Tyson Christians
Team 7-3 Omaha Zoo Trip
May 1, 2014

Henry Doorly Zoo Animals

Koi Fish

The Japanese Koi fish can easily adapt to a new freshwater enviornmen

     Common Name: Koi Fish                         Scientific Name: Cyprinus carpio

      Biome: Freshwater/ Saltwater         Habitat/Home Range: Freshwater ponds

     Fish Adaptations                                  Koi Fish Adaptation

  • Fins
  • Swim bladder
  • Eyes on side of its head
  • Some have camouflage
  • Some swim in schools
  • Live for a long time
  • Gills
  • Eyes on side
  • Scavengers eat anything
  • Adapt quickly to new enviornment

Red Eyed Tree Frog

The red eyes of this frog, frighten other predators.

Common Name: Red Eyed Tree Frog         Scientific Name: Agalychnis callidryas

Biome: Rain Forest       

Habitat/HomeRange: Central America Rain Forest

Amphibian Adaptations                                     Tree frog Adaptation

  • Color/camoflage   
  • Lay eggs in water
  • Some have jumping leg
  • Long tongues
  • Mating sounds
  • Scavenger carnivore
  • Nocturnal
  • Camouflage
  • Red Eye                                                  
  • Suction Cup Power

Arizona Black Rattle Snake

This snake can use its rattle to warn predators. (Native to North America)

Common Name: Arizona Black Rattlesnake                        

Scentific Name: Crotalus oreganus cerberus  

        Biome: Deserts                                      Habitat/HomeRange: Arizona/Texas

   Reptile Adaptations                               Black Snake Adaptations

  • Camouflage  
  • Scaley skin
  • Some non-violent
  • Some use tongue to smell
  • Some regenerate
  • Sexual reproduction
  • Rattle
  • Scavenger
  • Fangs
  • Venomous

Blue bellied Roller

This Blue Bellied Roller has very keen eyesight so they stay hidden in the trees

Common Name: Blue Bellied Roller            Scientific Name: Coracias cyanogaster

Biome: Wooded savannas and forest edges

Habitat/Home Range: Native to western and central Africa

Bird Adaptations                             Bellied Roller Adaptations

  • Wings
  • Special designed beak
  • Color
  • Some are herbivores/omnivores
  • Food is regurgitated
  • Spends most of time in trees
  • Keen eyesight
  • Carnivore/ Scavenger
  • crow-like beak
  • Strong body
Gorillas are herbivores so they eat fruit, and plants. (Endangered)

Cross River Gorilla

Common Name: Cross River Gorilla            Scientific Name: Gorilla gorilla diehl

Biome: Rain Forest                   

Habitat/HomeRange:South-eastern Nigeria  and western Cameroon

Mammal  Adaptations                                  Cross River Gorilla Adaptation

  • Young born alive
  • Breath with lungs
  • Endothermic
  • Fur on bodies
  • Some are omnivores
  • Strength is 6x more than human
  • Reproduction once every 5 years
  • Herbivores
  • Travel in troops
  • Smaller than other gorilla

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