Name ____________________ Date ___________________________

Animals Spelling Worksheet

Directions: Fill in the missing letters.

Number Word With Blank(s) Definition
1 h a __ __ __ a t The characteristics of the native environment in which an animal normally lives.
2 __ d __ p t The ability of an animal to change its behavior and characteristics in order to survive in its environment.
3 __ __ __ o u f l __ g __ The natural coloration and/or markings of an animal that allow it to visually blend in with its surroundings, helping it to avoid detection by predators or potential prey.
4 e __ __ s __ __ t e m The interaction of organisms with their immediate environment or habitat that provides a functional, beneficial, and self-sustaining co-existence.
5 __ x __ t i __ An animal that is not found locally in the wild and is usually brought in from a foreign location.
6 a m __ h __ __ i __ n A classification of cold-blooded, vertebrate animals that usually have smooth skin and spend the first stages of their life as aquatic animals with gills.
7 e x __ __ n __ t A species of animal that no longer exists.
8 __ e p t __ l __ A classification of cold-blooded, vertebrate animals that usually have scales and lay eggs; common members include snakes, lizards, alligators, and turtles.
9 c __ __ n i v o __ __ The term used to describe animals that primarily eat meat.
10 p r __ __ __ t o __ An animal that hunts or attacks another animal as a food source.
11 __ __ n __ v __ r e The term used to describe animals that eat both plants and meat.
12 b i __ __ A classification of vertebrate animals that are warm-blooded, feathered, and lay eggs.
13 m a __ __ __ l A classification of warm-blooded, vertebrate animals that have hair or fur and are usually live-bearers instead of laying eggs.
14 h __ r __ __ v __ r e The term used to describe animals that primarily eat plants.
15 p __ __ y An animal that is hunted by another animal as a food source.

Make instant vocabulary puzzles, study sheets, and worksheets with Vocabmaker.com