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Why animals live in caves

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Published by Weekly Reader Pub. in Pleasantville, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cave animals -- Juvenile literature,
  • Caves -- Juvenile literature,
  • Animals -- Habitations -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 23) and index.

    Statementby Valerie J. Weber.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesWhere animals live
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL117 .W44 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16811982M
    ISBN 100836887948
    ISBN 109780836887945
    LC Control Number2007042514
    OCLC/WorldCa174138956

      I told the children that I’m fascinated by animals – and love any excuse to research them. I said how much fun I have creating the worlds they live in and the games they play and explained how I get enormous pleasure turning my family into animals to exaggerate my story– including dancing dinosaurs, a walrus who doesn’t like going to the dentist, a little elephant .


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The Paperback of the Why Animals Live in Caves by Valerie J. Weber at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Pages: The animals that live in caves must not only adapt to these conditions, they must live in an environment where there is very little to eat.

The population of animals living in caves is very small compared to the animal life on the surface. Consequently, a number of cave animals are on the endangered species list.

Numerous animals live in caves, either exclusively or part of the time. Troglobites — not to be confused with troglodytes — are animals that live their entire lives in the dark part of caves, troglophiles are animals that sometimes occur outside a cave, but mostly deep in it, and trogloxenes are animals that are capable of surviving inside caves but are mostly found.

If “cavemen” didn’t habit in caves, they wouldn’t have been named “cavemen”. But more seriously, these so-called “cavemen” did not only live in caves. They probably stayed most of the time in the open air, and only took shelter in caves when the w.

Cave-inhabiting animals are often categorized as troglobites (cave-limited species), troglophiles (species that can live their entire lives in caves, but also occur in other environments), trogloxenes (species that use caves, but cannot complete their life cycle fully in caves) and accidentals (animals not in one of the previous categories).).

Some authors use separate terminology for. Their diet might include: small pieces of plant debris carried into the cave by running water, bacteria and plankton that live in cave waters, carcasses of animals that have died in the cave, and feces of other animals scavenged from the cave floor.

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Other animals only live in caves sometimes. Scientists categorize cave animals by how much time they spend in the cave and how adapted they are to live in a cave. Caves aren't just dark.

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When you first think of animals in a cave the first thing to come to your mind is "BATS!" And yes there are bats in caves, but they aren't the only animals in caves. There are more t different species of animals that live in caves around the world.

These are just a few of them. Some animals that live in caves are bats, cave crawdads, fresh water shrimp. The last two in fact are ina range of terrestrial and aquatic invertebrates that favour caves for at least some shelter.

Animals which live in caves for all or much of their lives include blind fish, a type of arachnid called a harvestman, and crickets.

Animals which live in caves seasonally or temporarily, or which. Cave LifeThese are animals that only live in caves or underground spring systems (hypogean) and cannot survive on the surface. These animals are uniquely adapted to the cave environment, lacking functional eyes and skin pigment.

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Now, an evolutionary biologist who wants to get to the heart. Learn About Caves by introduces kids to vocabulary related to caves and cave animals. This educational video is for p. Some animals have adapted to live in caves.

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There are thousands of underground and cave-dwelling species, from naked mole rats to bats, and many have lost their sense of sight. What Animals Live in Caves. Click on Picture For Larger Image. By clicking on the words below you can find out about the animals that live in that part of the cave.

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Paul [Nation] found little evidence, on Umboi Island [Papua New Guinea], for what Westerners consider caves. On page 95 of that nonfiction live-pterosaur book, we read. Troglofauna are small cave-dwelling animals that have adapted to their dark surroundings.

Troglofauna and stygofauna are the two types of subterranean fauna (based on life-history). Both are associated with subterranean environments – troglofauna are associated with caves and spaces above the water table and stygofauna with water.

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A troglophile can live its entire life either inside or outside of the cave. The creepiest -- and most fascinating -- types of cave life are the troglobites.

Again -- troglos for cave and this time bios for life. Troglobites spend their entire life cycle within a cave. They're found only in caves and wouldn't be able to survive outside a : Debra Ronca.

Cave-inhabiting animals are often categorized as troglobites (cave-limited species), troglophiles (species that can live their entire lives in caves, but also occur in other environments), trogloxenes (species that use caves, but cannot complete their life cycle fully in caves) and accidentals (animals not in one of the previous categories).

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