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What type of animal is a mussel?
Where does it live?
Where can you find mussels in Illinois?
Which of these animals might eat an adult mussel?
raccoon (Procyon lotor)
North American river otter (Lontra canadensis)
All of these animals might eat an adult mussel.
What part of a mussel is used to move water into and out of the shell?
Mussel larvae are parasites of _____.
The largest mussels that live in Illinois can grow to about _____ inches long.
How do mussels feed?
They make their own food.
They clamp on prey between the halves of their shell.
They lure fishes to the shell, and then eat them.
They filter food from water.
Mussel shells were once used to make _____.
None of these choices is correct.
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