The children in third class were busy over the last month working on their animal projects. They learned lots of facts about their chosen animal such as:
Blob fish – When the blob fish floats down to a depth of 400m because of the pressure down there the blob fish get squashed into something that looks like a fish.
Tarsier- The Tarsier is an unique looking animal that has evolved it’s several specific features due to its nocturnal lifestyle.
Squirrel Monkeys – Squirrel monkeys like to eat tree frogs and insects.
Badgers – Badgers are omnivores.
Fawn – Fawn are browsers and feed primarily on leaves.
Wolf- The earliest drawing of wolves are in caves in South Europe and are from 20000 B.C.
Wombat- There are three species of wombats extinct.
Cobra- The word cobra comes from the Portuguese word Cobra de Capelo which means “hooded snake”.
Tasmanian Devil – The Tasmanian Devil can get cancer.
Great White Shark – If there was only one drop of blood in 100 liters of water a great white shark would smell it.
Rock Fish – Rock Fish eat jellyfish.
Snail – One of the most viscious animals in the world is a sea snail.
Basking Shark- A basking shark is the biggest type of shark.
Seals – Seal babies are called pups.
Hyena – There are four types of hyena.
Bush Viper- The bush viper produces a strong venom.
Lizards- The lizard stays with it’s eggs until they hatch.
Foxes – Foxes have whiskers on their face and leg.
Tiger- The Tiger has its own name – Panthra Tigris.
Texas Horned Lizard – Texas horned lizard can shoot a stream of blood that tastes bad to dogs.
Scorpion – Scorpion’s glow in the dark.
Hammer Hear Shark – The Hammer Head Shark weighs 170kg.
Rhino- Rhinos are mainly found in Southern Africa.
Zebra – Zebras are part of the equidae family along with horses and donkeys.
Tarantula – The female tarantula can live for 30 years.
Hornbill – Hornbill fat is very valuable in India.
Jelly Fish – Scientists have discovered a jelly fish that can live forever.
Mouse – Mice have different colors.
Wolverine – The wolverine is a feared animal because of it’s diet.
Bush Baby – Bush babies are native to Africa.
Here are our projects: