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Alien Invasions

Oct 11 2009
Instructions
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America's wildlife looks different than it did before Columbus: Newcomers to North America introduced many plants and animals. Some introductions were accidental, but others were made to "improve" the New World.

In each pair of species, one is native to America and one was introduced. Select the introduced species:


  1. A.

    House Sparrow.

    B.

    Cardinal.


  2. A.

    Mockingbird.

    B.

    Starling.


  3. A.

    Rock Pigeon.

    B.

    Peregrine Falcon.


  4. A.

    Fox Grapes.

    B.

    Kudzu.


  5. A.

    Dandelion.

    B.

    Milkweed.


  6. A.

    Common Carp.

    B.

    Bullhead Catfish.


  7. A.

    Arrowroot.

    B.

    Water Hyacinth.


  8. A.

    Gypsy Moth.

    B.

    Monarch Butterfly.