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1 INSTRUCTIONS COVER BOOK Follow se steps to construct your Giant Pa Minibook Print this file. 2. Cut along dotted lines around pages. Do not cut out shape on cover. 3. With exception cover, fold each page in half, keeping blank side on outside. The cover should be folded along both sides spine, with blank side facing inward. 4. Glue blank side page 2 to blank side page 3. Continue this process for all pages 2 through 13; gluing 4 to 5, 6 to 7, so on. 5. Glue blank sides cover page to blank sides pages Cut out shape on cover. The hole you create should act as a window in which you can see pa on page Check back ten for future minibooks! RIGHT RIGHT LEFT LEFT E C 6. T F EL T F EL B T F EL C

2 INSTRUCTIONS (CONT.) BADGES As you complete requirements for Discovery Badges, cut out images below glue or tape m in spots provided on each page.

3 Animals Looking For More Fun? The Daily Explorer Daily Explorer Hear latest news learn news learn best secrets at best secrets at Animal Jam s Official Animal Jam s ficial blog! blog! MINIBOOK MINIBOOK #2 #1 Animal Jam Academy Check out AJ Academy Academy for for fun crafts fun crafts free printables! free printables! Animal Jam In In Animal Animal Jam, Jam, you you can can explore explore incredible world Jamaa as your incredibleanimal, world adopt Jamaa your favorite coolaspets, favorite animal, adopt cool pets, decorate your very own den, so much more! decorate your very own den, so much more! 2014 Smart Bomb Interactive, Inc. All rights reserved Smart Bomb Interactive, Inc. All rights reserved. WAIT! CUT OUT THIS AREA AFTER GLUING THE BOOK TOGETHER. (STEP SIX)

4 This book belongs to This book belongs to Name Name Otter Name Pa Name 11 2

5 All About Giant All About Pas! Pa Bears! Though y may look st cuddly, Pas may seem like laid back, chubby giant pas are actually quite strong. creatures but y are actually quite They use ir arms legs to swim strong. The are good tree climbers climb trees, y also have powerful swimmers. Their faces appear jaw muscles which y use to chew round because y have such strong bamboo. These muscles give ir face a jaw muscles. round appearance. Did You Know? Giant pas can Pas make a make eleven variety noises. different sounds! They can squeak They can bark like like a rat, honk a dog, squeak like like a goose, bark a mouse, honk like like a dog a goose, bleat like a sheep. bleat like a sheep! & Figures Facts Facts & Figures There are only There are only about 2500 giant about 1,200 Pas pas wild. wild. left inin ANewborn newbornpas pa baby weighs about weigh only about 3 ounces -- four ounces. That's size a lime! size a lime! An adult pa Adult male pas weighs about 300 can weigh up to 220 pounds. pounds! 3 4

6 Pa Bear Habitat Mountainous Temperate Deciduous Bamboo Forests Bamboo Forests Giant live in live cool, deciduous Giant pas pa bears in moist, decidous forests. forests located in mountains China. They are different from North American Unlike deciduous forests North America deciduous forests because instead shrubs, se Chinese forests filled yeurope, have bamboo. Bamboo growsare faster with Bamboo is agrow fast-growing thanbamboo! any plant. They can 35 in just grass. Some species bamboo can grow one day! Bamboo forests are cool almost three feet in a day! moist. Provincial Plants Provincial Plants Draw identify all to differwhat plants are native ent kinds plants growing in place where you live? Find out your neighborhood. n draw some m. 6

