1. A wildlife biologist places a metal band on a bird's foot or a plastic band
on a bird's neck ...
a. Because this special jewelry makes the birds more beautiful to their mate.
b. To keep the birds from flying away so they can be studied.
c. To help biologists track their movements as they migrate.
2. Why do biologists burn grasslands and prairies?
a. To keep themselves warm on cold days.
b. They only burn by accident.
c. To keep the prairie from becoming a forest.
3. Biologists can figure the age of a deer by...
a. Checking for gray hairs.
b. Giving them a dental exam.
c. Measuring the size of their tracks.
d. The size of their antlers or "rack."
4. Biologists count wildlife in Wisconsin by...
a. Conducting surveys and estimating with mathematical equations.
b. Counting each animal one by one.
c. Taking a wild guess.