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Deciduous Forests Biome

Animals Found in Deciduous Forests

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Coyote
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  • Canis letrans
  • Have about 2-12 puppies
  • Hunt in pairs
  • Eat:
    • Rabbits
    • Mice
    • Reptiles
  • Incredible sense of smell

 

Least Weasel
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  • Mustela nivalis
  • Nails help to hunt
  • Smallest carnivore in the world
  • Males and females have different territories
  • Very good hearing and sense of smell
  • Eats
    • Mice
    • Rats
    • Moles
    • Bird's eggs
    • rabbits
  • Kills rodents
  • Endangered species due to loggers

Duckbill Platypus
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  • Ornithorhynchus anatinus
  • Lives in Australia
  • Tail used to store energy
  • Have nails for digging
  • Live in water and in land
  • Mammal that lays eggs
  • Bill has electroreceptors helps find prey
  • Carnivore
  • Hunted for its fur

Eastern Chipmunk
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  • Tamias striatus
  • Very light, only weighs 3 ounces
  • Lifts tail when running
  • Makes a sharp chattering when upset
  • Go through deep hibernation
  • Eats berries and nuts
  • Special cheek pouch to carry food