Read the about the leopard at http://bigcatrescue.org/leopard-facts/ or print out PDF
The leopard is capable of running 40 miles per hour for short distances, can jump 10 feet vertically and leap more than 20 feet horizontally. A leopard ran a distance of 176 yards. If this leopard had continued at this rate, about how many more minutes would it have taken the cat to run one mile?
1. 50 minutes
2. 10 minutes
3. 40 minutes
4. 24 minutes
If a leopard is capable of producing young at age 2 or 3 and can continue until they are 9 years old; producing 1-3 cubs each year, what is the largest possible number of cubs one female can produce in a lifetime. Explain how you solve this problem and show your work.
Read about tigers http://bigcatrescue.org/tiger-facts/
The tiger is the biggest of all living cats. Their fur is reddish-orange with black stripes. Each stripe pattern is one of a kind. Male tigers have thick fur around their necks. This is called a “collar” or “ruff”. Tigers are very strong.
Baby tigers are called “cubs”. They can have up to 7 babies at one time. After they grow up they move away from their family. They live alone most of the time.
1. What does tiger fur look like?
c. Solid color with no pattern
d. Striped and spotted
2. What’s a baby tiger called?
Read more about the bobcat at Ocelots http://bigcatrescue.org/ocelot-facts/ or print out PDF
Ocelots have white, tan or reddish gray fur. Their fur has brown spots outlined in black. Their ears are black with a white or yellow spot. These spots are called flashes.
Ocelots have 1-2 babies in a litter. After they grow up, they move away from their family. They live alone most of the time.
1. What does Ocelot fur look like?
a. Stripes outlined in black
b. Stripes outlined in black
c. Spots outlined in pink
d. Stripes outlined in pink
2. What color(s) are Ocelot ears?
a. White, black & yellow
Read more about the lion at http://bigcatrescue.org/lion-facts/ or print out PDF
Adult lions are tan in color. They have furry tufts at the end of their tails. Males have long fur around their head and neck which is called a mane. Males are usually larger than females.
Baby lions are called “cubs”. These cats have 1-6 babies in a litter. Lions live in large groups called “Prides”.
1 .The Lion is the only cat with which of the following?
c. Tufted tails and manes
d. Spots and stripes
2. What is a baby lion called?
Read more about the Leopard http://bigcatrescue.org/leopard-facts/ or print out PDF
Leopards can be orange with black spots or brown with black spots. The spots are on the cat’s skin. Each pattern is one of a kind. Leopards are very strong. 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. They live alone most of the time.
1. What does the fur of the Leopard look like?
c. Striped and spotted
d. Solid color with no pattern
2. What’s a baby leopard called?
Read about Florida Panthers http://bigcatrescue.org/florida-panther-facts/
Adult Florida Panthers have brown fur. Their eyes are golden in color. 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. They have blue eyes. After they grow up they live alone.
1. What’s a baby Florida Panther called?
d. Fur baby
2. What does baby panther fur look like?
b. Spots and stripes
d. All of the above