Kids will feel like they have been transported back in time with the Aquasaurs Prehistoric Creature Habitat from Uncle Milton. The durable aquatic habitat offers optimal viewing and provides Aquasaurs with a uniquely prehistoric setting. As the aquatic creatures swim around the active volcano structures, kids will be able to observe the creatures’ unique body structures and behaviors. Some comparing and contrasting could lead children to identify why Aquasaurs are identified in the crustacean family of creatures.
Aquasaurs are excellent first pets to teach responsibility but they are often known to be stars of the school science fair. Their reaction to light makes for interesting observation, but once the eggs hatch, Aquasaurs can actually double their size every day. They can grow up to two inches long and live as long as 90 days with proper care.
Known by the scientific community as Triops longicaudatus, the Aquasaurs name is somewhat easier to pronounce and also indicates the prehistoric background of these creatures. Having survived as a species for 350 million years, Aquasaurs actually lived at the same time as dinosaurs. While hatching and growing these unique prehistoric creatures, kids will be able to make detailed observations while also learning how diapause enabled Aquasaurs to survive when dinosaurs went extinct.
The Uncle Milton Aquasaurs kit has the following features:
Ages 6 and up