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What’s in this frog’s and fish’s mouths?
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It’s not their lunch! Some animal parents actually keep their eggs or babies in their mouth to protect them!
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You’ve probably seen baby birds before. But have you ever seen baby birds like the ones on the next slide?
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What do you think is going on with their mouths? Why would their mouths have colors and patterns?
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Colorful beaks help parent birds “aim” when feeding their chicks!
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Can you guess which animal this mouth belongs to?
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It’s a type of squid! Their mouths are on their underside, at the center of where their tentacles are.
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Most squid and octopi have mouths that look more like a bird’s beak than like teeth!
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Braces are an amazing invention! Do you know anyone who has them? How do you think they work?
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Check this out! This video was taken over three years. You can see how the metal slowly pulls the teeth straight!
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These braces are more than 2,000 years old. They are from the teeth of an Egyptian mummy!
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Check out these three unusual mouths! What kind of creature do you think each mouth belongs to?
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This is a Pacu fish. Don't their teeth look like ours? They use them to chew seeds that fall into the water.
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This mouth belongs to a type of goose. The spikes help it to cut grasses and weeds that it eats!
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These teeth belong to a type of seal! It uses its teeth like a filter, to suck in tiny shrimp from the sea water.
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