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Rodents by nava

  1. 1. RODENTS • Mammals • Two constantly growing incisors • 2280 species
  2. 2. BEAVERS * Their homes are called lodges * Two species: Eurasian Beaver North American Beaver * What do beaver eat? * How big is a beaver?
  3. 3. How beavers build their homes?
  4. 4. DORMOUSE * What do they eat? Fruits, berries, flowers, nuts and insects. * Main characteristic: Hibernation
  5. 5. SQUIRRELS Can fly squirrels? * They use their skin flats to glide some distance.
  6. 6. PORCUPINE Characteristics: - Herbivorous - Sharp spines over its body - 60 to 90 cm 2 groups: - New world porcupines - Old world porcupines
  7. 7. PRAIRIE DOG Characteristics: - Herbivorous - 30 to 40 cm - Diet: Insects, roots, seeds, fruits and buds
  8. 8. GUINEA PIG Characteristics: • Cavies, cobayo, cobaya, acure, curí, cuilo cuis • 22 cm • South America • Diet: • Grass,(alfalfa) and some leaves
  9. 9. Which is the smallest rodent? Pygmy mouse 10 Cm 7 g
  10. 10. WHICH IS THE BIGGEST RODENT? 1.25 m 66 kg capybara
  11. 11. QUESTIONS 1- Rodents are found on all continents except? A) Africa B) Asia C) Antarctica D) Oceania 2- the dormouse has an excellent sense of_____ what is ? A) Vision B) Hearing C) Taste D) Touch
  12. 12. 3. What rodent is identified with hibernation? A) Beaver B) Pygmy mouse C) Dormice D) Prairie dog 4. Guinea pig are from _____? A) Guinea B) North America C) Andes D) Africa 5. New World porcupines live in______? A) Africa and some parts of Asia B) Africa and South America C) North America and Africa D) North and South America
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