Scientific Name: Panthera onca Common Name: Jaguar Species Taxonomy: P. Onca What environment would your species be found? Found only in remote regions of south and central America particularly in the amazon basin Species Habitat: Jaguars prefer wet lowland habitats swampy savannas or tropical rain forest they also live in forests and grasslands near rivers and lakes in small caves marshland and under rock ledges. Species Diet: Jaguars are known to eat deer, peccary, crocodiles, snakes, monkeys, deer, sloths, tapirs, turtles, eggs, frogs, fish and anything else they can catch. Species Predators: the worst enemy is humans but the natural enemy is an anaconda. Species Prey: jaguar are known to eat deer, peccary, crocodiles, snakes, monkeys, deer, sloths, tapirs, turtles, eggs, frogs, fish and anything else they can catch Three Adaptations that the species has: jaguars have jaws and a large head especially equipped for piecing the skull of their prey with their canines. ... Unlike other large cats, who attack at the neck, jaguars often kill their prey with a single bite to the back of the head. They are called "occipital crunchers." Species Reproduction Process: sexual Species Needs: Rivers provide prey in the form of fish, turtles, or caimans—small, alligatorlike animals. Species Life Span: 12-15 years How is species affected by climate change: they're not How is species affected by humans: deforestation Interesting Fact about Species: In 1990 Belize created the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary as the world's first wilderness reserve for jaguar protection and study. Author: Lucius Bibliography: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Jaguar_(Panthera_onca_palustris)_male_Rio_Negro_2.JPG
Scientific Name: Loxodonta africana Common Name: African elephant Species Taxonomy: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Subphylum: Vertebrata Class: Mammalia Superorder: Afrotheria Order: Proboscidea Family: Elephantidae Genus: ? Species: ?What environment would your species be found? In a savannas, forest, deserts, marshes It would be found in Asia Species Habitat: African savannas Species Diet: plant life they are herbivores Species Predators: lions crocodiles hyenas and tigers Species Prey: animal herbivore Three Adaptations that the species has: Able to take mud baths to keep incects off Uses ears in hot weather as a fan Long trunk for picking plants Species Reproduction Process: The male's reproductive tract is about 2 meters long. Male elephants, called bulls, begin producing sperm between 10 and 15 years of age, sometimes even earlier in zoos. In the wild, only the older, larger bulls gain access to the females, credit-www.elephanttag.org/general/general_elephant_reproduction.html Species Needs: water and plant life Species Life Span: 70 years How is species affected by climate change: this spices is not effected How is species affected by humans: 69% are being poached What caused species to become extinct: still living but going in extinction due to human poaching :( When did this species live: still living Interesting Fact about Species: 1. Elephants mourn death of each other 2.they have a special way of communication 3. they travel in herds Author: Angelika Bibliography: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_elephant http://www.bioexpedition.com/elephant-reproduction/ https://images.search.yahoo.com
Scientific Name: Theropithecus gelada Common Name: Gelada Species Taxonomy: Old world monkey What environment would your species be found? The Gelada is found in the Ethiopian Highlands. Species Habitat: Ethiopian Highlands Species Diet: 90% of their diet is grass blades but they also eat small fruits, herbs, and creepers. Species Predators: Dogs, Jackals, foxes, and hyenas. Species Prey: none Three Adaptations that the species has: they have padded feet for protection of sharp rocks. They have thick fur for warmth of night. Also they have sharp teeth so they can cut down grass to eat. Species Reproduction Process: “Only the male unit leader copulates with unit females. Prior to copulation, the male usually approaches the female, inspects her ano-genital region and chest, and then copulates with her while the female usually solicits copulation, receives or accepts the genital inspection of the male, and then copulates with him.” By:Primate Info net Species Needs: water, food, other geladas, and a habitat. Species Life Span: about 30-50 years. How is species affected by climate change The gelada needs to adapt to warm weather during day and cold weather during night. How is species affected by humans: by poachers killing the species. Interesting Fact about Species: the gelada is often mistaken for a baboon, they almost have a lion main because there hair looks like a main of a lion, and they weigh up to 25 pounds. Author: Ava Bibliography: ??
Scientific Name: T. aethiopicus Common Name: African Sacred Ibis Species Taxonomy: ?? What environment would your species be found? In wetlands and muddy areas. Species Habitat: In and around trees and water Species Diet: Smaller birds, bugs, and fish Species Predators: Large Raptors Species Prey: Smaller animals Three Adaptations that the species has: ?? Species Reproduction Process: sexual Species Needs: Water, food Species Life Span: 20 years How is species affected by climate change: moving to places with more water. How is species affected by humans: population going down because of hunting Interesting Fact about Species: Found in a lot of African and European countries, sister species is the Australian White Ibis, important symbol in ancient Egyptian mythology, protected from extinction because of their conservation groups. Worth over $1,000 Author: Desmond Bibliography:??
Scientific Name: Lycaon picture Common Name: African wild dog Species Taxonomy: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: chordate Class: Mammalia Order: carnivora Suborder: caniformia Family: canidae Genus: Lycaon Species: Lycaon pictus What environment would your species be found? Savanna Species Habitat: Species Diet: roams open Plains and sparse woodlands of Sub-Saharan Species Predators: lions, hyenas and humans Species Prey: primarily Prey on large animals like warthog`s and numerous species of antelope. For a supplement they diet with rodents, birds, lizards and insects. They also hunt wildebeest when they are vulnerable through sickness or injury. Three Adaptations that the species has: 1.They adapt to the heat stress while running at high speed for extended periods. 2.They adapt there eye sight so they can hunt at night with they mainly do. 3.Bat like hearing for communication during hunting. Species Reproduction Process: African wild dogs usually reach sexual maturity around 12-18 months of age but don’t mate till they are at least the age of 2 years (22months) Species Needs: They need to live in packets so they can hunt for food. With out the packet the African wild dog would have a hard hunting for its self and not have much food source and would starve and die Species Life Span: The African wild dog can live up to 10-12 years How is species affected by climate change: Climate change affects African wild dogs very badly. 19 percent of there endangerment comes from climate change How is species affected by humans: Humans hunt African wild dogs for a food source. Humans are also causing African wild dogs to lose there habitat do to over population What caused species to become extinct: African wild dog is still existent When did this species live: African wild dog is still living Interesting Fact about Species: unlike other dogs the African wild dog have 4 toes instead of 5. They can run 35 miles in an hour. Author: Alyssa Bibliography: ?? Image Source: https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-OXf1qip8dPA/V4A-NYwwB3I/AAAAAAAAETo/Bzvl35VJY0IZ4RGkRyAi8IcgLJfVVmpoQCLcB/s1600/buzzzz.jpg
Scientific Name: Equus quagga Common Name: zebra Species Taxonomy: ?? What environment would your species be found?? Species Habitat: Africa Species Diet: herb Species Predators: lions, hyenas, hunting dogs, leopards and cheetahs Species Prey: lions and hyenas Three Adaptations that the species has: stripes, teeth and behavior Species Reproduction Process: they have a baby every 12 months Species Needs: herbs Species Life Span: 20 to 30 years How is species affected by climate change: it can destroy there home How is species affected by humans: the hunt and take there fur Interesting Fact about Species: they can see which zebra is which by there stripes. Author: Christian Bibliography: http://animals.sandiegozoo.org/animals/zebra , https://www.zebra.com/us/en.html