Q1: How are the pocket pets adapted to living in their natural environment? How
does that impact our caring for them in an artificial habitat? Or may make them
more or less desirable?
The hamster is from Syria, a desert region, and therefore conserves wat
Q1: Why is it important to consider population vs individual?
It is important to consider population because it refers to the entire group of a species as
a whole and the trends of the group rely on the overall fitness rather than the fitness of
ANS 42 Notes
Companion Animal ~ Pet
Pet: Any animal that is domesticated or tamed and kept as a favorite, treated with
indulgence and fondness
- Kept for no economic purpose, treated as a favorite
In the past, children would collect and raise small reptil