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Student Questions at Base Camp

Answers from School Program Instructor Jane Marlow to questions by students from the Base Camp Discovery Mail Box. What does a camel eat? Camels are herbivores, meaning they are adapted to eat plants.  They are not picky eaters, eating many … Continued

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Student Questions at Base Camp Discovery

Student Questions from the mailbox at Base Camp Discovery Anonymous student asks: How many frog species are there in the world? There are approximately 4200 frog species in the world. The exact number of frog species in the world is … Continued

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Student Questions at Base Camp Discovery

Student Questions from the mailbox at Base Camp Discovery Jennifer asks: Do zebras eat carrots? Wild zebras are mainly grazers, which means they primarily eat the leaves, stems flowers and seeds of grasses and herbs. They clip off the plants … Continued

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Student Questions at Base Camp Discovery

Student Questions at Base Camp Discovery Anonymous Student Asks: What is the biggest animal at the Zoo. This is a tricky question depending on what you mean by the biggest. The heaviest animal that we have at the Zoo is … Continued

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Student questions from Base Camp Discovery

From the Base Camp Discovery Mail Box: Natalie asks: What do plants eat? Most plants make their own food! Using the energy from sunlight captured by special cells in their leaves and sometimes their stems, plants can combine carbon dioxide … Continued

Student Art From Base Camp Discovery

Here is a small sampling of the artwork done by visiting students at the Base Camp Discovery Education Center. The art work is placed in the specially designed Base Camp Discovery Mailbox and then displayed on the Base Camp Discovery … Continued