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Long nosed potoroo


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Year 7 students from Hawkesdale P12 College produced slide shows about threatened species.

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Long nosed potoroo

  1. 1. LONG NOSED POTOROO<br />
  2. 2. FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERISTICS<br />It has four legs two big back legs for jumping and two small legs with sharp claws for digging burrows and digging up roots to eat. <br />
  3. 3. DIET<br />The long nosed potoroo eats<br />Under ground roots, fungi, fruit,<br />flowers, seeds and insects.<br />
  4. 4. Threats<br />Habitat loss<br />Frequent fires<br />Grazing stock<br />Foxes, dogs, cats, Dingo’s and owls.<br />
  5. 5. habitat<br />Subtropical and warm temperate rainforests and the south –eastern coast of Australia.<br />
  6. 6. BINOMIAL NAME:<br />Potrous Tridactylus<br />
  7. 7. The long nosed potoroo<br />Has an internal skeleton<br />The long nosed potoroo has brown fur and long claws.<br />STRUCTURAL CHARACTERISTICS<br />
  8. 8. FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERISTICS<br />The long nosed potoroo jumps<br />On its back feet like a kangaroo<br />Its front feet have long claws to <br />Dig up food<br />
  9. 9. Long nosed potoroo lives under ground.<br />It is a marsupial and is nocturnal.<br />
  10. 10. They are pregnant for just over<br />A month and then they give birth<br />To a tiny undeveloped baby,<br />It goes into her pouch and drinks<br />Milk for 4 months then it leaves <br />The pouch for longer and longer <br />times<br />An till it doesn't fit back in.<br />
  11. 11. <ul><li>The long nosed potoroo lives</li></ul>Up to 12 years<br />They weigh up to 1 kg and are<br />Around 35cm long<br />
  12. 12. THE END<br />BY EMMA HINES<br />
  13. 13. REFERENCES<br />.Wikipedia<br />.Google images<br /><br /><br />.www.threatenedspecies.<br /><br />