World’s Ugliest Animals
I would like you to follow the link below to a collection of the world’s ugliest animals as published by the Mother Nature Network. Once you are there, please follow these steps:
- Explore the 13 different animals in the list.
- Choose 1 that is most interesting to you.
- Read the information in the article carefully. Take notes in WORD and cite your source.
- Follow any links provided. Take notes in WORD and cite your source.
- Write a blog post with 1 long paragraph or 2 shorter paragraphs about this animal. Make sure this is done in your own words.
- Add images and links back to your sources.
- Have a peer review your post.
- Publish your post.
Here is the link to the collection:
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