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Notes on Family Mammalia and subgroups placental, marsupial, & monotreme with pictures

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    Mammal notes:  Notes on Family Mammalia and subgroups placental, marsupial, & monotreme with pictures Mammal notes: Notes on Family Mammalia and subgroups placental, marsupial, & monotreme with pictures Presentation Transcript

    • Mammals PPT. by, Robin D. Seamon
      • Vertebrates: Phylum Chordata Class Mammalia 19 Orders
      • Warm-blooded
      • Have fur or hair
      • Live births
      • Feed their babies milk
      • ~5,400 species
      • 3 KINDS of MAMMALS:
      • Placental Mammal : mammals that have a placenta (umbilical cord from mother to unborn baby) 4 largest Orders below:
      • Order Rodentia (rats, mice, small gnawing animals) NG Rat video
      • Order Chiroptera (bats) LINK ; NG Bat video (play fishing bat)
      • Order Carnivora (dogs, cats, bears… meat-eaters) NG Video (search wolves & grizzlies) (watch lions)
      • Order Cetartiodactyla (deer, sheep, goats… whales) LINK ; NG Whale video
    • 2. Marsupial: Mammals that birth very small babies that live outside body in mother’s pouch until adolescence NG wallaby video 3. Monotreme: rare kind of mammal that lays eggs (duck-billed platypus, echidna) LINK
      • COOL FACTS:
      • Smallest mammal: Kitli’s hognose bat- 1.14 inches long; 0.06 oz
      • Largest mammal: Blue Whale- 190 tons LINK
      • Tallest mammal: Giraffe- 20 ft. tall
      • Fastest animal on land: Cheetah- 96 mph
      • Thickest skin: rhinoceros- 2 inches thick!
    • Order Marsupialia (pouched animals) Marsupials Order Monotremata (egg-laying mammals) Monotremes
    • Flying Lemurs Elephant Shrews Hyracoidae Insectivores Tree Shrews Order Dermoptera (colugos or flying lemurs) Order Insectivora Order Hyracoidae
    • Order Primates Monkeys & Apes Order Carnivora Carnivores
    • Odd-toed Ungulates Elephants Order Perissodactyla (odd-toed hoofed animals) Order Artiodactyla (even-toed hoofed animals) Even-toed Ungulates Order Proboscidea
    • Order Rodentia (gnawing animals) Order Lagomorpha Rodents Rabbits, Pikas, & Hares
    • Aardvark Bats Order Edentata (toothless mammals) Sloths, Armadillos, & Anteaters Order Tubulidentata Order Chiroptera Order Pholidata Pangolins
    • Seals, Sea Lions, & Walruses Order Pinnipedia Order Cetacea Whales, Dolphins, & Porpoises Order Sirenia (dugongs and manatees) Sea Cows
    •  
    • ANSWERS:
    •       LINK
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    • Animal SKULLS & PRINTS LINK The Wild Classroom LINK & VIDEO
      • RESOURCES:
      • Pictures:
      • chatt.hdsb.ca/~duncand/FOV1-000E9526/ (slide 1)
      • http://www.the-parenting-magazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/free-virtual-worlds-for-kids-2.jpg
      • http://www.stanford.edu/~jay/koalas/koala%20mums.jpg
      • http://www.learnanimals.com/platypus/platypus-pictures.php
      • http://www.deakin.edu.au/research/stories/images/platypus-babies.jpg
      • Mammals Poster: http://www.nature-watch.com/mammals-poster-p-978.html?cPath=142_153&utm_term=Mammals+Poster&utm_source=Google+Base&utm_medium=Shopping+Portal&utm_campaign=Nature-Watch