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Title: Smithsonian National Zoo Park http://nationalzoo.si.edu


1
What Am I?
  • Vertebrate
  • Vertebrates are animals that have a backbone
  • Invertebrate
  • Invertebrates are animals that do not have a
    backbone. Invertebrates are cold-blooded their
    body temperature depends on the temperature of
    their environment.

2
Researched by
Caroline
Kerelos
Jack
Anthony
Isabelle
Julia V.
Jacob
Jarrett
Cameron
Alyssa
Michelle
Danny
Matthew
Dylan
Solange
Marissa
Natalie
Julia D
Devon
Kyle
Colin
3
Bibliography
Enchanted Learning. http//www.Enchanted
Learning.com 1996 National Geographic Society
http//www.nationalgeographic.com/site /1996-2006
National Geographic Society.. Smithsonian
National Zoo Park http//nationalzoo.si.edu/ Spri
ng Peeper http//www.fcps.k12.va.us/StratfordLandi
ngES/Ecology/mpages/spring_peeper.htm http//www.c
lcookphoto.com/snowyman.htm San Diego
Zoo http//www.sandiegozoo.org/ Puffer
Pictures http//www.underworldphotography.com/puff
er.htm Snowy Owl http//www.clcookphoto.com/snowy
man.htm
4
What am I? Am I a vertebrate or invertebrate?
5
I am a vertebrate.
  • I am a vertebrate because I have a backbone.
  • I am a mammal.
  • I have fur on my body.
  • I feed my babies milk.
  • I have live babies.

House Cat
6
Cool Facts
  • House cats usually do not like to swim
  • House cats are meat eaters or carnivores.
  • House cats have good night vision.

7
What am I? Am I a vertebrate or invertebrate?
8
I am an invertebrate.
  • I am an invertebrate because I do not have a
    backbone.
  • I am a mollusk.
  • I have a soft body with eight arms.
  • I lay eggs.

octopus
9
Cool Facts
  • If I lose an arm I will regrow another arm.
  • I cannot hear.
  • I like to eat small crabs, scallops, fish,
    turtles and sometimes other octopuses.

Octopus
10
What am I? Am I a vertebrate or invertebrate?
11
I am a vertebrate.
  • I am a vertebrate because I have a backbone.
  • I am a bird.
  • I have feathers on my body.
  • I lay eggs.

Black-Capped Chickadee
12
Cool Facts
  • I can remember where I hid my food for at least
    28 days.
  • I like to eat spiders, caterpillars or seeds and
    berries.
  • I am the state bird of Massachusetts.

Black-capped Chickadee
13
What am I? Am I a vertebrate or invertebrate?
14
I am a vertebrate.
  • I am a vertebrate because I have a backbone.
  • I am a mammal.
  • I have black to brown fur.
  • I give birth to live young.

15
Cool Facts by Cameron
  • The howler monkey is the loudest monkey and the
    loudest land animal.
  • The howler monkey is the largest monkey in South,
    North and Central America.
  • These monkeys live in trees in the rain forests.

16
What am I? Am I a vertebrate or invertebrate?
17
I am a vertebrate.
  • I am a vertebrate because I have a backbone.
  • I am a reptile.
  • I have scales.
  • I lay eggs.

18
Cool Facts by Colin
  • Boas like to eat monkeys, birds,and rodents.
  • Boa constrictors have coloration that camouflages
    them they have varying patterns of
    cream,brown,tan,gray and black.
  • They continue to grow all their lives, getting
    bigger and bigger each year.
  • They can open their jaws very wind.
  • When they hunt they squeeze their prey until it
    can no longer breath.

19
What am I? Am I a vertebrate or invertebrate?
20
I am a vertebrate.
  • I am a vertebrate because I have a backbone.
  • I am a reptile.
  • I am covered in scales.
  • The American Crocodile lays eggs.

21
Cool Facts by Anthony
  • The American Crocodile has 66 teeth.
  • The American Crocodile has a forth tooth on
    either side of the lower jaw.
  • There belly has yellow and green smooth scales.

22
What am I? Am I a vertebrate or invertebrate?
23
I am a vertebrate.
  • I am a vertebrate because I have a backbone.
  • I am a mammal.
  • I have fur.
  • I have live babies.

