Animals From A Z (Winor Chen)


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Animals From A Z (Winor Chen)

  1. 1. By: Winor Chen Animals A-Z
  2. 2. A is for Aardvark <ul><li>Aardvarks live in the sub-Saharan Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>The Aardvark is a least concern in conservation. </li></ul><ul><li>Aardvarks burrow in the ground during day. </li></ul>
  3. 3. B is for Bison <ul><li>Bison are usually mistaken sometimes as Buffalo </li></ul><ul><li>Only a few animals hunt the Bison. Wolf packs but not single wolves can. Bears can also kill Bison. </li></ul><ul><li>Bison mainly eat grass and twigs of plants during the winter </li></ul>
  4. 4. C is for Camel (Dromedary) <ul><li>Most dromedary camels are domesticated. </li></ul><ul><li>Camels do not store water in their humps, they actually store water. </li></ul><ul><li>Camels have three eyelids. </li></ul>
  5. 5. D is for Dog <ul><li>Dogs are sometimes used for hunting. </li></ul><ul><li>Dogs are eaten in East Asia. </li></ul><ul><li>Dogs are a domesticated form of the grey wolf. </li></ul>
  6. 6. E is for Eagle <ul><li>Eagles usually lay two eggs but one usually kills the other. </li></ul><ul><li>Several coat of arms contain eagles. </li></ul><ul><li>Eagles are birds of prey. </li></ul>
  7. 7. F is for Fox <ul><li>Foxes have been domesticated by Russia. </li></ul><ul><li>Fox attacks on humans on humans are rare but do happen. </li></ul><ul><li>Foxes can live up to 10 years in the wild. </li></ul>
  8. 8. G is Goose <ul><li>Geese and goose are actually a name for all birds that belong to the Anatidae family. </li></ul><ul><li>Geese that are paired are more dominate and feed more. </li></ul><ul><li>Geese live in permanent pairs throughout the year. </li></ul>
  9. 9. H is for Hinny <ul><li>Hinnies are difficult to obtain because the difference of chromosomes each animal has. </li></ul><ul><li>Hinnies are a hybrid cross between a male horse and a female donkey. </li></ul><ul><li>On average, Hinnies are slightly smaller than the mule. </li></ul>
  10. 10. I is for Iguana <ul><li>Iguanas are native to South and Central Americas and are also native to the Caribbean. </li></ul><ul><li>An iguana’s ear is known as the tympanum. </li></ul><ul><li>Iguanas can see from long distances. </li></ul>
  11. 11. J is for Jaguar <ul><li>Jaguars are the only panthera species that are found that are found in the in the Americas. </li></ul><ul><li>Jaguars are born blind. </li></ul><ul><li>The Jaguar stalks and ambushes their pray rather than chasing it. </li></ul>
  12. 12. K is for Kangaroo <ul><li>A kangaroo is a marsupial. </li></ul><ul><li>Kangaroos are a national symbol of Australia. </li></ul><ul><li>There are kangaroo crossing signs in Australia. </li></ul>
  13. 13. L is for Liger <ul><li>Ligers are the largest big cat in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>The Liger is a hybrid cross between a male lion and a tigress. </li></ul><ul><li>Ligers enjoy swimming. </li></ul>
  14. 14. M is for Mole <ul><li>A mole’s diet usually consists of small invertebrate such as the earth worm. </li></ul><ul><li>Most moles are good swimmers. </li></ul><ul><li>Moles are voracious eaters. </li></ul>
  15. 15. N is for Numbat <ul><li>Like the kangaroo, the numbat is a marsupial. </li></ul><ul><li>Numbats eat insects. </li></ul><ul><li>Numbats were first known to Europeans in 1831. </li></ul>
  16. 16. O is for Ox <ul><li>The plural for ox is oxen. </li></ul><ul><li>Verbal commands are used for oxen to get them working. </li></ul><ul><li>Oxen could be used for longer pulling distances than horses. </li></ul>
  17. 17. P is for Piranha <ul><li>Piranhas are voracious eaters. </li></ul><ul><li>Piranhas are often used as food. </li></ul><ul><li>Local often use the Piranhas teeth to make tools and weapons. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Q is for Quagga <ul><li>The Quagga is extinct. </li></ul><ul><li>The only Quagga that was photographed was in London Zoo in 1870. (right) </li></ul><ul><li>The Quagga was hunted to extinction because of hides and meat. </li></ul>
  19. 19. R is for Rhinoceros <ul><li>The white rhinoceros is actually not white. </li></ul><ul><li>The rhinoceros is sometimes hunted for their horns. </li></ul><ul><li>Most rhinoceroses live to 60 years old. </li></ul>
  20. 20. S is for Seal (Harp) <ul><li>Seals spend very little time on land. </li></ul><ul><li>Harp seals feed on fish and crustaceans. </li></ul><ul><li>Young harp seals are born on ice. </li></ul>
  21. 21. T is for Tiger (Bengal) <ul><li>Tigers are the largest non hybrid big cat. </li></ul><ul><li>Bengal tigers are endangered. </li></ul><ul><li>Bengal tigers do not live in prides as lions do. </li></ul>
  22. 22. U is for Uakari <ul><li>A Uakari is a South American monkey. </li></ul><ul><li>In the wild, Uakaris can leap 6 meters. </li></ul><ul><li>In zoos, Uakaris are silent and lethargic. </li></ul>
  23. 23. V is for Vulture <ul><li>Vultures are scavengers. </li></ul><ul><li>Vultures attack their prey very rarely. </li></ul><ul><li>Vultures are found on all continents except Antarctica and Oceania. </li></ul>
  24. 24. W is for Wolf (Grey) <ul><li>The Grey Wolf is a Ice Age survivor. </li></ul><ul><li>Grey wolves are typically Apex predators. </li></ul><ul><li>In conservation Grey Wolves are a least concern. </li></ul>
  25. 25. X is for Xenopus <ul><li>Xenopuses are native to Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>Xenopuses are a type of frog. </li></ul><ul><li>Adult Xenopuses are both predators and scavengers. </li></ul>
  26. 26. Y is for Yak <ul><li>In Tibet Yaks are sometimes decorated. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Z is for Zonkey <ul><li>A zonkey is also known as a clives. </li></ul>
  28. 28. Bibliography <ul><li>Acknowledgements to: </li></ul><ul><li> for information about animals and few pictures </li></ul><ul><li> for unusual animal names </li></ul><ul><li> for pictures and animal info </li></ul>