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Internal and External Anatomy of Wolves

McKaulay Kolakowski

on 2 August 2013

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External Anatomy
Wolf Pictures
Fun Facts
-Red Wolf - Wikipedia
-Wolves, Wolf pictures, Wolf Facts - National Geographic
- 6. The Adult Wolf: Food Consumption, Digestion, and Waste |
Grey Wolf - Respiration
Pictures from Google Images through Prezi
Wolf Diet - Library
Cardiac Sphincter - the free dictionary
www.thefreedictionary.com:whatever we are looking up
Wolves hunt in packs
Wolves have a keen sense of smell for tracking prey
Wolves have strong hearing for listening to prey
Wolves have excellent eyesight for hunting
A wolf has a streamlined body shape for chasing down prey
Wolves have large, sharp teeth and strong jaws for tearing through flesh
Wolves have strong legs and large paws for speed and balance
Wolves have thick, furry coats to survive in their cold environment
A wolf's coat is also used for camouflage
Internal Anatomy
Unlike other mammals, wolves don't have as much bacteria in their digestive system, that is why they eat so much meat
Wolves have forty-two sharp teeth that help tear through flesh
Since wolves are mammals, their digestive system is very similar to ours
Wolves, like us, have a diaphragm that helps them breathe
Wolves exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide in the lungs
Wolves make four types of sounds, howl, bark, whimper, or a growl
Diet and System
Wolves eat Caribou, Bison, Elk, Moose, and Deer
They'll also eat foxes, eggs, and vegetables and fruit when necessary.
Beaver can make up to sixty percent of their diet
Grass makes them feel better if they eat something bad
Wolves used to be the most successful mammal
valve between esophagus and stomach
muscular passage tube from mouth to stomach
organ used to store blood, disintegrate old blood cells, filter foreign substances in the blood
organ that creates bile
where bile is stored until needed for digestion
opening between stomach and intestines
gland in vertebra's that puts pancreatic juice into the duodenum
beginning portion of small intestine
extracts moisture from food (waste)
where digestion is completed and nutrients is absorbed
extracts moisture from food
terminal part of large intestine
where solid waste is taken out of body!
organ used for digestion
Wolves have a four chambered heart similar to humans
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