Type
Crossword
Description

They live in the swamps and rain forest of Burneo. These mammals use their ginormous nose to attact a mate PROBOSCIS MONKEY
whose scientific name is Saiga Tatarica? SAIGA ANTELOPE
All mammals give to live young, have mammary glands, and must have this during at least one phase of their life span. hair
This Austrialan mammal is one of only two mammals that lays eggs Platypus
This two humped Asian mammal grows to nearly 7 feet tall and weighs almost 1000 pounds BACTRAIN CAMELS
The only mammal that can fly. Bat
World's fastest mammal Cheetah
This adorable marsupial was originally confused for a wild cat or a giant rat. Quokka
Also known as the Coypu or river rat, this large, semi-aquatic rodent is native to subtropical South America. NUTRIA
Animal species that are able to adapt to the different environmental changes Warm Blooded
LOWLAND STREAKED TENREC lives in the tropical lowland rainforest of what country? Madagascar.
This animals name literally means pig-deer in the Malay language. SULAWESI BABIRUSAS
Mammals belong to which scientific kingdom? Animalia
Which organ of the mammal is larger and more complex than any other animals? Brain
They are the national animal of Pakistan. Markhor
Which is the only mammal that can't jump? Elephant

Unique animals of the world wordscramble

Type
Word Scramble
Description

Bactrain Camels
Quokka
SULAWESI BABIRUSAS
Puprle Frog
Chinese Gaint Salamader
SAIGA ANTELOPE
PROBOSCIS MONKEY
WOMBAT
OLINGUITO
NUTRIA

Animal Adaptations Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

All living things have the ability to respond to _____________. stimuli
A __________ makes its own food. Autotroph
____________ and ______________ make up the scientific name. genusspecies
_______________ level of classification contains the smallest number of organisms. Species
About 97% of animals are ______________ they do not have a backbone invertebrate
_________________ animals have a body temp. that is controlled by their environment. ectothermic
__________________ have a body temp that is controlled internally. endothermic
Horns, antlers, and claws are structures for ______________ defense
When an animal looks like another animal or plant. mimicry
________________ is a response to an increase in a mammals body temp. sweating
A Canadian goose relocting in the winter is an example of this. migration
_____________________ is a response in which animals lose skin or fur. shedding
_____________________ is a response that allows water to evaporate from an animals mouth and lungs. panting
During ______________________ an animals body system use much less energy. hibernation
__________________ or physical adaptations are body parts that allow an animal to survive in its environment. Structural
______________________ adaptations are actions that allow an animal to survive in its environment behavioral

Animal Classification Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

This animal classification lives in the water and lays eggs. Fish
This animal classification has live birth. Mammals
This animal classification has eggs but can fly. Bird
This type of animal classification can live on land and water. Amphibians
This types of animal classification lays eggs and has scales. Reptile
This animal lives in the water but is a mammal. Dolphin
An animal that is a vertebrate has this. Backbone
This type of animal classification does not have a backbone. Invertebrate
This is the largest group of invertebrates. Insects
This is another name for the reptile frog. Toad
Elephants, dogs, cats, and dolphins all have _______ birth. Live
Female mammals can give this to their babies. Milk
This is another type of invertebrates. Arthropods
This animal is an invertebrate and has 8 tentacles. Octopus
All mammals have this on their bodies. (Hint: You have it too!) Hair
Mammals, birds, fish, amphibians, and reptiles are all this type of classification. Vertebrates

