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Badluck Way Final 3
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Ancient Rocks formed from melted rock when the earth first solidified are called:
a. ultramafic rocks
c. metamorphic rocks
A. Ultramafic Rocks
Visible layering within a sedimentary or metamorphic rock is called:
b. rounded clast
c. angular clast
An adjective that describes the texture found in some extrusive igneous rocks resulting from air bubbles trapped inside the cooling magma is ____________.
A common example of this type of rock is granite. It is the term describing igneous rocks which cool inside the earth.
T or F: Reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone made the water in Yellowstone river more muddy
Reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone decreased the population of:
In badluck way, when they came across a, "steer's skin behind a tree, shucked off whole and crumpled like a candy wrapper," it made the dogs, horses, and humans scared because it looked like it had been done by a ___________.
c. mountain lion
In July, Bryce switches from running on gravel roads to running on game trails to:
a. sneak up on herds of deer, elk, and antelope
b. keep an eye on the cattle
c. see the wedge pack
A. Sneak up on herds of deer, elk, and antelope
T or F: When 512 refused to move into the pasture, Bryce and Jeremy tried herding her, roping her, pulling her, and finally, savagely beating her, so they would not have to leave her behind.
Bryce uses all techniques possible to monitor the location and activity of the wolves to protect the herd. Which one of these techniques were not used by the ranch hands on the sun ranch?
a. tracking the signals from radio collars on wolves
b. examining carcasses of animals killed by predators
c. picking apart fresh piles of wolf excrement with a stick
d. following the wolf pack with helicopters
D. Following the wolf pack with helicopters
What type of animals move in to the Sun Ranch in late October?
Chad works for wildlife services, a division of the _____________ tasked with predator control.
a. US Dept of Agriculture
b. US Forestry Service
c. National Park Service
A. US Dept of Agriculture
T or F: When the dead heifer is found near the Squaw Creek James and Bryce cover her with a tarp weighed down with rocks to keep predators and scavengers away until the government hunter could examine her.
Bryce chooses his words carefully when he speaks on the radio to Jeremy because
a. he does not want to offend the boss
b. the radio can broadcast a signal nearly to Bozeman
c. reception on the radio is not very good
B. The radio can broadcast a signal nearly to Bozeman
T or F: The first MPA was established by Pres Bush for the papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument in Hawaii.
T or F: One of the biggest difficulties with protecting MPAs is the lack of funding for enforcing the rules.
Currently, the percent of the world's oceans that are protected by MPAs is about
T or F: When the word came through from Orville to euthanize the ruined heifer, Bryce feels nervous.
Glowing, brightly shining, brilliantly luminous
Common sense,mother wit, shrewdness. Also, initiative, enterprise, 'drive.'
To move or work vigorously but aimlessly.
To become smaller and smaller; to shrink, waste away, decline.
Thinly dispersed, distributed, or scattered.
The fleshy or muscular part of the side of an animal or a man between the ribs and the hip.
A cliff or headland with a broad precipitous face.
Designating that which is towed or trailed behind something else.
Empty expanse of space.
Land with stunted vegetation.
Travelling together as a group.
The lives and movement of cattle are ruled by two interrelated principles ________ and ____________.
Flight pattern and herd instinct
List two ways that the presence of wolves affects the herd so that cattlemen like Orville do not make as much profit. ________ and ___________.
Make the cows run and check in under weight and wolves kill cows.
What types of information did Chad hope to get by skinning the heifer's carcass? __________ and ___________.
See the cuts under the hide to determine death and find out how long ago the heifer was killed.
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