Carnivores as a whole Any animal/mammal that derives it’s meat/flesh from other animals for energy and nutrients The term carnivore means “meat-eater” Predation or scavenging Important to Ecosystem Lions Tigers and Bears OH MY!
SEAL (SEa Air Land) Organs for capturing and disarticulating prey. (Such as sharp teeth claws and beaks Comes from all environments Sea, Air, or Land.
“Finger Licking Good” Lions are voracious carnivores Requires up to seven kilograms (15lbs) of meat per day Major component of their diet is the flesh of large mammals ( such as this african buffalo Mate up to four days
Snakes (vipers) One of the most feared carnivores Filled with protein degrading enzymes called proeases Causes blood loss from cardio damage Makes decision on how much venom to release on different occasions Death from venom is usually caused by loss in blood pressure
The Great White Shark Tiger Shark and Hammer Head Shark
The REAL Tasmanian Devil Devil’s whiskers help it locate food Can take prey up to the size of large kangaroos Eat 40% of their body weight in 30 mins Solitary animal that does not form in packs Are opportunistic and eat carrion more than live prey