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1. The first animal that Daisy studies is the Poison dart frog. Many of the species of this frog are highly toxic and carry enough toxin to kill ten people. Bearing in mind that their name is derived from the practice of Indians to use this toxin to poison their blowdarts, where do we find the habitat of this animal?
2. Animal two that Daisy studies is the great white shark. This animal is mostly considered an apex predator, a predator that has no predator of its own. What animal has been known to prey upon great white sharks on occasion however?
3. The third animal that Daisy writes about is the polar bear. This type of bear lives in the Arctic region. What is considered by the IUCN as the biggest threat to this animal?
4. Animal four on Daisy's list is the elephant. She reads about the food that these animals eat. If she takes this into consideration, in which of these groups would she place the elephant?
5. Daisy is nearly halfway through her project and starts to write about the saltwater crocodile next. This animal is considered the largest reptile. It has a very typical hunting technique that throws the victim off balance. What is the name commonly given to this technique, describing the motion used?
6. For animal number six Daisy turns to Africa again, taking the lion as her next subject. One of the subspecies of lion in existence today is the Panthera leo krugeri. In what African region can this lion be found, judging by its name?
7. The next animal on Daisy's list is the cape buffalo. This buffalo is part of a group of animals considered to be the five most difficult animals to hunt on foot on a certain continent called "The Big Five". On which continent can the cape buffalo be found?
8. Daisy is nearly complete with her assignment and moves on to the box jellyfish next. The most venomous type of this animal is known as sea wasp or Chironex fleckeri. This type contains enough venom to kill about 50 people. What substance containing acetic acid can be used in treating someone who has been stung?
9. Animal number nine in Daisy's school project is the Asian cobra, also known as the Indian cobra. It is a very venomous snake, responsible for a huge amount of snakebites in India. Two circular patterns can be found on the rear of the snake's hood, giving the snake its nickname. What other name is the snake known as?
10. The last animal to be included in Daisy's project is the mosquito. This animal is said to be responsible for the death of at least two millon people a year due to the parasites it transfers, often carrying diseases. Although it has been a concern, which viral disease is largely considered NOT to be transmitted by mosquitoes?
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