Tree-Kangaroos are macropods (Marsupials including kangaroos and wallabees) found in New Guinea, Queensland and nearby islands who have adapted to spending most of their lives in trees with stronger forelimbs and longer tails than their earth bound relatives and are able to leap 30m from one tree to another and climb by sliding their forearms while being propelled upwards by their hind legs. They are slow and clumsy on the ground. They weigh up to 30lbs…
Simulated journey allows classes to travel the trail of the Westward Ho! Wagon Train. Collaborative families, based on real families from America's past, make daily decisions (travel and fate scenarios are provided) that will influence their safe arrival in Oregon.
"Tree Stump Spiders are camouflaged during the day, motionless on vegetation, the legs drawn tightly around the cephalothorax with just the median eyes protruding between the legs. In this position they resemble part of a dead twig, a gall or a broken piece of wood." Spotted by Atul
The General Sherman is a giant sequoia tree located in Sequoia National Park, Tulare County, California. By volume, it is the largest known living single stem tree on Earth. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Sherman_(tree)