you know that you can determine what an owl has eaten by analyzing its
pellet? Pellet is a scientific term for the indigestible material an owl
coughs up. Pellets contain animal remains such as bones, hair, shells
and other items.
below shows the bones from a pellet that has been picked apart for you.
It is your mission to count the number of pelvises, scapula and skulls.
Use the key to help you determine whether each bone belongs to a bird
or rodent. Write these numbers in the table below to find out how many
of each the owl had for dinner.