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Animals Matching Worksheet

Answer Word Definition(s)
______ 1. adapt A. A classification of vertebrate animals that are warm-blooded, feathered, and lay eggs.
______ 2. camouflage B. The interaction of organisms with their immediate environment or habitat that provides a functional, beneficial, and self-sustaining co-existence.
______ 3. habitat C. The term used to describe animals that eat both plants and meat.
______ 4. ecosystem D. The characteristics of the native environment in which an animal normally lives.
______ 5. mammal E. The ability of an animal to change its behavior and characteristics in order to survive in its environment.
______ 6. reptile F. An animal that hunts or attacks another animal as a food source.
______ 7. amphibian G. A species of animal that no longer exists.
______ 8. bird H. 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.
______ 9. carnivore I. 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.
______ 10. herbivore J. The term used to describe animals that primarily eat meat.
______ 11. predator K. A classification of warm-blooded, vertebrate animals that have hair or fur and are usually live-bearers instead of laying eggs.
______ 12. prey L. An animal that is hunted by another animal as a food source.
______ 13. exotic M. A classification of cold-blooded, vertebrate animals that usually have scales and lay eggs; common members include snakes, lizards, alligators, and turtles.
______ 14. extinct M. An animal that is not found locally in the wild and is usually brought in from a foreign location.
______ 15. omnivore O. The term used to describe animals that primarily eat plants.

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