California Academy of Sciences: Science @ Home - Claude: The True Story of a White Alligator

Claude stars in his very own storybook! Settle in for storytime with author Emma Bland Smith and discover how he got to the Academy and what makes him such a special and important animal.

While you watch this video, think about the four questions below. Share your answers with a friend or family member or just think in your head.

  1. Today, we call an albino animal an animal with albinism. How could having albinism make it harder for an alligator to survive in its natural habitat?
  2. What would you do to safely transport a huge alligator across a continent?
  3. How do you think it could help an animal to live with other animals, even if they are different species?
  4. What’s something that makes you different? What’s one thing you love about that difference?

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