7 Social Social Behavior Behavior Pas don t have Giant pas don't much time to be have much time to be social. They spend social. They spend two-thirds ir two-thirds ir day eating day eating rest sleeping. rest sleeping! Pa Bear Anatomy Pa Bear Anatomy FUR FUR A pa s skin is Skin is black black under underneath black patches black fur fur, pink pink underneath under white white fur. patches. JAW JAW A pa s jaw is so Strong jaw muscles strong because develop from y spend so much chewing hours a time chewing. day. PAWS PAWS A Pa has an extra Extra appendage appendage that acts like a thumb, acts like our thumbs helping grasp do, helping m bamboo stalks. grasp bamboo. Pas are solitary. One reasons may Giant pas are solitary, which means y be that y each need a large supply live alone. Because pas spend so much time bamboo must graze large areas. eating, y need a large supply bamboo. If Sharing this territory would lead to a y shared ir territory with or pas, depletion plant. 7 re might not be enough bamboo for everyone! NOSE NOSE TEETH TEETH Pas have Sharp teeth two very tear bamboo, different kinds flat molars teeth, grind sharp ones chew. tear bamboo big, flat molars help m chew it. TAIL TAIL Distinguished Digits Distinguished Digits Have you ever thought about Have you ever thought about what you use your thumb for? how much you use your thumb? Tape your thumb to rest Tape your thumb to rest your h try doing different your h try doing everyday activities. Is it harder or easier? activities. Is it harder or easier? 8

8 Pa Bear Diet Diets A pa s diet is almost Giant pas' diets consist exclusively bamboo. Bamboo almost entirely bamboo. has very little nutrition so Adult pas can eata up pa must eat lotto 40 pounds bamboo a day! it to stay healthy Unique Skill: Survival Unique Skill: Survival Scientists have found fossil remains pas "Living fossil" is a term used to describe an that are 7-million-years-old! This makes organism that hasn't much millions pa a living fossil.changed The pa hasover been able years. These organisms have usually survived a to survive many changes. Will y be able to catastrophic event that led m to now? extinction face threats that face numerous or animals. A living fossil is an organism that Scientists have found hasn t changed fossil remains giant much over millions pas that are years. They have seven million years usually survived old! Pas have some kind been able to survive catostrophic event many changes, but that led to will y be able to extinction a lot face great orthat animals. threats face Even though y have a digestive system Evenfor though digestive systems built meatgiant (like pas' bears it is related are built for consuming meat, y are herbito), pas are vegetarians. An herbivore s vores, which y only eat plants (animals that means eat only vegetation, like a vegetation. Most herbivores specialthan cow) have different digestivehave systems digestive systems that allow m to eat ours. Their tracts are much longer, ir plants. Their tracts arechemicals much longer, saliva contains special to ir break saliva contains chemicals that break down down plants, some have one stomach plants, some have four compartments in with four compartments! m now? ir stomachs! Super Survivors Super Survivors Or living fossils include crocoor living fossils include crocodiles, diles, platypuses, cockroaches. platypuses, cockroaches. Write What do you think has helped down why you think se animals se animals survive over millions survived over millions years. have years? 10

9 Threats Giant pas are endangered, less than On conservation statuswith scale, 2500 living in wild. Due to farming, pa bears are considered endeforestation, increasing human gered. There are only 1,200 left in populations, giant pas' is wild 65% m live inhabitat just two shrinking. Each giant pa requires miles mountain ranges. Their numbers are low space filled plentydeforestation, food, because with farming, increasing human populations. overcrowding can lead to food shortages. Activity WHAT YOU LL NEED large piece paper, marker, lots gummy bears (or or small items) function getcenterpoint():point { Questions to Ask Questions to Ask NPC.stop(); Imagine represent return newbears Point(-64,-42); Imagine bears represent pas grid represents a } source. pas grid represents a food food source. 1. How many bears were in each 1. How many bears were in each square at end? square at end? 2. Was re enough room 2. Was re enough room food for for all all m? food m? INSTRUCTIONS Draw grid one-inch squares on paper. Place one bear in each square. Remove half bears, cross f ir squares, n place bears in open squares. Remove half, cross f, place again. Count how many bears are in each square. Repeat

10 Animal Jam PaS! How to Draw a pa How to Draw a pa bear STEP 1 STEP 2 STEP 3 Pas have been a part Jamaa ever since beginning Animal Jam! The pas Jamaa love to explore, re is even a special area that only pas can unlock while playing The Search For Greely in hard mode. STEP 4 STEP 5 STEP 6 STEP 7 Cool Conservation 13 Conservation means saving natural resources to help plant animal life. Make a list ways you can help conserve resources around your house. 14

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