Geog 11: Lec 4

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Geog 11: Lec 4
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2013-10-28 01:48:37
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  1. Squirrel monkey
    • -Name:Dr.Peeper
    • -South America
    • -eat fruit and insects
    • -most common in pet shops
    • -live in groups of 200-500
    • -chemical communication; urine on its body
  2. Red Tegu
    • -Name:Sweet cheeks
    • -Argentina
    • -most wanted, sought after reptile
    • -1 million taken out of wild for pet trade each year
    • -numbers ok in the wild
    • -invasive species in florida
  3. Kinkajou
    • -aka honey bear
    • -related to raccoon
    • -southern mexico, Brazil 
    • -eyes large, but small head
    • -nocturnal
    • -prehensile tail
    • -solitary at night but sleep in groups
    • -Fruigivore
  4. Serval
    • -found in savanna of Africa
    • -carnivorous
    • -can leap very high 
    • -long ears and long legs
    • -black on eyes to protect from sun
    • -solitary
    • -doing ok in wild, hunted for pelt
  5. Legless lizard
    • -aka glass lizard
    • -Europe
    • -has eyelids
    • -external ear openings
    • -have inflexible jaws
    • -cant unlock jaws
    • -can grow tail back one time
  6. Eurasian Tawny Owl
    • -coloration: camouflage 
    • -needs to sleep in protected, hidden areas during the day
    • -eye sockets take up most head space
    • -use neck to look around: 270 degrees, 14 neck vertebrates
    • -hollow bones
    • -powerful feet
  7. Burmese python
    • -Name:sunny
    • -South East Asia
    • -coloration not good for survival in wild; highlighter color
    • -huge problem in florida, no natural predators in everglades
    • -try to swallow alligators
    • -sunny eats 7 rats a week

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