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Zoo Scavenger Hunt

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    27915
  • Find a representative for each of the categories below. Keep track of the name of the species (You may want to take a picture of the sign that describes the animal in the habitat so you can label your photos correctly later.)

    1. A flightless bird 
    2. A carnivorous bird
    3. An animal native to the continent of Africa
    4. A venomous snake
    5. A member of the order Lepidoptera
    6. A parasitic organism
    7. A Great Ape
    8. A new world monkey
    9. An old world monkey
    10. A member of the Felidae family.
    11. A member of the Canidae family
    12. A nocturnal animal
    13. A reptile that is native to Illinois or Missouri
    14. A member of the Ursus genus
    15. A mammal that spends most of the time in water (aquatic)
    16. A cartilage fish
    17. A fish native to the Mississippi river
    18. An animal native to Australia
    19. An animal with its young
    20. A mammal that flies
    21. A spider
    22. A crocodilian
    23. A turtle or tortoise
    24. A waterfowl
    25. A hoofed mammal
    26. A rodent
    27. An animal that lives in the desert
    28. An animal that is on the endangered species list
    29. An animal that lives in the Arctic
    30. An animal that is a symbiote
       

    Upload all of your photos to a folder on google drive* - you may want to share with your group so that all of the photos are in the same place. We will use the computer to lab to create a zoo presentation that showcases your finds - presentation should include the name of the animal and which category (from the list) it applies to.

    Take a photo of your group in some interesting location for your cover slide!

    *Important! - photos taken with phones and cameras contain METADATA, which includes information about when the photo was taken and what device was used.   Do not try to pass off internet photos as your own. I will know!