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Naturalist Notebook 

February 1, 2012

Spotlight On…

Check out this week’s featured specimen!

(Pictured below, really close up!)
2-1-12
Photo: N. Sincero © California Academy of Sciences

Can you guess what it is?

Here are some hints:

  • This animal eats mainly grasses, leaves, fruits and bark.
  • This animal can communicate over long distances via rumbles that cause seismic vibrations in the ground.



Leave us a comment with your answer! Then come see us in the Classroom on Sunday, February 5th at 2:30 pm for Science Story Adventures to see if you’re right and to learn more about this animal. Science Story Adventures is our program for children ages 4 – 8 and their caregivers. In the program, we explore the natural world through stories, specimens, games and crafts.


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