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Slide1:  Lobby Welcome to Cramer Secondary Virtual Zoo Credits Information Slide2:  Cramer Secondary Virtual Zoo LOBBY Mammals Reptiles Amphibians Birds Information Insects and Spiders Credits We are exhibiting animals from the rainforest, based on information gathered from our studies with the JASON Project.:  We are exhibiting animals from the rainforest, based on information gathered from our studies with the JASON Project. Credits Slide4:  Mammals Sloth Giant Anteater Spider Monkey Fruit Bat Lobby Tapir Margay White Faced Capuchin Monkey Jaguar Ocelot Kinkajou Howler Monkey Capybara Slide5:  Amphibians Poison Dart Frog Lobby Red Eyed Tree Frog Slide6:  Birds Scarlet Macaw Toucan Barred Forrest Falcon Blue Macaw Lobby Harpy Eagle Red Lored Parrot Ruby-throated Hummingbird Slide7:  Reptiles Emerald Tree Boa Rainbow Tree Boa Green Tree Python Green Crested Basilisk Lizard Lobby Crocodile Northern Leaf Tailed Gecko Boa Constrictor Iguana Anolis Lizard Slide8:  Insects and Spiders Lobby Leaf Cutter Ants Blue Morpho Butterfly Slide9:  CREDITS Virtual Zoo Created and Maintained by Students from Cramer Secondary School OUBOCES Goshen, NY 2003-2004 Name of Animal: Poison-Arrow Frog:  Name of Animal: Poison-Arrow Frog Habitat: Central and south America. In the permanently wet leaf litter on the floor of central American rainforests. Slide Created By: Jose B Anatomy: Bright colors. Their colors vary from red to yellow to blue. Food/Diet:Ants,termites,flies,small beetles,spiders,and Arthropods. Enemies: Large animals (including humans who may step on them. Man because there cuting down the rain forest. Classification:Dendrobatidae. Interesting Fact: A few Amazonian tribes use this poison on the tips of there blowpipe darts for hunting. They parent frogs carry tadpoles from one bromeliad to another for fresh water and food. Resources:,, Tropical Rainforests Name of Animal: Spider Monkeys:  Name of Animal: Spider Monkeys Habitat: The canopy. Slide Created By: Anthony G Anatomy:Adult monkeys grow to be almost two feet tall. Food/Diet:Fruits,nuts seeds,eggs,insects. Enemies:Humans & jaguars. Classification:Ateles Geoffroyi. Interesting Fact:They have the ability to swing from branch to branch at a high speed. Resources:http//, Name of Animal: Sloth:  Name of Animal: Sloth Habitat:Rainforest canopies of Central and South America Slide Created By: Brian S Anatomy:Short flat heads about the size of a dog 2 feet=61cm Food/Diet:fruit,leaves,buds,and twigs Enemies:jaguar,harpy eagles,people, snakes, and anacondas Classification:Phylum Chordata Interesting Fact:They can fall asleep upside down. Resources:enchanted, Name of Animal: The Giant Anteater:  Name of Animal: The Giant Anteater Habitat: The Giant Anteaters live in Central and South American Rainforests. Slide Created By: Jeffrey M Anatomy: Adults grow to be between 6 to 8 feet long & weigh 65 to 140 pounds. Food/Diet: They eat avocados, bananas hard boiled eggs, ants, & termites. Enemies: Large cat such jaguars and man. Classification: none Interesting Fact: The giant anteaters have a large tongue (2 feet long) coated with a sticky saliva. Resources:, Name of Animal: Emerald Tree Boa:  Name of Animal: Emerald Tree Boa Habitat: Rainforest,Savanna,mangrove Swamp Slide Created By: Shaun B Anatomy: To 12 feet Their green emerald color,spotted with white look like a group of leaved stained with bird droppings. Food/Diet:Small mammals,bird,reptiles Enemies: bird,reptiles,small mammals Classification: Coralluscaninvs Interesting Fact: Not well know Name of Animal: Scarlet Macaw :  Name of Animal: Scarlet Macaw Habitat: Forest, lowland tropical Rain Forest/It lives in the canopy (the tree leaves) and emergent layer (the tops of the trees) Slide Created By: Jason K Anatomy: Weight 900-1100g, Length 85-90 cm, Appearance-it has a long red pointed tail and shoulders, Yellow and blue wings, and bright blue back Food/Diet: Diet in the wild-plan fruits,figs,berries and nuts. During the breeding season also insects and their larvae. Some macaws are sometimes seen eating clay from river banks Classification: (Ara Macao ) Interesting Fact: The scarlet macaw can reach up to speeds of 35mph, Scarlet Macaw’s hang up side down reach the ripest figs Resources: Enemies: The Scarlet Macaw’s Enemies are – People and they are “victims of human greed”- pet trade Name of Animal: Toucan:  Name of Animal: Toucan Habitat: They live in the canopy layer of Central and South America Rainforests. They roost in holes in trees and are poor flyers and hop around the trees. Slide Created By: JAMES E Anatomy-: Vary in size from about 14 to 25 inches. Their bill is one-third its length and brightly colored black, blue, green, red, white, yellow or a combination of colors. They have 2 toes forward & 2 toes backwards. This gives them an excellent grip on trees. Food/Diet: They eat mostly fruits, insects, lizards, small birds, eggs, berries and rodents. Beaks are used for foraging. Enemies: Raptors, man-pet trade Classification: Family: Ramphastidae Interesting Fact:*bill is sharp and has saw like edges. *usually live in pairs or small flocks* have a a croaking call that sounds like “RRRRRK” * Toucans are important to the rainforest because they spread around the seeds from the fruit and berries they eat.. Resources:,, enchanted,, Name of Animal: White-Faced Capuchin Monkey:  Name of Animal: White-Faced Capuchin Monkey Habitat: Central and South America-varieties of forest habitats-especially rainforest Slide Created By: Bill B Anatomy: 11-22 inches long. 2- 10 pounds. They have a long tail 14-20 inches. Food/Diet: They eat seeds, berries, bark, insects, birds Enemies:Man (people, because they are cutting down the rainforest) Classification: Cebus Capucinus Interesting Fact: *Known as the organ grinder’s monkey* highly social* Use tools such as stones(to open oysters) and sticks to forage food* Sometimes are in research and the helping handicapped*takes its name from the capuchin monk- whose cowl the monkeys head-color resembles. Resources: http:central Name of Animal: Fruit Bat :  Name of Animal: Fruit Bat Habitat: Found in forests swamps and coastal areas.High in canopy found from Mexico south from Brazil.Roost in foliage and hollow trees during the day. Slide Created By: Aranka M Anatomy: Wingspans of more then a foot dark brown coats and jaw muscles can live up to 32 years. Food/Diet: Fruits and flowers.for necter juice.Bat drinks by skimming over the surface of water during flight.Mangos,figs bananas,pollen,dates,and guava Insects. Enemies: Carpet Python white breasted sea eagle the crocodile humans eat fruit bats for their flesh tribes in the rainforest. Classification: Order Chiroptera hand wing. Interesting Fact: Nocturnal Resources: Name of Animal: Tapir:  Name of Animal: Tapir Habitat : In the forest floor of South American Rainforests ,lives near water. Slide Created : By JOHN H Anatomy: About 3 feet tall at the shoulder,Weighs up to 600 pounds, dense and bulky with hard, tough skin, lives about 30 years. Food/Diet: Mostly grass , aquatic plants, green shoots, twigs, shrubs, leaves, buds and fruit. They eat before the sun comes up and after it sets. Enemies: Big cats like Jaguar,pumas, poachers-for their skin, humans for encroachment and habitat destruction Classification: Family tapiridae; tapirus terrestris Interesting Fact: * good swimmers, climb well and bulldoze paths through vegetation*related to primitive horse and to rhinoceros*likes to bath*lives alone*uses trunk to sniff out food,reaches leaves, grabs them and brings it to its mouth. Resources: curry. www. www.enchanted Name of Animal: Margay:  Name of Animal: Margay Habitat: Rainforests in Central and South America. They live in the understory and canopy layers. Slide Created By: John Harry P Anatomy: They weigh 2O pounds and are 2 feet long. They have an 18” tail.They live to be 20 years old. Food/Diet: Arboreal animals. They eat fruit, sloths, porcupines, opossums, squirrels, capuchin monkeys,and big-eared climbing rats. Some cats hunt in the tree It hunts mostly at night. Enemies: Human beings (poachers) They are heavily hunted for its fur. Other cats. Endangered Animal Classification: Felis wiedii Interesting Fact:*best climbers of all cats *can climb down trees head first *nap in trees during the day upside down*are rarely seen Resources: Name of Animal: Barred Forest Falcon:  Name of Animal: Barred Forest Falcon Habitat: Forest-Falcons nest in the holes of trees & cliffs, usually in mature tropical forests, Barred Forest Falcon live in Brazil & South America & also live in other kinds of forests. Slide Created By: Kydan A Anatomy: Forest-Falcons have long tails & short wings, which are adaptations for maneuvering among the dense vegetation of forests where they live. Food/Diet: They eat mostly reptiles, especially lizards, birds, insects, mammals & amphibians. Enemies: Gray Fox, Boa constrictions, deforestation & man. Classification: Micrastur ruficllis Interesting Fact: Makes 1 or more barking sounds. Makes the sound “our” very quickly. Makes rapid chicken like cackle. Resources: Name of Animal: Leaf Cutter Ants:  Name of Animal: Leaf Cutter Ants Habitat: Central and South America Rainforests Lives in the canopy to the forest floor. Lives in underground nests Slide Created By: Patrick B Anatomy: Three part body consisting of a head,thorax, and abdomen, three pairs of legs attached to the thorax, have two sets of wings. Antennae II-segmented. A queen can live life 10 years or more Food/Diet: Leaf –cutter ants eat the new growth of fungus grown on the mulch they make from the leaves of many plants. Ants pluck fungus strands from other fungus gardens and implant them on freshly prepared leaf mulch. Enemies: spiders, amteaters, antlion,and other ants in colony Classification: Order: Hymenoptera; Family: Formicidae; Atta cephelots Interesting Fact: The queen loses her wings after she mates and she lay thousands of eggs every day! There are about 35 different species. They carry leaves 30 times their weight. A mature colony has from 3 to 8 million ants at any given time. Support forest ecosystems-keep soil turned and recycle vegetation and soil nutrients. Resources: ,, Name of Animal: Blue Morpho Butterfly:  Name of Animal: Blue Morpho Butterfly Habitat: Lives in rainforests of South and Central America including Brazil, Costa Rica and Venezuela. Slide Created By: Sabrina B Anatomy: has brilliant blue wings. The females are are not as brilliantly colored as the males and have a brown edge with white spots surrounding the iridescent blue area. Food/Diet: eat highly toxic plants that are gaudily colored. Most feed on bamboo, rotting fruit or dead animals wastes, sap and fungi. Enemies: Birds, fish, large insects and humans ( collectors, wings used for jewelry, currency, deforestation Classification: Morpho Menelaus Interesting Fact: *Spends the night hanging from trees or the underside of leaves. *Folds up its bright wings when it sleeps . *17 kinds of Morpho Butterflies. *The Morpho loves to sit in the sun. * Lives for only a short time, a few days to about 8 months. Resources: http; // curry. edschool. Virginia. edu www. enchanted learning, com www. szgdocent. org www. aa6g .org http;// butterfly website. com. www. aristov. com http. // www. insects. org Name of Animal: Green Tree Python:  Name of Animal: Green Tree Python Habitat: Rain Forest trees, bushes and shrubs. Slide Created By: Chrissy M Anatomy: Adult length, 2.1 M; for large specimen. An average specimen is 1.8 M. The snake that coils around branches looks like a cinnamon bun. They are vivid green with a vertabral stripe of white or yellow. Food/Diet: Completely arboreal. They eat rodents, birds and bats. Enemies: Man – deforestation, skin trade Classification: Chondaropython Uiridis Reptile Order Squamata Interesting Fact: spend almost their entire lives in the trees. They eat at night, sleep during the day. Resources:; Name of Animal: BLUE MACAW:  Name of Animal: BLUE MACAW Habitat: Tropical Rainforest of Central and South canopy and emergent layers in the America. Slide Created By: ERIN F Anatomy: Head,back,& wings are blue/green in color. Frontal