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Roadrunners and Their Habitats. By: Austin Whisman. What is the name of your animal, include class?. My animal is the Roadrunner. The Roadrunner is a feathered, winged, warm blooded animal that belongs to the Ave class. On what continent can you find your animal?.

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Roadrunners and their habitats

Roadrunners and Their Habitats

By: Austin Whisman


What is the name of your animal include class

What is the name of your animal, include class?

  • My animal is the Roadrunner.

  • The Roadrunner is a feathered, winged, warm blooded animal that belongs to the Ave class.


On what continent can you find your animal

On what continent can you find your animal?

  • The Roadrunner is found on the continent of North America.

  • You can find the Roadrunner southwestern United States and Mexico


Describe your animal include its

Describe your animal. Include its

  • The Roadrunner is a medium-sized ground and dwelling, bird.

  • It has distinctive long legs


Describe its home

Describe its home?

  • The habitat of the Roadrunner is usually a few feet above ground in bushes, trees, or cactus.

  • Both the male and female will build the nest and it may be rebuilt from sticks, leaves or other materials.


How does it reproduce

How does it reproduce?

  • The male Roadrunner offers a gift of a lizard or insect to the female.

  • The female Roadrunner lays approximately 2-8 eggs every 1-4 days.

  • Both parents will incubate the eggs sun until they hatch after about 18 days.


What does it eat

What does it eat?

  • Insects, snakes, lizards, rodents, small birds, fruit and seeds.

  • Beats its captured prey against a rock or other hard object to crush the bones, so it may be swallowed whole.


List two characteristics or adaptations

List two characteristics or adaptations

  • Greater Roadrunners measure 61 cm (2 feet) in length, about half of which is tail.

  • They have long, wobbly legs and a slender, pointed bill.


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