Monday, 30 April 2012

Four animals their habitats and and their other facts


Animals
African Lion
North Island Brown Kiwi
Meerkat
Kea
Vegetation
grassy plains, savannas, scrubs and woodland
Damp gullies in native forest and dense shrub land, they are also found in plantation forest, rough pasture, around wetlands and shrub land with lots of gorse.
savannah grassland areas where there is not much rain
Coastal forests of the west coast up
Water

Wetland


Food(how they get it)
Many animals but their favorites are buffalo, zebra, wildebeest, warthogs, deer, giraffes and gazelles. The females hunt these animals.
Insect larvae, weta, crickets, centipedes, moths, worms and spiders and may include occasional fruit, berries and leaves dig with their beak to find their food.
Crickets spiders, moths, caterpillars and grubs, lizards, mice, small birds, roots and melons, and occasionally snakes. They get it by playing this hunting game
The Kea feeds on more than 40 plant species beetle larva, other birds (including shearwater chicks) and mammals (including sheep and rabbits). Killing them
What they do( day time night time)
Mostly nocturnal; Males defend the pride's territory, which may include some 100 square miles; females hunt
They sleep during the day and they find food at night
They dig all day and sleep all night.
Keas are like kiwis they sleep at day time and find food at night.
Weather in the habitat
Hot and humid
Cool
warm
warm
Predators
Young cubs are vulnerable to predation by hyenas, leopards and black-backed jackals, co-infection due to drought (climate change), human threats such as population growth and agricultural expansion resulting in loss of natural habitat, as well as hunting, poisoning and poaching by livestock ranchers.
dogs and cats and then sometimes careless humans ,
Birds
Dogs and cats.


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