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Animals Spelling Worksheet Answers

Directions: Fill in the missing letters.

Number Answer Definition
1 habitat The characteristics of the native environment in which an animal normally lives.
2 adapt The ability of an animal to change its behavior and characteristics in order to survive in its environment.
3 camouflage 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 ecosystem The interaction of organisms with their immediate environment or habitat that provides a functional, beneficial, and self-sustaining co-existence.
5 exotic An animal that is not found locally in the wild and is usually brought in from a foreign location.
6 amphibian 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 extinct A species of animal that no longer exists.
8 reptile A classification of cold-blooded, vertebrate animals that usually have scales and lay eggs; common members include snakes, lizards, alligators, and turtles.
9 carnivore The term used to describe animals that primarily eat meat.
10 predator An animal that hunts or attacks another animal as a food source.
11 omnivore The term used to describe animals that eat both plants and meat.
12 bird A classification of vertebrate animals that are warm-blooded, feathered, and lay eggs.
13 mammal A classification of warm-blooded, vertebrate animals that have hair or fur and are usually live-bearers instead of laying eggs.
14 herbivore The term used to describe animals that primarily eat plants.
15 prey An animal that is hunted by another animal as a food source.

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