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The Virtual Zoo

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The Virtual Zoo

  1. 1. By: Ryan Diebold ED 205 Section 1
  2. 2. Tigers  Lions  Cheetahs  Bears  Gorillas  Camels  Snakes  Penguins  Sharks  About the Tour Guide  Resources 
  3. 3. Tigers are the largest of the big cats.  The Bengal Tiger, shown below, is the second  largest of the species, weighing 480 pounds and reaching a length of around 9 feet. The tigers are the most endangered of the  big cat species.
  4. 4. Female lions often do most of the hunting  and care taking of the cubs, compared to male lions. A pride, or a group of lions, usually has no  more than 2 males. A male lions roar can be heard for up to 5  miles.
  5. 5. Cheetahs are the fastest land animal.  They can go from 0-60 mph in only 3  seconds! Cheetahs are found in Eastern and  Southwestern Africa.
  6. 6. Bears hibernate during the winter months.  Before hibernation begins, they must eat  plenty of food, sometimes around 90 pounds a day, so they can store food and survive while hibernating. Brown Bears, shown here, are also called  Grizzly Bears.
  7. 7. Gorillas are the largest living primates.  Gorillas normally walk by putting their feet  flat and walking on the knuckles of their hands. Gorillas are very intelligent, capable of  understanding spoken language and actually speaking with sign language, demonstrated in the video link. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5RrORtDZuQ&feature=related
  8. 8. A male camel is called a bull; A female is  called a cow. Camels can go for days or weeks with little or  no water or food. Camels live in deserts, and are mostly found  in Egypt.
  9. 9. There are more than 2,700 species of snakes  in the world. Garter Snakes are the most harmless snakes  on earth. The most dangerous snake on earth is  Russell's Viper (pictured below).
  10. 10. Penguins can walk faster than Humans.  They spend most of their lives in water.  They can hold there breathe for 20 minutes  under water. Also, Penguins waddle when they walk, as  shown in this video clip. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EP6GWt0-hbg&feature=related
  11. 11. Sharks have been on Earth for  around 400 million years! On average, there are only  about 100 shark attacks each year and only 10 of those result in a human death. The most dangerous types of  sharks are the Tiger, Bull, Mako, and Great White.
  12. 12. My name is Ryan Diebold and I’m a junior at  Grand Valley State University. I’m a Math major with an emphasis on secondary education, and would like to have a minor in Psychology by the time I graduate. I’m also on the GVSU Varsity Tennis Team. If you have any further questions/comments, here is a link to my email address. Contact Me 
  13. 13. http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/anim  als/enlarge/cheetah-closeup_image.html http://www.kidzone.ws/lw/snakes/facts01.ht  m http://www.penguinfacts.net/penguin-fun-  facts.htm http://www.kidzone.ws/sharks/facts.htm  Google Images 

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