Presentation on theme: "ANIMALS COPING WITH SEASONAL CHANGE"— Presentation transcript:
1 ANIMALS COPING WITH SEASONAL CHANGE By Rianna Mackaway
2 Coping with Hot Weather Can you think of things you do to keep cool in the hot weather?Can you think of things that your pets do to keep cool in hot weather?
3 PEOPLEANIMALSWear cool clothes Drink Water Swim Find Shade Use Air conditioners and fansDrink water(Dog drinking [image], 2014)SwimFind Shade(Cows under tree [image], 2013).Pant*unless referenced, images are used from Microsoft.com clipart
4 Coping with Cold Weather Can you think of things you do to keep warm in cold weather?Can you think of things that your pets do to keep warm in cold weather?
5 PEOPLE ANIMALS Wear warmer clothes Eat / Drink Warm Meals Stay Inside Have a heater/fireFind shelter(Cat shelter [image], 2014).Huddle together(Group hug [image], 2014).Lay in the Sun(Red kangaroo [image], 2013).
6 Other ways animals cope: ADAPTINGMIGRATINGHIBERNATINGCat-winter coat [image], 2003).(Migrating whales [image], 2010).(Echidna [image], 2014).What do you think these words mean?
7 Have you noticed your pet shed their fur? ADAPTINGSome animals can change to suit their environment. Animals, like cats and dogs, can grow a thicker fur coat in winter to keep warm, and shed their fur in summer to keep cool (Science Alberta Foundation, 2006).(Cat shedding [image], 2013)Cat-winter coat [image], 2003).Have you noticed your pet shed their fur?
8 Have you seen whales in Winter before? MIGRATING(Humpback whale [image], n.d.)Some animals travel very long distances, to find a warmer place in winter, or to find somewhere with more food. They do this every year and can always find their way back. Some whales, fish and birds migrate (SAF, 2006).In Australia, Humpback Whales travel past Sydney during in winter on their way North to breed in warmer waters. As the waters get warmer and warmer they head back to Antarctica to cooler waters and more food (ClimateWatch, 2012a).The Swift Parrot moves between Tasmania and New South Wales to find food (ClimateWatch, 2012b).Have you seen whales in Winter before?(Swift parrot [image], 2014).
9 Do you like to sleep-in in winter? HIBERNATINGSome animals go into a very deep sleep when it’s cold, to save their energy, and when food supplies are low. They lower their body temperature, heart-beat and breathing rate (SAF, 2006). Animals include: Echidnas, Pygmy-possums, wombats, bats, frogs and snakes (ABC Spark, 2009).(Hibernating bats [image], n.d.).Echidnas can hibernate at any time of year if they need to save energy and suit the environment (ABC Science, 2000).Do you like to sleep-in in winter?Pygmy-possum in torpor [image], 2014).