7-3 Omaha Zoo Trip
Grant Russell

May 1, 2014

                  On the hunt for vertebrates!

This fish is using its gills to breath under water.

Common name:Flag Rock fish Scientific name: Sebastes Rubrivincutus

Biome: Salt Water            Habitat/Home Range: Coral Reef (native                                                  to North America)

  Fish Adaptations                Flag Rock-fish Adaptations

1.Gills to breath in water    1.Different colors on it to hide from


2.Fins to swim in the water   2.Fins to swim in the water

3.Swim bladder to control the

density of themselves          3.Gills to breath in the water

4.Fish use camouflage to hide

from predators                 4.Swim bladder to control the                                        density of the fish

5.Some fish have stingers

to protect themselves from

predators                       5.Scales to keep the water in

This frog is using its suction cup like fingers to stay in place on the leaves.

Common name:Golden frog     Scientific name: Phyllobates terribilis

Biome: Rain forest          Habitat/home range: Wet rain forest

This frog is endangered                     and dry cloud forest

Amphibians adaptations            Golden frog adaptations

1.Long sticky tongue to catch

food quick and fast.             1.Cold blooded

2.Cold blooded                   2.Suction cup like fingers

3.Some live half there life on

water and half on land           3.Long sticky tongue to run and                                      jump around

4.Suction cup like fingers

to stick on there terrain.       4.Cold blooded

5.Legs to jump and run around    5.females grow up to half an inch                                  to and inch bigger than the males

This snake uses its flexibility to wrap around the tree.

Common name: Burmese python     Scientific name:Python molurus                                                       bivittatus

Biome: Dessert         Habitat/home range: Found in grass lands                                                forests and trees

Reptile adaptations             Burmese python adaptations

1.Thick skin that minimizes

water loss.                     1.Estivation

2.cold blooded                  2.Hibernation

3.Estivation                    3.Cold blooded

4.Climb on rocks to increase

there body temp. when its hot   4.Scales to keep water in the body

5.They hibernate in the winter

they crawl into cracks of two

rocks                           5.They breath with lungs

This parrot is using its wings to fly.

Common name: Parrot        Scientific name: Psittaciformes

Biome: Rain forest     Habitat/home range: Africa Australia South                                                America and India

   Bird adaptations              Parrot adaptations

1.Feathers to fly and keep

warm                         1.Beak so that they can eat their                                      certain food

2.Different claws to eat

and run                      2.Make nests to live in

3.Lay eggs in a nest         3.Lay eggs instead of life birth

4.Wing shape to glide in

the air                      4.Claws to eat and run

5.They eat and then poop

right away to keep light

so that they can fly fast    5.Hook on beak to rip up food

Orangutans have hair on there body to keep there heat in.

Common name: Orangutan       Scientific name: Pongo

Biome: Rain forest     Habitat/home range: South West Asia top of                                              trees in rain forest

Mammal adaptations             Orangutan adaptations

1.Hair or fur to keep body

heat in.                          1.Give live birth to offspring

2.They give live birth to

there offspring                   2.Females nurse there young with                                     breast milk

3.Mothers nurse there young

with breast milk.                 3.Cold blooded

4. Endothermic                    4.Hair on there body to keep                                          there body heat in

5.There are three kinds of

mammals, monotremes, marsupials,

placental                         5.Orangutans have oposable                                           thumbs

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