Organism Of The Week

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2 endangered organisms that we discussed in our POES II class in miriam college high school

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Organism Of The Week

  1. 1. KUNG FU FIGHTING A Journey to the Realm of Black and White
  2. 2. HOW DOES A PANDA LOOK LIKE?
  3. 3. GIANT PANDA Domain: Eukarya Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Ursidae Genus: Ailuropoda Species: melanoleuca
  4. 4. INTERESTING FACTS A wild giant panda’s diet is almost  exclusively bamboo (99%). They have large molar teeth and  strong molar muscles for crushing tough bamboo. They usually eat while sitting  upright. They spend the rest of the day resting, feeding and seeking food. Fortunately no more natural  predators exist for pandas today.
  5. 5. NOT SO FUN FACTS They once lived in lowland areas, but  farming, forest clearing and other developments restrict them to the mountains of China. They are considered endangered.  There are only 1600 left in the wild. More than 160  are in the zoos and breeding centers. Chinese scientists have reported zoo pandas as old  as 35. They are sure that they live shorter in the wild Giant pandas have been hunted for their fur. 
  6. 6. “THE EAGLE HAS LANDED” King of the skies… for now
  7. 7. WHAT ARE THE OTHER NAMES FOR THE PHILIPPINE EAGLE?
  8. 8. PHILIPPINE EAGLE Domain: Eukarya Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Falconiformes Family: Accipitridae Genus: Pithecophaga Species: jefferyi
  9. 9. INTERESTING FACTS World’s largest eagle  The Philippine Eagle eats flying  lemurs, Asian Palm Civets, reptiles, birds, and occasionally monkeys. This eagle is endemic to  the Philippines and can be found on four major islands: eastern Luzon, Samar, Leyte, and Mi ndanao. The Philippine Eagle was named the  national bird of the Philippines in 1995 by President Fidel V. Ramos under Proclamation No. 615.
  10. 10. NOT SO FUN FACTS This eagle is critically endangered, with only 180 to  500 birds surviving. Deforestation, pollution, and poaching are major  threats. The complete breeding cycle of the Philippine  Eagle lasts for two years. For a complete breeding cycle, the females lay only a single egg.
  11. 11. We shouldn't any of us be afraid of teaching protective measures to save lives. - Kyan Douglas
  12. 12. THINGS TO DO (FOR ORGANISM OF THE WEEK) Research on any organism (plant, animal, bacteria,  virus, fungi or algae) Prepare a PowerPoint presentation  Email the soft copy of your presentation to  rjggarcia@yahoo.com for evaluation On a bond paper, make a short article on your  organism and we will post it on the POES II window for other students to see Be ready to show your presentation in front of the class  (during double period class). Make some “gimik” if you want.

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