.razor sharp teeth that.lives in all oceans world can grow back if brokenwide except the arctic offand Antarctic . Can smell blood in the.salt water water from miles away .wounds heal quickly and they hardly get tumors
African LionOther Information: Lengh:7.9 to 9.5 feet Weight: 265-420 lbs.Groups: Lives in “Prides”Live an average of 10-12 years Habitat: Found throughout the South Sahara desert and eastern Africa Adaptation: Seen in Grassy plains Can chase down prey very Also seen in dry areas and In areas with heavy quickly forests Strong jaws and sharp teeth for shredding meat Sharp, strong claws for defense against other predators
American Alligator Adaptations Environment •Live in•Powerful tail acts as rudder freshwater inin the water southeast United•Armor plated skin for States.protection •Live in wetlands•Massive jaws for feeding •As apex predators they eat almost anything near the water including deer, wild boar’s, fish, amphi bians, and sometimes even bears.
The North American Beaver Environment Adaptations Riparian Zone • Waterproof Coat- Dense Underfur keeps skin dry and ward (River Bank) while beaver is in cold water.• Cool Water • Teeth- Cuts down trees to access• High Water Quality food previously inaccessible• Good Fish Habitat • Fat Reservoir- Stores fat in tail• High Wildlife diversity for fall and winter
Bengal Tiger Panthera tigris tigrisThe Bengal tiger, or Royal Bengal tiger, roams a wide range of habitatsincluding high altitudes, tropical and subtropicalrainforests, mangroves, and grasslands.Tigers use their distinctive coats as camouflage (no two have exactly thesame stripes).white spots on the backside of each ear help baby tigers to see theirmothers. Without the spots, which are very visible against a blackbackground, the stripes of a mother tiger would make them almost invisibleto the blurry-eyed cubs who trail behind themBengal tigers hunt mostly at night, killing their prey by severing the spinalcord, or by inflicting a suffocation bite (usually for larger prey).Hunting at night allows them to have an advantage againsttheir prey. (most of there prey are not nocturnal and havepoor night vision)
cheetah•Environment•Grasslands of Africa•semi-desert areas ofAfrica. Adaptations • They have small heads for less air resistance • They have large nostrils to allow maximum oxygen intake •There tail flattens towards the end to act as a rudder to help keep its balance while running at high speed.
•Ears – cool down the body•Africa and helps blood circulation.•Drier woodlands and •Eyes- long eye lashes andsavannas eye lids protect from dust but bad vision. •Tusks- grow throughout their life time help to gather and carry food also as a weapon. •Trunk-It is used for eating, drinking, water bathing, and communication.
Environment Adaptations Ice Floes/Icebergs Colored white on (they never step on front and black on land) back- camouflages Antarctica (just the them from predators ice, and water) in the water Ocean Extra flap of skin on Very cold feet- allows them to climate, cold water keep the egg with and ice. them. Layer of fat beneath skin- keeps them warm.
AMERICAN ALLIGATOREnvironment Adaptations-sinkholes and Bite force of 2125ponds in pine poundslands to fresh There scales actwater sloughs like a suit of armorto mangrove 2,000 to 3,000Estuaries teeth in a life time
Adaptations: Their coats are made up of wooly fur to provide insulation large paws have fleshy pads and claws for traction and can spread to provide better support in snow They have long guard hairs to keep out moistureEcosystem Characteristics:climate is relatively coldlong, cold winters and shortsummers.The Siberian Taiga, one of thehabitats they are best suited to
Ecosystem Characteristics The coloration makes it difficult for prey to spot the shark because itGreat white sharks live breaks up the sharks outline when in almost all coastal seen from the side. From above, the darker shade blends with the sea and and offshore water from below it exposes a minimal silhouette against the sunlight. Great whites display countershading having a white underside and a grey dorsal area (sometimes in a brown or blue shade) that gives an overall mottled appearance.
