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Living Env Mammals


What is to pass the summer in an inactive or resting state? aestivate
What is to change so as to fit a new situation, adjust behavior for survival? adapt
Forward facing eyes, which focus simultaneously on an object, giving the animal depth and distance perception binocular vision
active during the day diurnal
the state of being unlike; a variety diversity
to pass the winter in an inactive or resting state hibernate
the natural environment of a plant or animal habitat
putting an end to; disappearance extinction
to travel from one region or climate usually on a regular schedule to another for feeding or breeding migrate
an animal that feeds on plants herbivore
a flesh-eating animal, a meat eating mammal or a plant that eats insects carnivore
animal movement: run, swim, hop, fly,slither locomotion
an animal that eats a diet of both plants and animals omnivore
without a spinal column or backbone invertebrate
eyes are placed on the side of the skull giving the animal a very wide peripheralvision, which gives the animal an early warning in spotting hungry predators monocular vision
an animal that is active at night nocturnal
an animal that eats the flesh of others; the hunter predator
the object of the hunt; the victim or quarry prey
animals with a backbone vertebrate
the preservation of a resource, especially natural resources such as soil,water, or forests from loss, pollution or waste. conservation
animals that maintain their body temperature regardless of the surrounding temperature warm-blooded
an animal that makes its own internal heat by burning food endothermic
Animals that cannot make their own food so they must eat plants and/or other animals. There are three groups: herbivores, carnivores and omnivores. consumer
They feed on decaying matter. They speed up the decaying process that releases mineral salts back into the food chain for absorption by plants as nutrients. Bacteria and fungi, are examples of these. decomposers
Uses the light energy from the sun to make their own food (sugar) from carbon dioxide and water. Green plants are these. producers
Created by: Donna Porter