Category Archives: Endangered

If you blink, they’ll be gone…

The largest cat in the world is the tiger. There are six existing subspecies and three that are extinct. The remaining tigers are all in grave danger of extinction as well. Some predict that in ten years, all tigers will be … Continue reading

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Zebra resurrection?

The photo above shows the quagga, a subspecies of the plains zebra that became extinct when the last one died in the London Zoo in Regent’s Park in 1870. This photo is a modern Plains zebra that is part of the … Continue reading

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Did you know your stripes?

How did you do?  Pretty fun, huh?  Better than listening to that same old song on your iPod, right? Mountain zebras are a threatened species. The Grevy’s zebra is endangered. You can help the endangered Grevy’s zebra here.

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Eight little zebras….a test

See how many you can identify of Grevy’s, Mountain, and Plains zebras (Plains zebras have subspecies).  Don’t forget your IKs!

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The Triangle Zebra

So since we are identifying species, we are going to try our hand at seeing the differences in the eight types of zebras that exist today.  That’s not as hard as you might think, because there only three species we … Continue reading

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So who cares about edible dormice anyway?

So why a blog for kids and educators about recognizing different animal species?  At the least, it’s fun and interesting to see differences in animals and be able to “name that animal”!   Searching for and spotting differences is similar … Continue reading

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