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Ch. 43 - Mammals Fossils show that mammals evolved nearly 200 million years ago. Age of Mammals Cenozoic Example of mammalian development was the horse.

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2 Ch Mammals Fossils show that mammals evolved nearly 200 million years ago. Age of Mammals Cenozoic Example of mammalian development was the horse. 4 toes 3 toes 1 toe

3 Mammal Characteristics 1. Hair 2. Endothermic 4-chambered heart Diaphragm to aid in breathing Mainly viviparous Mammary glands Highly developed brain Video

4 What are some advantages of endothermic vs. ectothermic? Hunt at night Regulate their own body temperature More efficient How does hair help mammals? Insulation How does the diaphragm & 4-chambered heart help mammals? More efficient and higher metabolic rates to help maintain a constant body temperature.

5 Types of teeth in mammals 1. Incisors – bite & cut 2. Canines – grip, puncture, & tear 3. Bicuspids – shear & shred 4. Molars – grind & crush Why are the shapes & sizes of teeth different in mammals?

6 What is viviparous? Bear live young, in which the females care for and nourish the young. How do the females provide nourishment for their young? Mammary glands (milk)

7 Classification 3 main groups of mammals 1. Placental mammals – they nourish their young in the uterus through the placenta. Most mammals 2. Monotremata – egg-laying mammals 3. Marsupialia – pouched mammals Mainly in Australia

8 Mammal Orders 1. Monotremata The only order of mammals that is oviparous (egg laying). Duck-billed platypus & spiny anteater Video 2. Marsupialia These mammals are born before their development is complete. Thus, the newborns use their front legs to pull themselves into the mothers pouch. Inside the pouch are mammary glands for them to feed on. Video

9 Placental Mammals (Orders) What is a placenta? An organ that allows nutrients and oxygen to get to the fetus through the mothers blood. What is the period of development in the mothers uterus called? Gestation period Humans is 9 months More advanced mammals have longer gestation periods.

10 3. Insectivora Shrews, moles, & hedgehogs Shrews are the smallest mammals Moles fur goes both ways. Why? Video 4. Rodenta Largest mammal order Squirrels, chipmunks, gophers, mice, rats, beaver Whats the largest rodent in N. America? Beaver Video

11 5. Lagomorpha Rabbits & hares 4 upper incisors instead of 2 Video 6. Edentata Means without teeth Anteaters, armadillos, & sloth Video 7. Chiroptera Bats Only mammals capable of true flight. What is echolocation? Video

12 8. Cetacea Whales & dolphins Breathe through a blowhole Video 9. Sirenia Manatees & dungongs Video 10. Carnivora Dogs, cats, raccoons, wolves, bears, lynx, mountain lions, tigers, weasels, ect. Have large canines (mainly carnivores) Video 11. Pinnipedia Sea lions, walruses, & seals Video

13 12. Perissodactyla Have an odd # of toes (ungulates) Ungulates are hoofed mammals. Horses, zebras, rhinos Video 13. Artiodactyla Even # or ungulates & rumen Deer, elk, bison, cows, moose, pigs, sheep, giraffes, camels, antelope, ect. Video 14. Proboscidea Trunk nosed mammals Elephants. Video

14 15. Primates Monkeys, apes, & humans Chimps are 97.9% same genes as humans. VideoHuman Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Primate Family: Hominidae Genus: Homo Specific epithet: sapien

15 Mammals Heart Draw out the following parts: R. Atrium, R. Ventricle, L. Atrium, L. Ventricle, Vena Cava, Tricuspid, Semilunar valves, Lungs, bicuspid, aorta, arteries, veins, capillaries.

16 What are the differences in the vertebrates hearts? 2 –chambers? Fish, larva amphibian 3-chambers? Reptile(divided some), adult amphibian 4-chambers? Birds, mammals

17 Respiratory Systems Fish gills Amphibians gills, lungs, skin Reptiles lungs Birds lungs Mammals lungs & diaphragm

18 Nervous System The bigger & more complex the vertebrate the larger the brain. All vertebrates use kidneys as an excretory system.

19 Reproductive Systems External Fertilization Fish & Amphibians Internal Fertilization Reptiles, Birds, & Mammals Oviparous birds, some reptiles Oviviparous some reptiles Viviparous mammals


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