ID: 504681 Language: English School subject: English as a Second Language (ESL) Grade/level: grade 1/ grade 2 / year 1/ year 2/ elementary Age: 5-10 Main content: Wild animals Other contents: Can Add to my workbooks (0) Download file pdf Embed in my website or blog Add to Google Classroom Did you know that animals that live in the jungle make up 57% of the world’s animal population? Even though this may seem incredible due to its strong constitution, it eats very healthy and low-fat food: fruits, sprouts, leaves, and insects. It should also be noted that the leopard is usually a solitary creature, except during the breeding season. Although some say there are no jungles in Australia, this may be a case of semantics with the word "bush" substituted for jungle, no matter, the edges ... All the great apes except human beings are native jungle animals. However, many people are fighting against this, and hope that, in the near future, we can stop this from happening completely. Thus, it’s an excellent digger and excavator. The treetop-dwelling mammals are one of dozens of jungle species, including the Sumatran tiger and the Javan slow loris, that share that same … Anteater. The Making of The Jungle Book. This gorgeous bird is very famous for its feathers’ vibrant colors. The canopy is home to many animals such as birds and monkeys that live and eat in the treetops. “Tatú”, “Mulita”, “Quirquincho”, “Toche” or “Peludo” are just some of those names. The animals in this slideshow present just a few of the many species you might encounter in jungle habitats. Sadly, mankind's actions mean that hundreds of species are at risk of extinction. Thus, a colony begins with a flying female who appears with several males and produces thousands of eggs. One of these little-known jungles is on the island of New Guinea. Monkeys, butterflies and more - the Amazon jungle alone hosts more than two thousand different speciesof animals. Because of their unparalleled beauty and…, The violet-backed starling (Cinnyricinclus leucogaster), also known as the plum-colored starling, is the only member of the genus Cinnyricinclus that…, The gray squirrel has long been considered one of the most important animals with respect to forest regeneration. The Violet-Backed Starling and the Secret Behind its Metallic Plumage, How to Properly Care for a Pet Corn Snake. Some of the animals that live in the Amazon Rainforest include jaguars, sloths, river dolphins, macaws, anacondas, glass frogs, and poison dart frogs. See orangutans, jaguars, and other jungle animals in their natural habitats, https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2019/04/extreme-animals-that-live-in-jungles.html, Read more about the elusive lives of orangutans, Read more about how parrots are poached for the pet trade. However, we’re happy to be able to tell you about the following amazing jungle animals: It’s a mammal that lives in the forests of Central and South America, and whose name varies according to the country. Extreme Sport. In 2018, a comprehensive study laid bare the reality for Earth’s orangutans: Since 1999, we’ve lost about half of them. 1) What animal is it? A herbivorous primate, the largest of its family and another of the outstanding animals that live in the jungle forest. Natural disasters like hurricanes and wildfires played a role, but land-clearing for agriculture is the primary driver of large-scale deforestation, the study concludes. Invertebrates such as insects, worms, and spiders make up most of the animal life living on the jungle... 2. Suggestions: Prowl like a panther or leopard, swing walk like an elephant, hop like a frog, crawl like a turtle; swing arms like a monkey, lumber like a hippopotamus, flap wings like a toucan, etc. https://goo.gl/tcRc6BHello Boys and Girls and Welcome to Livy's Family Adventures Channel. These herds are predominantly comprised of female elephants and their offspring, and are led by an individual adult female matriarch who is usually the oldest elephant in the herd. Meet 10 of the most interesting animals we’ve ever seen! It’s worth noting that it possesses retractable claws, is a night hunter, and sleeps in caves during the day. a) It is the Jungle. However, they spend 3 or 4 years in between births as their babies don’t leave their side at that time. Assassin Bug. Unlike alligators, crocodiles enjoy a wider geographical expanse, and are found throughout Asia, Africa,... Lizards. a few more Jungle Animal facts. Females only give birth once every eight years, making it difficult for populations to boom, even in the best of conditions. In addition, females can give birth to up to six pups per litter. 2:22. Last but not least, this jungle animal list includes a beautiful big feline with an impressive roar. Armadillo. In this group, we can mention not one but 47 species of ants that live in the forests of the American Continent. 13:21. 