Daulton Vanderloo
Team 7-3 Omaha Zoo Trip
May 1, 2014

Gate Way To The Wild

The clown fish is small and quick

Common name: Clown fish

Biome: Shallow lagoons or bottom of coral reefs

Scientific name: Amphiprioninae

Home Range\Habitat: Top of Australia in the Pacific Ocean

Clown Fish Adaptations                                                       Fish Adaptations

1)The coloring warns other predators                               1)Fins to swim

2)Doesn't get hurt by a sea anemone                               2)Gills to breathe under water

3)Small and quick to hide in coral reefs                            3)Strong jaw and teeth

4)Can switch sexes                                                         4)Color or camouflage

5)Able to bleach itself and hide in a sea anemone              5)Scales

The size of the African bullfrog scares away predators

Common name: African bullfrog

Biome: Aquatic areas

Scientific name: Pyxicephalus adspersus

Home range\Habitat: Somalia, Nigeria, South Africa, and Cape Provence

Amphibian Adaptations                                        African bullfrog Adaptations

1)Breathe through skin                                           1)Big mouth to eat bigger

2)Slippery or slimy                                                 2)Adapts to weather

3)Camouflage                                                        3)Prey can't escape its mouth

4)Long sticky tongue                                              4)Sharp teeth

5)Metamorphosis                                                    5)It can survive 3 days with eating

Camouflage helps the rattle snake hide

Common name: Rattle snake

Biome: Dry sand areas

Scientific name: Crotalus viridis

Home range\Habitat: Florida area and middle of the U.S. (Native to North America)

Reptile Adaptations                                                            Rattle snake Adaptations

1) Thick skin that minimize water loss                                1)One lung

2) Hibernate during the winter                                             2)Camouflage

3) Cold blooded                                                                          3)Poisonous

4) The sun gives them energy                                                  4)Heat sensing pit

5) Can live without water for a long time                             5)Rattle of the tail

The color of the peacock frightens other predators

Common name: Peacock

Biome: Open areas or by trees

Scientific name: Pavo cristatus

Home range\Habitat: Mostly in India

Bird Adaptations                                                Peacock Adaptations

1) Beaks                                                                      1)Spread the tail to scare away predators

2) Some have flight                                                 2)Shape and length of the feet and legs

3) The feet and claws                                              3)Can fly for a short amount of time

4) Sound they make                                                 4)Eyes on the side of the head

5) Shape of wings to fly                                           5)Sharp beak to eat easily

Gorillas are very powerful

Common name: Gorilla (endangered speices)

Biome: Tropical rain forests

Scientific name: Gorilla beringei

Home range\Habitat: Western and middle of Africa

Mammal Adaptations                               Gorilla Adaptations

1)Fur                                                       1)Smart brain

2)Warm blooded                                       2)Thumbs

3)4 chambered heart                                 3)Strong and powerful

4)Teeth                                                     4)Large skull for protection of brain

5)Can live anywhere                                  5)Some travel in groups

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