|Some animals are wild.
|They don’t live in homes or cages.
|They live in jungles or on plains.
|The lion is the king of the beasts.
|He is very mighty.
|He roars loudly.
|The giraffe has a long neck.
|He eats leaves from the tallest trees.
|The elephant is very large.
|He has a trunk and two tusks.
|A tiger has stripes.
|Some bears are black, and some are brown.
|There are even white bears called polar bears.
|A kangaroo lives in Australia.
|That is the only place that you would find a kangaroo, except in a zoo.
|It might be frightening to run into a wolf or a fox.
|Monkeys run and play in the trees.
|In Canada, we don’t see lions, tigers, giraffes or monkeys running wild.
|There are squirrels in my back yard.
|Sometimes, I see a raccoon or a chipmunk.
|In northern Ontario, you might see a moose or a bear.
|I have seen a deer in the forest.
|There are many wild animals.
|You can see wild animals if you go to the zoo.
Exercise for this lesson:
- What animal is known as the king of the beasts?
- What does the lion do loudly?
- What is notable about the giraffe’s neck?
- What does the elephant have that is long and flexible?
- How does a tiger’s coat look?
- What are the two colors some bears can be?
- What is the special characteristic of polar bears?
- Where do kangaroos live?
- In what places might you find wolves and foxes?
- Where do monkeys play?
- What animals might you encounter in Canada, specifically in your backyard?
- What animals might you see in northern Ontario?
- Where can you observe wild animals if they don’t live nearby?
Please comment your answers!