The Endocrine Glands and Their Hormone Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Activates cells influenced by the SNS Epinephrine
Which hormone in the Adrenal Cortex increases blood glucose concentration in resoonse to stress Cortisol
Which hormone in the pancreatic islet stimulates the liver to release glucose, thereby increasing blood glucose levels Glucagon
This hormone stimulates growth and development of the testes and penis Testosterone
Which gland in the ovaries stimulates development of mammary glands' secretory tissue and aids in maintaning pregnancy Progesterone
The pineal gland produces which hormone thst regulates mood, sexual development, and daily cycles in response to the amount of light in the environment Melatonin
Which hormone produced by the adrenal cortex contributes to some secondary sex characteristics in women Weak androgens
Which hormone produced by the ovaries stimulate growth of primaty sex organs such as the uterus and tubes Estrogen
Which gland controls the release of the anterior pituitary hormone Hypothalamus
Which hormone stimulates constriction of blood vessels Antidiuretic
Which hormone causes uterine contractions and the ejection of milk from the mammary gland Oxytocin
Which hormone in the anterior pituitary promotes body tissue growth Growth
This hormone stimulates milk production Prolactin
Which gland increases metabolic rate and is required for normal growth Thyroid
The hormone that promotes sperm cell development is the ________ stimulating hormone Follicle
Which hormone increases metabolic rate Thyroxine
The hormone that stimulates the adrenal cortex to produce glucocorticoids and androgen s Adrenocorticotropic
The hormone that initiates ovulation Luteinizing
The hormone that regulates the exchange of calcium between blood and bones; increases calcium level in blood Parathyroid
The hormone Epinephrine is produced in which gland Adrenal medulla

Animals Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Striped animal that looks like a horse zebra
This animal has a very long neck Giraffe
This animal loves bananas monkey
Slow moving and has a shell turtle
King of the jungle Lion
This animal likes to eat carrots and sugar cubes horse
Has big ears and likes to hop rabbit
Man's Best Friend dog
Lives in the cold and waddles Penguin
Some say this animal has nine lives cat
This animal is grey with one big horn rhino
Big animal that has one horn elephant
You can find them with the sheep and it has horns Goat

Ecology crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Organisms that make their own food autotroph
The variety of species in an ecosystem biodiversity
Organic matter that derives from living or recently living organisms biomass
The area on earth were organisms live biosphere
An organism that only gains energy from other animals carnivore
The maximum quantity of organisms in an area carrycapacity
All the organisms in a habitat working together community
An organism that gains energy from deceased organisms decomposer
Form of biology ecology
Representation of energy flow energy pyramid
A simple diagram that represents the consumption of organisms in an ecosystem foodchain
Complex combination of food chains foodweb
An organism that only gains energy from plants herbivore
Animal that gets it's energy from autotrophs heterotroph
An object or organism the limits the growth of a population limiting factor
Organism that eats meat and plants omnivore
amount of organisms in one species population
An organism that hunts another organism predator
An organism that is hunted by a predator prey

Life Science Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

All living and nonliving things that exist and interact in one place. Ecosystem
The remains of plants and animals. Organic Matter
All the organisms that live in the same ecosystem and interact with each other. Community
All the organisms of the same kind that live in the ecosystems. Population
An organism that eats living things to get energy. Consumer
An animal such as an insect or bird, that helps plants make seeds by moving pollen from one part of the plant to another. Pollinator
Any organism that makes its own food. Producer
The process of making more of one's own kind. Reproduction
The scattering or carrying away of seeds from the plant that produced them. Seed Dispersal
An animal that only eats other animals. Carnivore
An animal that only eats plants. Herbivore
An animal that eats both plants and other animals. Omnivore
The process plants use to make food. Photosynthesis
An animal that hunts other animals for food. Predator
An animal that is hunted for food by a predator. Prey
To break down into simpler materials. Decay
An orgaism that breaks down the remains of dead organisms. Decomposer
A tiny living thing that can only be seen with a microscope. Microorganism
The process of breaking down materials into a different form for a new use. Recycling
An animal that feeds on the remains of dead animals. Scavenger
A physical feature or behavior that helps an organism survive in its habitat. Adaptation
The coloring, marking, or other physical appearance of an animal that helps it blend in with its surroundings. Camoflauge
The place where an organism lives. Habitat
To go into deep sleep during which an animal uses very little energy and usually does not need to eat. Hibernate
An adaptation that allows an animal to protect itself by looking like another kind of animal or like a plant. Mimicry
The role a plant or an animal plays in its habitat. Niche
A group of organisms that produce organisms of one kind. Species
No longer living Extinct
To move to another region when seasons change and food supplies become scarce. Migrate
A major division of geologic time defined by events that took place during that time. Era
The preserved traces and remains of an organism that lived long ago Fossil
A scientist who studies fossils. Paleontologist

