Animals by Stuart Levine

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Hey use these to catch their prey and hold on to it. Most predators also have eyes that face forward. his helps them focus on their prey. P T T T T T he longer you watch, the more you will see. In a pond, you might see fish, frogs, turtles, and even birds. he fish need water to live. So do the turtles and frogs. he birds depend on those other animals for their food. In a tree, you might see a squirrel, some birds, and a caterpillar. he squirrel finds shelter and safety in the treetop. he he elephant wins the prize for the longest pregnancy.

In a tree, you might see a squirrel, some birds, and a caterpillar. he squirrel finds shelter and safety in the treetop. he he elephant wins the prize for the longest pregnancy. lephant mothers are pregnant for twenty-two months. hat is almost two years! E T P Chapter Two age 11 T Chapter Four age 26 W W A T T  T  P A P T T P Chapter One age 5 ien e: A c sc R eal World nimals 2 Glossary adaptations (a-dap-TAY-shuns) features of living organisms that help them survive in their habitat carnivores (CAR-ni-vohrs) animals that eat only other animals cartilage (CAR-tuh-lidj) firm but flexible type of tissue in animals’ bodies clutch (KLUHCH) collection of bird or reptile eggs ecosystem (EEK-oh-sis-tem) type of habitat that includes all the animals, plants, land, water sources, and even weather patterns that make it up food chain (FOOD CHANE) cycle in which one life form eats another gills (GILS) organ which allows underwater animals to get oxygen from water habitat (HA-buh-tat) place where an animal lives herbivores (UR-bi-vohr) animals that eat only plants larva (lar-vuh) pre-adult stage of some insects molting (MULTing) losing skin or feathers to make room for new growth omnivores (AHM-ni-vore) animals that eat both plants and animals predator (PRED-a-tohr) animal that hunts and kills other animals for food prey (PRAY) animal that is being hunted by a predator species (SPEE-sheez) group of animals who share common physical features and behaviors tundra (TUN-druh) vast, flat, treeless part of the rctic where soil just below the surface is A always frozen L 21st Century Skill s 30 ibrary For More Information Books Burnie, David.

His means the color of their fur, feathers, or skin helps them blend into their surroundings. If the predator can’t see them, it can’t catch them! T T T T redators often have sharp teeth and strong jaws. hey use these to catch their prey and hold on to it. Most predators also have eyes that face forward. his helps them focus on their prey. P T T T T T he longer you watch, the more you will see. In a pond, you might see fish, frogs, turtles, and even birds. he fish need water to live. So do the turtles and frogs.

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