1. (Read more about how parrots are poached for the pet trade.). However, there are also populations of this species living in the sub-Saharan region and on the island of Madagascar. International: Türkçe | Deutsch | 日本語 | Suomi | Italiano | Français | Português | Nederlands | Svenska | Norsk bokmål | Español | 한국어 | Polski | Dansk. Types of Animals that Live in the Jungle 1. SUBSCRIBE!!! This animal was a part of many a childhood thanks to this very famous cartoon. ‘The Law of the Jungle’ comes from the collection of Rudyard Kipling’s book called ‘The Jungle Book’ which was published in 1894. They eat fruit, flowers, gums, and nectars of plants, insects, snails, frogs, lizards, and birds' … They live mainly in areas with high density of small rodents and animals. With regard to reproduction, their gestation period lasts 190 days and the young are born in spring or summer. The hippopotamus lives in West Africa and there are two species: The Common Hippo and Pygmy Hippo. In this article, we’ll tell you about some of the most amazing ones, so stay with us! Without…. Morphologically and aesthetically, it has black and white fur, no teeth, strong claws, a long snout, and a long, slimy tongue to catch its prey. There are phenomenal jungles all over the world. This imposing crocodile can weigh up to 550 pounds and measure around 16 feet long. Another name for it is “Palmero”. Black Spider Monkey - The black spider monkey can be found in the western jungles of South America. Then, have the children (animals) line up and pretend to walk through a jungle like their animal would walk. “ Everybody Clap ” song by Nancy Kopman The Amazon rainforest, by far, has taken the biggest hit. It would be almost impossible to list all the species of animals that live in the jungle. The Black Mamba inhabits sub-Saharan Africa and is one of the most poisonous snakes in the world. Live worksheets > English > English as a Second Language (ESL) > Jungle animals > In the jungle. In fact,…, Have you ever wanted to get an exotic pet but are concerned about your lack of experience? Animals affected by this shrinking habitat range from the white-cheeked spider monkey to the Rio Branco antbird to the jaguar. a) It is a alligator. Reptiles in the Jungle Alligators. The group has led educational workshops in the Moxeño community (based in north-central Bolivia, close to the macaws’ habitat) on perils the birds face. They’re solitary animals that live in the jungles of the American continent. It lives in tropical areas, has daytime habits, is very social and lives in flocks of dozens of individuals. a) It is a giraffe. The female’s gestation period lasts almost nine months. They do somewhat resemble bears in terms of their diet: ants and termites. Lions is not found in the rainforests and even in the desert. (Read more about the elusive lives of orangutans. It uses 'pits' behind its eyes and nostrils to smell prey and may lie in wait for weeks to ambush prey along popular routes. That’s some 150,000 orangutans, gone from the jungles of Borneo and Sumatra—their only wild habitat. Today, we are learning Jungle Animals. Today, you can spot these…, Perhaps we find it a little strange that in such a hostile region, where temperatures go well below 0°C (32°F), life can exist. If you'd like to learn more about jungle animals, this topic would make a great subject for notebooking. Trees provide oxygen for the animals, help clean the air and even cause it to rain. All rights reserved. Noise Pollution: One of Birds' Biggest Enemies. A major reason is that jungle animals are losing their homes. 2) What place is it? Their natural habitat is particularly the African jungles and rain forests. The Armadillo has nocturnal habits, likes to eat insects and possesses a complete body armor with long claws. One Bolivian bird conservation nonprofit group named Armonía has worked to mitigate local demand for the blue-throated macaw’s feathers, which traditionally have been used in ceremonial headdresses. The gorilla can weigh up to 440 pounds and can be 5.7 feet tall. Frogs. A full 17 percent of the Amazon has been wiped clean over the last 50 years, mostly to create land for cattle ranching, according to researchers at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Today we are going to learn about monkeys, alligators, and all of the animals that live in the jungle. 2:22. Boa Constrictors. Welcome to Virtual Preschool Animal week! 2020 National Geographic Partners, LLC. Animals: In the jungle, you can take your pick from thousands of creatures that could harm or kill you. For an animal like the orangutan, which spends most of its time in treetops in a very narrow habitat, this tree-clearing is devastating. Various conservation groups have worked with the Bolivian government to ensure continual protection of the bird’s nesting sites. In no sense is this information intended to provide diagnoses or act as a substitute for the work of a qualified professional. 