THE IGUANAS ARE ANIMALS HERBIVOROUS AND OVIPAROUS, THESE ANIMALS ARE MAINLY ARBOREAL, IE THAT SPEND MOST OF THE TIME IN TREES. LIVING IN AREAS OF THICK VEGETATION AND ELEVATION: MANGROVES, JUNGLES, GRASSLANDS, RIVER BANKS, ETC.
lunes, 15 de noviembre de 2010
The elephant is a big head animal and rounded, with small eyes and big ears.
Her limbs are long, straight and columnar, and lack of flexibility. The skin is thick and rough, and the coat is short, just have a few strands around the headphone openings under the lower jaw and the tip of the tail.
The elephants are distinguished primarily by the prehensile trunk and long tusks.
With its trunk the animal can breathe, smell, drink, get food to the mouth, showering dust and spread on her body. Also used to boot brush, tree bark, the young driver, and when you feel threatened, give an alarm signal.
Can be of considerable size, up to 6 meters. in length and weigh up to 7 tons.
The elephant is a herbivore that feeds on grasses, leaves, branches, roots, fruits and bark, by area and season. Due to its large size, an adult can eat 140 kg of food per day in the dry season, and over 200 kg in the wet season. The composition of food also varies with season.
Elephants also need plenty of water: about 100 liters per day, which usually eat at one time, even in times of plenty.