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1 Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Wildlife Challenge

2 Instructions

3 Wildlife Challenge!

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5 Sorry thats incorrect The correct answer was B. False. Eagles do not get their white heads & tails until they are 4-5 years old Continue

6 False: they do not get their white heads & tails until they are 4-5 years old. Correct! Continue

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8 Sorry thats incorrect The correct answer was A. Kits Continue

9 The correct answer is A. Kits Correct! Continue

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11 False: The endangered Delmarva fox squirrel are much larger than grey squirrels! The correct answer is: Continue

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13 Im sorry The correct answer was actually D. Fish. An ospreys nickname actually is the Fish Hawk! Continue

14 The correct answer is D. Fish. The Ospreys nickname is the Fish Hawk because it eats so many fish! Right! Continue

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16 The sika deer is actually not a deer at all, but an elk species. Thats right! Continue

17 The correct answer is B. Elk. The sika deer is actually not a deer at all, but an elk species. Actually Continue

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19 The correct answer is B. Muskrat Good Job! Continue

20 Im sorry Thats actually incorrect. A muskrats native habitat is the marsh! Continue

21 400 Which picture below shows a tundra swan?

22 Picture C is a tundra swan! They can be differentiated from mute swans because mute swans have a large knob right between their eyes, like the mute swan in Picture B.Picture A is a great blue heron and the Picture D is of a duck. Right Continue

23 Thats not right Actually the tundra swan was in picture C. Picture B was a mute swan, picture A was a great blue heron, and picture D is a duck. tundra swans can be differentiated from mute swans because mute swans have a large knob on their bill, between their eyes. Continue

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25 Very good The sika deer is actually native to the mountainous regions of Japan, but have become accustomed to the marshes of the Delmarva Peninsula! Continue

26 The correct answer is C. Japan. The sika deer is actually native to the mountainous regions of Japan, but have become accustomed to the marshes of the Delmarva Peninsula! Its hard to believe but, Continue

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28 The correct answer is C years Right! Continue

29 Thats incorrect Eagles can actually live years in the wild Continue

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31 Actually Marshes are very important to people as well as animals! The correct answer was D. All of the Above. Marshes filter the water, act as a buffer for the land, and provide important habitat. Continue

32 Marshes are very important to people as well as animals! Good Continue

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34 The correct answer is D. Detritus. Blue crabs like to eat detritus, small pieces of organic material, and act as decomposers in the food chain! No Continue

35 Correct!!! Blue crabs like to eat detritus, small pieces of organic material, and act as decomposers in the food chain! Continue

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37 The correct answer is D. Filtration. Oysters filter the harmful things out of the water and are very important in managing the Bay! Continue

38 Well… Oysters main environmental benefit is filtration of water. That is why they are so important in cleaning up the Bay! Continue

39 Final Question

40 Wow! Your right, Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1933 primarily migrating birds. Over the years the refuge has been beneficial to many species and now consists of over 25,000 acres of water, marsh, field, and forest. Continue

41 Sorry The refuge was actually established in 1933 for the conservation of migratory birds. The refuge now has over 25,000 acres dedicated to the conservation of many species and for the public to enjoy. Continue

42 Congratulations! You have completed the Blackwater National Wildlife Challenge! You have the knowledge which is necessary to help protect and conserve the species and land of Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge.

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44 Good Job! Yes, the Copperhead snake is the only reptile on that list. The rest our amphibians, or can live on land and in water. Continue

45 Actually That is really an amphibian. The frog, salamander, and toad are amphibians (can live on land or in water). The only reptile on the list is actually the Copperhead snake. Continue

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47 Right Correct, amphibians lay their eggs in the water, but after birth some of the hatchlings may move onto land or stay in the water. Continue

48 Wrong Actually amphibians lay their eggs in water but may move to land after birth. Mammals, birds, and reptiles lay their eggs on land or in trees. Continue

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50 Good job! The Fowlers toad is born in the water, but actually moves to land and spends most of its life on land. Both the red-spotted newt and red-backed salamander are born in water and live on land, but they need wet soil, not dry land. Continue

51 No Actually the Fowlers toad is born in the water then moves to land. The other animals spend most of their life in or near the water, or in wet soil. Continue

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53 Nope Actually a carapace is part of an exoskeleton or shell, so the Eastern painted turtle is the only animal from this list which has one. Continue

54 Wow, good job Thats right, the Eastern painted turtle has a carapace, which is a part of its shell! Continue

55 I completed the Blackwater Wildlife Challenge! This certificate is to: Congratulations!


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