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Bobcats 5th Grade Science

Bobcats have fur that is gray or brown in color. The fur on their belly is white. They have spots and short tails. The short tail is how the bobcat got its name. These cats weigh between 13 and 30 pounds. Males are usually larger than females. As is true with many animals, Northern bobcats are usually larger than Southern bobcats. Baby bobcats are called kittens. Litters can be as large as 8. However, they usually have 2 to 3 babies in a litter. Their eyes will open at around 6 days of age. After they grow up, they move away from their family Read More

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Leopard Grade 3 to 5 Science

Leopards can be orange with black spots or brown with black spots. The spots are on the cat’s skin and are unique for each animal just like our human fingerprints. Males are usually larger than females. Baby leopards are called cubs. They usually have 1-3 babies in a litter. After they grow up, they move away from their family and live alone most of the time. Leopards are meat eaters. Meat eaters are also called carnivores. Their diet includes small creatures such as beetles, hares and birds. They also eat creatures twice their weight such Read More

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Tigers 5th Grade Language Arts

The tiger is the biggest of all living cats. Its fur is reddish-orange with black stripes that allow for excellent camouflage or the ability to blend in with the background. Each stripe pattern is one of a kind just like our human fingerprints. Male tigers have extra thick fur around their necks. This is called a collar or ruff. Males are usually bigger than females. Tigers are very strong. Baby tigers are called cubs. They can have up to 7 babies at one time but usually have around 3 in a litter. After they grow up they move away from their Read More

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Ocelots 5th Grade Language Arts

Ocelots have white, tan or reddish gray fur with brown spots outlined in black. Their ears are black with a white or yellow spot. These spots are called flashes. Ocelots weigh between 17-24 pounds. Males are usually larger than females. Ocelots have 1-2 babies in a litter. These cats have small litters, long gestations and a slow rate of growth. At about one year of age they move away from their family. They are solitary animals meaning they live alone most of their adult life. Female Ocelots have a range of up to 9 square miles which is not Read More

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Lions 5th Grade Language Arts

Adult lions are tan in color while cubs have black rosettes that disappear as they age. They are the only cats with furry tufts at the end of their tails. Lions are the only cats you can tell from a distance are male or female. Males have long fur around their head and neck which is called a mane. Males weigh 385-450 pounds and are usually larger than females who weigh 250-320 pounds. Baby lions are called cubs. These cats have up to 6 babies in a litter. Mother lions will share the responsibility of rearing their cubs. Unlike other cats, Lions Read More

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Leopards 5th Grade Language Arts

Leopards can be orange with black spots or brownish black with black spots. The spots are on the cat’s skin and are unique for each animal just like our human fingerprints. This is the smallest of the great cats and resembles the Jaguar. Males range in size from 80-150 pounds and are usually larger than females which range from 62-100 pounds. Leopards have a heavy torso, thick neck, short powerful limbs and a long tail. Baby leopards are called cubs. They usually have 1-3 babies in a litter. After they grow up, they move away from their family Read More

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Florida Panther 5th Grade Science

Florida Panthers are a type of Cougar that live in Florida. Adult Florida Panthers have brown fur and golden eyes. Males are usually bigger than females. Baby Florida Panthers are called kittens. These cats have 1-3 babies in a litter. Kittens have spots on their fur and have blue eyes. After about 18 months of age the kittens leave their mother. They live alone for most of their lives. This is known as a solitary lifestyle. Florida Panthers are meat eaters also called carnivores. Their diet includes deer, wild hogs, raccoons, armadillos and Read More

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Bobcats 5th Grade Language Arts

Bobcats have fur that is gray or brown in color. The fur on their belly is white. They have spots and short tails. The short tail is how the bobcat got its name. These cats weigh between 13 and 30 pounds. Males are usually larger than females. As is true with many animals, Northern bobcats are usually larger than Southern bobcats. Baby bobcats are called kittens. Litters can be as large as 8. However, they usually have 2 to 3 babies in a litter. Their eyes will open at around 6 days of age. After they grow up, they move away from their family Read More

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Tigers 5th Grade

Read about the tiger at Tigers   or print out PDF Tigers are the best known of the big cats because of •  Their color and markings •  Their usefulness to Asian medicine •  They are man eaters •  They swim long distances across rivers White tigers •  Can be found in Siberia •  Are a special breed of Bengal tigers •  Are a result of inbreeding •  Are an albino form of Sumatran tigers Teacher's Answer Key   Reading Rubric    Writing Rubric Read More

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Ocelot 5th Grade Language Arts

  In this selection, "mainstay" means •  Frequent •  Remaining •  Most important •  Chief support   Why would people want an ocelot for a pet? Back up your position with information you read in the article.   Read about the ocelot   or print out PDF Teacher's Answer Key   Reading Rubric    Writing Rubric Read More
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