Chapter Two: The Amazing Mammals
abeka 5th grade investigating gods world
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What are animals with backbones?
What are warm-blooded vertebrates that produce milk, breath with lungs, and have at least some hair?
What is the place an animal prefers to live?
What animals line in small or large groups with others of the same kind?
What type of animal was designed to maintain a relatively constant body temperature?
What is the dense hair that serves animals as a warm covering?
What is the thick, curly hair found on domestic sheep?
Spines or Quills
What are the prickly structures used to for protection?
What are tough, short hairs found on pigs and the heads of whales?
What are long facial hairs used for the sense of touch?
What is a double layer of fat under the skin of whales and dolphins that keeps them warm and helps them float?
What type of protection do pangolins and armadillos have to cover the body?
What do mammals produce to nourish their young until they can eat and adult diet?
What produces milk in mammals?
What type of mammal give birth to live offspring that finish development in a special pouch?
Platypus and Echidna
Which two mammals are not born alive, but hatch from eggs instead?
What is the largest group of mammals?
What are the smallest rodents?
What are the largest rodents?
What type of animal only eats plants?
What type of animal only eats meat?
What type of animal eats plants and meat?
What type of teeth do rodents have?
Which of the rodents' teeth never stop growing?
What animal, often mistaken for a rodent, is actually not a rodent?
What are animals that have been tamed and raised for man's use for many generations?
Bubonic (black) Plague
What disease was carried from fleas, to rats, to people and cause high death rates in England?
What is the most familiar squirrel in the Eastern United States?
Red Squirrels (Chickarees)
Which small squirrel is more aggressive and noisier than the Gray Squirrel?
What type of squirrel is nocturnal and can glide from tree to tree?
What type of mammal feeds on insects?
Giant Anteater, Pangolin, and Aardvark
What animals are insectivores with long sticky tongues that like to eat ants?
What insectivore is busy 24 hours a day and must eat one-two times their own body weight each day?
What is the smallest mammal?
What insectivore spends most of its life underground and cause extensive damage to farmland because of the holes they dig?
What insectivore is covered in spines, curl into balls, and are common in Europe?
What are the only flying mammals?
What is an egg-laying mammal with short spines?
What is an egg-laying mammal that can live in water or on land?
What is the scientific name for dogs?
What is the scientific name for cats?
What is an animal whose father and mother are of the same breed?
What is the ability to learn a behavior?
What is the inherited behavior pattern with which an animal is born?
What are the topcoat pf longer, stiffer hair that protect the undercoat and give the coat shape and texture?
What is a family group of wolves?
What is a specific area that an animal lives and hunts on?
What is a family group of coyotes?
What are animals that eat animals that have already died?
What are the smallest canine that have sharp, pointed faces with long ears and long, bushy tails?
Which fox has a coat that changes color based on the season?
What is the reflecting light that is produced from a felines eyes?
What is special about the front claws of a feline?
What is the only domestic animal that is not a social animal?
Which cat is the longest?
Which cat is known as "the king of beasts?"
What is a family group of lions called?
What is a unique characteristic of lions?
What is the largest cat in the Americas?
What is a black leopard?
What is the fastest land animal on earth?
Lynx and Bobcat
What are the most common North American wildcats?
What bear has clear, hollow fibers for hair that reflect sunlight to make its fur look white?
What animal has fur that changes colors with the seasons?
What is the odor that a skunk manufactures for protection?
What are the skins of dead animals that are sold?
What order do gorillas, chimpanzees, and monkeys belong to?
What do primates have on their hands instead of claws?
What are primates without tales?
What is the largest ape?
What are older gorillas with gray hair on their backs?
What is the best known primate?
What primate has a tail?
New World Monkeys
What are the most beautiful and graceful of primates that include marmosets, squirrel monkeys, and woolly monkeys?
What is the largest New World monkey?
What New World monkey has been trained to help people who have paralyzed arms or legs?
Old World Monkeys
What monkeys cannot grasp things with their tails and include the baboon, mandrill, and colobus monkey
What are man's best helpers?
Which of the horses' teeth never stop growing?
What is a newborn horse?
What is a mother horse?
What is a father horse?
Choosing an animal's parents to obtained the desired characteristics is called _________?
What are animals that chew the cud?
How many chambers does a ruminate's stomach have?
Where does half of the world's meat come from?
What is the largest deer?
What are wild ruminates that have antlers instead of horns?
What animal, similar to reindeer, live in North America?
Balance of nature
What is seeing God's care in mature as an amazing design?
What means that a species no longer exists?
What means that a species are protected by laws to prevent their extinction?
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