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Leopard 9-12th Grade Math

  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 Read More

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Ocelot 9-12th Grade Science

  Read about the ocelot at  http://bigcatrescue.org/ocelot-facts/   or print out PDF When the ocelots were first introduced to their large habitat area, they had no natural predators. The sought out and ate many of the eggs of insect- eating birds.  What probably occurred after the introduction of the ocelots in the area? The bird population increased The insect population increased The bird population began to seek a new food source The insect population began to seek a new food source       SHORT Read More

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Lion 9-12th Grade Science

  Read about the lion at http://bigcatrescue.org/lion-facts/   Lions live in a tropical region that has a fairly constant average temperature because: The sun always strikes these regions at the same angle Air masses remain stationary near the poles and equator Earth radiates smaller amount energy back into space The steady movement of air and water transfers heat energy throughout Earth Groundskeepers have used the same materials to control insects at the Big Cat Rescue and in the lions’ habitat for years.  But, Read More

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Leopard 9-12th Grade Science

  Read the about the leopard at  http://bigcatrescue.org/leopard-facts/ or print out PDF Natural selection acts by taking advantage of natural variations in the traits of organisms within a population.  What is the ultimate source of this variation? Changes in the environment Mutations within the genetic code Response to a need of the organism Response the stress of competition for food   Leopards are fantastic swimmers and climbers.  They are exposed to all contaminants present in the water system.  Each year Read More

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Cougar 9-12th Grade Science

  Read the article about the Florida Panther  at  http://bigcatrescue.org/florida-panther-facts/ or print out PDF All mammals have systems of organs designed for specific purposes. Which of the following BEST describes the purpose of organ systems? Growth of the organism Achieve homeostasis Transport materials around the body Reproduction of new organism     Which of the following organ systems benefits the entire species MORE than it benefits the individual organism Nutrition Excretion Reproduction Respiration Read More

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Bobcat 9-12th Grade Science

  Read about the bobcat at http://bigcatrescue.org/bobcat-facts/   or print out PDF Long-Answer Scientists believe that animals evolve in response to their environment. Today’s bobcat has also adapted to its environment. Describe this ecosystem and what features of the bobcat make it a successful predator. Use details and examples from the readings to explain your answer.   Read More

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Tigers 9-12th Grade Math

  Read about the tiger at http://bigcatrescue.org/tiger-facts/ or view the PDF Tigers are only successful in one out of every ten to twenty hunts. If a tiger hunts everyday for two weeks, how many possible successful hunts can occur? 1. 10 2.  7 3.  3 4.  2 Tigers are extremely strong and can drag an animal that would require 13 adult men to move. What fraction would express this relationship? 1. 1/3 2. 5/6 3. 3/39 4. 2/23   Read More

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Ocelot 9-12th Grade Math

  Read about the ocelot at http://bigcatrescue.org/ocelot-facts/  or print out PDF A male ocelot’s territory has a width of 4.5 miles. The total square mile area of this territory is 35 square miles. What would be the approximate length of this area? 1. 3.5 miles 2. 4.75 miles 3. 8.25 miles 4. 7.75 miles Ocelots weigh approximately 17-20 pounds and stand 16-20 inches tall with lengths of 48-64 inches. Which of these sets of ratios demonstrates best these measurements? Weight to Height Height to Length A      Read More

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Lion 9-12th Grade Math

  Read about the lion at http://bigcatrescue.org/lion-facts/  or view the PDF Use estimation strategies to solve this problem. An African Ranger has counted a pride of lions with 10 members in a 15 square kilometer area as represented in this grid where One block = 5 km2   If the Ranger assumes the lion prides are evenly distributed throughout the preserve, how many lions should he estimate are in Read More

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Cougar 9-12th Grade Math

  Read the article about the cougar at http://bigcatrescue.org/florida-panther-facts/  or print out PDF Cougars kill their prey by stalking it to within 30 feet and then pouncing upon it. If a cougar’s prey is 90 feet away, and “R” represents the rate of speed a cougar can run, which of these equations can be used to represent this information? “T” = time to contact with prey. 1. T= R (90-30) 2. T= (R x 30) – 90 3. T=(R x 90) – 30 4. T = R + (90 - 30) Cougars swim well be prefer to avoid the water. To avoid Read More
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