Where Will The Next E&E Adventure Be?
We are ready for April’s travels- are you? Can you guess where we are going from the clues?
- We are going to a country that lays on the south end of a continent.
- There are savannas, oceans, mountain, desserts and beach habitats.
- The oldest meteor site in the world is here.
- It is home to some of the oldest human ancestor and mammal fossils in the world.
- The national animals is the springbok.
Where will our next adventure be?
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REPTILIAN TUESDAY # 41
We’re staying in western Africa today to meet a brightly colored lizard! Be careful where you step though, these little reptiles like to live among the leaves of the rainforest floor! Let’s be quiet and see if we can find…
MEET THE AFRICAN FIRE SKINK
Range/Habitat: West-Central Africa/ rainforests
Diet: Insectivore: insects, spiders
Conservation Status: common
- African Fire Skinks are also called the fire-sided skink.
- They have red and black bands on their body and blue and black bands on their tails.
- African fire skinks live in the leaf litter of the rainforest floor.
- They burrow underground.
- African fire skinks can shed their tails.
- They can live for 15-20 years.
These skinks are so colorful. Everyone thinks lizards are green or brown, but they can come in a huge variety of colors. Do you have a favorite lizard?
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MOTHER’S DAY CARDS!
- Printable cards
- Construction Paper
- Crayons, Markers or Colored Pencils
- Double sided tape or glue stick
Print out which card you like on card stock. Glue or tape to a piece of construction paper. Color you card! You can add glitter if you want to make it extra special!
Then give to mom with a BIG HUG!
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