body plumage is yellow. They are 3 ft. long and have a wing span of 3 ½ ft. Food/Diet: They eat fruits, nuts, seeds and clay for calcium. The beak is also helpful for holding fruits, both soft and hard while flying. Enemies: meat eaters and man. Harpy Eagle, Pet trade, and man- deforestation Classification: Ara Arauna Interesting Fact: They are screamers & their bones are hollow. Their nesting season is November-April. They are the largest of all Parrots. Resources: http/library,,http/, http/ Name of Animal: Rainbow Boa:  Name of Animal: Rainbow Boa Habitat: Costa Rica through Central South American forests, woodland, plains and swamps Slide Created By: JASON B Anatomy: They range from 3.5 to 7 feet in length and can live for 20 years.They weigh no more than 10 pounds. Food/Diet: Mice and small rats. Enemies: Man, endangered species Classification: Epicrates Cenchria ssp. Interesting Fact: Most colorful, kills prey by constriction. Named because of their iridescent sheen on their scales . Resources: Snake Dictionary,, http: Name of Animal: Jaguar:  Name of Animal: Jaguar Habitat: Tropical rainforests in Central and South America. They live in the understory layer of the rainforests, in the swamps and open country. Slide Created By: Jason D Anatomy: feet/27-30inches tall;79-348 lbs. They have dark markings and are arranged in a rosette of 4 or 5 spots placed around a central-lighter colored spot. They can live up to 11 years in the wild. Food/Diet: Carnivores; deer, monkeys, peccaries, reptiles, amphibians, fish, small gators, cattle, sloths. They eat more than 80 kinds of prey. Enemies: Man. They hunt for it’s fur and habitat destruction. They are endangered species. Classification: Pathera onca Family: Felidae Interesting Fact: *Largest in the Western Hemisphere.* They’re excellent climbers *are rarely seen.* are very fast and cover short distances quickly,and often bury their prey after killing it (in order to eat it later). They are strong swimmers and spend a lot of time in the water. Resources: , www. zoom; http/ Name of Animal: Green Crested Basilisk Lizard:  Name of Animal: Green Crested Basilisk Lizard Habitat: Basilisks live in the under story of rain forests from Southern Mexico to Ecuador Slide Created By: Robbie H Anatomy: 2 to 2 ½ feet long, tall crest of skin on the head similar to a cocks comb. They have a green, turquoise or brown covering. The outer edge of toes have long fringe- like scales. Life span is about 7 years Food/Diet: They eat plants including some flowers and fruits, small vertebrates and insects (grasshoppers and crickets), spider, and worms Enemies: raptors, opossums and snakes and large birds Also man-hunt skins for tourist products or souvenirs Classification: Basiliscus basilicus Interesting Fact: Known as Jesus Christ Lizard because of its ability to walk on water. It’s able to run at great speeds and females dig a hole in the ground to lay eggs in. It can store fat in its tail and has foul breath. Resources: Name of Animal: Ocelot:  Name of Animal: Ocelot Habitat: dense thorny, low brush rainforests of South and Central America Slide Created By: Vanessa D Anatomy: The ocelots body length is 3 feet and has a 15’’ tail. Ocelots weight about 35lbs. Its beautiful coats base color is tawny to reddish brown with both black spots and rosettes. Life span 8-11 years. Food/Diet:Ocelots eat rabbits ,small rodents, birds, monkeys, iguana, and tree lizards, small deer, fish. They hunt during the night for food. Enemies:`man- ocelots skin are considered valuable, they are important attractions in zoos, and were popular in the pet trade and their habitat has been cleared for farming. Classification: Kingdom: Animalia; ,Leopardus pardalis. Interesting Fact:solitary animals,good swimmers but don’t generally go into water,medium sized cats, weigh twice as much as a large house cat,excellent climbers,hunt mostly on the ground but will hunt in the trees for monkey and birds Resources:,, www.phonenix. Name of Animal: Crocodile:  Name of Animal: Crocodile Habitat: South America as well as