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reproductive group of mammals that is the largest placental
type of feather that is short and fluffy and next to the bird's skin down feathers
pouched mammals marsupials
teeth in the back of the mouth used for grinding molars
mammals that have the ability to walk upright on two legs and have opposable thumbs erect
short, soft layer of fur that provides excellent insulation underhair
class to which birds belong aves
food supply of an egg yolk
largest order of mammals rodentia
front teeth used for cutting incisors
what a bird does to itself to spread oil on its feathers preen
parent birds do to their eggs to keep them warm incubate
type of feather that is long and that covers a bird and helps insulate it contourfeather
meat eating mammals carnivora
type of mammal that includes mice, rats, porcupines and squirrels gnawing
structure where the exchange of food and gases occurs between the mother and the baby umbilicalcord

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AUSTRALIA Crossword

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The only country that spans an entire continent. Australia
The plant that koalas like to eat, eucalyptus
Like humans, koalas have fingerprints
A group of ____________ is called a mob, court or troop. kangaroos
A baby kangaroo is called a joey
The ____________ more compact legs are built for agility in forested areas, whereas the kangaroos legs are built for speed. wallabys
These animals are sometimes called spiny anteaters, and with their unique muscle under their skin, they can move individual spines. echidna
They live in burrows and can run very fast, up to 25 miles per hour. wombat
Egg-laying mammals. Monotremes
Pouched mammals, young are born at an immature stage and grow inside the mother's pouch. Marsupials
Common mammals. Young are born at an advanced stage of development. Placentals
An animal that when it gets upset or excited, it will stamp its feet and show teeth, and their ears will turn red and they let out screams. Tasmanian Devil
The first people to live in Australia. Aborigines
"ankle biter" small child
Aboriginal wind instrument Didgeridoo
Second largest bird in the world Emu
Bird featured in a famous Australian song Kookaburra
A bird that has tail feathers that look like a musical instrument. Lyrebird
Australian term for barbecue Barbie
Most female ___________________ have a pouch for carrying babies. Marsupials
Koalas, Tasmanian devils and wombats have pouches that open toward the ______. Rear
A huge red rock which rises out of the Australian desert. It is the largest rock in the world and it is sacred to the native people living in the area. It has two names. One is Ayers Rock and the other name is _________ Uluru
The largest coral reef system in the world. Great Barrier Reef

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Vertebrates/ Invertebrates Word Search

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humans
breathe
scales
wings
produce milk
warm blooded
cold blooded
backbone
insect
starfish
snake
frog
bird
fish
mammal
amphibian
reptile
lay eggs
fur
feathers
gills
lungs
invertebrate
Vertebrate

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Animal Classification Crossword

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gives live birth and has fur mammal
has damp skin amphibian
no backbone invertebrate
backbone vertabrate
uses gills to breathe fish
has wings and feathers birds
smallest classification group species
cold blooded and lives on land reptiles
jointed legs arthropods
flying to a warmer or cooler climate migration
resting in the winter hibernation
largest classification system kingdom

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Digestive System Crossword

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Opening for digestive system Mouth
Type of digestion that uses the teeth Mechanical
Releases enzymes to break down food Saliva
Carries food from mouth to stomach Esophagus
Around 20ft long Small intestine
About five feet long absorbs water and minerals large intestine
Infection of the liver Hepatitis
Enlarged section of the alimentary canal, between the esophagus and the small intestine Stomach
Largest gland in the body Liver
External opening of the anal canal Anus
Small sac near liver Gall bladder
Gland that is dorsal to stomach Pancreas
Structures in the mouth that physically break down food by chewing Teeth
Glands of mouth that produce Silvia Salivary glands
First part of the small intestine connects the pylorus and the jejunum Duodenum
Thick sticky fluid decorated by mucous membrane Mucous
Varicosu veins of the anal canal or anus Hemorrhoid
Blood vessel that carries blood away from heart Arteries
Tiny blood vessel that connects a arterioles and venuoes and allows for exchange for nutrients and gases Capillaries
Type of fat in blood. Received from eating foods such as butter, meat, eggs, etc. Cholesterol

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Chapter 4 Birds and Mammals Vocabulary Crossword

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An endothermic vertebrates that has feathers, a four chambered heart, and lays eggs. Bird
Feather that gives shape to a bird's body. Contour Feather
Short, fluffy feathers that are specialized to trap heat. Down Feathers
A bird's internal storage tank for storing food inside the body after swallowing it. Crop
Thick walled muscular part of the stomach that squeezes and grinds food. Where the "teeth" are located in a bird. Gizzard
The upward force that results from the difference in air pressure above and below a bird's wings. Lift
A type of bird flight that requires a lot of energy. Flapping
A type of bird flight that uses little wing movement, and rising/falling currents of warm air to direct flight. Soaring and Gliding
A type of flight that doesn't use lift, where the bird pulls its wings in close to its body. Diving
An endothermic vertebrate that has a four chambered heart, skin covered with hair/fur, and is fed with milk. Mammal
Milk producing organs in a mother's body. Mammary Gland
A large muscle located at the bottom of the ribs that allows mammals to breathe in and out. Diaphragm
Egg-laying mammal that drinks milk from pores on the mother's skin. Monotremes
Mammals whose young are born at an early stage of development, and continue to develop in a pouch on the mother's body. Marsupials
The length of time between fertilization and birth. Gestation period
A mammal that develops inside its mother's body until its body systems can function on their own. Placental mammal
An organ in pregnant mammals that passes materials between the mother and the developing embryo. Placenta
Flat-edged teeth used to bite off and cut food. Incisors
Pointed teeth that stab food and tear into it. Canines
Broad, flat upper surfaces for grinding and shredding food. Molars

