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5 A Reptile Book

  1. 1. Reptile Alphabet Book<br />By:5A - 5th Graders<br />2010 Lincoln Elementary <br /> Author Visit <br />
  2. 2. In Honor of David M. Nieves visit to Lincoln Elementary School<br />November 17, 2009<br />Lincoln Elementary 5th Graders Class Of 5A<br />Jacob <br />Josh<br />Morgan<br />Brandi<br />Mackenzie<br />Katie<br />Veranika<br />Michelle<br />Alex<br />Lori<br />Ashlen<br />Chris<br />Rachelle<br />Brandon<br />Kris<br />Lane<br />Mason<br />Jaymiee <br />Kendra<br />LaShawn<br />
  3. 3. Ais for American Alligator<br /><ul><li>They grow up to be 15 feet long.
  4. 4. It lives in southeastern United States.
  5. 5. Eat fish snails, crustaceans, birds, and mammals.
  6. 6. Alligator’s tail is almost half the bodys length and mainly use for swimming.
  7. 7. Alligator has the strongest bite of any living animal.
  8. 8. Alligators swallow there food whole.</li></li></ul><li>B<br />“Blue Beauty Snake”<br />Is for…<br />What does it look like? <br />A long slithery blue snake and it<br />can look like blue, gray, black, and white.<br />What does it eat?<br />Blue Beauty Snakes eats<br />lizards, birds, and rodents.<br />Where does it live?<br />Interesting Fact:<br />The Blue Beauty Snake is found<br />In the rainforests of Vietnam in<br />South Asia.<br />Blue Beauty snakes can<br />grow up to 3ft to 9ft long!<br />By Josh <br />
  9. 9. c<br />Is for<br />Corn snake<br />Corn snakes are 6 feet and are slender. They eat lizards, birds, and small mammals. They are actually rat snakes and got there name from the pattern on there belly. <br />By Jacob and Einstein the snake on the left <br />
  10. 10. D<br />Is for<br />Desert Horned Lizard <br />Food and Habitat<br />It lives in Idaho and northern Mexico.<br />The lizard eats ants,beetles,and spiders.<br />Interesting facts<br />They mate during spring<br />They lay 2-16 eggs in June or July.<br />They can squirt blood out of its eyes <br />and is gooey and hard to get off. <br />Lori<br />
  11. 11. E<br />Egyptian Tortoise<br />Is for<br />It lives in low humidity desert regions of Egypt and North Africa. <br />It makes a chirping noise like a bird.<br />It grows to five inches long!<br />Lane <br />
  12. 12. F IS FOR FRILLED LIZARD<br />The frilled Lizard has a frill on its neck. It lives in northern Australia. It likes to eat mice and large insects. It also is a carnivore. The neck frill has long spines. When it is going to attack it opens its yellow mouth and uncurls its frill too. <br />Ashlen <br />
  13. 13. G is for Gecko<br />They are short and flat and have bumpy scales. They live in warm climates throughout the world. Geckos eat insects and arachnids. They even have little bristles on their toes that can stick to many surfaces. <br />By Chris <br />
  14. 14. H is for Herpetologist<br />A Herpetologist study reptiles. They have to go to collage and learn about reptiles. <br />Facts: <br />They work with reptiles, They learn about reptiles. They are cool because they have reptiles. They find new reptiles. They have cool gear.<br />
  15. 15. I<br />Is for iguana<br />Most iguanas live in deserts or other dry habitats.<br />They eat fruit, flowers, leaves, and insects. <br />The green iguana may grow to 6 feet long.<br />
  16. 16. J<br />To get a territory they half to push each other the furthest.<br />Is for<br />Jackson’s Chameleon<br />The tongue has a sticky tip to help them get their prey.<br />The Jackson’s Chameleon lives in Central Africa.<br />
  17. 17. K<br />Is for<br />King Cobra<br />King cobras live in forest areas of Asia and India.<br />The king cobra is a snake-eater. They hunt during the day.<br />King cobras lay from two to four dozen eggs in the spring.<br />The king cobra measures about 13 feet long. There fangs are about one inch.<br />By: Alex<br />
  18. 18. L<br />Is for<br />It’s a creamy yellow color, with black spots like a leopard.<br />Leopard Gecko<br />Their habitat is a rocky, dry, grassland.<br />They live in the desert of Pakistan, Northern India, Afghanistan, and parts of Iran.<br />They have eyelids, but most reptiles don’t.<br />It eats crickets, mealworms, grasshoppers, and some insects.<br />By: Kendra<br />
  19. 19. M<br />They feed only in the water. They eat snails and clams. They also lay in the sun. <br />Is for<br />Map turtle<br />Brandi<br />
  20. 20. N<br />is for Nieves, David <br /><ul><li>David became an author, because of his strong commitment to the misunderstood, an often feared group of animals. (snakes and other reptiles)
  21. 21. David lives near Kansas City, Missouri. His hometown is Bellevue, Nebraska.
  22. 22. He has written two books.
