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Rik and Anish's animal project

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Rik and Anish's Animal Project
Animal Name:
Scientific Name:Eunectes Murinus
Meaning: Good Swimmer(greek) of mice(latin)
Baby Name:Neanates

Hyena
Animal Name:
Scientific Name: Crocuta Crocuta
Meaning: The name Hyena means' dog like nocturnal mammal of Africa and Southern Asia that feeds chiefly on carrion.
Baby Name: Cub, pup, Whelp.

Anacondas
Anatomy and Appearance:
Weighs:550 lbs.
Length: 30 feet long
Features: Scales
Hyena
Anatomy and Appearance:
Weight: 90-190 lbs.
Length: Stands 28-35 inches off the ground.
Width: 4-5 feet long.


Anaconda
Locomotion:
Anacondas can go 1 mph on land and 30 mph in water.

Locomotion:
Hyenas can run up to 35 MPH.
Hyenas are fast swimmers which makes them good at catching fish.


Anaconda
Anaconda
Diet:
Anacondas eat small mammals,birds,capybaras,tapirs,alligators,wild pigs,deer,jaguars, and turtles.It suffocates it's prey and swallows it in one bite.The Anaconda is the top of the food chain. Anacondas can unhinge their jaws to swallow prey in one bite.
Hyenas
Diet: Hyena's are very skillful hunters, and also a scavenger. They eat antelope, birds,reptiles, and rodents and even humans. They tend to steal food from other carnivores. They are omnivores.
Anacondas
Habitat and Range
Anacondas live in South America. Anacondas prefer swamps,marshes, and slow moving rivers.
Anacondas
Adaptations: Their eyes and nostrils are on top of their head to wait for prey while almost completely submerged.Babies are almost immediately able to swim and hunt.Their dark green color can be mistaken for really thick vines.
Hyenas
Adaptations: Hyenas catch their prey with their teeth and use their strong jaws to their advantage. They also have a high pitched scream to communicate with other hyenas. They also have super long tongues to help them lick bark off trees. They can go days without drinking water.
Anaconda
Life Cycle/Reproduction: Female anacondas retain their eggs and give birth to two or three dozen live young.Babies are almost immediately able to swim and hunt.

Hyenas
Life Cycle/reproduction:Females usually give birth at 2-3 years although one has been reported as early as 15 month. In 6 more months they have a baby and it
does not lay eggs.
Offense/Defense: Hyenas are organized in to small territorial clans of related individuals that defend their home ranges against intruding clans.
Anacondas
Defense/Offense:Anacondas use muscles to suffocate their enemies until they stop breathing.
Anacondas
Enemies: Large mammals, reptiles,birds hunt baby anacondas. However, adult anacondas are rarely threatened by large cayman and jaguars.
Hyena
Offense/Defense:Hyenas can run very quickly for a long distances and they have the second strongest jaws behind the crocodile.
Hyena
Offense/Defense: Hyenas also have a good sense of hearing, smell, and sight to help them attack preys and defend themselves.
Anacondas
Survival Status: Stable, anacondas are not considered threatened. However, they are affected due to habitat loss through their rainforest habitat.
Anacondas
Classification:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Sub-phylum:Uertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order:Squamata
Sub-order: Serpentes
Family:Boidae
Sub-family:Boinae
Genus: Eunectes
Species: E. murinus
Anacondas
Special Facts:
-Females are larger than males
-Anacondas grow constantly their entire life
-Anacondas hunt in water and on land, but spends large amounts of time in water where they can move easily
-They can stay under water for 10 minutes
-A small meal means they can eat up to 40 lbs. of food per day
-A large meal will keep it satisfied for a few weeks will not eat in that time
-April and May are reserved for mating, six months later, females lay eggs
- Live 10-12 years in the wild, and 30
years in captivity
Hyena
Hyena
Behavioral:
Hyenas are very social animals who communicate with one and other with one and other using calls, postures, and signals.
Behavioral:
If a Hyena's tail is carried strait it signals attack.
If a Hyena's tail is held up , and forward over it's back, it's excited.
when not moving or walking slowly a Hyena's tail is hanging down.
If a Hyena is frightened it will tuck it's tail between the legs and flat against the belly and usually sulks away.


Hyenas
Enemies:
Elephants would not even notice them and step on them.
Leopards never let Hyenas reach up the trees.
Hyenas wouldn't even have time to react if a hippo or rhino attacked them.


Enemies: Hyenas enemies consist of large rhinos, hippos, lions, and elephants.
Hyena
Anacondas
Behavior: Anacondas are solitary animals. Anacondas are also nocturnal. However, anacondas do not burrow underground nor hibernate.
Hyena
Species Survival Status:
No types of hyenas have any risk of extinction.
Hyena
Class: mammalia
Order:Carnivora
Family:Hyaenidae
Genus: Crocuta

Hyenas are considered dog-like species
Classification
Hyenas
Hyena
Bibliography
Hyena
Special Facts:
Can eat up to 1/3 of it's body weight
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Hyenas make a variety of different calls known as "laughter to alert clan members up to 3 miles away of food source.
Considered very smart
Can go days without water.
They look like dogs but
Hyenas and humans are known to be enemies. But in some places a Hyena is a man' s best friend.
Anacondas:
animals_and_exhibits/animals/anaconda/
www.arkive.org/green-anaconda/eunectes-murinus/
http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/reptiles/green-anaconda/
www.softschools.com/facts/animals/anaconda_facts/40/
Hyenas
Hyenas:
wikianswers.com
pawnation.com
outofafrica.nl
stripedhyena.com
bioexpedition.com
animalplanet.com
ducksters.com
Hyena
Hyena
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