Utah's Diversity


M.J. the Chilean Rose-Hair Tarantula

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Live Animal Comparison Chart


Utah’s Diversity: Discussion of different ecosystems in Utah and the kind of plants and animals that live there. This will be an interactive discussion through each of Utah’s 3 main ecosystems: Wetlands, Forests, and Deserts. Students will help the educator analyze each specimen and learn why they are found more commonly in one area over another. 

Animals Included:

  • Tarantula or Lizard
  • Frog
  • Snake