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Interactive video lesson plan for: 7 Animals That Aren't What We Call Them

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Picking common and scientific names is a puzzle of taxonomy, and sometimes we end up naming huge frogs "Mountain Chickens". So, let's figure out this puzzle.

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Sources:

http://bit.ly/2d8Ir12
http://bit.ly/2dh4eSP
http://bit.ly/2dendeb

Jackrabbits
http://on.natgeo.com/1fRYLwW
http://bit.ly/2cGWbjG
http://bit.ly/1wdL8uh
http://bit.ly/2crWcoL
http://bit.ly/2cGVve7
http://bit.ly/1UgxdEV
http://bit.ly/2cGSxGJ
http://bit.ly/2d5YY18
http://bit.ly/2cZQvxN
http://bit.ly/2dh7ttH
Mountain Goats
http://on.natgeo.com/2cGWN92
http://bit.ly/2crWWu6
http://bit.ly/2d8LgiJ
http://bit.ly/2cX1MAk
http://bit.ly/2dh7lu6
http://bit.ly/2derKNw
http://bit.ly/2d8LFBw
Taxonomy
http://bit.ly/2cRuTBL
Mountain Lions
http://on.natgeo.com/1brmi4K
http://bit.ly/2bdcm72
http://animaldiversity.org/accounts/Felidae/
http://www.mountainlion.org/CAL_ch1.asp
http://animaldiversity.org/accounts/Puma_concolor/
http://animaldiversity.org/accounts/Panthera_leo/
http://appvoices.org/2006/01/01/2584/
http://www.macalester.edu/~montgomery/CougarExtra.html
http://bit.ly/2cRvkMa
http://bit.ly/2crXaRL
http://bit.ly/2cGXA9X
http://bit.ly/2cPe63x

Flying Lemurs
http://eol.org/pages/1040858/details
http://bit.ly/2crWADC
http://bit.ly/2crXakY
http://bit.ly/2crWPi4
http://bit.ly/2cNXBXp
http://s.si.edu/2cPeork
https://www.britannica.com/animal/flying-lemur
http://bit.ly/2derGO3
http://bit.ly/2crXT5w
http://bit.ly/2cPf4wI
http://bit.ly/2cFfS8c
http://bit.ly/2ckjpG4

King Cobra
http://on.natgeo.com/1rZZo8k
http://bit.ly/2dh8Usf
http://bit.ly/1RBgUxh
http://bit.ly/2ckkFsH
http://bit.ly/2cATY43
http://bit.ly/2d61ncb
http://bit.ly/2cFf6bg
http://bit.ly/2dh9pm2
http://bit.ly/2d8M0Ez
http://bit.ly/2dh9Lcn
http://bit.ly/2cNZdAj
http://phys.org/news/2010-04-cobras-hood-flares.html
https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn24684-snakes-outpacing-other-vertebrates-in-race-to-evolve/
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131203090701.htm?trendmd-shared=0

Electric Eels
http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/fish/electric-eel/
https://www.fws.gov/northeast/americaneel/
http://tpwd.texas.gov/huntwild/wild/species/ameel/
https://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/handle/2027.42/56433
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-do-electric-eels-gene/
http://www.wired.com/2014/06/electric-fish-convergent-evolution/
http://science.sciencemag.org/content/344/6191/1522
http://www.georgiaaquarium.org/animal-guide/georgia-aquarium/home/galleries/river-scout/gallery-animals/electric-eel
http://bit.ly/2d5WXlu
http://animaldiversity.org/accounts/Anguilla_rostrata/
http://bit.ly/2ckikxR
http://bit.ly/2cRsaZ4

Mantis Shrimp
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/scin.5591820609/abstract
http://science.sciencemag.org/content/343/6169/411
https://pateklab.biology.duke.edu/mechanics-movement-mantis-shrimp
http://gizmodo.com/mantis-shrimp-roll-their-eyes-but-for-a-good-reason-1783624833
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/arthropoda/crustacea/malacostraca/eumalacostraca/stomatopoda.html
http://www.wired.com/2014/01/absurd-creature-of-the-week-4/
https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animal-guide/invertebrates/midwater-shrimp
http://oceana.org/marine-life/cephalopods-crustaceans-other-shellfish/white-shrimp
http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2012/06/mantis-shrimp-smash
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/aquarius/evolution.html
http://animaldiversity.org/accounts/Malacostraca/

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