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Rainforest Animals By: Meaghan Stack. Objectives  You will be able to:  Name at least five different animals that live in the rainforest.  Know five.

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1 Rainforest Animals By: Meaghan Stack

2 Objectives  You will be able to:  Name at least five different animals that live in the rainforest.  Know five different facts about five different animals studied.  Learn new words like endangered, prey, and predator.

3 Spider Monkey  They have little or no thumbs.  They are one of the most acrobatic monkeys in the rainforest.  They sleep in groups to feel protected.  Their diet consists of fruits leaves, nuts, and insects.

4 Jaguar  One of the largest living cats.  They hunt close to the water.  They eat birds, fish, turtles, and smaller mammals.  They are an endangered species.

5 Sloth  They are one of the slowest land animals.  They move at a rate of one hundredth of a mile per hour.  They are one of the laziest animals sleeping for three quarters of their life.

6 Mealy Parrot  This parrot is one of the largest green parrots in the Amazon.  They are 16 inches long.  They travel in pairs flying above the rainforest.

7 Apple Snail  This snail is one of the largest.  It got its name since it is about the size of an apple.  It lives in fresh water but can also survive out of the water for a short time.

8 Anaconda  This is the world’s biggest snake.  It spends most of its time in the water awaiting its prey.  Its main food consists of small mammals, aquatic birds, and other reptiles.

9 Long Wing Butterflies  There are various types of long wing butterflies.  These butterflies are poisonous.  Other butterflies fly in large groups with them which serves as a protection from predators.

10 Summary  Spider monkeys are the most acrobatic, have little or no thumbs, and sleep in groups.  Jaguars hunt close to the water, eat birds and fish and are endangered.  Sloth's are one of the slowest land animals moving at a rate of one hundredth of a mile per hour and sleeping three quarters of their life.  The Mealy Parrot is 16 inches long and flies overhead the rainforest.

11 Summary Continued  The Apple Snail got its name since it is the size of an apple. It lives in fresh water but can also survive out of the water for a short time.  The Anaconda spends its time in the water awaiting its prey.  The Long Wing Butterflies have hundreds of similar looking ones which work to their advantage sing the Long Wing is poisonous.

12 Assessment  Now that we have gone over the different rainforest animals you will get into your groups to play a memory game. Match the information on one card with the specific animal that card goes to.  You will then complete a worksheet matching the animal with the details of that animal.

13 Acknowledgements  www.junglephotos.com www.junglephotos.com  www.junglewalk.com www.junglewalk.com


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