Animal Defenses

5th Grade, Research and Inquiry Activities

1. Connect to http://www.uen.org/utahlink/activities/view_activity.cgi?activity_id=3803.
2. Find the Afghanistan Leopard and click on it. Read the information on the page and then click the back button. On a separate sheet of paper, answer the question about the leopard's defenses.

3. Find the Wild Throated Savanna Monitor Read the information on the page and then click the back button. On the sheet of paper, answer the question about the leopard's defenses.

4. Pick another animal on the web page. On the sheet of paper, draw a picture of the animal and list the animals that might be its main predators. Then list the adaptations it uses to defend itself.

To read more about animal defenses go to http://www.uen.org/utahlink/activities/view_activity.cgi?activity_id=4750.