By: Saiprasath Satishkumar

What is a volcano?

A volcano is a hole in the earth where melted rock, hot gases, and ash come out. All volcanoes do not look or act the same.

Natural Resources

  • aluminum
  • diamonds
  • gold
  • copper
  • nickel
  • lead
  • zinc

Animals that live near volcanoes depends on the type of volcano

The kind of volcano will impact the types of animals that live there.

Underwater Volcanoes:

  • limpets
  • barnacles
  • shrimp
  • crab

Tropical volcanoes:

  • crickets
  • carnivorous caterpillars
  • 23 different types of song birds

Non-Tropical volcanoes:

  • rabbits
  • mice
  • bears
  • bobcats

Maps of where volcanoes can be found

Fun Facts

It is dangerous to be around a volcano within 20 miles.