1. This is basically the most…, Phelsuma, or day geckos, are a genus of reptiles belonging to the Gekkonidae family. A jungle is a warm and humid area where there are a lot of trees, plants, and animals. Asian Elephant; Lion; Bengal Tiger; Spotted Hyena; Tiger Making of Play Doh Jungle Animals Monkey Elephant Turtle Play Dough Animals. Orangutans are classified as critically endangered by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, the global authority on the conservation status of species. Blink3 Blink3 Answer: a and b. However, it's been the norm since the…, Noise pollution is a reality in every big city in the world, especially in those that are growing rapidly. Tarantula. However, it also has the ability to hunt for birds and small pigs. See more ideas about Animals beautiful, Animals wild, Pet birds. They’re solitary animals that live in the jungles of the American... 3. Capybara. Here are photos of 14 jungle animals, all of whom struggle to thrive in shrinking forests around the world. Most people have heard of the rainforests in South America and India, but there are many more that have their own unique characteristics and animals. For this we recommend that you contact a reliable specialist. They are one of seven species of spider monkeys that live in South America, … TrailerFilm. Is It Possible to Recover Extinct Species? The animals that live there need to be equipped to deal with the high temperatures and heavy rains. Apr 26, 2020 - Explore Zerorez Carpet Cleaning Orland's board "In the Jungle" on Pinterest. In addition, this is one of the most complex societies in the animal kingdom. Animals live in the Jungle and the Savannah - Quiz. These places and their life systems are in danger because of mass deforestation caused by the hand of man. The group also worked with the community to develop eco-friendly, synthetic alternative feathers, and Armonía estimates that they and the Moxeño have together saved over 6,000 macaws of four different species that may have otherwise been poached for headdresses. Which Animals live in the Amazon Jungle? The bird is critically endangered; only a few hundred remain in the wild. It’s a large mammal with short legs, a stubby body, and a large head. Valeriecottingham89. This video is for Kids who LOVE animals! In addition, their diet consists of lizards, small mammals, and birds. The leopard also lives in other ecosystems such as forests or savannahs. Reptiles. a. les lions (lions) b. les ours (bears) c. les poissons (fish) d. les poules (chicken) See answer gundumislife34 gundumislife34 the lions live in the jungle because of the vast food sources and good environment. Across the globe in Southeast Asia, large swaths of forest in Borneo and Sumatra have been cleared for the cultivation of palm oil—used for cooking and in a wide variety of food products and cosmetics. Alligators are aquatic reptiles which are only found in the United States (the American alligator) and China... Crocodiles. ), Orangutans and other jungle animals also face poaching threats. However, the Siberian fauna is quite vast,…, The silver fox is quite appreciated by the fur industry due to its striking colors. Not only because there are many, but also because there’s not enough information on some of them. Another name for it is “Palmero”. These are animals that starred in The Jungle Book franchise.. Trending pages. One in ten known species in the world lives in the Amazon Rainforest as do one in five known bird species. Circle each animal that would live in a jungle. Elephant (Herd) All three elephant species - African bush elephant, Asian elephant, and African forest elephant - have closely knitted social groups known as herds. What kinds of animals live in the jungle? For the animals who are herbivores, plants provide a source of food so they are able to contribute to the nitrogen cycle . Which animals usually live in the jungle? Many species, such as mammals, reptiles, insects, and birds live in areas with dense vegetation. Nov 2, 2019 - Wild animal found in the jungle. These reptiles have daytime habits. One of the possible reasons for the absence of lions in the jungle may be the presence of other large cats, such as tigers and leopards. Other animals live in the trees, spending most of their days crawling or swinging on branches. If you're into mammals, everything from wild boars to jaguars and cougars can pose a threat. Chimpanzees are very intelligent, live divided into social rankings, and use tools to dig wells and other activities. It should be noted that an underground nest can reach 100 feet wide, have an area of 2,000 square feet, and accommodate 8 million individuals. The Making of The Jungle Book. Golden lion tamarin monkeys are squirrel-sized monkeys with long, silky reddish-brown fur that live in the lowland rainforest of the Atlantic coast of Brazil. There are many layers, from the forest floor to the tops of the tallest trees. Jungle-dwelling, slow-moving sloth bears with their shaggy heads and lazy ways may have provided some of the inspiration for Rudyard Kipling's Baloo character in The Jungle Book. Today, we want to take a closer look at 10 of the most endangered species. Similar to animals, plants also play a very important in the jungle. For example, a polar bear would not survive in the jungle because it does best in cold temperatures. Learn More About What Kinds of Animals Live in a Jungle . 3) What animal is it? Many admire the grandeur and grace of Asian and African lions. 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