Placental Mammals by xiagong0815

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									                                Placental Mammals: Orders

1st: Match the meaning with the word part or latin word.
2nd: Use word parts together to decipher the meaning of some of the names of orders of
placental mammals. (use pages 830-831 for help)

Meanings:
odd-numbered, fingered/toed, eat/eating, wing/feather, hand, to gnaw, leader, long nose, even-
numbered, shape/form, hare, whale, flesh/meat

                Word Part                               Meaning
                  Artio-
                  Carni-
                  Ceta-
                  Chiro-
                 -dactyl
                  Lagos
                 -morph
                 Perisso-
                 Primus
                Proboscis
                 -pteron
                 Rodere
                  -vore



                  Order                                 Meaning
                Insectivore
                 Sirenians                                *****
                 Cetaceans
               Chiropterans
                  Rodents
              Perissodactyls
                 Carnivore
               Artiodactyls
               Lagomorphs
               Xenarthrans                                ****
                 Primates
              Proboscideans

								
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