many other parts of the world. Near water and in South Africa. Slide Created By: Cara C Anatomy: They are longest lizard in the world with a tail twice as long as their body. They live to be over l00 years old, seven feet in length and have 60 strong teeth. Food/Diet: Fish, birds, other reptiles and mammals and frogs. Enemies: Poachers (humans) in South America, for their skin and anacondas. Classification: crocodulus rhombifer Interesting Fact:Crocodiles are one of the most intelligent.repitiles. They can jump out of the water so fast you can hardly see them. Many species of crocodiles are endangered. Fresh crocodiles are smaller than saltwater crocodiles. They can pull a grown wilderbeast into the water in 20 minutes. ezook123/Rainforest crocodile./html. Name of Animal: Kinkajou:  Name of Animal: Kinkajou Habitat: They live in lowlands and forests, some solitary and some in pairs. Slide Created By: Desiree B Anatomy: Their tongue is about 5ins. Long and it`s lifespan is about 29 yrs. They weigh between 5 and 6 lbs. Food/Diet: Kinkajous are omnivores. Their diet is Honey, fruit, flowers, nectar, insects, small mammals and birds. They use their narrow tongue to get honey from bee hives. Enemies: Kinkajous enemies are fox, jaguar and ocelot, margay and man. Classification: Potos flavus Interesting Fact: The mother carries her young upside down, below her chest when she is alarmed. When fighting an enemy, she clings to a limb with all fours and tail and inflicts terrible wounds to their enemy. Resources: Name of Animal: Northern Leaf-tailed Gecko:  Name of Animal: Northern Leaf-tailed Gecko Habitat: Found in rainforests beneath loose tree bark or in tree crevices. During the day isactive on trees , rocks and on the forest floor at night Slide Created By: Gary W Anatomy: Gecko have sort wide fleshy toes with large backward curved claws. Most geckos have sticky toe pads. They range ion size from ½ inch to about 14 inches long. They are various shades of brown and green for camouflage. Food/Diet: They are carnivores, eating insects like crickets, cockroaches and springtails, and spiders. Enemies: owls, rats, and snakes Classification: Class: Reptilia; phyllurus cornutus Interesting Fact: *large eyes are covered with transparent membrane *make a squeaking or clicking noise that sounds like gecko *nocturnal *when gecko gets caught by tail-it comes off and the gecko will grow another one* named for its large, leaf shaped tail Resources: Extraordinary Rainforests (scholastic) Name of Animal: Howler Monkey:  Name of Animal: Howler Monkey Habitat: The social primates live high in the trees of the rain forest of Southern Brazil, North Argentina, Paraguay,and Bolivia. Canopy layer of rainforest. Slide Created By: ERIN Q Anatomy: Adult male howlers are black to brown: Females and young are light in color. Howlers grow to be about 2-4 feet tall and weigh from 8-22 pounds . Life span of about 16- 20 years. Hair is coarse and face are naked. Black in color males females are brown Food/Diet: Howlers eat mostly leaves, but occasionally supplement their diet with fruit and maggots. Enemies: Large birds of prey, jaguar and other large mammals, large snakes, and humans- destruction habitat. Classification: Alouatta pigra Interesting Fact: Howl when they wake in morning to warn other monkeys away. Howl just before it rains. Live in troops or clans. Howling is one of the loudest animals sounds in tropical rainforest Howlers calls can be heard up to 3 miles away. Resources: www.enchanted learning,com, http://curry.ed Slide34:  Habitat: Various habitats. They are found in warm areas around the world including South America. Lives in under ground burrows on the ground and others in trees Slide Created By: Steven B Anatomy: Can live over 30 years; has a hairy 2-part body, very strong jaws with venomous fangs, has 8 hairy legs-each has 2 tiny claws and a cushioning pad. Hairs on body and legs are sensitive to touch, temperature and smell. Food/Diet: They are carnivores and eat lizards and snakes,small birds, moths, beetles, and small