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Human Inventions and Hummingbird Adaptations!

Directions: Match the hummer's needs with a human invention that allows us to do what hummingbirds do naturally. (Use the list of human inventions below, or think up your own!)

Hummingbird Need

Human Invention

1. Discover flowers and detect enemies from a long distance

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2. Sit on high tree branches without falling off

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3. Eat nectar fom inside flowers

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4. Catch flying insects

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5. Breathe at high altitudes

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6. Fly long distances without resting

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7. Migrate long distances without getting lost

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8. Keep warm and dry in bad weather

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9. Hover in one place

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10. Save energy when sleeping on cool nights  
11. Know when it's time to migrate  

List of Human Inventions
A. Drinking Straw
B. Thermostat
C. Hat, jacket, raincoat
D. Cars, buses, trains, or airplanes
E. Calendar
F. Helicopter
G. Tree house
H. Map and compass
I. Insect net
J. Oxygen Tank
K. Binoculars or telescope


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