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Naked Mole-Rats (Nature Watch (Carolrhoda Paperback))

Naked Mole-Rats (Nature Watch (Carolrhoda Paperback))

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Published by Lerner Classroom .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11424950M
    ISBN 100822543478
    ISBN 109780822543473

    Naked mole rats belong to the order Rodentia in that they have two incisor teeth on the upper and lower arcade that continuously grow. The skin is loose, wrinkled, and brownish pink in color. The body is for the most part absent of hairs with the exception of tactile hairs that are regularly arranged throughout the body and which are.   Naked mole rats have the ability to resist damage at the cellular level over the course of their lives. And as researchers in a study admitted, “the underlying mechanisms are unclear” (Orr. et al, ). They are immune to cancer Cancer has never been observed in naked mole rats living in their natural habitats underground.

    Naked mole rats seem to flout the Gompertz law, a mathematical equation that describes aging. In , British mathematician Benjamin Gompertz found that the risk of dying rises exponentially with age; in humans, for instance, it doubles roughly every 8 years after the age of Naked mole rats. [Kristin Petrie] -- Explore the naked mole rat's appearance, habitat, diet, life cycle, and predators. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Kristin Petrie. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number:

    Naked mole-rats feed primarily on very large tubers (weighing as much as a thousand times the body weight of a typical mole-rat) that they find deep underground through their mining operations. A single tuber can provide a colony with a long-term source of food—lasting for months, or even years, as they eat the inside but leave the outside, allowing the tuber to regenerate. Naked Mole-Rats (Carolrhoda Books, ) and The Naked Mole-Rat Mystery: Scientific Sleuths at Work (Lerner Publications, ), co-written with Ithaca children's book author Gail Jarrow, focus on subterranean dwellers of eastern Africa that have puzzled scientists for some years.


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But what will happen when Grandpah, the oldest, wisest, and most naked Naked Mole Rat ever discovers Wilbur's secret/5(). Wilbur is different from the other Naked Mole Rats in his Colony, because he wears clothes (and he likes it!). But what will happen when Grandpah, the oldest, wisest, and most naked Naked Mole Rat ever discovers Wilbur's secret.

Funnyman and three-time Caldecott Honoree Mo Willems exposes the naked truth about being yourself and wearing it well. Wilbur is different from the other Naked Mole Rats in his Colony, because he wears clothes (and he likes it!). But what will happen when Grandpah, the oldest, wisest, and most naked Naked Mole Rat ever discovers Wilbur’s secret.

The other naked mole rats make fun of Wilbus and try to change his mind, but Wilbur resists, and eventually it's up to the great Grand-pah naked mole rat to make a decision about clothes.

This book is a fun and humorous take on the it's-okay-to-be-differe Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed by Mo Willems, published /5. The book The Naked Mole Rat Letters by Mary Amato is about a girl and her family without a mom. However, once her dad leaves on a business trip he meets a particular woman who manages the lives of rats at the National Zoo in Washington DC/5.

In this first major treatise on naked mole-rats an international group of researchers covers such topics as the evolution of eusociality, phylogeny and systematics of the rodent family Bathyergidae, population and behavioral ecology and genetics of naked mole-rats in the field, vocal and nonvocal behaviors, social organization and divisions of.

She begins a correspondence with Ayanna, who is a zookeeper and caretaker of naked mole rats. Through the letters Frankie learns about growing up, family, and naked mole rats. GreenBeanTeenQueen Says: I read this book a few years ago when it was nominated for the Mark Twain Award (Missouri's grades book award) and it became my favorite nominee/5(26).

Sometimes Frankie tells lies. In what other ways is she dishonest. In what ways is she honest. Talk about other characters in the book and in what ways they are either honest or dishonest. When does Frankie begin to like Ayanna. Why. Ayanna teaches Frankie about the behavior of naked mole-rats.

What else does she teach Frankie. How does the. CMU Naked Mole Rats Visit Fruitvale Elementary. Septem University digital stream of children's book musical inspires the community. Fruitvale Elementary School student Angalena Uribe-Drake was never supposed to speak. Doctors said she would not thrive due to a rare genetic disorder.

Not long ago, Angalena was in hospice not. Predators are introduced, along with threats to the naked mole rat's environment and conservation efforts that are in place.

Every book in the Nocturnal Animals series includes sidebars on scientific classification, the special features of the nocturnal eye, and the difference between nocturnal, diurnal, and crepuscular : Kristin Petrie. Welcome to the world of the naked mole rat. Many readers may never have heard of this nocturnal creature.

As a burrowing, eusocial mammal, the naked mole rat spends its time in the dry lands of eastern Africa. A chapter on the naked mole rat's body discusses its size, appearance, and special features, including its nearly hairless body, tiny ears and eyes, wrinkly, loose skin, and huge incisors.

Naked mole rats are rodents, but they live in communities like those of many insects. Several dozen rats live together in colonies led by one dominant rat—the queen. As in some insect species. The little bucktoothed, box-jawed pink naked mole rats look, endearingly, a bit like biped pink hippos with overbites and tails (in fact, there's a slight suggestion of James Marshall's George and Martha), and Willems continues to be a master at conveying an amazing amount of emotion and humor using the minimal elements of his figures' dot eyes Reviews: Wilbur, a naked mole rat who likes to wear clothes, is forced to go before the wise community elder, who surprises the other naked mole rats with his pronouncem.

Naked mole-rats. [Emily Hudd] -- "Examines the adaptations and life of naked mole-rats"-- Book: All Authors / Contributors: Emily Hudd. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes. Naked mole rats belong to the family of African mole rats, Bathyergidae. The taxonomy of this rodent family has been in debate for years, due to the extensive interspecific and intergeneric evolutionary convergence, as well as the intraspecific polymorphism in size and color patterns, making it difficult to clearly separate genera and species using morphological and morphometric traits.

Naked Mole Rats - Ebook written by Kristin Petrie. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Naked Mole Rats.5/5(1).

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While staying socially distant, you can take a trip to the great outdoors to unlock the mysteries of bird behaviors. Or instead of. Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed (Book): Willems, Mo: Wilbur, a naked mole rat who likes to wear clothes, is forced to go before the wise community elder, who surprises the other naked mole rats with his pronouncement.

Wilbur is different from the other Naked Mole Rats in his Colony, because he wears clothes - and he likes it!. But what will happen when Grand-pah, the oldest, wisest, and most-naked Naked Mole Rat ever, discovers Wilbur's secret. Paperback Formats Available for Schools Only.

Naked mole rats sometimes eat their own feces, although this may be a social behavior rather than a source of nutrition. Naked mole rats are preyed upon by snakes and raptors. The Only Cold-Blooded Mammal. A naked mole rat would feel cool to .What Do Naked Mole Rats Eat?

Apart from a couple human eyeballs and fingers (Just Kidding). Naked mole rats will feast on Tuber and various roots. They may also devours small insects along the way. But one thing which will send up your gross meter is that this rat will also dine and wine on its own feces.

One would call it a poop eater. A naked mole rat is the star of San Diego author and illustrator Andrea Zuill’s latest book, "Sweety." In real life, naked mole rats are pink and nearly hairless rodents— not the cutest.