Presentation on theme: "F OSSA : THE LARGEST PREDATOR OF M ADAGASCAR By: Abby."— Presentation transcript:
F OSSA : THE LARGEST PREDATOR OF M ADAGASCAR By: Abby
H ABITATS Madagascar Biome is the Rain Forest Lives in trees or holes in the dirt
A PPEARANCES it can be twice as large as a house cat Weight- 26 pounds Length- 6 feet Color- coffee brown, black Other- curved claws, sharp teeth, hairless pads on feet, heavy tail
E ATING HABITS Kinds of food- lemurs, field mice, rodents and birds How they get food- chase it down It is a carnivore
B EHAVIORS AND OTHER INTERESTING FACTS # of babies- 1 to 6 at a time How babies cared for- The Fossa’s babies stay with mother for one month then leave Protection- their sharp claws They hibernate
R ESOURCES National Geographic Kids http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/fossa/ http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/fossa/ Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fossa
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