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1 Use your Fact Files to solve the African elephant crossword puzzle. Across: 1. It stands meters (13 feet) to the shoulder. 3. An herbivore, it eats. 4. It also eats. 7. An African elephant weighs 5,700 Kg or 13, This elephant is larger than the ones found in India. 10. It uses its trunk to gather food, to drink, to fight, and. Down: 2. Only produces (how many) offspring. 3. It is the living land mammal. 5. It has an elongated nose called a. 6. Classified in the order. 8. Classified in the group GRADE TWO ZOO ANIMALS SCIENCE SKILL: LEARN ELEPHANT FACTS 10

2 Use your Fact Files to solve the crossword puzzle about the lion. Across: 2. This type of lion lives in (where?). 3. The lion is a (group). 5. Lions like to eat large animals like zebra, buffalo, and. 7. The female lion s role is mainly to. 10. A typical African lion lives about years. Down: 1. The male typically the pride. 3. The African lion is a carnivore which means it eats. 4. This lion is an lion because of where it lives. 6. Lions typically have one to young. 8. He is called of the animals 9. Because of his great GRADE TWO ZOO ANIMALS SCIENCE SKILL: LEARN LION FACTS

3 Use the keywords list to fill in the blanks, then find the words in the letters below. feet plants stripe mammal herbivores perissodactyla Africa years The zebra is a (group ). The zebra s order:. They are five (1.5 meters) tall. Because they eat, they are called. No two zebras have the same pattern. Zebras live in (where). Zebras typically live h e r b i v o r e s b o g u m r s t r i p e x l e t t e a y e a r s s a r e t h a a m g i l l e d i n c o m u f m e t e l o a t r a f r r r a o m l p l a n t s e v v i l n x y z a b c d f e g h c p e r i s s o d a c t y l a GRADE TWO ZOO ANIMALS SCIENCE 003 SKILL: LEARN ZEBRA FACTS

4 Use your Fact Files to fill in the blanks about the giraffe. Giraffes are about 4.5 tall. They are found in (where). Herbivores, they eat. They are (group). GRADE TWO ZOO ANIMALS SCIENCE 004 Giraffes have only baby. Their long necks help them reach and eat high tree. Their order is. Now use the letters in the boxes to fill in and finish the sentence. SKILL: LEARN GIRAFFE FACTS The giraffe is the land animal.

5 Use your Penguin Fact Files and the word list to complete the sentences. Then complete the crossword puzzle. Across: 1. Penguins usually have baby. 2. Penguins are great. 3. Penguins naturally live in the. 4. Penguins like to eat fish and. 5. Penguins can not. Down: 5. Penguins use webbed to move fast through the water. 6. Penguins use their as paddles. 7. A carnivore, penguins eat. 8. Penguins are (group). GRADE TWO ZOO ANIMALS SCIENCE 005 birds squid fly one wings swimmers feet meat Antarctic SKILL: LEARN PENGUIN FACTS 4

6 Use your Koala Fact Files and the word list to complete the sentences. Then complete the crossword puzzle. herbivores months mammals shoots one years trees pouch Australia Across: 1. Baby koalas get carried in a pouch for Koalas eat leaves and of the eucalyptus tree. 3. Because they eat plants, koalas are. 4. A koala usually lives Down: 5. Mother koalas carry their babies in a. 6. Koalas live in and hardly ever go to the ground. 7. Koalas have baby at a time. 8. Koalas are (group). 9. Koalas naturally live in GRADE TWO ZOO ANIMALS SCIENCE 006 SKILL: LEARN KOALA FACTS

7 Use your Red Kangaroo Fact File to fill in the missing information on the picture. Color the picture. Height: ft (1.5m) Weight: lbs (70kg) North America Antarctica South America Europe Africa Australia Circle where I come from. Asia GRADE TWO ZOO ANIMALS SCIENCE 007 Draw what I might have eaten for lunch (I m an herbivore) SKILL: LEARN RED KANGAROO FACTS Circle the most powerful parts of my body. (They help me run fast!)

8 Write a T next to each true statement about the panda. Write an F if the statement is false. Pandas hardly ever eat. Pandas are an endangered species. Pandas are mammals. GRADE TWO ZOO ANIMALS SCIENCE 008 Pandas sometimes eat small animals. Most pandas are about 10 meters tall. Pandas come from the mountains of southwest China. Most of the time pandas have more than one baby. Draw a picture of what I eat: SKILL: LEARN PANDA FACTS

9 Write the name of each animal under its body part. (Choose animals from the list.) camel kangaroo elephant zebra tiger giraffe GRADE TWO ZOO ANIMALS SCIENCE 009 elephant SKILL: IDENTIFY AND WRITE ANIMAL CHARACTERISTICS

10 Use your Bengal Tiger Fact Files to select the right word from the list, then complete the crossword puzzle hunters pounds carnivores years mammals hearing deer weight GRADE TWO ZOO ANIMALS SCIENCE 010 Across: 1. Tigers have great senses of sight and. 2. Tigers eat meat, they are. 3. In the wild, tigers eat, pigs, and monkeys. 4. Tigers are very skilled. Down: 5. Tigers are (group). 6. They can kill four times their own. 7. Tigers weigh Tigers can live to be 25 old. SKILL: LEARN BENGAL TIGER FACTS

11 This graph shows three animals. It shows how much each weighs at birth. Answer the following questions using the graph. 34 kilograms 73 kilograms 27 kilograms GRADE TWO ZOO ANIMALS SCIENCE Which baby animal weighs the most when it is born? How many kilograms less does the baby rhinoceros weigh than the baby camel? Which baby animal weighs the least at birth? Bonus: Which animal will probably weigh the most when it is full grown? SKILL: COMPARE ANIMAL BIRTH WEIGHTS

12 Write the animals from the list in the correct columns. flamingo monkey parrot lion tiger gorilla kangaroo zebra elephant panda has wings has fur has feathers has a trunk has stripes GRADE TWO ZOO ANIMALS SCIENCE 012 Of the above animals, write the ones which are carnivores (meat eaters). SKILL: IDENTIFY AND WRITE ANIMAL CHARACTERISTICS

13 Choose an animal from the list to complete the sentences below. giraffe gorilla lion elephant zebra 1. I look rough and tough, but I m gentle and peaceful. gorilla I am a. GRADE TWO ZOO ANIMALS SCIENCE I am known as king of the animals because of my great strength. I am a. 3. I am a relative of the horse, and no other has stripes just like mine. I am a. 4. I am the tallest of all living land animals. I am a. 5. I am the largest land mammal. SKILL: ANIMAL FACTS I am an.

14 The animals below belong to one of 3 orders. Place the animal on the chart under the order it belongs to. Koala Bengal tiger Spider monkey Panda Gorilla Red kangaroo Polar bear Opossum Chimpanzee GRADE TWO ZOO ANIMALS SCIENCE 014 Carnivora Marsupialia Primates Polar bear SKILL: RECOGNIZE ORDERS

15 Draw more zoo animals to make a family. Then write the word for each animal family. flock GRADE TWO ZOO ANIMALS SCIENCE leap mob SKILL: DRAW AND WRITE ANIMAL FACTS

16 Color the zebra s stripes. Then draw and color the zebra s habitat and protect it from its enemies. GRADE TWO ZOO ANIMALS SCIENCE SKILL: KNOW AND DRAW ZEBRA FACTS

17 Name the zoo animal, then circle the correct order for each zoo animal. Use your Fact Files. GRADE TWO ZOO ANIMALS SCIENCE 017 Perissodactyla Primate Perissodactyla Primate Carnivora Primate Artiodactyla Primate SKILL: RECALL ANIMAL ORDERS

18 Draw a line from each animal to its identifying fact. The largest land mammal Has 2 horns on its head GRADE TWO ZOO ANIMALS SCIENCE 018 King of the Animals Member of the parrot family Communicates by clicking and whistling Usually rests standing on one leg SKILL: LEARN ANIMAL FACTS

19 Use your Fact Files to choose the correct weight for each animal and write it under the animal s picture kg. 2. kg. 3. kg. GRADE TWO ZOO ANIMALS SCIENCE kg. kg. kg. Choices: SKILL: COMPARE ANIMAL WEIGHTS

20 Using the Fact Files, answer the following questions about the group of animals called mammals. 1. Which is the largest mammal? 2. Which is the tallest mammal? 3. Which mammal lives the longest? 4. Which mammals are herbivores? Which are carnivores? 5. Name three things that all mammals have in common: GRADE TWO ZOO ANIMALS SCIENCE 020 SKILL: RECALL MAMMAL FACTS

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