Fisher   Martes pennanti Name:Gracie  School:Fessenden  Grade:6
Scientific classification <ul><li>Kingdom: animilia  </li></ul><ul><li>Phylum: chordata  </li></ul><ul><li>Class: mammilia...
Appearance <ul><li>3 feet long </li></ul><ul><li>Sharp teeth </li></ul><ul><li>Wiskers </li></ul><ul><li>Claws </li></ul><...
Habitat <ul><li>Canada to north U.S.A  </li></ul><ul><li>Lives mainly in trees </li></ul><ul><li>In the ground  </li></ul>...
Life cycle <ul><li>Babies usually born in January </li></ul><ul><li>Babies born blind and stay blind for 7 months  </li></...
Diet <ul><li>Rabbits </li></ul><ul><li>Porcupines </li></ul><ul><li>House cats </li></ul><ul><li>Small dogs </li></ul><ul>...
Predators <ul><li>Other fishers </li></ul><ul><li>people </li></ul>
How does it help the environment <ul><li>Keeps other species at a good number by eating them </li></ul><ul><li>Reuses old ...
How do we interact with a fisher <ul><li>Humans cut down trees witch fishers live in </li></ul><ul><li>Humans kill fishers...
What can be done to help a fisher survive <ul><li>Stop fur trades </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t hunt fishers </li></ul><ul><li>S...
Interesting facts about a fisher <ul><li>A fisher can rotate it’s claws 180 degrees </li></ul><ul><li>You can buy a fisher...
References <ul><li>Books </li></ul><ul><li>Animals </li></ul><ul><li>Walkers mammals of the world </li></ul><ul><li>Mammal...
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  1. 1. Fisher Martes pennanti Name:Gracie School:Fessenden Grade:6
  2. 2. Scientific classification <ul><li>Kingdom: animilia </li></ul><ul><li>Phylum: chordata </li></ul><ul><li>Class: mammilia </li></ul><ul><li>Order: carnivora </li></ul><ul><li>Family: mustelidae </li></ul><ul><li>Genus: martes </li></ul><ul><li>Species: M.pennanti </li></ul>
  3. 3. Appearance <ul><li>3 feet long </li></ul><ul><li>Sharp teeth </li></ul><ul><li>Wiskers </li></ul><ul><li>Claws </li></ul><ul><li>Long tail </li></ul><ul><li>Dark brown or black fur </li></ul><ul><li>Brown belly with white spots </li></ul>
  4. 4. Habitat <ul><li>Canada to north U.S.A </li></ul><ul><li>Lives mainly in trees </li></ul><ul><li>In the ground </li></ul><ul><li>In a log </li></ul><ul><li>Or in an abandoned beaver lodge </li></ul>
  5. 5. Life cycle <ul><li>Babies usually born in January </li></ul><ul><li>Babies born blind and stay blind for 7 months </li></ul><ul><li>Kits born with fine hair </li></ul><ul><li>Climb after 8 months </li></ul><ul><li>Depend on mothers milk from 8 to 10 weeks </li></ul><ul><li>After 4 months kits start to fight </li></ul><ul><li>After 5 months mother pushes kits out of nest </li></ul><ul><li>After one year they start reproduction </li></ul>
  6. 6. Diet <ul><li>Rabbits </li></ul><ul><li>Porcupines </li></ul><ul><li>House cats </li></ul><ul><li>Small dogs </li></ul><ul><li>Hares </li></ul><ul><li>Squirrels </li></ul><ul><li>Mice </li></ul><ul><li>Grouse </li></ul><ul><li>Birds </li></ul><ul><li>Eggs </li></ul><ul><li>Bobcat </li></ul><ul><li>Lynx </li></ul><ul><li>Fawns </li></ul><ul><li>Reptiles </li></ul><ul><li>Moose </li></ul><ul><li>Turkey </li></ul><ul><li>Duck </li></ul><ul><li>Other fishers </li></ul><ul><li>Flying squirrels </li></ul><ul><li>Fruit </li></ul><ul><li>berries </li></ul>
  7. 7. Predators <ul><li>Other fishers </li></ul><ul><li>people </li></ul>
  8. 8. How does it help the environment <ul><li>Keeps other species at a good number by eating them </li></ul><ul><li>Reuses old beaver lodges </li></ul><ul><li>What it doesn’t eat another animal will </li></ul>
  9. 9. How do we interact with a fisher <ul><li>Humans cut down trees witch fishers live in </li></ul><ul><li>Humans kill fishers for their fur </li></ul><ul><li>Fishers sometimes attack people </li></ul>
  10. 10. What can be done to help a fisher survive <ul><li>Stop fur trades </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t hunt fishers </li></ul><ul><li>Stop logging </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t disturb a sleeping fisher!!! </li></ul>
  11. 11. Interesting facts about a fisher <ul><li>A fisher can rotate it’s claws 180 degrees </li></ul><ul><li>You can buy a fisher for a pet as 137 dollars in Canada </li></ul><ul><li>A fisher is related to a marten weasel mink and a ferret </li></ul>
  12. 12. References <ul><li>Books </li></ul><ul><li>Animals </li></ul><ul><li>Walkers mammals of the world </li></ul><ul><li>Mammals A-Z </li></ul><ul><li>Websites </li></ul><ul><li>Nature conservancy Canada </li></ul><ul><li>New world encyclopedia </li></ul><ul><li>Animal facts </li></ul><ul><li>Canadian geographic </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul>

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