Flashcards in Scandentia Deck (8)
Give the only organisms found within this order ?
Why is name Tree Shrew an ineffective description of these organisms ?
They are not shrews
Semi-terrestrial, not always in trees
How many species of tree shrew exist ?
Where are tree shrews found ?
In south east Asia
Give the diet of tree shrews.
Omnivorous, often eat insects
Describe the parental care and birth of tree shrews
Very undeveloped when born
No parental care
Give the dental adaption of the tree shrew.
Lower incisors which point outwards.
Used for feeding and grooming