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shed their antlers in the spring. They grow anew set over the summer. The
caribou have smaller horns then the moose but caribou have bigger horns then the
deer. Caribou are bigger then deer. The big eyes on the sides
Eat grass, flowers, leaves, and bark.
Wolves, bears, coyotes and snakes eat caribou. Caribou can easily dig or
chop through snow to get food. In the early winter caribou feed on sludge around
the shores of lakes and bogs when feeding a caribou sniffs the top of the snow.
When feeding the caribou sniffs the top of the snow.
live in snowfields high in the mountains and in the spuce forests of the river
valley. Caribou also live in the prairies. Caribou live in a herd together.
Caribou herds have hundred to thousands of caribou in the herds. Caribou
live in a group called herds. The
caribou is a member of the deer family. Caribou are smaller then moose and elk.
Less then a week after it is born a baby can run faster then a human.
When caribou are about two weeks old caribou calves spend much of their
time galloping across the countryside. A
group of calves will chase one another. Caribou
know when there is danger cause they
have good hearing. Caribou
are the most common largest mammals in northern
Alaska. Caribou can run faster then cares.
A caribou hooves work like snowshoes they spread wide to keep the caribou
on top of the snow. A caribou may travel up to 2000 km  miles in a year.
Hi my name is Mikala I am going to tell you about
dogs. They are very interesting to
you know anything about prairie dogs? If
to Parkdale elementary school. Come
and see if you can find prairie dogs.
am going to tell you about their babies, predators, habitat, family, food,
description, and interesting facts.
Baby prairie dogs save their food if it is a treat.
dogs can have up to 15 babies. Young
are fat enough to go underground by late July.
Prairie dogs always stay alert when their babies
playing. A red tailed hawk will eat
a prairie dog.
will eat a prairie dog. A wild cat will eat a prairie dog.
Prairie dogs live in underground tunnels that are called
Prairie dogs are never alone. They
live in big
that are called towns.
Prairie dogs live in families of 60 members.
Prairie dogs live with every member of their family.
Prairie dogs eat grass seeds and if they have to bugs.
dogs eat plants. In winter if it is
to cold for a
dog to go outside they are forced to eat their own
Prairie dogs eat roots and all kinds of grasses.
dogs pellets and grasshoppers.
Prairie dogs bark like a dog. Prairie
dogs are very small. The tip of a
prairie dogs tail can be black or white.
Prairie dogs are rodents and consumers.
Prairie dogs billed tunnels with a mound, listening post, a high chamber
In case of a flood, a toilet chamber, a food storage, a sleeping
chamber, nursery, and tunnels. Prairie
Bark when there is danger. There
is a town in Texas
That covered more than 60,000 square kilometers.
That’s the size of Belgium!
Life on the prairie
Is not always easy for a prairie dog. Prairie dogs
Are very smart. Prairie
dogs are found in southern
Alberta and Saskatchewan to Texas. Prairie dogs rube
Noses to kiss. A black
tailed prairie dog is a member
of the squirrel family. A
prairie dog is not a dog.
When the pioneers first came to Canada they
Did not like prairie dogs. A
strong wind can kill
A prairie dog. Almost
any thing can eat a prairie
Dog. Prairie dogs have
live babies this means they
Hi my name is Nicole and I am doing my research on wolves. I have description, family, habitat, interesting facts and food. I have got information from books, the internet, from people .
The wolf’s mate follows the male watches from the
opening. When the wolves reach the top of thrice they can hear the excited pups
barking. They guard their family.
They eat big game such as elk and moos and
earthworms, berries, and grasshoppers. Wolves eat their food very quickly In
case another animal came to eat their food.
They like to stretch their legs. The wolf carries his
tail high. Female wolves hold their heads low, and they rub shoulders and touch
noses with the male.
Wolves live in dens. They live on the prairies.The
live in a gravely dirty place.
Down in the nursery six pups are born on the bare
earth. When their mother returns from a hunt the pups run to meet her and paw
anther throat and mouth. Wolves make whimpering noises in their throat. They
hold their tail high.
My report is about buffalo. I’m going to tell you about their description, food, habitat, family and interesting facts. Please enjoy!
Buffalo are like cows. Buffalo are 3ft tall. Buffalo are a reddish brown colour. The American Buffalo is the largest animal in North America. Buffalo are like oxen.
