What are you wearing this season?

Examine the vertebrate specimens and identify which groups are wearing the different types of outer body coverings (integument).  Match the organism to the body covering.

A. Grosbeak (Bird)                 E. Fur seal (Mammal)             I. Horse (Mammal)

B. MotMot (Bird)                    F. Porcupine (Mammal)          J. Toad (Amphibian)

C. Penguin (Bird)                    G. Moose (Mammal)               K. Turtle (Reptile)

D. Vulture (Bird)                     H. Pangolin (Mammal)

Body Coverings

_______ 1) Skin without scales, hair, or feathers (good for breathing through skin)

_______ 2) Shell (for protection)

_______ 3) Modified hair to form spines (for protection)

_______ 4) Dense underfur (modified hair for insulation)

_______ 5) Flight Feathers (choose the bird showing you its flight feathers)

_______ 6) Feathers modified into thin spines (for easy cleaning)

_______ 7) Feathers modified for aquatic lifestyle (for warmth and easy swimming))

_______ 8) Scales derived from mammalian hardened (keratinized) skin (for protection)

_______ 9) Feathers modified for display (to attract a mate)

_______ 10) Antlers for display (made of bone, usually just in males, but lost each year)

_______ 11) Hoof (specialized foot covering developed from claw, protects foot)