Ch. 8 - Insectivora
1. Caravaning behavior is found in: European shrews - American moles - golden moles
2. The nose of the star-nosed mole contains a touch receptor called - Vomero-nasal Organ - Jacobson's Organ - Eimer's Organ
Ch. 9 Xenarthra
3. Giant sloth were still around in North America during the arrival of humans on this continent: yes - no
4. An extremely long tongue and tongue-retracting muscle is found in anteaters (Myrmecophagidae) - sloths (Bradypodidae) or armadillo's (Dasypodidae)?
Ch. 10 Dermoptera
5. The intestinal tract of colugos ("flying lemurs") is specialized with a long cecum for: insectivory - herbivory - carnivory.
Ch. 11 Scandentia
6. Distribution of the Tupaias is Palearctic - Oriental - Australian
7. They have been variously assigned to Primates becasue of their: complex behavior - overall appearance - insectivorous & frugivorous diet
Ch. 19 Macroscelidea
8. Elephant shrew could be called original: Ethiopian - Neotropic - Oriental stock.
Ch. 21 Aspects of Physiology
9. The point at which a homeotherm animal expends little or no energy on temperature is called: thermal neutral zone - lower critical temperature - upper critical temperature
10. The ability of some mammals to allow the temperature of the skin
or extremities to drop well below the core body temperature is termed:
Regional heterothermy - thermal conductance - behavioral thermoregulation.