24
Cool Facts by Isabelle
  • Beavers cannot move quickly on land.
  • Beavers weigh 30-70 pounds!
  • Their best defense from predators is in water!

25
What am I? Am I a vertebrate or invertebrate?
26
I am a vertebrate.
  • I am a vertebrate because I have a backbone.
  • I am a fish.
  • I have a torpedo-shaped body and 3 main fins.
  • I give birth to 2-14 fully-formed pups that are
    up to 5 feet (1.5m)long.

27
Cool Facts by Natalie
  • Only the underbelly of the Great White Shark is
    actually white.
  • In the fall, some females migrate to warmer
    waters (for example, southern California) to give
    birth.
  • The teeth are located in rows which rotate into
    use as needed. The first two rows are used in
    obtaining food.
  • Sharks primarily use their sense of smell.
  • The Great White is the only type of shark that
    will go to the surface and poke its head up out
    of the water.

28
What am I? Am I a vertebrate or invertebrate?
29
I am an invertebrate.
  • I am an invertebrate because I do not have a
    backbone.
  • I am an insect. The Luna moth is a light green
    moth that has long curving tails on its hind
    wings and eyespots on all four wings.
  • I lay very very tiny eggs.

30
Cool Facts by Jarrett
  • Its egg becomes a lime-green caterpillar with
    tiny orange spots.
  • When they grow up to be an adult they never eat
    food they only mate and reproduce.

31
What am I? Am I a vertebrate or invertebrate?
32
I am a vertebrate.
  • I am a vertebrate because I have a backbone.
  • I have scales modified into spines.
  • I lay eggs.

33
Cool Facts by Solange
  • Pufferfish have a small mouth and a tube shaped
    body when not engorged.
  • A blowfish has a big dark eye surrounded by a
    white ring.
  • Pufferfish are meat eaters.
  • Pufferfish crush and grind up their prey with
    their teeth.

34
What am I? Am I a vertebrate or invertebrate?
35
I am a vertebrate.
  • I am a vertebrate because I have a backbone.
  • I am a mammal.
  • I have a thick brown fur coat about the size
    of a cat.
  • I give birth to live young

36
Cool facts by Julia V.
  • The sloth is a herbivore a plant-eater that
    eats at night.
  • The sloth eats leaves ,tender young shoots,and
    fruit.
  • The main of the sloth are are jaguars and Harpy
    Eagles.

37
What am I? Am I a vertebrate or invertebrate?
38
I am a vertebrate.
  • I am a vertebrate because I have a backbone.
  • I am an amphibian.
  • I have slimy skin.
  • I lay eggs.

39
Cool Facts by Danny
  • Newts are about three to four inches on average.
  • The adults color varies from deep green to brown
    on top and the underbelly is usually yellow with
    dark spots.
  • Newts eat, insects, worms, snails,and small fish.
  • They have four legs. There are four fingers on
    each of the front legs and five toes on each of
    the hind legs.

40
What am I? Am I a vertebrate or invertebrate?
41
I am vertebrate
  • I am a vertebrate because I have a backbone.
  • I am a bird with white feathers with some black
    bars.
  • A Snowy Owl lays eggs in a clutch.

42
Cool Facts by Julia D.
  • Their nest is lined with moss,lichen and feathers
  • In order to look around they have to move their
    entire head.
  • Snowy owls are carnivores who are stealth hunters
    they can easily sneak up on their prey since
    their fluffy feathers give them almost silent
    flight.

43
What am I? Am I a vertebrate or invertebrate
44
I am a vertebrate.
  • I am a vertebrate because I have a backbone.
  • I am a reptile.
  • I have green to brown skin with scales.
  • I lay eggs.

45
Cool Facts by Jacob
  • They are found in Central and South America.
  • Their eggs are eaten by many animals.
  • They use their powerful legs to swim and climb
    trees.

46
What am I? Am I a vertebrate or invertebrate?
47
I am an invertebrate.
  • I am an invertebrate because I do not have a
    backbone.
  • A scorpion is an arachnid.
  • A scorpion gives birth to live young.

48
Cool Facts by Kerelos
  • Some scorpions live for 25 years.
  • Some scorpions eat other scorpions.
  • Twenty-five kinds of scorpions can kill people.
  • A scorpion can paralyze a person.