The Buffalo is a grass animal it
eats grass and other plants. They like to eat leaves and grass.
They live in the prairies in ranchers’ fields. They do not live in the
wild any more. They live in herds.
live up to 30 years. Buffalo are great game animals. In the plains natives kill
the buffalo for food. Buffalo
almost became extinct but we have been protecting its habitat. The Buffalo are
I’m Chloe. I want to share what I know about wolves. If you take time to know
them they can be cool. They are important in the world .Now to my report.
Wolves live in very hot places. Wolves
live in forests and jungles. Wolves migrate. Wolves have sunny homes. Wolves’
homes have lost of trees in their homes.
live with their family Wolf packs have 6 to 7 or 15 members. Wolves live in a
pack. Wolves have live babies.
When wolves migrate wolves eat mice, birds, and fish. Wolves also eat
elk, moose, earthworms and grasshoppers. Wolves are consumers. Wolves eat every
5 to 6 hour when theirs plenty of food.
Wolves have fur. Wolves are mammals. They look like foxes. They can be
gray, black, brown, red, or white. They have sharp teeth. They loose there baby
In a pack wolves follow wolves. The alpha male and female are the oldest
members of the pack and the one with the most experience in hunting.
Hi my name is Christian. My report is about prairie dogs.
dog digs with its feet
short legs, a short a short tale, and a short body. Prairie dogs can bark like a
dog. Prairie dog are good diggers. A prairie dog pushes the dirt with its nose.
Hi I’m Katie. I am 8 years old. I like to do
reports about caribou.
There are five members of the deer family caribou, moose, white-tailed
deer, and mule deer. Caribou look like moose, deer, and elk but caribou have
members of the deer family live in wooded areas. Caribou live in cold northern
Areas such as the Arctic tundra. Moose
live in big forests and swampy areas.
In winter food is hard to find. Elk
dig holes to find grasses and leaves under the snow.
All members of the
deer family are planteaters. Deer
are always on the alert for enemies so it eats
Wolves, coyotes, bears, and wild cats eat caribou.
Families weigh up to / 72 kg (160 pounds.)Large males can grow up to(215
caribou weighs up to (135 kg) (300) pounds.
my name is Lucas! I have been collecting information from books, other people,
Internet, and some I already knew. I have been collecting all of t
because I am doing research on Cougars.
eat lots of animal such as Snowshoe hares, Pikas, and a bit of salmon. Cougars
also eat porcupine. One animal that Cougar eat is a bighorn sheep.
have less whiskers then other cats. Female Cougars have black above their eyes.
They are a yellowishbrown color.
live in small pack of around 2 Cougars. Male and female Cougars usually have
different homes. Their babies are called cubs.
Cougars don’t have very many teeth. Cougar are very smart. The male Cougar usually hunts. Cougars lots of different types of animals. Cougar have long tails that help them keep their blains. Cougars have great sense of smell. Cougar are very fast so they often chase over long distances. Cougars can kill animals that are much bigger then Cougars. Cougars have great eye sight.
Hi my name is Kara. I am nine years old. I have a big brother.His name is riley. He is ten years old. I have a mom and a dad. I am going to teach you about the prairie dogs. There are so many prairie dogs in the prairies.
They have six pups. They live in large families. They mate in March and April.
Prairie dogs like to chew on some leaves. The pups grow fast on their mother’s rich milk. Prairie dogs eat grass. Prairie dogs like short grass and medium grass too.
The predators are haws, snakes, owls,
Black-Tailed prairie dogs are a yellowish tan on the back and liter on the belly. A prairie dog tunnels extend down ward from 3-10 feet and then horizontally for another 10-15 feet. The prairie dog is 36 cm long. Prairie dogs are large.
AFRICAN BIG FIVE
chose to research the LION, LEOPARD, ELEPHANT, WHITE RHINO, AND CAPE BUFFALO,
because I went to South Africa this summer and visited the KRUGER NATIONAL PARK.
We saw The Big Five in this beautiful game park.
live in small prides of 2 - 6 and big groups of 15 - 20.
can live between 13 – 15 years and give birth to 2 - 3 cubs a year.
prefer open grassy plains but they also hunt in fairly thick bush.
hunt their prey mostly at night.
