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What are wildlife corridors?
Wild pathways between housing developments that allow animals to travel.
Hallways in houses that animals have visited.
Areas corroded by the passage of animals.
The clothes moth is a problem in cities in America. How did it get to America?
It flew across the ocean.
It stowed away on an airplane.
It came over with the pilgrims.
Chances are, streams in your area are home to
tigers, rhinos, and hippos.
turtles, fish, and water birds.
dolphins, piranha, and flies.
On summer nights, what do people gather to see at the Congress Avenue Bridge in Austin, Texas?
In some areas, people need to protect their pets from
What wild animals can be attracted to a high-rise apartment balcony?
Seed-eating birds and hummingbirds
The first animal partner to humans was the
Human activities and habitat destruction account for _____ of all deaths of the Florida manatee.
Animals that annually pass through cities in large numbers are said to be
Every spring, the _____ return to Mission San Juan Capistrano.
Around the world, which of these is probably the most common wild city animal?
What is a mahout?
An elephant driver
In some countries, which of theses animals might be considered sacred?
Lizards or frogs
Camels or elephants
Monkeys or cows
Which of these have been hunting partners to humans?
Bobcats, mountain lions, and eagles
Dogs, cheetahs, and falcons
Deer, monkeys, and pigeons
Skunks are helpful to have around because
they eat insects that destroy plants.
they chase away birds.
the eat weeds.
The best time to search for owls is
during the darkest part of the night.
at dusk or dawn.
during the daytime.
Some city animals seem familiar and tame. What makes them wild animals?
They don't have regular schedules.
They never stay in the same place more than one night.
They do not depend on humans for food, water, or affection.
For the peregrine falcon, _____ can serve as canyons.
the valleys between skyscrapers
What animal can be a problem when it migrates through Churchill, Manitoba?
The sea lion
The polar bear
In Miami, why are diners sometimes kept from restaurant riverbanks by police tape?
To protect a crime scene.
To remind diners alligators are nearby.
To keep diners from getting mud on their shoes.
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