Endangered Species

Research Notebook
ESS--ESS--


Now you see

 

 (endangered species picture)

 

 

Now you don't.

















Description Notes

classification--mammal, reptile, bird, fish, amphibian, insect...

 

 

 

 special body covering--skin, fur, coloring, patterns...

 

 

 

 

 size--height, length, weight...

 

 

 

 communication--

 

 

 

 unusual characteristics--

 

 

Habitat Notes

 

location--continent, country...

 

 

 

terrain--mountains, jungle, desert...

 

 

 

climate--tropical, polar, temperate, arid...

 

 

 

home--den, nest, cave, water...

 

 

 

Adaptation Notes

 

adaptations for protection:

structures--teeth, eye site, quills, camouflage, communication of warning sounds...

 

 

behaviors--speed, migration, puff up, hibernation...

 

 

adaptations for getting and eating food:

structures--teeth, powerful legs...

 

 

behaviors--hide and ambush, hunt in packs...

 

 

 

Food Chain Notes

 

food sources--

 

 

where does the endangered species find food--

 

 

herbivore, carnivore, or omnivore--

 

 

predator--yes/no--what does it hunt--

 

 

prey--yes/no--what are its predators--

 

 

 

Reasons for Endangerment

 

You may find it helpful to use the background information sites.

EX: habitat--environment--reproduction--hunting--

 

 

 

 

 

 

Critical Information

 

Notes here should include information to persuade the public to donate funds to the Endangered Animal Foundation to help preserve your endangered species.

 

Information might include what is currently being done to help.