rats. Enemies: They have very few natural enemies. The young can be eaten by praying mantis and scorpions. Classification: Arachnids Interesting Fact:*tree-dwellers which catch small birds while they are sitting on their nests*biggest tarantulas have a leg span of 13 inches*300 species of tarantulas*they kill their prey by using venomous fangs*injects a chemical that dissolves the flesh Resources:, The Last Rainforest Name of Animal: Tarantula Name of Animal: Harpy Eagle:  Name of Animal: Harpy Eagle Habitat.Lowlands and in the rainforest . Emergent and canopy layer of Central and South America Slide Created By: Robert W Anatomy: About 2.8f t long with a wingspan of about 6.5f t weigh 10-18 pounds.and have curved talons of up to 5 inches long. Light to dark gray and black Food/Diet: scavenge carnivores-hunt and during the day they eat sloths, monkeys, opossums, large reptiles (iguanas) , large rodents (coatis), big birds and tree porcupines, kinkajous, agoutis, anteaters, and parrots Enemies: Humans-deforestation Classification:Harpy Eagle Interesting Fact: Endangered one of the largest eagles in the world. Feet are as big as a mans hand. Claws are as big as a grizzly bear. Very powerful, excellent eyesight. Reaches speeds of about 50 mph in flight Resources: www.enchanted http:// www, Name of Animal: Boa Constrictor:  Name of Animal: Boa Constrictor Habitat: Found in Central and South America. Some boas live in undergound holes while others live in trees. Slide Created By: Rocco M Anatomy: Reaches lengths of up to 4m (13 ft..) . The boa constrictor ‘s life span is about 25 to30 years. Their coloration camouflages them – cream,brown, tan, gray and black with ovals and diamonds. Weigh up to 60 pounds. Food/Diet: birds and small mammals such as rats and agoutis, monkeys, some reptiles(iguanas, young crocodilians, lizards). After eating a large animal-boa doesn’t need to eat again for a long time. They hunt at night. Enemies: man-pet trade and hunted for their skin (products made from boa skin are common in souvenir shops). Endangered species. Classification: Family Boidae Interesting Fact: *one of the most beautifully colored reptile*has no fangs*forked tongue senses odor*has heat sensors in upper lip to help locate warm blooded prey*boas are kept as house-snakes in parts of South America so that the can catch and kill rats. Resources: Name of Animal: Red Lored Amazon Parrot:  Name of Animal: Red Lored Amazon Parrot Habitat: Live In the Canopy of tropical Rain forest of Costa Rica Slide Created By: Sheeba R Anatomy: Plumage is a general green. The Forehead and lores are red, upper cheeks and ear- converts yellow. Iris is orange. Crown and nape are tinged with lilac blue . Horn Colored beak,streaked with black, and gray legs. Length 35 Cm. Food/Diet: Vegetarian, Fruits and Vegetables, nuts, green blossoms and buds. Enemies: Man and Pet trade, monkeys, Snakes and raptors Classification: Amazona Autumnalis Interesting Fact: Can Live up to 80 years. They mimic human voices They have a playful, out going Personality. Loyalty And affection for their people. Resources: http://www.Centralpets. Com http: //petbird page. com Name of Animal: Ruby-throated Hummingbird:  Name of Animal: Ruby-throated Hummingbird Habitat: They winter in Central and South America. They gather plants hairs/silk from spider webs. Also include soft petals as well to make a satiny lining for their nesting cradle. Slide Created By: Vanessa M. Anatomy:They are 3.5 inches long and weighs between 2.0 to 3.1 grams. The have greenish brown and white feathers with a long brown bill. Their body temperature is between 105* to 108* and their wings beat 40 to 80 times per second. Food/Diet: The hummingbirds use their long tongue to lap up nectar from flowers and also est some tiny bugs. Enemies: Other birds, like orieles, road runners, hawks,and fly catchers. Spider webs can catch hummingbirds can get caught in spider webs and die. Classification: Archilochus colubris Interesting Fact: *respiration is 250 beats per minute *normal flight speed is 30 mph* highest body