Who Am I? Game 1

Ecosystems are communities made up of all types of organisms and the places where they live. In this activity, learn about some of the different types of animals whose homes are in Catoctin Mountain Park.

There are 6 questions in this activity.

Below are photographs of various types of animals including mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds, insects and arachnids that can be found in Catoctin Mountain Park.
Can you tell which is which? Let's try.

1. Click on the row of animals that are MAMMALS to advance in this activity.


  • Mammals are animals that breathe oxygen and have a backbone and hair or fur.
  • They have a lot of control over their own body temperature.
  • Mammals care for their young and females of this group produce milk to feed their young.
reptiles combination

Northern fence lizard, eastern box turtle, five-lined skink and garter snake. What types of animals are these?

Insects combination

Common Buckeye butterfly, Dobsonfly, Widow Skimmer Dragonfly, Keeled Shield-back Katydid, Tiger Beetle. What types of animals are these?

mammals combination

Black Bear, Eastern Pipistrelle Bat, Eastern Chipmunk, White-tailed Deer, Park Ranger. What types of animals are these?

birds combination

Northern Cardinal, Great Blue Heron, Barred Owl, Red-shouldered Hawk, Eastern Bluebird, Carolina Wren. What types of animals are these?


Spined Micrathena, Red Velvet Mite, Black Widow, Deer Tick, Marbled Orb Weaver, Orchard Orb Weaver. What types of animals are these?

Amphibians combinations

Northern Red Salamander, Toad, Pickerel Frog, Red-backed Salamander. What types of animals are these?


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