Presentation on theme: "By: Clarke Bennett. Table of Contents 3- Little Brown Bat 4- American Beaver 5- Eastern Cottontail Rabbits 6- Eastern Gray Squirrel 7- North Eastern Coyote."— Presentation transcript:
Table of Contents 3- Little Brown Bat 4- American Beaver 5- Eastern Cottontail Rabbits 6- Eastern Gray Squirrel 7- North Eastern Coyote 8- Red Fox 9- Striped Skunk 10- River Otter 11- Raccoon 12- Black Bear 13- White Tailed Deer 14- Bibliography
Little Brown Bat Weighs 8 grams and has a wing span of 22- 27 cm Has very large ears compared to its head Live for approximately 10 years, can live longer Live in trees, buildings and caves eat insects such as mosquitoes, flies and moths. They can eat up to 600 mosquitoes in an hour. They are nocturnal
American Beaver Largest rodent in New York 40- 50 inches long and weigh 22 to 75 lbs Have a flattened scaly tail Live all over North America They live on slow-flowing brooks, streams, and rivers for dam construction, but they also live in small lakes and fairly large rivers They eat bark of deciduous tree, like willows and birches.
Eastern Cottontail Rabbits Longer ears and weigh more than New England Cottontails. May have a white or black spot on forehead Favor pastures, open wood and farm land to live on Are most active at night Feed on grasses in the summer and twigs and buds in winter.
Eastern Grey Squirrel Have a bushy tail, a grey colored back and a white belly 16- 20 inches long and weigh approximately 1.5 lbs Eat nuts, fungi, seeds, fruits, and insects. Live almost anywhere (in rural, suburban, and urban areas.
North Eastern Coyote Less then two feet tall and weighs approximately 31 pounds Are thought to be hybrid with the red wolf Are diurnal but have become more nocturnal Eat small mammals such as squirrels, mice, and voles. They also eat fruit and berries You usually don’t see coyotes but you can hear them howl They are found in rural, suburban, and ever some urban settings.
Red Fox 10-14lbs dog like animals with bushy tails Usually red with black legs and white tipped tails They live in suburban and urban places They are omnivores and eat insects, birds, mice, snakes, berries and fruits.
Striped Skunk Is black with a white stripe from nose to tail Only found in North America Lives in open fields about two miles from water They are omnivores and eat small mammals, fish, crustaceans, fruits, nuts, leaves When threatened by a predator, it will spray it with a strong smelling fluid They are nocturnal
River Otter Have brown fur, 3-4 ft long, 44- 82 lbs, semi- retractable claws, webbed feet, and are stream line Live in rivers, streams, ponds, and marshes Are kept warm by dense fur and high metabolism Eat crustaceans, slow fish, insects, small mammals and birds Are preyed upon by bald eagles, bears and coyotes Are aquatic mammals
Raccoon Are brown or gray with black masks over their eyes Nocturnal Are omnivorous and eat berries, insects, eggs and small animals Raccoons have adapted well to city and suburban life They are considered pests by most people and are able to open garbage cans with their thumbs
Black Bear Omnivorous: eat berries, grasses, insects and small mammals Hibernate during winter months but can become fully awake in a few minutes if disturbed Live to be about 10 years old Weigh 100 to 150 pounds for females and up to 300 pounds or more for males Bluish-black color, with short tails and small ears They require a lot of land to roam on
White-tailed deer Tan or brown, white on it’s throat and tail, males weigh from 150-300 lbs and females weigh 90- 200 lbs Found in most of the U.S. except the south west Live in wooded areas and overpopulation is a problem Are herbivores: they eat twigs, acorns and green plants, depending on the season Fawns (baby deer) have white spots when they are born for camouflage Adult males have antlers