  23. 23. David is working on another book.
  24. 24. David became a herpetologist, because at the age of eight he brought home a garter snake, that his brother caught, and has been fascinated with them ever since. </li></ul>By; Morgan<br />
  25. 25. O<br />Is for <br />Oriental Fire-Bellied Toad<br />.<br />It lives in Siberia, China, and Korea.<br />They eat houseflies, bluebottles, assorted moth larvae, earthworms , meal worms, zoo phobias, crickets, and guppies. They change colors, going though the cycles of bright green to dark olive green. Its hard to tell if it is a male or a female. The toads have brightly colored bellies which are used as warning that they are poisons.<br />Jaymiee<br />
  26. 26. P<br />Is for Poison Dart Frog<br />Poison dart frogs live in the tropical forests of Costa Rica to Brazil. They are carnivores. They eat spiders, ants, termites, and small insects. The two-inch-long golden poison dart frog has enough venom to kill 10 grown-men! There are more than 100 species of poison dart frogs.<br />
  27. 27. Q<br />is for………<br />Queen Snake<br />It looks like a garden snake. Itlives in marsh lands, fresh water, and water ways.<br />They grow 24 inches. They eat Cray fish, frogs, minnows, and tadpoles<br />They are diurnal which means they are active during the day. <br />Rachelle<br />
  28. 28. R<br />Is for Rattlesnake , It lives in North Central America. <br />It’s colors are red and white its long and big.<br />Rattlesnakes eat mice, rats, small birds and other small animals .<br />Rattlesnakes are not deaf in fact the structure of their inner ears is very much like that of humans. They do, however, lack external ears. <br />
  29. 29. s<br />is for<br />Sheltopusik!<br />facts<br /> The Sheltopusik looks like a snake but is really a lizard with no legs and is 4 ft. long. It lives in the forests of Europe. It eats insects, snails, small rodents, and small reptiles. The Sheltopusik has holes for ears. They are the largest species of legless lizards in the world. <br />Katie<br />
  30. 30. T<br />IS FOR<br />Tuatara!<br />FACTS<br /> The Tuatara looks like a lizard but it is not really a lizard. The Tuatara lives near New Zealand. It eats giant crickets. There are only two species left of the Tuatara. <br />
  31. 31. U<br />The reason it got its name is because it has little spikes around its head and when it gets scared slimmy stuff comes out.<br />is for…<br />Ugly Salamander<br />The Ugly Salamander is green. They like small places. They are almost gone. The pollution in the water kills them.<br />They can be 23 centimeters long. Some people keep them as pets.<br />It lives in Mexico City. It eats bugs.<br />Rachelle<br />
  32. 32. V<br />Is for…<br />Veiled Chameleon<br />The male can grow from 18-24” long <br />The Veiled Chameleon eats bugs like flies and ants. <br />Some AWSOME facts are…<br />Females can grow from 10-13” long<br /><ul><li>It lives in Madagascar
  33. 33. Some people have them as pets
  34. 34. They can lay 20-70 eggs per year</li></ul>Mason <br />
  35. 35. W is for Warty Newt<br />It lives at the Black Sea. They are carnivores. They eat tadpoles and worms. They live for 25 years. They are the largest newt and can be found in Europe. <br />Their skin is covered with small bumps that have a milky acid smelly substance that helps keep predators away.<br />
  36. 36. X<br />is for<br />Xenopus Frog<br />It has a flat body with a triangular head.<br />The tadpole grows quickly.<br />It lives in most of Africa.<br />Males are 2.5 inches long and females are 5 inches long.<br />Its eats fresh water shrimp and fresh water crab.<br />By: Kendra<br />
  37. 37. Y<br />Is For<br />Yellow mud turtle<br />The Yellow Mud Turtle is small, It is olive or brownish gray-colored It has yellow areas on it’s throat, head, and neck. The bottom shell is yellow, too. The Yellow Mud Turtle lives in Central United States. It eats worms, crayfish, frogs, snails, fish, fairy shrimp, slugs, leeches, and tadpoles. The Yellow Mud Turtle can live up to 15 years old. Skunks, raccoons, and small rodents eat the Yellow Mud Turtle. When hibernating, they eat earthworms that move in front of it.<br />Mackenzie <br />
  38. 38. Z<br />Is For<br />Zebra-Tailed Lizard<br />Facts<br />The Zebra-Tailed Lizard is 2.5 to 4 inches long , gray or a sandy brown color. It lives in open deserts. It eats moths, ants, and bees. In the summer, the females lay 2 to 8 eggs. The eggs hatch in July to November. More than 1 clutch can be laid in a season.<br /> Mackenzie<br />
  39. 39. Sources:<br />Internet Sources<br /><ul><li>www.Wikipedia.org
  40. 40. http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals</li></ul>Book Sources<br /><ul><li>Reptiles Up Close By David M. Nieves
  41. 41. More Reptiles Up Close By David M. Nieves
  42. 42. Snakes By Chris Mattison
  43. 43. The World Book Encyclopedia</li>