Don’t let the names for some creatures fool you. Choosing from the following list, see if you can fill each blank with the real identity of the creature described: bat, beetle, bird, caterpillar, fish, insect, lizard, rodent, salamander, skunk.
I am called LADYBIRD, but I never build a nest. I am a _________.
Some people call me MUD PUPPY, though my mother is not a dog. I am a _________.
My name is TITMOUSE. But cheese is not my favorite food, and I don’t get caught in mousetraps. I am a _________.
My name is PRAIRIE DOG. I bark, but I am not a dog. I am a _________.
Although I am called a WOOLLY BEAR, I never hibernate or give bear hugs. I am a _________.
One of my names is POLECAT, but I never meow or purr. I am a _________.
I am called a FLYING FOX by some people, but I am not sly, and hunting dogs never chase me. I am a _________.
I may be called a SEA HORSE, but don’t try to put a saddle on me. I am a _________.
Although I am called a HORNED TOAD, I never croak and seldom jump. I am a _______.
My name is SILVERFISH, but don’t look in the water for me. I am an _________.