Animals Of The Indy Zoo

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Animals Of The Indy Zoo

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

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