Great White Shark Adaptations • Have sensitive smell and can smell blood from a 5km Environment distance• Live along coast lines • powerful body and specially around the world designed tail that provides• They are usually found in for enormous bursts of temperate waters( not very energy for striking with such hot and not very cold) strength that the first bite is• Live in Tropical Seas frequently a death blow • Sharks are covered in flexible Scales The scaly hide serves as both a suit of armor and a means of streamlining movement
Great white sharkSharks characteristics Adaptations Live in the ocean They exceptional sense of They can get to 20 feet long smell make it easy to detect Weight up to 5000 pounds prey. Their mouths are lined with They can go 15mph in the water up to 300 serrated, triangular teeth arranged in several rows so they can grip their prey. They can jump out of the water so the can catch flying prey well.
Adaptations:Ecosystem Characteristics: •Heavy shell protecting their body from predators •Water (Ocean/Sea) (seabirds, crabs, and raccoons) •Tropical/subtropical •Head can be retracted into coastal waters their shell to protect them from •Lay eggs on beaches predators •Herbivorous (Sea grasses & •They have four limbs that are Algae) as well as flat and can rotate, which Crabs, jellyfish & sponges. allows them to swim & move on land
Environment Adaptations/ Facts• Live in woodlands • Females can have• Forested areas many broods per year• Gardens with many flowers• Females don’t have• Feed on nectar and sap ruby colored throat• Omnivores• In North America • Have high metabolism to keep up the rapid wing beat • Can fly backwards and upside down • Beat its wings 53 times per second
Giant PandaEcosystem Characteristics-The Giant panda also known as, Panda,Is found in the southwestern China.-Pandas spend almost 12 hours a dayeating bamboo and other vegetation. Adaptations - The shape of pandas teeth are big and dull, to help them chomp through bamboo. - Pandas don’t have thumbs, but their wrists act as thumb-like bones that act like thumbs to grip onto bamboo. - Pandas usually get their food off of the top of mountains, and their climbing ability makes it easy but it’s hard to get their food because humans are usually in the valley.
Poison Dart Frogs By River Kley1. They have extremely bright colors that help scare off predators. Also theirpatterns help scare off predators.2. They carry their eggs and tadpoles on their back to protect them frompredators.3. They can pick up poison from plants/animals to kill off the predatorswho eat them.Poison dart frogs live mainly in South America. Theylive in Costa Rica for example and tropicalrainforests.
EcosystemCharacteristics Adaptations•Ocean floor •Breathing-•They especially like the water is •Eye sight- eyes on brought inmuddy and sandy top of their heads through thebottoms. so they can see spiracles, the everything above mouth is free•They also like rocky them while hiding in to be used tocoral reefs like the sand. feed, andone found in the •Sense- they can they are able feel mussels move to breatheCaribbean. and they can smell while hiding in their prey. the sand.
EcosystemCharacteristics Adaptations • Found in Dessert in Australia • Has the ability to change • Temperatures vary between color to adapt to environment night and day from 102° to as low • Can puff there body up to as 28° make them look larger • Scares Water amounts in the • Soaks up water with its feet Australia dessert then travels through with • Rocky and cracked surface special skin cells • When defenseless it squirts blood that tastes so bad it fends off the enemy
Environment: •Africa •Congo river Adaptations: •Lualaba River •32 razor sharp teeth •Can tear through a solid •Lake Upemba steel water• Lake Tanganyika •Considered Africa’s •Fresh water equivalent of the South American piranha •Can measure up to 2 meters
West Indian Manatee By Sydney SauvageEcosystemCharacteristics Adaptations •Nostrils close tightly when they•Shallow slow moving dive to keep water outrivers, estuaries, salt waterbays, canals and costal areas •Thick layer of body fat to insulate in cold water, fat varies•Warmer waters between on place and temperatureSouthern United States andthe Brazil • flexible upper lip to guide vegetation into the mouth•Go about 3-7ft deep•Found near fresh watervegetation and sea grass