- For studying and dissecting owl pellets with regard to barn owl’s primary food source and their diet as bird of prey and role in the food chain.
- These small owl pellets consist of bones, teeth, hair and feather that owl regurgitate after soft parts of the meal have been digested. Students can learn about predator-prey relationships through the analysis.
- Additional studies can be conducted to evaluate animal populations within the owl’s habitat, make calculations to estimate biomass of the prey animals, or investigate the skeletal anatomy from the taxonomic features of the prey animals.
- Dried pellets are fumigated and wrapped in aluminum foil. Safe for student use
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For studying owl’s habitat and their food source and their relationship in the food chain. Students will learn about predator-prey relationships.
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Teach your students about the dynamics of predation. This kit is designed to illustrate the feeding characteristics of owls and how, through pellet examination, important data can be gathered concerning the role owls olay in an ecosystem. Conclusions can also be drawn on the economic importance of raptors (birds of prey) in general. Sufficient materials are provided for a class of 30 students working in pairs.
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