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Snakes Off the Plane by Penny Leigh, from AKC Family Dog May/June 2019

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Directions: Read and Annotate. Then answer the questions below. Next to your answer, provide the paragraph number that supports each answer.

  1. What happened to most of the birds in Guam?
  2. How did the brown tree snake arrive in Guam?
  3. Why do Russell Terriers and Parson Russell Terriers excel at finding snakes?
  4. How do the dogs keep brown tree snakes from invading Hawaii?
  5. Why is it important to prevent the snakes from coming in to Hawaii?
  6. How do the dogs show that they’ve found a snake?
  7. How is the Beagle Brigade’s work similar to the Terriers’ work in Guam and Hawaii?