Monday, 28 August 2017
Vampire Finch - Adaption - Mini Inquiry
1. What/ Who is your animal? Where does it live?
2. Describe it's physical appearance
3. Describe it's adaptation (Physical or behavioural) that helps it survive in it's environment.
The Vampire Finch lives on Wolf Island. It is a small bird that survives in it's environment with the help of it's sharp beak. This sharp beak acts like a surgical tool. It has learned that the Red Footed Booby is the most reliable source of food and water around the island. In times of drought, these little Vampires relentlessly peck at the base of wing and tale feathers, with its beak, to meet their daily nutritional requirements.
Task: Choose an animal and complete a mini Inquiry about 1 of it's adaptation.
You might like to use the website below to find information
25 insane animal adaptations
EXTENSION: WRITE AN EXPLANATION
COMPARE AND CONTRAST, BY DESCRIBING THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM FROM THAT OF A HUMAN TO A BIRD.