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Mammals in the Rainforest. Start. DID YOU KNOW … the rainforest is filled with many interesting mammals! Get ready to learn about all the different mammals. Don’t doze off… you very well could be quizzed later. Click HERE if you are a student Click HERE if you are a teacher. Audience.

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DID YOU KNOW…

the rainforest is filled with many interesting mammals! Get ready to learn about all the different mammals. Don’t doze off… you very well could be quizzed later.

Click HERE if you are a student

Click HERE if you are a teacher

audience

Audience

Objective

After reading the physical descriptions of animals on the informational slides, students will identify specific mammals that inhabit the rainforest with 80% accuracy on the ending quiz.

4th grade

Average Learners

Suburban/Middle-Class Elementary School Students

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rainforest mammal

Information

Begin!

read each slide click to continue to the next mammal click to go back to the previous mammal

Directions

- Read each slide- Click to continue to the next mammal- Click to go back to the previous mammal

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jaguar

Information

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Jaguar

The jaguar is part of the cat family. Its coat has different colors, but are usually yellow with black spots. It also has white on its underside. Jaguars weigh up to 300lbs when full grown.

Picture: http://www.animalwebguide.com/Jaguar.htm

sloth

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Sloth

Sloths have long tan, grey, or brown fur. They weigh up to 20lbs. Their heads are very flat. They have large brown eyes with small ears. Their legs are long, but have short tails.

Picture: http://simplethrift.wordpress.com/2010/01/07/my-son-is-a-sloth-but-he-can-be-taught/

spider monkey

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Spider Monkey

Spider Monkeys have brown bodies and darker limbs. Their hands and feet are usually black. They have long muscular tails that they use as an extra hand.

Picture: http://www.cahuitanationalpark.com/Park.php

capybara

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Capybara

The Capybara is the world’s largest rodent. They resemble giant guinea pigs. They have large heads and short rounded ears. Their fur is reddish-brown.

Picture: http://www.unique-southamerica-travel-experience.com/images/capybara.jpg

kangaroo rat

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Kangaroo Rat

Kangaroo rats can vary in color from pale, sandy yellow, to brown. Their undersides are white. They have a long skinny tail with small ears and dark, beady eyes.

Picture: http://tucsoncitizen.com/wryheat/files/2009/11/kangaroo-rat31.jpg

tapir

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Tapir

A tapir is similar in shape to a pig. Their coats are short and range in color from reddish-brown, to grey, to black. Some even have white spots. They can weigh from 330 to 700lbs and have long snouts.

Picture: http://www.naturephoto-cz.com/photos/others/south-american-tapir-76106.jpg

black panther

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Black Panther

Black panthers are part of the cat family. They have solid black coats and muscular bodies. A black panther can weigh anywhere from 65 – 200 pounds.

Picture: http://www.examiner.com/images/blog/wysiwyg/image/blackleopard1.JPG

bandicoot

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Bandicoot

The Bandicoot is a small furry animal. Their fur is dark or pale brown. They have a pointy snout, a humped back, and a thin tail. Their ears are very large.

Picture: http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_uQE8jP2fC2A/TNb_vR-mJBI/AAAAAAAABDw/0Vrb2zeFxkg/s1600/Perameles+bougainville.jpg

echidna

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Echidna

The Echidna is a short-legged mammal that is covered with fur and many sharp spines. From a distance, it looks like a porcupine. They also have long snouts.

Picture: http://www.thistasmania.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/07/echidna-flickr.jpg

sugar glider

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Sugar Glider

The Sugar Glider has a squirrel-like body. Their soft fur is grey with black stripes on its face, belly, and throat. They also have cream accents on their body.

Picture: http://www.thepetscentral.com/images/exotic-pets/Sugar-glider.jpg

tarsier

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Tarsier

The Tarsier has tan fur with grey or brownish-red coloring. They have flat faces, small ears, and HUGE eyes!

Picture: http://www.funpicweb.com/6-most-ugliest-animals.html

orangutan

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Orangutan

Orangutans are part of the primate family. They have long reddish-orange hair that is thin and shaggy. Their faces are covered with some hair, but mostly dark skin.

Picture: http://www.flickr.com/photos/axinar/161618130/

okapi

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Okapi

The Okapi is brown with black and white stripes on its legs and backside. They have hooves, large eyes, and large ears. They look like they would be related to zebras, but they are actually related to giraffes.

Picture: http://media.photobucket.com/image/okapi/sweetdreams77/okapi.jpg

gorilla

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Gorilla

Gorillas are the largest primates. They have muscular arms and legs. They have dark skin and black – brown hair. Males have silver backs.

Picture: http://www.awf.org/files/3972_image2_western_gorilla_MWatson.jpg

yellow backed duiker

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Yellow-Backed Duiker

The Yellow-Backed Duiker is a hooved animal with wedge shaped horns. They have a short, glossy coat that is dark brown to black. A patch of yellow fur is found on their backs.

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Picture: http://www.flickr.com/photos/42964440@N08/5379805980/

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Directions

- Click on a mammal’s picture to reveal its name- Click to go back to the pictures and get more practice- Click to go to the quiz- Click to go back to this mammal’s informational slide

More Practice

Quiz

Info

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jaguar1
Jaguar!

More Practice

Quiz

Info

yellow backed duiker1
Yellow-Backed Duiker!

More Practice

Quiz

Info

okapi1
Okapi!

More Practice

Quiz

Info

sugar glider1
Sugar Glider!

More Practice

Quiz

Info

sloth1
Sloth!

More Practice

Quiz

Info

capybara1
Capybara!

More Practice

Quiz

Info

tapir1
Tapir!

More Practice

Quiz

Info

echidna1
Echidna!

More Practice

Quiz

Info

spider monkey1
Spider Monkey!

More Practice

Quiz

Info

gorilla1
Gorilla!

More Practice

Quiz

Info

kangaroo rat1
Kangaroo Rat!

More Practice

Quiz

Info

black panther1
Black Panther!

More Practice

Quiz

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orangutan1
Orangutan!

More Practice

Quiz

Info

bandicoot1
Bandicoot!

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Quiz

Info

tarsier1
Tarsier!

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Quiz

Info

evaluation
Evaluation

Click to begin the quiz

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Back to Practice

quiz directions
Quiz Directions
  • - Read the questions carefully
  • - Click on a possible answer to see if you are right
  • - Record how many questions you answer correctly

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HOORAY!

That answer is correct.

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2. Who am I?

C.) Kangaroo Rat

A.) Echidna

B.) Sugar Glider

D.) Sloth

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That answer is incorrect.

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That answer is correct.

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3. Which mammal has horns?

A.) Okapi

C.) Tapir

D.) Yellow-Backed Duiker

B.) Capybara

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That answer is incorrect.

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That answer is correct.

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4. Which one has stripes?

A.) Okapi

C.) Black Panther

B.) Sloth

D.) Gorilla

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HOORAY!

That answer is correct.

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That answer is correct.

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6. Who am I?

A.) Tapir

C.) Spider Monkey

B.) Capybara

D.) Kangaroo Rat

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That answer is incorrect.

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That answer is correct.

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That answer is correct.

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8. True/False: The Kangaroo Rat has a long muscular tail that is used as an extra hand.

TRUE

FALSE

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That answer is correct.

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9. Who am I?

A.) Capybara

C.) Tarsier

D.) Orangutan

B.) Okapi

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That answer is incorrect.

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HOORAY!

That answer is correct.

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10. Which two are both primates?

B.) Gorilla + Orangutan

A.) Bandicoot

+ Tarsier

C.) Spider Monkey + Sugar Glider

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That answer is correct.

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