Brazos Spring Scavenger Hunt

Visit the Museum to try this scavenger hunt. The scavenger hunt helps you identify and explore the mural "Brazos Spring". Read the questions carefully, and see how many things from the Pleistocene era you can find. Some will be easy and others more obscure. GOOD LUCK!

Challenges Point Value
1. Find 10 animals in the mural that are living today. 1 point each animal
2. Find 10 mammals 1 point each mammal
3. Find 6 types of birds 1 point each bird
4. Find 2 reptiles or amphibians 10 points each
5. Locate 6 species of insects 2 points each insect
6. Find a beetle 5 points
7. Identify 3 Texas wildflowers 3 points each flower
8. Locate an oxbow 15 points
9. Find a fish 5 points
10. Locate the humans 20 points total
11. Find 6 predators 5 points total
12. Find 10 prey 5 points total
13. Locate 5 animals that are extinct today 10 points total
14. Since it's spring, look for 4 baby animals 3 points each
15. Find 3 bird nests 10 points total
16. Locate an animal's den 3 points
17. Which animal originated in North America,
left at the end of the Ice Age,
and returned with Spanish explorers?
10 points
18. Name 4 animals that are extinct,
but have relatives that are alive today
5 points each

Scoring

Calculate your total score and rate yourself using the following guidelines:

0 - 49 points GLACIER
50 - 69 points WARMING PERIOD
70 - 119 points SABRE-TOOTH CAT
120 - 170 points ICE AGE HUNTER