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HABITAT IS
WHERE IT'S AT

MIGRATION
SENSATION

WYOMING'S LEAST
WANTED (AIS)

What type of habitat found in
Wyoming is commonly known
for being arid?

What is the term used for animals that travel distances in
seasonal movements?

What is a nonnative annual
grass that threatens many
of Wyoming's native plant
communities?

10 POINTS

What term refers to the
number of animals a habitat
can support throughout the
year without damaging the
animals or the habitat?

Where in Wyoming does
the historically largest herd
of bighorn sheep in North
America winter?

What is the process Game
and Fish encourages all boaters to use for their watercraft
to stop the spread of aquatic
invasive species?

20 POINTS

What word refers to the placement of food, water, cover and
space in a habitat?

What term describes locations
used by big game animals to
rest and feed while migrating?

What are the two invasive
mussels that pose the greatest
risk to Wyoming waters?

30 POINTS

What is the outermost layer
of stems and roots of woody
plants and a favorite food of
porcupines?

What word is used to describe
areas where migration paths
are blocked or limited for
wildlife?

What species of crayfish
has been found in parts of
Wyoming, are voracious,
out-compete native species for
food and reduce plant diversity and abundance?

40 POINTS

How many bird species
can be found in Wyoming?

What nonnative fish has been
introduced into Wyoming and
at least 15 other states and can
negatively affect other fish
species and waterfowl?

50 POINTS

What describes
cone-bearing trees like fir,
spruce and pine trees?

ANSWER KEY HABITAT: 10 Points - Desert,
20 points - Carrying capacity, 30 points - Arrangement, 40 points - Bark, 50 points - Conifers or
coniferous.

ANSWER KEY HABITAT: 10 Points - Migratory,
20 points - Whiskey Basin, 30 points - Stopovers,
40 points - Bottleneck, 50 points - 425.

		

ANSWER KEY HABITAT: 10 Points - Cheatgrass,
20 points - Clean, Drain and Dry, 30 points Quagga and zebra mussels, 40 points - Rusty
crayfish, 50 points - Brook stickleback.

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