Omaha Zoo Trip team 7.3 may 1, 2014
This is my awesome Omaha zoo trip presentation!
Common name: archer fish scientific name: Toxotes
Biome: marine/fresh/salt water Home range: rivers/coastal areas
FISH ADAPTATIONS ARCHER FISH ADAPTATIONS
1. ecothermic 1. can live in fresh and salt water
2. most have scales 2. can lay 20,000 to 150,000 eggs
3.breath with gills 3. they can shoot water out of their mouths to shoot down prey
4.vertebrates 4.do to their flat backs and rear position heads can swim under water undetected.
5. they use fin to swim 5.They know there is less distortion of the target if they beneath it.
common name: file-eared frog Scientific name: Polypedates otilophus
biome: rain forest home range: Indonesia,Brunei, and Malaysia.
Amphibian adaptations File-eared tree frog adaptations
1.breathe through skin 1. It camouflages its self in the bark.
2. It can metamorphosis 2. It has long slender fingers help it grasp branches and stems in the rain forest.
3. It can breathe on land and water in their life 3. Its leg are very long, this allows it to jump a long ways.
4.large and broad mouth 4.they lay their eggs in foam above water bodies.
5.eyes position on top of its head 5. It is very large for a frog.
common name: komodo dragon scientific name: Varanus komodonsis
biome: tropical island forests and beaches home range: Indonesia islands
reptile adaptations komodo dragon adaptations
1. ectothermic 1. the largest reptile in the world
2. they have amniotic eggs 2. their skin camouflages in the habitat
3. Their eggs have shells to keep in their water. 3. their saliva uses deadly bacteria
4. they have rows of teeth. 4. it has serrate teeth
5. their skin keeps their water from getting out 5. They have incredibly strong limbs
common name: burrowing owl scientific name: Athene cunicularia
habitat: grassland or prairie home range: USA, mexico, Argentina.
(native to north america)
bird adaptations burrowing owl adaptations
1.beaks 1. they are small to fit in small tunnels
2. air sacs 2.they have brown camouflage feathers
3.wings 3. curved beak for eating meat
4. heighten senses 4.it protects it young
5.hollow bones 5.it steals of animal's burrows
common name: bangal tiger scientific name: Panthera tigris tigris (endangered species)
habitat: jungles,mangroves, and swamps home range: India
Mammal adaptations Bengal tiger adaptations
1. endothermic 1. 2nd largest tiger in the world
2.has hair or fur 2.not nocturnal, but hunts at night
3. mammary glands 3. It's stripes gives the tiger camouflage.
4.produce milk 4.gives birth to 5 cubs in one litter
5. four chambered heart 5. It stalks prey, then once it's prey drops its guard, it pounces!