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Tai hao le! Animals

Spin a Chinese horoscope wheel to find out which years animals are associated with and which years some people were born. Notice the Chinese characters for each horoscope animal. Match each horoscope animal to the years given. Explore a zoo. Listen to questions about zoo animals. Choose the animal being described. Listen ...

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Tai hao le! Animals: at the zoo

Explore a zoo. Listen to questions about zoo animals. Choose the animal being described. This learning object is the second in a series of three objects. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.

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Hebat! Animals

Explore a zoo. Listen to a description, then match an animal to each response. Explore the characteristics of cats in a cat show and choose a cat that matches a spoken description. This learning object is a combination of two objects in the same series.

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Hebat! Animals: at the zoo

Explore a zoo. Listen to questions about zoo animals. Choose the animal being described. This learning object is the first in a series of two objects. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.

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Sugoi! Animals

Spin a Japanese horoscope wheel to find out which years animals are associated with and which years some people were born. Notice the Japanese characters for each horoscope animal. Match each horoscope animal to the years given. Explore a zoo. Listen to a description, then match an animal to each response. Explore the characteristics ...

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Sugoi! Animals: at the zoo

Explore a zoo. Listen to questions about zoo animals. Choose the animal being described. This learning object is the second in a series of three objects. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.

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Ottimo! Animals

Explore a Zoo. Listen to a description, then match an animal to each response. Explore the characteristics of cats in a cat show and choose a cat that matches a spoken description. This learning object is a combination of two objects in the same series.

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Ottimo! Animals: at the zoo

Explore a zoo. Listen to questions about zoo animals. Choose the animal being described. This learning object is the first in a series of two objects. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.

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Chouette! Animals

Explore a zoo. Listen to a description, then match an animal to each response. Explore the characteristics of cats in a cat show and choose a cat that matches a spoken description. This learning object is a combination of two objects in the same series.

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Chouette! Animals: at the zoo

Explore a zoo. Listen to questions about zoo animals. Choose the animal being described. This learning object is the first in a series of two objects. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.

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Super! Animals

Explore a Zoo. Listen to a description, then match an animal to each response. Explore the characteristics of cats in a cat show and choose a cat that matches a spoken description. This learning object is a combination of two objects in the same series.

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Super! Animals: at the zoo

Explore a zoo. Listen to questions about zoo animals. Choose the animal being described. This learning object is the first in a series of two objects. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.

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Yia hara! Animals

Explore a Zoo. Listen to a description, then match an animal to each response. Explore the characteristics of cats in a cat show and choose a cat that matches a spoken description. This learning object is a combination of two objects in the same series.

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Yia hara! Animals: at the zoo

Explore a zoo. Listen to questions about zoo animals. Choose the animal being described. This learning object is the first in a series of two objects. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.

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Rearing tiger cubs in captivity: dataset

This chapter of an academic science book provides research data about the birth, growth and rearing of tiger cubs in captivity. Table 1 comprises the required feeding routine for hand-reared tiger cubs. It lists the routine for Day 1 following the birth, then the routine for each of the following 12 weeks.

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Future Australians at Melbourne Zoo - asset 1

This is an excerpt from a silent documentary film made in 1923 that was probably entitled 'Future Australians'. It shows boys who had travelled from England to Australia as immigrants, spending a day at the zoo. They are shown watching the hippos and monkeys and riding on an elephant and a miniature train. The excerpt is ...

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Future Australians at Melbourne Zoo - asset 2

This is an excerpt from a silent documentary film made in 1923 which was probably entitled 'Future Australians'. It shows boys who had migrated from England to Australia, spending a day at the Zoo. They are shown watching the keeper feed the dingoes and the lions. The excerpt is introduced by the intertitle, 'The most popular ...

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Tasmanian tiger in captivity

This is silent footage of a Tasmanian tiger (‘Thylacinus cynocephalus’) in captivity. It was filmed in 1932 at Beaumaris Zoo in Hobart, Tasmania, and shows the Tasmanian tiger, or thylacine, in a small enclosure. A man and what may be a small dog, seen behind the wire fence on the left of the frame, appear to be goading ...

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Käkäpö, preserved by taxidermy in 1992

This is a käkäpö ('Strigops habroptilus'), the giant nocturnal parrot native to New Zealand, that has been preserved by taxidermy and attached to a log to appear as it would in its natural habitat. The käkäpö has soft, light-green feathers flecked with black, with pale yellow-green feathers on its underside. This is a female ...

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The 1864 eight-hour day demonstration

This is a black-and-white print that shows the eight-hour day demonstration entering the Zoological Gardens (now the Royal Melbourne Zoo) in Melbourne, Victoria. The large procession of people, some carrying banners and flags, can be seen in the background, while in the foreground, several spectators including a few policemen ...