Lions, Tigers, and Bears, Oh My! Endangered Animals and Plants. "First, second, and third grades students in Room 7 and Room 8 at Alexander Montessori School, along with their teachers, each drew an endangered animal or plant and colored it with oil pastels. All 48 pieces are mounted to a large blackboard. The students have supported the Center for Great Apes by raising funds and awareness. They are happy to support through art.