Hoofed animals such as impala, zebra, buffalo and giraffe are all the
are easy to identify by their black spots with yellow-brown centers.
are also nocturnal and rest in the day on tree branches or in thick bush.
Leopards are good climbers and can drag their prey up trees.
grassy plains are the leopard’s home but they also like thick river vegetation
and craggy hills.
warthog, vervet monkeys and guinea fowl are all preyed upon by the Leopard.
Elephant is the largest land-living mammal.
Males and Females both have tusks.
The elephant’s nose has become its large trunk, which is used for
breathing, smelling, drinking, grasping vegetation and fighting.
live in herds led by the matriarch (the oldest female), but old bulls live alone
or in male groups.
Savannah grasslands, mixed woodlands and thick forests are all the
are grazers and browsers. They eat grass, roots, tree bark and leaves and also
enjoy young shoots and fruits.
White Rhino has 1 – 2 horns made of thick hair.
Their mouths are wide and square lipped.
This is a good adaptation for grazing and plucking short grass, which is
a Rhino’s main diet.
live in small groups on flat grassy plains and near to permanent water.
can live up to 30 years and can have one calf every three years.
are like cattle in size and shape.
Both males and females have horns.
live in herds of up to 500 but bulls are often alone.
Buffalo are fairly safe from all predators including lions, because of
their size and their number in the herd.
live in moist and dry grasslands, reed beds, and swamps and close to permanent
Buffalo is a grazer and eats tall coarse grass.
I USED FOR MY PROJECT:
Kruger National Park
National Park Visitors’ Map
Field Guide to the Mammals Of Africa
it Guide to the Kruger National Park
These are the types of snakes
snakes lay eggs. Others have their young alive. Many snakes have about
are pit vipers. Pit vipers have
hollows or “pits” in their cheeks, that are sensitive to heat which allows
them to stay in hiding until it feels the warmth of its victims of its pray
Lizards have less interesting eating habits than snakes. Lizards eat flowers, insects, lettuce and worms. They also eat spiders, grasshoppers, crickets, moths and flies! Lizards have long tongues to catch bugs. Some lizards and geckos eat insects. Lizards have to kill their food. The food gets stored in the lizard’s tail.
Geckos drink only water, many geckos like fruity juice.
What are Lizards?
lizard is a reptile. Lizards live in the warm parts of the world, from scorching
of the desert to steamy jungles. They
are reptiles like snakes, crocodiles and dinosaurs. Lizards have hard scaly skin, and most of them lay eggs.
Some seem to fly, some seem to walk on water.
Reptiles come in all colours, shapes and sizes.
They breathe air and are cold-blooded animals.
Lizards can be a foot long.
lizard has a strange tongue. It
flicks in and out to help it find insects to eat.
They have scaly skin. The
scales are small and overlapping. Lizards
keep growing and growing as long as they live and they shed their skin in small
bits. Most lizards hatch from eggs.
Chameleon can change colours. The
geckos can say his name when it talks. The geckos can climb walls with their sticky feet.
A new tail will grow when the old gecko’s tail breaks off.
The Gila monster has a lovely pink and black beaded coat.
The Komodo Dragon is the biggest lizard of all.
They can climb many trees. Marine
Iguana likes to sit on the sunny rocks.
Types of Lizards
Dragon – Australia
are 3,750 types of lizards. The
gecko is the smallest lizard. They
are about 15 inches and come from the Caribbean.
The Komodo Dragon is the largest lizard in the world.
It feeds on small deer, monkeys and goats and wild boar. It has never attacked and killed people.
Where Lizards Live
live in deserts, jungles in North America and South America (new world).
The half that contains Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia is Old World.
Lizards are found in both the Old World and the New World.
Lizards live in the warm in many different places.
chameleons prefer to live in leafy trees and bushes.
Most chameleons live in Africa and Madagascar
lizards have soft, leathery shells. Most
baby lizards hatch from eggs. Baby
lizards are smart enough to look after themselves.
are very good swimmers but most live on land.
They can stay under water for half an hour to escape from their enemies.
Some lizards have amazing skin pouches that they can suddenly inflate to
scare away enemies. Lizards can do
many different things.
Lucas and Michael
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Web Author: M. Speight
Last updated August 23, 2002