What Type Of Animal Is That? Game 6

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

Below are 8 rows of photographs of animals.
Click on the row of animals that are INSECTS to advance in this activity.

*HINTS:

  • Insects have no backbone, but have a hard exoskeleton
  • They have three main body parts: head, thorax and abdomen
  • Insects have one pair of antennae on top of their heads
  • They have six legs (three pairs)
  • Insects have one or two pairs of wings
  • Most insects can walk, but some can jump and fly
What types of animals are these?
Collared Lizard; Gophersnake

NPS PHOTOS

What types of animals are these?
Tiger Swallowtail; Ten-Lined Giant Chafer Beetle (June Bug); Widow Skimmer Dragonfly
What types of animals are these?
Bighorn Sheep; Coyote; Townsend's Big-Eared Bat; Park Ranger
What types of animals are these?
Scrub Jay; Bald Eagle; Raven
What types of animals are these?
Black Widow Spider; Giant Hairy Scorpion
What types of animals are these?
Fairy Shrimp; Tadpole Shrimp; Clam Shrimp

PHOTOS BY DR. TIM GRAHAM, U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

What types of animals are these?
Colorado Pikeminnow; Razorback Sucker

PHOTO of Colorado Pikeminnow COURTESY OF COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY;
Illustration of Razorback Sucker by Gloria Brown

What types of animals are these?
Northern Leopard Frog; Tiger Salamander; Red-spotted Toad

Last updated: February 24, 2015

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