Predators

April 15, 2003

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PREDATOR LINKS

Here are specific links to specific predators:

SharkWhat do fish eat? How do squid defend themselves from predators? Use http://www.fishid.com/learnctr for these marine facts and more about butterfly fish and moray eels.
 
Birds of Prey artThe Dialogue for Kids Birds of Prey website is a valuable source of information on birds as predators.



Wolves
in Yellowstone National Park

Coyotes in Yellowstone National Park. Here is a fantastic video clip of coyote hunting!!

Grizzly Bears in Yellowstone National Park

Visit the Insect Gallery from Iowa State University Department of Entomology. WOW!!!


PenguinsThis study wouldn't be complete without a visit to these prey sites:

Penguins are cute AND they have predators! Check out Predator - Prey,
A Journey to the Bottom of the World. http://users.capu.net/~kwelch/pp/predators/

CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES GALORE!!!

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From PBS.ORG's teacher's source these outstanding sites include lessons about predator and prey relationships, supply and demand, and adaptations:

Ffrom PBS's series, "Living in Eden" are:
The Wolf and the Moose  Through role playing and research, students will learn about Wolfpredation in the Alaskan wilderness.

How Many Birds Would it Take to Keep a Jackal Alive? Through a classroom game, learn about predator-prey relationships and food supply and demand.

How Can I Hide in Namib?  Compare the methods used by different animals in Namib to escape predation.

Etosha: Prey or Pray? Could YOU Escape a Cheetah? Students will learn about the size and speed of cheetahs through video and still photographs.

The Raptor Center from the University of Minnesota includes several activities about the interdependency between predators and prey. It also includes lessons on understanding how people form attitudes about the environment, wildlife and predators. Lesson Plan.
http://www.raptor.cvm.umn.edu/raptor/learn/lessonplans/home.html

AngelfishFish Feeding Activity http://student.biology.arizona.edu/sciconn/predator/predprey.html

University of Arizona Center for Insect Science provides information sheets and lesson plans in English and Spanish.


MORE GAMES AND ACTIVITIES:

Predator Prey activity
from Miami Museum of Science.

Classroom Activities from     Idaho Fish and Game Logo

LOCAL RESOURCES FOR IDAHO:

Wildlife Links for educators from Deer Flats National Wildlife Refuge
http://deerflat.fws.gov/linksedtext.htm

The Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area The Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area (NCA) is home to the largest concentration of nesting raptors in North America. Browse their website to learn more raptor information. http://www.birdsofprey.blm.gov/
Bureau of Land Management
Lower Snake River District,
Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area

3948 Development Ave.

Boise, Idaho 83705

(208) 384-3300

The Peregrine Fund http://www.peregrinefund.org
World Center for Birds of Prey
5666 Flying Hawk Lane
Boise, Idaho 87309 (208) 362-3716

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