Sea travel and migration with animals (Who was the first person to…
Sea travel and migration with animals
What are some animals that have been taken on boats to migrate and died in there new place?
Deer, pig, wasps, stoats and cats are some examples.
How many of the animals would they take on board the boats when they were sailing to new places
2,3,4 or 5 is the average amount of animals
How many people would go on the boat?
The first Chinese trip over water (1405-1407) involved 63 ships and 39,000 men. Which means around 619 people per boat.
Why did they take animals
Did they look after the animals on the boats?
They did feed them but the animals were normally kept in small places in the boat. Also they would easily develop dieseases and were starved if food was low.
How many animals would go on the boat?
2,3,4 or 5 sometimes they would bring hundreds if it were stoats or possums
Who was the first person to intentionally travel on a boat with an animal
There were many people on each boat and records don't go back that far
Did people prefer travelling with or without animals
What place did people bring the most animals too
Was it hard travelling with animals
The ship people had less storage space on the boat and had less food
What was the first animal to travel overseas on purpose
Did they think about the consequences of bringing animals overseas
I think they didn't realise how bringing new animals into the place meant that it would effect the animals that were already living there causing them to die out and become extinct
How am I going to present this inquiry
Commerial / video
Create a product for sailors who are shipping animals
Me and meg do the video