Animal Variety Show
This show can cover:
Featuring live animals!
The animals will usually include:
- Lizard / snakes
- Pygmy Hedgehog / Spiny mouse
- Tree frog
- Praying mantis / Stick insect
- Emperor Scorpion / Mexican red knee tarantula
- Giant millipedes
Plenty of WOW factor - See feedback page
One class all day or up to five sessions of one to three classes in your hall.
At least 45 minutes required for each session
Some Animal Kingdom Facts:
The Animal Kingdom includes:
Invertebrates (Animals without backbones):
Porifera - Sponges
Cnidaria - include hydra, jellyfish and sea anemones.
Flatworms (Platyhelminthes) - include flatworms, tapeworms and blood flukes
Roundworms (Nematodes) - include Ascaris, the human roundworm
Ringed worms (Annelids) - include earthworm, leech, ragworm and tube worm.
Molluscs - include slug, snail, mussel, squid, octopus, whelk.
Echinoderms - include starfish, brittle star and sea urchin.
The following invertebrates are Arthropods. - They have jointed legs, segmented bodies and a skeleton on the outside called an exoskeleton.
Crustaceans - include woodlouse, crab, lobster, barnacle, shrimp, daphnia.
Myriapods - include centipede and millipede.
Arachnids - include spider, scorpion, tick and mite.
Insects - include beetles, bees, flies, butterflies, moths, scorpion flies, lacewings, thrips, true bugs, lice, cockroaches, termites, earwigs, stick insects, grasshoppers, crickets, stoneflies, dragonflies and mayflies.
Vertebrates (animals with backbones):
Fish - include shark, ray, dogfish, eel, stickleback and seahorse.
Amphibians - include newt, frog and toad.
Reptiles - include lizard, crocodile, snake and tortoise.
Birds - include sparrow, owl, vulture, penguin and ostrich.
Mammals - include rat, mouse, cat, dog, bear, cattle, hippopotamus, elephant, horse, bat, whale, dolphin, porpoise, lemur, monkey, ape and human.
The Other Kingdoms:
The Monera Kingdom - Includes bacteria- Found in air, water, soil or inside other organisms.
The Protist Kingdom - Some are plant-like, others are animal-like. Live mainly in water or inside other organisms.
The Fungus Kingdom - Reproduce rapidly by spores. include mushrooms, toadstools and mould.
The Plant Kingdom - which includes:
Mosses and liverworts ( Bryophytes).
Flowering Plants (Angiosperms).
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