Monday, December 26, 2011

Betcha Didn't Know!: 12/26/11

Rabbits, Hares, Guinea Pigs, and Pikas are NOT rodents!
They are part of a new group called Lagomorphs.

The difference?
Rodents have 1 pair of incisors (Front wedged teeth).
Lagomorphs have a 1 pair of regular sized incisors and a smaller stubbed pair directly behind them.

Rabbit (Lagomorph) Skull [bottom]                                 Marmot (Rodent) Skull [bottom]

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