Name That Endangered Species! Reptiles/ Mammals Birds Plants Amphibians $100 $100 $100 $100 $200 $200 $200 $200 Leatherback Sea Turtle Reptiles $200 • I am endangered because people steal my eggs and capture adults from nesting areas. • I don’t breed in captivity successfully. • Another reason for my endangered status is that I sometimes swallow plastic bags thinking they are jellyfish. http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/nature/endang/animals/lethback.htm • Click for the correct answer. Houston Toad Reptiles $100 • I live in Houston. • I am 2 to 3.5 inches long. • I am endangered because of habitat loss and alteration. • Droughts can also cause my numbers to http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/nature/endang/animals/htoad.htm dwindle. • Click for the correct answer. Ashey Dogweed Plants $200 • I am ashey green in color. • I am a wildflower with beautiful yellow daisy- like and tiny white daisy- like flowers on the same round, low bush. http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/natu Click for correct answer. re/endang/plants/ashy.htm Plants $100 Black Lace Cactus • My outer spines are straight and white with dark purple tips and look like the teeth in a comb. • Bees and wasps help me by spreading pollen from plant to plant. • I am endangered because my rangeland habitat has been cleared or planted with crops. • I have large, pretty flowers that unfortunately, people like to dig up to take home or to sell. • Click for the correct answer. Big Horn Sheep Mammals $100 • I live in open areas, with steep rocky slopes • My fur is brown, with a white patch near my tail. • I eat grasses, shrubs, twigs, and shoots • I am very sure-footed – or you might say, sure- “hooved.” • Males of my kind have large, curling horns. • Click for the correct answer Birds $200 Ivory Billed Woodpecker • I have an ivory colored beak • I was thought to be extinct for 60 years. • I was found in the swamps of Arkansas • I am sometimes called the ‘Lord God Bird’ • There’s a cartoon character that looks like me – and his name is Woody • Click for the correct answer. Giant Mammals $200 Panda • I am black and white • I live in the Himalayan mountain range • I like the high altitudes - 5,000 - 10,000 ft • The biggest danger for me is the destruction of bamboo habitat. • Click for the correct answer. Birds $100 Bald Eagle • I once was found all over North America. • I like to live near conifer forests. • I like living near water with lots of fish. • I also eat rodents and other small mammals. • I migrate south in the fall to roost in huge communal nests that are used year after year. • DDT as well as habitat loss have caused me to become endangered. • Click for the correct answer.
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