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Carnivore Kings

  1. Complete the following chart detailing your carnivore's characteristics. As you describe the characteristics, try to understand how they have helped the animal to better compete for food. For example, a carnivore eats meat; its teeth are often pointed and relatively long and sharp to tear into its prey. In contrast, a herbivore such as a cow has teeth that have a flatter surface and are better suited to grind and chew grass.

  2. Using soft clay, make a model of the carnivore's mouth. Give particular attention to the shape and placement of the teeth.

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