T HERE ARE FIVE DIFFERENT GROUPS OF ANIMALS WITH VERTEBRATES. These classifications are:
T HE H OATZIN IS CLASSIFIED AS A BIRD BECAUSE : has wings like a bird. has eggs has feathers lives in trees has lungs is warm blooded
H OATZIN IS A BIRD BECAUSE : lives in trees has beaks Is different from a bird because: Is a vegetarian eats leaves does not like to fly
H OATZIN A DAPTATION : Babies have claws to climb trees to get away from predators. Lives in Amazon swamps where predators cant find them. Mammals cant fly and although the hoatzin can fly it is very noisy, but the mammals cant get them.
S WAMP H ABITAT Amazon Rainforest Swamps Flooded forest Understory
F UN F ACTS The Hoatzin has a digestive system like a cow because other birds eat insects but a hoatzin eats leaves. A hoatzin can fly to get away from predators. Since a hoatzin can fly it can be loud.
yell and clap grunts growls wheezes hisses Behavior and Social Habits
Babies have claws to get away from predators. Hoatzin eats leaves because it lives in trees. Babies use their claws to climb trees.
E NDING I hope you enjoyed this power point about a Hoatzin. I learned as much about a Hoatzin as you did. I would like to thank Mrs. Gurian and Mrs. Schneider for giving me so much support. Thank you for watching this power point. Sincerely, Chloe McMullen
C REDITS Creator: Chloe McMullen Partners: Mrs. Gurian and Mrs. Schneider Reason: Gifted Program Rainforest Studying