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Prenatal Development, Pregnancy, and Birth Crossword

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The pear shaped muscular organ in a woman's abdomen that houses the developing baby Uterus
the neck, or narrow lower portion, of the uterus cervix
slim, pipelike structure that connects an ovary to the uterus fallopian tube
almond shaped organs that contain a woman's eggs ovaries
egg cell containing the genetic material contributed by the mother ovum
the union of sperm and egg fertilization
the expulsion of the ovum ovulation
first 14 days of prenatal development, from fertilization to full implantation germinal stage
a fertilized ovum zygote
hollow sphere of cells formed during the germinal stage in preparation for implantation blastocyst
process in which a blastocyst becomes embedded in the uterine wall implantation
structure projecting from the wall of the uterus during pregnancy through which the develpoing baby absorbs nutrients placenta
structure that attaches the placenta to the fetus, through which nutrients are passed and fetal wastes are removed umbilical cord
bag-shaped, fluid-filled membrane that contains and insulates the fetus amniotic sac
the period of pregnancy gestation
one of the 3 month long segments into which pregnancy is divided trimester
the inability to conceive after a year of unprotected sex infertility
any infertility treatment in which the egg is fertilized outside the womb. abbr. ART
a special hospital unit that treats at-risk newborns, such as lbw and vlbw nicu

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Animal kingdom Crossword

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A group that includes hydras and jellyfishes cnidarian
Vertebrate that is warm blooded, has hair, a 4 chambered heart and gives milk to their young mammal
A vertebrate that lives in water as a larva & on land as an adult amphibian
Every animal must do this to survive adapt
An aquatic vertebrate with paired fins, scales and gills Fishes
Worms with segmented bodies annelidas
A vertebrate that has dry, scaly skin, lungs and lays eggs reptile
Soft, flattened worms that have tissues and internal organ systems flatworm
Egg laying mammals are in this group monotremes
Warm blooded vertebrates with wings bats
Warm blooded vertebrates with wings, feathers and lay eggs Birds
This group includes insects, crabs, centipedes and spiders arthropods
Unsegmented worms that have pseudocoeloms and digestive systems with 2 openings (anus and mouth) roundworms
Humans are this genus and species homosapien
Animals that have no backbone or vertebral column invertebrates
A kangaroo is a ________ mammal marsupial
These animals are in the Phylum Porifera sponges
Soft bodies animals that usually have an internal or external shell mollusk

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Life Science 7th Chapter 14 Crossword

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most marsupials live here Australia
Monkeys, gorillas, and chimpanzees are Primates
process a bird uses to oil its feathers to keep them flexible is preening
organ used for digestion in a bird crop
All birds have feathers
a platypus is a monotreme
a dog or cat is a placental mammal
a kangaroo is a marsupial
all mammals produce milk
marks the place where the umbilical cord was attached bellybutton
a prehensile tail is used for gripping
birds belong to the class Aves
largest mammal order contains rodents
small bumps on a birds skin from which feathers grow papillae
feathers that cover and insulate a bird contour
the food reserve in a bird egg yolk
egg white albumen
the protein found in hair keratin
produce milk in female mammals mammary glands
supplies oxygen to some developing mammals placenta

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The Nervous System Crossword

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Cells that transmit impulses Neurons
Short branch extensions that carry impulses towards the cell body Dendrites
Long fiber that carries impulses away from cell body Axon
Contained in sacs in axon terminals; released to cause stimulus in the next cell; chemicals Neurotransmitters
Relays messages, processes information, and analyzes information. Central nervous system
Connects brain to the spinal cord; Controls involuntary actions. Brain Stem
Controls reflexes; Carries signals from brain to the body Spinal cord
Second largest part of the brain; Located at the back of the skull; Coordinates balance and movement. Cerebellum
Largest part of the brain; Responsible for voluntary and educated actions; Located in 2 different lobes. Cerebrum
Fatty insulated sheath that surrounds all but the smallest nerve fibers. Myelin sheath
a bundle of fibers running to organs and tissues in the body. nerve

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Marine Mammal Crossword Puzzle

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Manatees and dugongs belong to this order SIRENIA
Marine mammals, birds, and reptiles are all included in this phylum CHORDATA
Sea Lions can be distinguished from seals by the presence of what? EXTERNALEARS
The sticky material found in the gut of sperm whales derived from squid beaks and other undigested proteins AMBERGRIS
The black and white pattern on the Orca Whale is called this COUNTERSHADING
Sea otters live here KELPFOREST
This whale is the largest toothed whale SPERMWHALE
Dolphins use a series of clicks created by pushing air through the melon and internal passages. What is this type of communication called? ECHOLOCATION
Sea otters belong to this order CARNIVORA
What are a majority of manatee deaths due to in the US? BOATINGACCIDENTS
These are the largest organisms to ever have lived BALEENWHALES
The sea lions, true seals, and walrus all belong to this order PINNIPEDIA
A mating ritual for humpback whales is an intricate what? SONG
This is the order that whales belong to CETACEA
Whales share a common ancestor with these UNGULATES

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