Not all animal feet are the same shape or size! Why is that? We’re taking a closer look at some animal feet today to see what clues they can tell us about how they use their feet and where they live. Using the below activity, learners will use patterns to infer where animals live.
How do animals use their feet?
Where do ducks live? Do their feet look like ours? How are they different?
Animals that have feet like ducks, which are called webbed feet, live in water. What do you think webbed feet are good for? Look at the animal feet below. Which ones do you think live in water? Why do you think that?
Spiny softshell turtle
Key: Cricket Frog, Spiny Softshell Turtle, Beaver, Red-throated Loon
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