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Chapter 5 Zoology

Chapter 5

What is the pouch of a marsupial called? Marsupium
Marsupials live in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. T or F (False)None live in Europe and Asia. Marsupials only live in the Americas and Australia.
What is Pangaea? A theory that at one time all the continents were connected.
Marsupial babies are called? Joeys
How do kangaroos stay cool? By drooling and licking saliva all over their faces and bodies. ( A spit bath)
The only real difference between a wallaby and a kangaroo is it teeth. T or F (False) The only difference is their size. The wallaby is smaller than the kangaroo.
Koalas are not bears. T or F True
Koalas can sleep up to ____________ hours a day. 20 hours
Koalas eat poisonous leaves called ______________________. Eucalyptus
Name some marsupials. Koalas, wallabies, wombats, kangaroos, possums, sugar gliders, and bilbies.
The Tasmanian devil can only be found where? Tasmania
The Tasmanian devil will eat every part of an animal including what? The bones
How many species of marsupials live in North America? One
What is the name of the marsupial that lives in North America? Virginia Opossum
An opossum can eat nearly anything with out getting sick. T or F True
Describe how a possum "plays dead". Its lips draw back, its teeth are bared, saliva foams around its mouth, and sometimes its tongue hangs out, a foul-smelling fluid is released making it smell dead, and its body becomes stiff.
All marsupials have pouches. T or F (False) Some live in warm climates and attach to their mother's belly to nurse until they are developed.
Created by: elizabethzoology