WRITING PROMPTS

29: Nile Lechwe Motherly Instincts
29: Nile Lechwe Motherly Instincts

Nile Lechwe females typically give birth to a single offspring between November and January. She hides the baby in a protected area away from the herd for two weeks. Nile Lechwe is not the only species whose females hide their young. Explain what motherly instincts are. Why do you think a mother would hide its young in the wild?

28: Gemsbok, Compare and Contrast
28: Gemsbok, Compare and Contrast

Here are photos that show a baby Gemsbok and a mature Gemsbok. What physical characteristics do these Gemsbok share? How are they different? How do you think the mature Gemsbok’s physical characteristics help it to survive in the wild?

1: Silly Zebra
1: Silly Zebra

Animals can be silly, too. What do you think this Zebra is doing? Why might he act this way? Be sure to give details in your essay!

29: Nile Lechwe Motherly Instincts
29: Nile Lechwe Motherly Instincts

Nile Lechwe females typically give birth to a single offspring between November and January. She hides the baby in a protected area away from the herd for two weeks. Nile Lechwe is not the only species whose females hide their young. Explain what motherly instincts are. Why do you think a mother would hide its young in the wild?

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