Animals Of The Indy Zoo
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  • 1. Contents:  The Plains Click an option to begin!  Elephants and Baboons  Rhinos, Lions, and Giraffes  Pop Quiz  The Forest  Tigers and Bears  Gibbons, Otters and Lemurs  Pop Quiz  The Oceans  Walruses and Dolphins  Polar Bears, Seals & Seal Lions  Pop Quiz
  • 2. The Plains Guinea baboons are an Old World Monkey, and the smallest species of baboon. Baboons Elephants African Elephants are the largest land mammal in the world, males growing from 12-13 feet, 7-8 tons (14,000-16,000 lbs)! Elephants grow their whole lives. Their trunks are used to The average age for breathe, communicate, lift Guinea baboons is objects, and the trunk can 25-30 yrs. hold up to 2 gallons of water! The trunk has two finger-like appendages that can pick up items as small as a dime!
  • 3. The Plains Lions Most of the The natural hunting habitat is done of the White by the Rhino females is the lions. Savanna The natural habitat of the Grasslands. African Lion is in the rich Rhinos grasslands and sandy deserts. White Rhinos are not named A lion’s roar can be for their color, but by the heard 5 miles away! Afrikaan’s word “weit”, meaning wide mouth. Giraffe’s tongues are able to delicately pluck leaves while avoiding thorns. Their tongues are black Giraffes and can extend up to 20 inches!
  • 4. The Plains Pop Quiz!! How long can a giraffe’s tongue extend? A. 30 inches B. 20 inches C. 10 inches Click here for the answer!
  • 5. The Plains Pop Quiz!! How long can a giraffe’s tongue extend? A. 30 inches B. 20 inches C. 10 inches B. 20 inches!
  • 6. The Forest Tigers The Siberian Tiger is the largest of all tigers, males weighing up The Kodiak is a species of brown to 616 lbs and bear, and the largest of the brown growing bears. almost 7ft long! The Kodiak bear has one of the The stripes on a tiger’s face is most like the thumbprint of a powerful human. No two are the same! senses of smell in Bears nature.
  • 7. The Forest Gibbons Ring-tailed lemurs live in a Gibbons are matrilineal found in society the upper (dominated canopies of by a female). Asian Lemurs forests. Lemurs enjoy sunbathing! Gibbons swing quickly through trees with a hand- over-hand motion called Otters brachiate swinging. Otters let their collected clams sit in the sun so the shells will open. Then the otters wash their food Asian Small Clawed Otters before eating! are the smallest in the world (2ft long and under 10 lbs).
  • 8. The Forest Pop Quiz!! The only enemy of the tiger is human. The gibbon enjoys which of the A. True following? B. False A. Singing duets B. Dancing C. Playing on the ground Click here for the answers!
  • 9. The Forest Pop Quiz!! The only enemy of the tiger is human. The gibbon enjoys which of the A. True following? B. False A. Singing duets B. Dancing C. Playing on the ground True. The tiger’s habitat faces depletion, and being hunted by A. Singing! Gibbons mate for man poses a major threat. life and then enjoy singing with their partner!
  • 10. The Oceans Walruses Under its layer of skin, the walrus may have Bottlenosed up to 6 Dolphins inches of are fat! classified as toothed whales! Dolphins The walrus can dive up to 250 deep, Because of the dangers of fishermen and for as long as 10 minutes, pollution, the average life span of a and its sensitive bristles on its bottlenosed dolphin is 17 years in the wild. mustache are used to locate food! In an ideal environment, the potential age is 40-50 years! Click here for the walrus cam!
  • 11. The Oceans Polar Bears Seals Grey seals A polar can remain bear’s under water stomach for up to 20 Can hold minutes at more than up to 475 ft. 150lbs! Neither male or female seals eat The fur of the polar bear is for the 4-6 week breeding period. actually not white. Each individual hair is a clear, hollow Sea Lions tube. The reflection from the sun Sea lions have makes the fur appear white over external ear flaps. the bear’s black skin. They come to shore to rest and breed. Click here for the seal/sea lion cam!
  • 12. The Oceans Pop Quiz!! California Sea Lions mate for life. The walrus’ family name, Obobenidae, means which of A. True the following? B. False A. Tusk Fighter B. Tusky Sea Elephant C. One who walks with his teeth Click here for the answers!
  • 13. Pop Quiz!! The Oceans California Sea Lions mate for life. The walrus’ family name, Obobenidae, means A. True which of the following? B. False A. Tusk Fighter B. Tusky Sea Elephant False. C. One who walks with his teeth In one season male sea lions can mate with up to C. “One who walks with his 16 females! teeth” is the Greek meaning for Obobenidae.
  • 14. A-has:  I have created Powerpoint presentations before, but never with hyperlinks. It was fun!  I learned I could adjust the timing of the information in the slides manually.  I was impressed with additional facts I learned about otters- particularly how intelligent they are with catching food and eating.
  • 15. Credits:  All information was gathered from the website of the Indianapolis Zoo. Indyzoo.org