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1

What are the 5 classes of animals in the objective that have admirable behavior?

fish 

amphibian

reptile

mammal

 bird

 

2

Type: fish 

Give example, common and scientific name 

Give surprising behavior 

Fish 

Ex. Queen parrotfish 

scarus vetula

secretes a mucous envelope around itself to sleep at night 

3

Type: amphibian  

Give example, common and scientific name 

Give surprising behavior 

amphibian 

Ensatina Salamander 

Ensatina eschscholtzii

gauges tongue stab to the exact distance and type of prey

4

Type: reptile 

Give example, common and scientific name 

Give surprising behavior 

Reptile

Boomslang

Dispholidus typus 

sleeps in old bird nests, to keep warm at night 

 

5

Type: mammal  

Give example, common and scientific name 

Give surprising behavior 

Mammal 

Amerikan Pika 

Ochotona princeps 

Plans ahead - stores hay for winter and digs tunnels to access plants 

6

Type: bird  

Give example, common and scientific name 

Give surprising behavior 

Bird 

Brambling 

Fringilla montifringilla 

some males pretend to be females to avoid having to fight other males