Most likely if there are felines in an environment, then they are one of the top predators and have the job of keeping lower levels from overpopulating. One member of the felidae family is the leopard and it can be found in bush forests. Leopards can haul kills into trees to keep them from other predators and can also attack from trees where their spotted coat gives them camouflage. The leopard can also…

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    Felis Nigripes

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    With a name as blatant and descriptive as “black-footed cat,” the literal translation of Felis nigripes is almost certainly assumed to have black feet, however, its name is slightly misleading. Melvin and Fiona Sunquist, authors of Wild Cats of the World, note only the soles of the black-footed cat’s feet are truly black, whereas the visible upper parts are no different from the rest of its tawny colored coat (76). The name is further misunderstood within the Felidae family, since the African…

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    front legs are shorter than their back legs and their tail is short with a black tip. They are medium sized, a little bigger than a house cat weighing from 11-40 pounds and reach 19-22 inches in height. Habitat and Behavior Canada lynxes can be found in Canada and Alaska. They are also located in some northern states like Washington and Montana. They live in forests and prefer cold, snowy, and swampy areas. They make dens under trees that have fallen or in thick brush or shrubs. Male Canada…

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    kittens who love to follow toys and play fight. Play fighting among kittens may be a way for them to practice and learn skills As a member of the kingdom Animalia, locomotion is a distinct characteristic. They are part of the phylum Chordata. Firstly, they have bilateral symmetry which allows for a very distinct head region. Also, cats have three germ layers and a complete digestive tract. Class Mammalia feed their young with milk from mammary glands. They also have bodies covered with fur and…

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    this reason these majestic creatures can live close to people and go by unnoticed. Wild cats also hunt alone and sometimes remain unnoticed, a trait that may have evolved from tigers in the sense. Tigers attack people out of fear or if it’s a learned behavior. Cats can be the same way; they typically learn the most between two and eight weeks of age, which happens to be a similar timeframe to when tigers learn most of their characteristics (Meyer). During the Old World of North Africa,…

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    back teeth act as scissors to cut the pieces of meat, and the rest of its teeth are conical which are designed to cut and tear the meat. However, they do not chew their food, they simply cut it up in chunks and then swallow. Their tongue has papillae which are rough spikes used to scrape the meat off bones and for self grooming. Lastly, is their roar which is used to alert other lions of its presence. It has enough intensity to raise a cloud of dust, and can be heard up to five miles away. They…

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    Cats love to play no matter what breed they might be. Their playful nature is what made them adored by many. But sometimes, your cat can be rough when playing as they extend their claws trying to outmatch you. Claws are important to cats because they use them for climbing, grabbing, and balancing. Here are some essential facts you need to know about cat’s claws. Cat’s Swiss Army Knife Claws are multi-purpose tools for all types of cats, big or small. Cat’s claws grow in front of their toes,…

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    My Cat Research Paper

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    Do you wander throughout the pet store, view the numerous playthings available for your kitty cat, and wonder if the expense will be worth the cost? Cats may be unpredictable animals, but a good time can be obtained with almost any toy. Cats are similar to children they're going through phases and occasionally require age appropriate toys and can lose interest very easily. A number of ideas for playthings range from the cat towers, filled mice, small quantities of catnip, stuffed animals,…

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    If cats could talk, they wouldn't! Fun Facts about our feline friends: It is fascinating how pet cats are the smaller version of those amazing big felines like tigers, jaguars, panthers, lions and we are blessed to enjoy their company at home. If you are a cat lover there are so many things you must learn about this beautiful animal. COMMON NAME: Domestic Cat SCIENTIFIC NAME: Felis catus TYPE: Mammals DIET: Carnivores SIZE: 28 in WEIGHT: 5 to 20 lbs PRESENCE IN WORLD HISTORY Ancient…

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    There are four characters in the story. Each of these characters represents a part of us. :- Hem and Haw – Little people Sniff and Scurry – mice Sniff: sniffs out changes early before others are aware of it. Scurry: sees what is needed and takes actions immediately. Hem: tries to deny and resists change as he fears it will lead to something worse. Haw: Always learns to adapt in time when he sees change can lead to something better. All four characters in the story search for Cheese in the maze.…

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