Pantanal: a biome with rich biodiversity General characteristics of the biome The Pantanal is a biome known for its characteristic of flooding for most of its extension and times of the year. Pantanal is reminiscent of our Brazilian Midwest, extensive cattle-raising territories, which have served as a setting for Brazilian dramaturgy.
Description Snake is a common name used to designate poisonous snakes from the Elapidae family. The snakes of this family are highly poisonous and inhabit tropical and subtropical regions of the world. One of the main features of these snakes is the presence of fixed teeth with gaps where they inject the venom.
Kangaroo: the world's best-known marsupial What they are - biological definition Marsupials are mammalian animals characterized by the presence of a central pouch located in the abdominal region known as marsupium. In this bag, females carry and breastfeed their young. The best known marsupial species in the world is the kangaroo, a typical Australian animal.
Sap: important for the transport of plant nutrients What it is (definition) In botany, sap is a liquid that circulates in vascular plants. We can say that it is the equivalent of human blood. Sap Function The function of sap in vascular plants is to carry nutrient transport to all plant cells.
Viviparous: development of the embryo in the mother's womb What they are - biological definition Viviparous are animals whose embryo develops within the mother's womb. Thus all placental mammals (eutherians) are viviparous animals. This type of animal reproduction is known as viviparity. Summary of main features: - In viviparous animals the nutrition of the embryo (and after the fetus) is performed in the maternal placenta.
Bibliographic indication for the study of Biology Bibliography (indication of Biology books): Fundamentals of Modern Biology Author: Amabis, Jose Mariano; Martho, Gilberto Rodrigues Publisher: Moderna Biologia Hoje (volumes 1, 2 and 3) Author: Linhares, Sergio; Gewandsznajder, Fernando Publisher: Ática Biologia Author: Birner, Ernesto; Uzunian, Armenio Publisher: Harbra Cell Biology Author: Amabis / Martho Publisher: Moderna New Passport for Biology Author: Pereira, Ana Maria; Waldhelm, Monica Publisher: Brazil Conservation Biology Author: Primack, Richard B.