Ecology Study Worksheet Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

an organism that is able to form nutritional organic substances from simple inorganic substances autotroph
an organism deriving its nutritional requirements from complex organic substances heterotroph
A non-living part of an ecosystem. abiotic factor
the part of the earth within which life occurs biosphere
A living part of an ecosystem bioticfactor
An animal that eats only other animals carnivore
A symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits and the other is unaffected commensalism
An organism that obtains energy by feeding on other organisms consumer
All the living and non-living things that interact in an area Ecosystem
A series of events in which one organism eats another Food chain
The pattern of overlapping food chains in an ecosystem. food web
An animal that eats only plants. Organism that obtains energy ONLY from producers Herbivore
An organism that provides a source of energy or a suitable environment for a virus or for another organism to live Host
A symbiotic relationship in which both organisms benefit Mutualism
A symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits while the other is harmed Parasitism
An animal that eats both plants and animals Omnivore
A carnivore that hunts and kills other animals for food and has adaptations that help it capture the animals it preys upon Predator
An animal that the predator feeds upon Prey
Organisms that use sunlight to make food Producer
A close relationship between two organisms in which at least one of the organisms benefits Symbiosis

Ecosystems Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The nonliving parts of an ecosystem Abiotic Factor
A predator that is at the top of a food chain and that is not preyed upon by any other animal Apex Predator
A living part of an ecosystem Biotic Factor
A relationship between two species in which one species benefits and the other is neither helped or harmed Commensalism
An interaction that occurs when organisms try to get the same resources Competition
All the populations of organisms in an ecosystem Community
An organism that obtains energy by feeding on other organisms Consumer
A helpful interaction among organisms living in a limited area that aids each organism's survival Cooperation
An organsim that gets energy by breaking down dead organisms and the wastes of living things Decomposer
The process in which fixed nitrogen compounds are converted back into nitrogen gas and returned to the atmosphere Denitrification
All the living and nonliving parts of an environment as well as the ineractions among them Ecosystem
An organism that a parasite lives in or on Host
An environmental factor that prevents a population from increasing Limiting Factor
A symbiotic relationship between two organisms in which both organisms benefit Mutualism
An organism's role in its environment Niche
The process that converts nitrogen in the atmosphere into compounds in the soil that are useful to a varity of organisms Nitrogen Fixation
An organism that lives in or on another organism and benefits at the other organism's expense Parasite
A symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits and the other is harmed Parasitism
A process by which plants use the sun's energy to make food Photosynthesis
A group of organisms of the same species living in the same place Population
A relationship in which one animal hunts, kills and eats another animal Predation
An organism that eats producers Primary Comsumer
An organism in a food web or food chain that makes its own food Producer
A close relationship between two species that benefits at least one of the species (3 types-mutualism, commensalism, parasitism) Symbiosis
A feeding level in an ecosystem Trophic Level

Classification and Dichotomous Keys Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Swedish Scientist who developed binomial nomenclature Carolus Linnaeus
Organisms are classified into how many Kingdoms? six
The genus name in the scientific name is always... capitalized
The species name in the scientific name is always... underlined
Broadest Classification Group? Domain
Most specific classification group? Species
Eukarya, Bacteria, Archaea belong in what group? Domain
Animalia belongs in what group? Kingdom
Chordata belongs in what group? Phylum
Mammal belongs in what group? class
What is used for identifying unknown organisms? Dichotomous Key
What step do you always start with when using a Dichotomous Key? Step One
When using a Dichotomous Key, do you work forward or backward? Backward
What was the Dichotomous Key based on? Taxonomy
How long did the system that classified animals by their movement last? two thousand years
How many species have been given a scientific name? two million
What is the third broadest Classification level? Genus
The word "Dichotomous" is described as having __ outcomes. two
The first person to create a classification system for living organisms was... Aristotle
True or false: Classification is the system for identifying organisms. true