Snakes Off the Plane by Penny Leigh, from AKC Family Dog May/June 2019
Directions: Read and Annotate. Then answer the questions below. Next to your answer, provide the paragraph number that supports each answer.
- What happened to most of the birds in Guam?
- How did the brown tree snake arrive in Guam?
- Why do Russell Terriers and Parson Russell Terriers excel at finding snakes?
- How do the dogs keep brown tree snakes from invading Hawaii?
- Why is it important to prevent the snakes from coming in to Hawaii?
- How do the dogs show that they’ve found a snake?
- How is the Beagle Brigade’s work similar to the Terriers’ work in Guam and Hawaii?