Lily Becker Period. 2

Omaha Zoo Trip May 1st 2014

Adventures at the Omaha zoo!

The adventures to the Omaha zoo!

A Black Clown Fish has black stripes instead of orange.

Common Headline:  Black Clown fish         Scientific Name: Amphiprioninae

Biome: Marine/Fresh and Salt Water           Home/Range/Habitat: Coral Reef

Species Adaptations:                                     Fish Adaptation:

1) Has more rounded caudal fins                    1) All fish have gills

2) mucus which coats the body.                     2) All have backbone

3)To be immune to the sting of anemone.       3) are all coldblooded.

4) coloring warns of other predatorss             4) They all live in water.      

5) It can "Bleach" itself to blend.                    5) Most have scales.

The frogs body is full of toxins.

Common Name: Panamanian golden frog     Scientific Name: Atelopus zeteki

Biome: Rainforests                  Home Range/Habitat: Streams and Mountains.


1)All amphibians can survive in both water and land.      1)Produce some toxins

2)  they can all swim                  2)females lay sensitive eggs.

3)Long powerful legs that  swim very we      3)Poison their prey before they feast on it.

4)  Most have scales                                                       4)Endangered

5) All born in water,                                    5)Females are twice the size of males.

This alligator is native to north america.

Common Name:  American Alligator Scientific Name: Alligator mississippiensis

Biome: slow-moving rivers and marshes

Home range/ Habitat: Freshwater swamps, marshes, rivers, lakes, and occasionally, smaller bodies of water (Native to North America)


1)a powerful tail to act as a rudder in water     1) Poor Eyesight

2)webbed and clawed feet for swimming         2) camouflage to avoid predators

3)massive jaw closing muscles for feeding      3)All cold- blooded

4)a protective, armor plated skin-and           4)employ behavioral adaptations in order to            a distinctive form of camouflage                    regulate body temp.

5)Alligators eyes, ears, and nostrils are            5) All have scales

all positioned on top of their head.

This Scarlet Macaw Is showing off its feathers.

Common Name:  Scarlet Macaw                      Scientific Name: Ara macao

Biome: South America                         Home Range/Habitat: Evergreen Forests


1) All have Feathers                            1)strong beak to crush the seeds and nuts

2)  Each one has a beak to determine  2) Omnivore which bird they are

3)  Every bird has wings                      3)have sharp talons for grabbing hold of branches.

4)  Each has 4 chambered heart          4) Fly in groups

5)  Light Skeleton                                5) Communicate through loud screams or squawks.

This bear named Ho Ho seeks attention.

Common Name:Sun Bear            Scientific Name: Helarctos malayanus

Biome: Southeast Asia.                   Home Range/Habitat:Tropical forest


1)warm blooded                            1)Sun bears have large paws

2)nurse their babies and they         2)have a long tongue to stick

bear live young ones                         into beehives to get honey,

3)hair growing on their bodies       3)coarse coats that prevent rain from getting to their skin

4)heart has 4 chambers                4)loose skin around their necks

5) females produce milk to feed    5)Short hair allows them to survive

          their young.                                in a hotter environment


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