ERIC Number: ED432446
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Slime, Scales & Mudpuppy Tails.
Illinois State Dept. of Natural Resources, Springfield. Office of Land Management and Education.
This booklet describes several different species of amphibians and reptiles. It lists the scientific and common names for the species of amphibians and reptiles and features a series of questions that differentiate one species from the other. Information about identifying characteristics, natural habitats, habits, and reproduction information is also provided. Organisms discussed include: (1) Salamander; (2) Eastern Tiger Salamander; (3) Mudpuppy; (4) Small-Mouthed Salamander; (5) Frogs and Toads; (6) Blanchard's Cricket Frog; (7) Bullfrog; (8) American Toad; (10) Snakes; (11) Eastern Hognose Snake; (12) Midland Brown Snake; (13) Black Rat Snake; (14) Lizards; (15) Northern Fence Lizard; (16) Western Slender Glass Lizard; (17) Five-Lined Skink; (18) Turtles; (20) Common Snapping Turtle; (21) Stinkpot; and (22) Eastern Spiny Softshell. A list of vocabulary words is included. (CCM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Dept. of Natural Resources, Springfield. Office of Land Management and Education.