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Research Questions

Identification 

Looks Like?
How big?
Average adult weight?
Colors?
Distinctive Markings?
How tall?
Newborn?
Juveniles?
Adults?
Male?
Female?

 

 Habitat

Lives?
Ideal habitat?
Type of habitat? Continents/Countries?
Distribution? Range?
Size of habitat?
Food and water sources? Protection? Challenges?
Year-Round? Seasonal? Temperatures? Weather conditions? Plants/Animals in Shared Habitat?

 Diet

Eats?
Kinds of food?
Where find food?
How eat?
How much food each day?
When do they eat?
Place in food web? Herbivore? Omnivore?
Changes in diet? Year-round? Seasonal?

Life Cycle

Stages?
How many stages?
What stages?
Age when reproduces?
Life span?

 

 

 

 

Care of Young 

Offspring/Babies?
How dependent?
When independent?
Parents' jobs?
Where born?

Survival Challenges 

Threats and Adaptations?
Potential enemies? Predators? Diseases? Risks? Challenges? Survival strategies? Adaptations?

Annual Cycle

January to December?
Month-by-month, where are they and what is happening?

Migration 

Where? When? How? and Why?
How far travel each day?
Distance traveled?
Where start?
Where go?
How long does it take?
Migration challenges?
How learn to migrate?

Other

Who? What? Where? When? How? and Why?
Vocalizations?
Endangered status?
Protection laws?
Conservation needs?
Current Issues/Challenges?

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