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Human Inventions and Loon Adaptations!

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

Loon Need

Human Invention

1. See fish underwater

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2. Swim very fast to pursue fish

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3. Produce loud territorial sounds

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4. Catch fish

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5. Stay underwater for over a minute

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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 and in icy water

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9. Propel body forward in water

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10. Eat saltwater fish and drink ocean water  
11. Know when it's time to migrate  

List of Human Inventions
A. Oxygen tank
B. Fishing pole and net
C. Wetsuit
D. Goggles
E. Calendar
F. Desalinization machinery

G. Compass and map
H. Bullhorn
I. Planes and trains
J. Oars or paddles
K. Motorboat

 

 
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