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3 b 2011 rainforest powerpoint final

  1. 1. 3B Rainforest Animals2011<br />
  2. 2. Blue Morpho Butterflyby Annika Wilmers<br />Morpho butterflies only live for 115 days.<br />Adults use a long protruding mouth part called a proboscis as a drinking straw.<br />Their wings reflect light.<br />
  3. 3. SlothBy John Dean<br />The female has one baby a year.<br />Algae grows on its body and can be used as food.<br />The sloth is not that lazy-it is protecting itself by not moving too much during the day.<br />
  4. 4. Green Basilisk by Maria Circo<br /> A green basilisk can run on water as fast as 8 miles an hour.<br />It has a nickname which is the Jesus Christ lizard.<br />It can dive and stay under water for 30 minutes at a time.<br />
  5. 5. Golden Mantella Frogby Hannah Warren<br />Male cats attract females by clicking 3 times.<br />They like to live in colonies where there are twice as many females.<br />It is an amphibian but doesn't have webbed feet.<br />Its toes have suction cups on them to help the frogs climb trees.<br />They get water by absorbing it through their skin.<br />
  6. 6. Giant Anteaterby Meghan O’Neil<br />The Giant anteater’s tongue is over 2 feet long and it can stick it out 150 times a minute.<br />Giant anteaters can stand on their hind legs and fight a jaguar with their claws. <br />A Giant anteater can eat 35,000 ants or termites a day.<br />
  7. 7. Chubby Frogby Maggie Pallesen<br />The chubby frog’s body has a glue like-slime which is hard to get off your hands.<br />The chubby frog has the ability to expand itself when threatened.<br />These frogs have a lot of nicknames like the Bubble Frog Painted Frog and the Ox Frog.<br />
  8. 8. Jaguarby Sean Smith<br />Jaguars are such good swimmers that they can swim from one island to another.<br />Their spots are called rosettes because they are shaped like roses.<br />The jaguar is the only big cat that can’t roar.<br />
  9. 9. Giant African Millipedeby Logan Schoening<br />The Giant African Millipede is used by monkeys to keep mosquitoes away.<br />They even breathe through holes in their bodies.<br />They molt several times as they grow, and that’s how they add more legs.<br />
  10. 10. Assassin bugby Johnathan Patterson<br />The assassin bug can kill other insects by injecting its prey.<br />They can use their rostrums to deliver a painful bite.<br />Their legs have tiny hairs.<br />
  11. 11. Iguanaby Jack O’Malley<br />The iguana can fall 40-50 feet without getting hurt!<br />The iguana can dive from trees into water if they need to escape a predator quickly.<br />Its long tail is sharp, and is snapped in the air to scare off predators.<br />
  12. 12. Madagascar Hissing CockroachBy Elizabeth Young<br />The Madagascar hissing cockroach can live up to one month and one week without food.<br />Cockroaches smell and feel using their antennae.<br />There are over three-thousand species of cockroaches on earth, and most of them spend their time sleeping or resting. <br />
  13. 13. Toucanby Abby Plank<br />Toucans swallow fruit whole and then throw up the seeds.<br />Its beak is one third of its body, but isn’t used as a weapon. Its only for show!<br />They have big claws that help them balance on the trees, the two claws are in front and two in back.<br />
  14. 14. Tarantulaby Jillian Teal<br />Tarantulas make doors or soft walls for their burrows.<br />They have little hairs that protect them from predators .<br />They do not spin a web, instead they catch their prey by their fangs.<br />
  15. 15. Galapagos Tortoiseby DJ Dougherty<br />The Galapagos tortoise can live to be 100 years old. The oldest is 152 years old.<br />They nap about 16 hours a day. <br /> Some people thought they arrived on the islands by floating in on drifting wood. <br />
  16. 16. Spider Monkeyby Franc Kutilek<br />Their hands are like human hands but they don’t have any thumbs.<br />They can swing up to 40 feet in one swing with their long arms. <br />They have long and lanky arms and gripping tails. <br />
