Water

Made by: Gaby Landreth

What is water made of?

  • a water molecule is made up of three atoms (two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom)

What does water do?

  • Water does several things for small animals.
  • it helps the animals break down all the nutrients in the body.
  • helps keep the animal hydrated.
  • also helping get rid of metabolic wastes.

Sources.

  • animals that are kept in captivity they can get water from their care taker.
  • but animals that live in the wild would have to get it on their own from things such as; a river, ditch, dew on leaves, after it rains they could find it basically anywhere.

Deficiencies

  • Dehydration: dry mouth, sunken eyes, week and rapid pulse, rapid and shallow breathing and coma.
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