Pandas, bamboo lemurs and bamboo rats all eat bamboo exclusively. Many other animals, such as golden monkeys, eat bamboo occasionally. Humans eat cooked bamboo shoots.Continue Reading
Animals that eat large quantities of bamboo have evolved mechanisms to deal with the cyanide compounds that bamboo synthesizes.
Bamboo is a type of grass. It is noted for its ability to grow very quickly. Running bamboo sends out underground shoots that can cover long distances before developing shoots that grow upwards. The woody stems of bamboo are used as a construction material and a source of fiber. The only species of bamboo native to North America is called rivercane; it was once an important natural resource for Native Americans, both as a food source and as a construction material.Learn more about Zoology
Around 30 percent of shark species lay eggs, including the whitespotted bamboo shark. Other sharks that lay eggs are the horn shark, the Port Jackson shark and the swellshark.Full Answer >
Some of the animals found in a tropical forest include the jaguar, the macaw, lemurs and monkeys. In a temperate forest, depending on the latitude, there might be black bears or badgers.Full Answer >
According to the National Wildlife Federation, the animals that eat lemurs are primarily fossa, which is a relative of the mongoose that lives in Madagascar. However, recently humans have also started to eat lemurs, due mostly to poverty.Full Answer >
There are no animals that have 4 knees. All quadruped mammals have 2 knees at their back legs and then elbows and wrists at the front.Full Answer >