Purpose of Assignment
The purpose of the assignment is to learn about the unique features and behaviors of desert animals that help them survive in Arizona.
What animal should I choose?
Animals, animals, animals! There are so many to choose from. Here a few ideas!
Arizona Badger, Bat, Desert Bighorn Sheep, Bobcat (Wildcat), Collared Peccary, Coyote, Mule Deer, Arizona Elk, Desert Fox, Gopher, Jack Rabbit, Black Bear, Mountain Lion, Pronghorn Antelope, White Tail Deer, Kangaroo Rat
Gila Monster, Chuckawalla Lizard, Horned Toad, Rattlesnake, Coral Snake, Desert Tortoise
Golden Eagle, Cactus Wren, Quail, Burrowing Owl, Barn Owl, Great Horned Owl
Arizona Tarantula, Scorpion
Desert Fox cubs - http://www.discoverseaz.com/Wildlife/Desert_Fox.html
Desert Tortoise - http://www.desertusa.com/june96/du_tort.html
Golden Eagle - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_Eagle