In the top row where our teeth are usually located, giraffes have a bony ridge instead. This helps for biting off food. If it weren’t for giraffes’ long necks, most African animals would have to fight over ground-level food. A giraffe’s body structures and movement is very different from that of other animals. A giraffe can weigh anywhere from 1,200 – 4,000 pounds during adulthood.
The Lemuroid that we believe to be the oldest is the ringed tailed Lemur. We believe that the ring tailed lemur originated in the tropical rainforests of Madagascar. This is believed because Madagascar is the only place in the world were the lemur is found and as the continents drifted, Madagascar was the only place that these primate could have stayed adapted to. The pelvis feature of the lemur is narrow and long, which is quite similar in most primates in all grades excluding the human. The ring tailed lemur is able to stand on its two feel however, not for long.
Here’s what I’ve learned. Peacock day geckos eat insects, nectar, and fruits. Peacock day geckos are one of the most beautiful day geckos.They live in the tropical forests of Madagascar. My lizard can grow to be about four and a half inches long. They are also brightly colored and have skin that can be damaged easily in the rainy season.
It will eat so many pounds of meat because it had powerful jaw muscles. It can eat 500 pounds of meat in one bite. It’s had enormous teeth helped for biting, gripping, and ripping prey. The T-Rex had puny arms but it had powerful hind legs to catch up its prey. It had large areas of its brain devoted to vision and smell.
It had long legs and it a wide skull with lots of power in its bite. Albertosaurus is considered by many scientists to be the best known of the tyrannosaurs. A number of nearly complete skeletons, two adults and a juvenile, have been found. There are two recognized species and several in dispute. It is sometimes referenced as a transitory animal, a creature on its way to evolving into T. rex, but it appears that it was extremely successful and longer lived than the Tyrannosaurus
It has big, bare ears and a pronounced brow ridge. Its arms are a great deal longer than its legs, and although it is able to stand upright for short periods of time, it normally uses its knuckles to rest its body weight on. The male stands about 5 feet tall and weighs up to 150 pounds. Females are slightly smaller. I realized that Chimpanzees are social animals and live in
Animal Species: Procoptodon goliah The Pleistocene kangaroo Procoptodon goliah, the most extreme of the short-faced kangaroos, was the largest and most heavily built kangaroo known. It had an unusually short, flat face and forwardly-directed eyes, with a single large toe on each foot (reduced from the more normal count of four). Each hand had two long, clawed fingers that would have been used to bring leafy branches within reach. Identification The heavily built Procoptodon goliah was the most extreme of the sthenurines, or short-faced kangaroos. It had a very short, deep 'brachycephalic' skull and lower jaw, and eyes that were partly forward-facing (giving it a primate-like appearance).
Family:Hominidae Subfamily:Australopithecinae“Australopithecines” Subfamily:Homininae“Hominines” Genus: Sahelanthropus Genus: Orririn Genus: Homo Genus:Ardipithecus Genus: Australopithecus Genus: Kenyanthropus. The robust australopithecines, Australopithecus robustus and A. boisei, are distinguished by their huge chewing apparatus. The molars are broad, in some cases as large as a nickel. The sagittal crest on the top of the skull is a point of attachment for jaw muscles, which then pass under the broadly flaring cheekbones. It is apparent from their teeth and jaws that these species were specialized herbivores.
The chimpanzees at the zoo carry a human diet. They enjoy eating fruits and meats, water, and tasty nuts. Although chimps are bipedal they choose to, most of the time walk on all fours. That is something we as humans do not have in common with chimpanzees. Although we can crawl, we use only our feet to walk and run.