49
What am I? Am I a vertebrate or invertebrate?
50
I am a vertebrate.
  • I am a vertebrate because I have a backbone.
  • I am a mammal because I have a backbone
  • White fuzzy fur that is warm.
  • It gives birth to babies.

51
Cool Facts by Devon
  • Polar Bears are up to 10 feet.
  • Polar Bears do not drink water .
  • It weighs about 1,700 pounds
  • Polar Bears have two types of fur one to keep
    them warm and one to keep them from getting wet.
  • Polar Bears have wide front paws with slightly
    webbed toes to help them swim.

52
What am I? Am I a vertebrate or invertebrate?
53
I am a vertebrate.
  • I am a vertebrate because I have a backbone
  • I am a bird.
  • I have feathers.
  • I lay eggs

54
Cool Facts by Kyle
  • African Gray Parrots easily learn hundreds of
    words and sounds.
  • They lay 3 to 5 eggs in each clutch.
  • They are about 13 to 16 inches.
  • They weigh about a pound.

55
What am I? Am I a vertebrate or invertebrate?
56
I am a vertebrate
  • I am a vertebrate because I have a backbone.
  • I am a bird.
  • I am covered with light brown feathers on
    my body and iridescent green feathers on my head.
  • I lay eggs.

57
Cool Facts by Michelle
  • Females lay 5 to 14 greenish white eggs at a
    time.
  • The male is called a drake.
  • The female is called a hen.
  • Mallards eat insects, worms, frogs, snails,
    slugs, small shellfish, grasses and other plants.

58
What am I? Am I a vertebrate or invertebrate
59
I am vertebrate
  • I am vertebrate because I have a backbone.
  • I am a fish.
  • I have brown skin with tan spots and the skin has
    tiny scales.
  • I lay eggs.

60
Cool Facts by Caroline
  • It is not a true eel
  • The electric eel grows to be almost 8
    feet long.
  • The electric eel is a long, snake-
    like fish.
  • The electric eel eats other fish.
  • The scales covering the body are
    tiny.

61
What am I? Am I a vertebrate or invertebrate?
62
I am a invertebrate.
  • Im an invertebrate because I do not have a
    backbone.
  • I am a crustacean.
  • I have a shell.
  • I give birth to live young.

63
Cool Facts by Dylan
  • The hermit crab is a type of crab that doesnt
    have a very hard shell.
  • They eat worms, plankton and organic debris.
  • The hermit crab is a crustacean.
  • There are 500 different kinds around the world.

64
What am I? Am I a vertebrate or invertebrate?
65
I am a vertebrate.
  • I am vertebrate because I have a backbone.
  • I am a reptile who eats plants and lays eggs.
  • I lay white eggs in a shallow pit and cover
    them with sand.

66
Cool Facts by Matthew
  • A Desert Tortoise has a shell that protects it
    from the extreme desert temperatures.
  • It can live from 50 to 80 years.
  • Its head is as long as a hand.
  • Its tail is very small and skinny.

67
What am I? Am I a vertebrate or invertebrate ?
68
I am a vertebrate .
  • I am a vertebrate because I have a
    backbone.
  • I am an amphibian.
  • My skin is brown to tan.
  • I lay eggs.

69
Cool Facts by Alyssa
  • The spring pepper is a small tree frog.
  • These frogs have a dark x on the back.
  • This frog is about the size of a coin.

70
What am I? Am I a vertebrate or invertebrate?
71
I am a vertebrate.
  • I am a vertebrate because I have a backbone.
  • I am a amphibian.
  • I have skin with no scales.
  • I lay eggs.

72
Cool Facts by Marissa
  • Salamanders spend their lives near water.
  • Salamanders eat insects, worms, snails and small
    fish.
  • They are animals that begin their lives in the
    water breathing with gills later they develop
    lungs and breathe air.
  • They keep their tail when they are adults.

73
What am I? Am I a vertebrate or invertebrate?
74
I am a vertebrate
  • I am a vertebrate because I have a backbone.
  • I am a mammal.
  • I am hairy and live in Africa.
  • I give birth to live babies.

75
Cool Facts by Jack
  • Aardvark mean Earth Pig in a language of South
    Africa.
  • They have a sleek, dark brown coat, short legs
    with webbed second and third toes and hoof-like
    claws.
  • Aardvarks eat ants and termites and are nocturnal.
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