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Exploring Wetlands with Tarzan
What is a Wetland? A wetland is an area coved with shallow water. There are different types of plants and animals that live in wetlands. They provide fish for people to eat and clean our water.
Wetland Animals Click on Professor Porter for a review questions!
Review Question Why is it important to protect wetlands? A. They are a fun place to visit. B. They provide important things to our environment. C. It would be hard for some of the animals to find a new home. D. Nothing would happen if all of the wetlands disappeared.
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Try Again. Although wetlands would be a pretty fun place to visit, it is not why they are so important.
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Alligators Packs plants together to make a nest for eggs. Lays 27 to 52 eggs. Takes eggs 65 days to hatch. Young stay with mother for 3 years. Click Tarzan to move on!
Heron Eat at night with mostly fish and shrimps. Live alone or in groups In trees and bushes. Lay 2 to 4 eggs. Click Tarzan to move on!
Spiny Reed Frog Known as the golden leaf-folding frog. Very small. Good at climbing. Lay eggs on leaves. Click Tarzan to move on!
Siamese Fighting Fish Males are green, blue, or red. Females are yellowish-brown. They fight to keep their space in the water. The male guards the nest with the eggs. Click Tarzan to move on!
Walking Catfish Able to move on land. Make snakelike movements. It eats fish. Can burry itself in mud for long periods of time. Click Tarzan to move on!
Anaconda Member of the boa family. Largest snake in the world. Are larger than 29 feet. Females have 24 to 36 babies at a time. Live for about 10 years. Click Tarzan to move on!