English Crossword

Animals



  

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3. Plural noun for cows and bulls.
6. An African mammal with a long nose and large ears which lives underground and eats insects. Often found at the beginning of the alphabet.
9. A very large bird from Africa with large feathers, but which cannot fly.
10. People used to hunt these reddish brown animals on horses and with dogs.
12. A very large sea mammal that breathes air through a hole at the top of its head.
13. A very large grey mammal which has a trunk.
15. A small animal like a mouse with wings that flies at night.
17. A large black and white mammal similar to a bear, that lives in forests in China.
19. A reptile with a long cylindrical body and no legs. It can be poisonous.
20. A large greyish green lizard of tropical America.
21. A large African animal with a very long neck and long legs:

Down:

1. A small mouse-like animal with a thick body, short tail and small ears.
2. A large Australian mammal with a long stiff tail, short front legs and long powerful back legs on which it moves by jumping.
4. An animal with a thick, hard shell that, moves very slowly and sleeps during the winter.
5. A very small monkey from the tropical forests of South and Central America which has large eyes, thick fur and a long hairy tail.
7. A wild dog-like animal that lives in Africa and southern Asia and eats animals which have died or been killed by others.
8. American Engish for an adult male chicken.
11. An African wild animal which looks like a horse, but has black or brown and white stripes on its body.
14. A large animal with four legs which people ride on or use for carrying things or pulling vehicles.
16. A large South American animal with a long neck and long hair, and which is often kept for its meat, milk, fur and to carry heavy loads.
18. A common four-legged animal, especially kept by people as a pet or to hunt or guard things. Mine's called Sam.