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Porcupines, beavers, and chipmunks are rodents, along with rats and mice. Rodents, the largest order of mammals, live in all environments. Rodents have continuously growing, razor-sharp incisors, which they use to gnaw on hard seeds, bark, twigs, and roots. BOTTLE-NOSED DOLPHINS ORDER CETACEA The bottle-nosed dolphin, a kind of toothed whale, uses squeaks, growls, whistles, and other sounds to communicate. Dolphins, porpoises, and whales—all members of the order Cetacea—have large complex brains.

2 Biologists study problems and propose solutions The future of biology holds many exciting promises. Biological research can lead to advances in medical treatment and disease prevention in humans and in other organisms. 3. The study of biology will teach you how humans function and how we fit in with the rest of the natural world. It will also equip you with the knowledge you need to help sustain this planet’s web of life. By understanding the interactions of living things, you will be better able to impact the planet positively.

They have complex social systems, and can live 60–70 years. 1 UNDERSTAND CONCEPTS Explain, by using examples, how mammals Their sight and hearing are poor, but have become so successful. they have an excellent sense of smell. They communicate vocally and by 2 JOURNAL WRITING Research one of the orders not described here. stomping on the ground. African eleWrite about its unique characteristics. phants are larger than Asian elephants, their ears are larger, they have two “fingers” on the end of their trunks, and their skin is more wrinkled.

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