  17. 17. Rhinoceros Beetleby Nora Fitzsimmons <br />The rhinoceros beetle is also called the Hercules unicorn and horn beetle.<br />It gets out of danger by tunneling under ground.<br />The rhino beetle can carry 850 times its weight.<br />
  18. 18. Vine Snakeby Skyler Hopwood<br />The vine snake is green with a black diamond shaped pattern on its skin.<br />It is so long and skinny it looks like a vine in the forest.<br />It can extend half of its body into midair.<br />
  19. 19. Black Howler MonkeyBy Meg Harmon<br />Males use their big voices to defend their territory.<br />They are the loudest animals in the rain forest.<br />The Black Howler monkeys use their tails as extra hands.<br />
  20. 20. Bearded Pigby Mo Flanery<br />Bearded pigs have a life span of 10 years.<br />Bearded pigs use their snouts to dig for food.<br />The bearded pigs’ sparse hair doesn’t offer much protection.<br />
  21. 21. Happy Face Spiderby Jaelyn Adams<br />The happy face spiders are non poisonous. <br />It smile on the back confuses the predators.<br />They do not bite humans.<br />
  22. 22. Goliath Frogby Zoe Moffitt<br />Goliath Frogs are mute –they can’t make noises.<br />They can leap 10 feet in the air.<br />They were around before dinosaurs.<br />
  23. 23. Indian Cobraby Mario Rivera<br />The Indian Cobra is very smart when it catches its prey. <br />The Indian cobra is the largest venomous snake.<br />Its jaws open very wide when it eats its prey.<br />
  24. 24. Panamanian Golden FrogBy John Trainer<br />The Panamanian golden Frog is a cultural symbol of Panama.<br />These frogs have a strong mating instinct and pairs can locate one another through certain sounds that they make.<br />Native people form small objects called huacas to resemble and honor golden frogs.<br />
  25. 25. Bongoby Liam Kaminski<br />Both females and males have horns.<br />People believe if they touch or eat a bongo they will have spasms.<br />Bongos are high jumpers but prefer to go under or around obstacles.<br />
  26. 26. Red Eyed Tree FrogBy Nick Mowat<br />The red eyed tree frog can leap a distance twenty times its own length.<br /> The red eyed tree frogs have suction cups on their toes so they can climb trees.<br /> Red eyed tree frogs don’t go ribbit, they go “Gluck Gluck.”<br />
  27. 27. Quetzalby Maureen Pieper<br />Overall , the Quetzal is OVER 4 FEET LONG! Therefore, their tails stick out of their nests which are longer than their bodies.<br />The quetzal is a national symbol in Guatemala. Its picture is on the country’s flag and money.<br />Its feathers were worn by important people in the Aztec tribe like priests and royalty. The Aztecs said the quetzal was worth more than gold.<br />
  28. 28. Ocelotby Payton Kirchhoefer<br />Without teeth for chewing, ocelots tear their food to pieces and swallow it whole.<br />Its name came from the Mexican Aztec word tlalocelot, which means field tiger.<br />Very long whiskers help this cat feel its way around.<br />
  29. 29. Pygmy Hippoby Emma McClellan<br />The word pygmy means small.<br />The Hippo comes from ancient Greece and means ‘river horse’<br />Pygmy Hippo’s have been on earth for over 5 million years.<br />
  30. 30. Eyelash Viperby Gabe Stolinski<br />The Eyelash viper has red and pink scales; the scales above its eyes look like eyelashes.<br /> It has been known to be sent with shipments of bananas.<br />They have long fangs and binocular vision.<br />
  31. 31. Orb Weaving Spiderby Trevor Vollmer<br />They build spiral wheel shaped webs.<br />Some orb weavers eat their webs and spin a new one.<br />Sometimes their strong webs trap small birds and bats and they wrap them and eat them.<br />
  32. 32. Male frogs take care of the eggs by carrying them around on their backs.<br />A two inch poison dart frog has enough venom to kill 10 grown men.<br />Hunters use the dart frog’s poison on their bows and arrows.<br />Poison Dart Frogby Nick McGill<br />
  33. 33. Spectacled Caimanby Sophie Williams<br />The spectacled caiman got its name because it has a bony ridge between its eyes that looks likes glasses.<br /> It can live in fresh water as well as salt water.<br />They are one of the smallest crocodilian species.<br />

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