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- Cheetah cubs have to learn how to hunt from watching their mother.
- Unlike most fish stingrays seem to fly through the water by moving the sides of their bodies like wings.
On the wind:
- Sugar gliders have large flaps between their front and back legs to help them glide.
Sound and vision:
- Mammals like deer and antelope, which are particularly at risk from predators, emerge into the world with well-developed eyes.
- Animals born in protected nests, like bird species, don’t open their eyes for several days.
Parts for eating:
- Snakes swallow their food whole. Then digest it slowly over a few days.
- The shape of a birds beak provides a clue to what it eats. Pelicans scoop up fish in their netlike bills, while parrots have hooked, nutcracker beaks.
- A sea anemone has nerve cells on its skin surface which respond to light and dark, hot and cold and acid and alkali.
- Otters hunting at night use their whiskers, or vibrissae, for feeling out food, such as fish and frogs.