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This student presentation covers 3 different species: 1 extinct, 1 threatened with extinction, and 1 which has recovered from the brink of extinction

This student presentation covers 3 different species: 1 extinct, 1 threatened with extinction, and 1 which has recovered from the brink of extinction

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  • 1. Extinct Endangered Recovering
    • Tebogo Christopher Seshibe
  • 2. Animals Quagga Wild Horse Parrot Fish Rainbow Fish American Burying Beetle
  • 3. Parrot Fish Rainbow Fish Scarus guacamaia
    • Classification : Endangered
    Tebogo Christopher Seshibe
  • 4. Description
    • Deep green base colour
    • Technicolour
    • Teeth conjoined making “ beak ”
    • Males usually more elaborate colours than females to attract mate
  • 5. General Information
    • Mid Atlantic Ocean
    • Oceanic region
    • Live in coral reefs up to 25m below sea-level
    • Scrapes algae and organic matter from coral
    • Schools up to 40
    • Supermale leads the school
    • Youth stay in mangroves which protect them from predator and provide food
  • 6. More…
    • Able to change sex
    • Supermale usually female changed to male and very dominant
    • Endangered due to loss in mangroves, overfishing, pollution, coastal development
  • 7. Quagga - Wild Horse Equus quagga
    • Classification : Extinct
    Tebogo Christopher Seshibe
  • 8. Description
    • Sub-species of the Zebra
    • Front half - stripes like that of a Zebra
    • Mid-Section - stripes becoming larger and fading
    • Rump-Section – plain brown
    • At birth: cream white with faint stripes
    • Bright Copper-Gold Eyes
    • Short Neck
    • Long Legs
    • Curved Body
  • 9. General Information
    • Desert area
    • South Africa : Cape Town, Orange Free State (Kalahari Desert)
    • Hunted for hide, meat, and food for domesticated animals
    • Lived in small herds (10-15)
    • Older Quaggas protect herd
    • Younger Quagga search for food and water
    • Ate: grass, mil ’ no plants, cacti, desert lichens, leaves of nearby trees.
  • 10. More…
    • 18 August 1883 – believed death-date of last existing quagga in the Artis Magistra zoo in Amsterdam
    • First extinct creature to have DNA tested
    • Sprinters: Fast runner, low endurance
    • Heat occurs once every two months unless pregnant
    • Mare chooses stallion
    • 1 year gestation period
  • 11. American Burying Beetle Nicrophorus Americanus
    • Classification: Recovering
  • 12. Description
    • Insect
    • Orange and Black in colour
    • Nocturnal Scavengers
    • Adult size : 3cm
  • 13. General Information
    • Dependant on small quail-size carcasses for food
    • Males smell dead animal up to 2 miles away
    • Males smell dead animal 1 hour after death
    • Parents lay eggs near carcass, carry babies to carcass and regurgitate the food to them.
  • 14. More…
    • “ one of the most disastrous declines of an insect ’ s range ever to be recorded
    • Dual parenting insects
    • Decline unknown, possibly due to disturbances in food webs
    • Releasing beetles that have receded from the border Boston Univerity of back into the wild
    • Zoo’s supplied some beetles
  • 15. Work Cited
    • &quot;10 Most Amazing Extinct Animals - Oddee.com (extinct Species).&quot; A Blog on Oddities: the Odd, Bizarre and Strange Things of Our World! | Oddee.com. Web. 01 Oct. 2011. <http://www.oddee.com/item_88742.aspx>.
    • &quot;American Burying Beetle Faces Extinction | Environment | English.&quot; News | English. Web. 01 Oct. 2011. <http://www.voanews.com/english/news/environment/American-Burying-Beetle-Faces-Extinction-105257473.html>.
    • &quot;Burying Beetle.&quot; Home - EcoHealth Alliance - Formerly Known as Wildlife Trust. Web. 01 Oct. 2011. <http://www.thewildones.org/Animals/buryBtl.html>.
    • &quot;Endangered Species: Rainbow Parrotfish | Thought Is Change.&quot; Thought Is Change | Our World Is a Reflection of Us. Web. 01 Oct. 2011. <http://thoughtischange.wordpress.com/this-weeks-endangered-species-rainbow-parrotfish/>.
    • &quot;The Quagga Wild Horse.&quot; Santharia - Free Online RPG Games & Fantasy World Creation. Web. 01 Oct. 2011. <http://www.santharia.com/bestiary/horse_quagga.htm>.

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