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Polar bears are ____________ swimmers
good
The polar bear has a thick layer of ___________ which acts like a __________ wetsuit by insulating its body from the cold
blubber

rubber
Panda's love to eat _________
bamboo
Bamboo makes up ___% of their diet...they eat meat only on occasion
99
Almost everyone has smelled a ____________ at one time or another
skunk
The distinct odor of the skunk is called ___________
musk
The skunk is a ____________
carnivore
Apes are _________ with out _________
primates

tails
4 Species in the ape family are __________, __________, _______ & __________
gorilla, gibbon, orangutan, chimpanzee
The largest of the apes is the ________ ___________ of East ___________
Mountain Gorilla

Africa
Older male gorillas with gray hair on their backs are called ____________
silverbacks
_____________ have been used for medical and psychological tests, have become actors and have even gone into space
chimpanzees
Another group of primates, the ______________s, differ from apes in that they have tails
monkeys
The _____________ __________, one of the largest of the New World monkeys, has a tail which is as sensitive as a person's finger
spider monkey
Another New World monkey, the ____________, is being trained to help people whose arms and legs are paralzed
capuchin
What is the name of the component in monkey blood that humans share? It is named after the _______ monkey
Rh factor

rhesus monkey
In addition to the hoof, a horse has a padded cushion known as the _______ on the bottom of its foot
frog
A newborn horse is called a __________
foal
A __________ is a cross between a male donkey and a female horse-it looks like a larger version of the donkey
mule
Most cloven hoofed animals are ___________ -animals which chew the cud
ruminants
_________ ___________ _______ were very important to early settlers in America, providing them with food and clothing
White-tailed deer
The largest deer is the _______.
Moose
Female ________ and __________ have antlers as well as the males
reindeer

caribou
Unlike horns, ________ are solid bone
antlers
The members of the deer family are the only animals with _________
antlers