temperature of any bird*only bird that flys backward*cannot walk or hop (because legs/feet are too small) Resources:, Secrets of the Rainforest and Mysteries of the Rainforest Name of Animal: IGUANAS:  Name of Animal: IGUANAS Habitat: Iguanas are found in many different habitats in North and South America including rainforests. They live in the canopy and under story. They prefer trees near water. Slide Created By: Curtis S Anatomy:Iguanas vary in color from green to brown to yellow and use their powerful legs to swim and climb trees. They have long tails. Their lifespan is up to 25 years. The are 4to 6 feet long. They have a flap of skin hanging below neck called dewlap. Food/Diet:Iguanas are primarily herbivores (plant eaters).. They eat leaves,fruits and flowers. They also supplement their diet with insect, worms, and other small animals. Enemies:large birds of prey, foxes, rats, weasels, some Snakes and people (they eat them, pet trade). Eggs arte also eaten by many animals. Classification: iguana iguana Interesting Fact: *a type of lizard*strong tail is used for balance*good peripheral (side) vision *can swim using its tail and dive underwater*can throw itself 40 to 50 feet and land on ground unhurt*more than 600 species of iguanas*tastes like chicken. and Rainforests-Science Nature Guide The Last rainforest Name of Animal: Red Eyed Tree Frog:  Name of Animal: Red Eyed Tree Frog Habitat: Live in a neotropical environment. They perfer the lowland rainforest areas close to rivers, but also live in the rainforest canopy (in bromeliads) in Central and South America Slide Created By: Herbie H Anatomy: Tree frogs have feet like suction cups which help them to attach to leaves, branches and the trunks of trees. The body is brilliant green with pale vertical bars on its side. They have red eyes, are small and very delicate—about 3 inches. Food/Diet: They are carnivores. They eat flies, crickets, moths, and other bugs, and even smaller frogs. They feed primarily at night. Enemies: bats, snakes, and birds eat the red-eyed tree frog. Classification: Kingdom: Animalia Agalychnis callidryas Interesting Fact: *a good indicator of pollution*huge red eyes-scare predators away*have a very musical mating ritual*adult males make aloud croaking sound to attract females and establish territory*females lay their eggs on bottom sides of leaves. Resources: Animals of the Rainforest: Tree Frogs www.enchanted Name of Animal: ANOLIS LIZARD:  Name of Animal: ANOLIS LIZARD Habitat: A variety of habitats from swamp and lake shore to dry scrub forest. They are found through in the Americas. Slide Created By: Julio R Anatomy: Anole’s has a long fragile tail , which will break off with very little pressure. This lizard uses this to escape from predators. Food/Diet: Any small moving insect, like mealyworms. Anolis lap up water sprinkled on the leaves. Enemies: man—pet trade , large birds of prey, owls, rats, and snakes Classification: Family: Polychrotidae; Anolis carolinensis Interesting Fact: Uses pigment cells under their skin. They can enlarge their cells or many retract them. Anolis can change color within seconds right before your eyes. They are relatives of the iguana. Resources: Name of Animal: Capybara:  Name of Animal: Capybara Habitat:rainforest near water-Panama to Eastern Argentina Slide Created By: Rose M Anatomy:range from (40-52)inches (3 ¼ to 4 ¼ ft) long and weighs up to 145 pounds. They have red to brown hair that dries off quickly. Has webbed toes that help capybaras swim. Food/Diet:plant material, including aquatic grasses, fruit,seeds and grains Enemies:Jaguar,Caiman,Ocelot,Harpy eagle, large snakes like anaconda,puma, and people (who eat them) Classification:Family Hydrochaeridae Interesting Fact:*live in family groups*active at dawn and dusk*capybaras may be nocturnal*clumsy on land but are excellent swimmers and divers*two front teeth continue to grow they must gnaw and chew to wear them down*worlds largest rodent*scientific name means “water pig” www.Scz. Org,

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