This packet contains two puzzles with answer keys and a student worksheet to be used to research a specific animal chosen. The wordsearch puzzle includes the names of twenty six mammals that are endangered. The word scramble puzzle includes twelve of the mammals that are endangered in the United States. The images included on the puzzle are the answers to the first three scrambled words of the puzzle. There are more endangered mammals in the United States. Students could possibly do research on an endangered animal, or they can find an animal that they like and find out if the animal is endangered by doing research and answering questions about the status of the animal.
Following is a short list list of endangered mammals included in the puzzle. There is a comprehensive list included on the student worksheet.
Stephen’s Kangaroo Rat
Morro Bay Kangaroo Rat
Giant Kangaroo Rat