Demonstrates a mammal's locomotion in action. Watch a cheetah utilizing its fast limbed body to take down a nearby gazelle. You can explore additional resources on the right (such as the anatomy of a cheetah).
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Mammal Living and Locomotion.
To increase reading comprehension, activate prior knowledge, develop collaboration and communication with peers, and determine how key vocabulary words relate to one another using Text Scan.
To define and analyze the processes of a concept and build a step-by-step process using a Flow Chart.
Describes the current state of the Southern Sea Otter and efforts to explain declining population levels. The answer to the problem lies in the interplay of multiple factors giving students a real world conservation problem.
Covers violent behavior in primates and how this relates evolutionarily to humans. Looks at the scientific method and assumptions and prejudices people have brought to research.
Covers attempts to back breed aurochs through the use of genetics and back breeding. Looks at efforts to restore wild areas of Europe by reintroducing the historical herbivore of the ecosystem.
Learn about the population status of the platypus in Australia and how they may be speciating.
Learn about how adaptive primates can be.
The characteristics, structure, brain size/intelligence, social living, and locomotion of mammals are covered in this study guide.
This page takes a look at the movement methods of different mammals, such as walking and climbing, and provides a chart of the speeds of some mammals.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Mammal Living and Locomotion.