Flashcards in Lagomorpha Deck (8)
How many species are contained within this order ?
Give the 3 main organisms in this order.
Rabbits, Hairs, Pikas,
How are organisms within this group distinguished ?
By peg teeth, 2nd pair of incisors behind the upper pair,
What is Coprophagy ?
The re ingestion of faecal matter to absorb essential nutrients.
Describe the breeding habits of this order
Prolific breeders, via;
What is induced ovulation ?
Female rabbits will release an egg as a response to copulation rather than having a specific breeding season
What Is postpartum estrus ?
The ability to conceive again immediately after giving birth