IN YOUR OWN WORDS WRITE A ONE TO TWO PAGE ESSAY ON THE FOLLOWING TOPICS
Discuss why herbivore occurring in the forest environment live alone or in pairs, whereas those herbivores occurring in an open grassland environment live in gregarious groups. Give examples of herbivores living in both environments.
Discuss why a herbivorous diet imposes certain problems for digestion and how some animals have overcome such problems. Also explain why some herbivores have become such large animals.
Ungulates have increased their running speed by increasing the length of their limbs, whereas many carnivore hunters have increased their running speed by increasing the flexibility of their backs. Discuss these adaptions, giving examples of animals that have evolved them.
Discuss how underground social mammals organize their communities and protect themselves from predation.