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1. Tundra swans are

mammals because they are warm blooded
birds because they have feathers
reptiles because they hatch from eggs
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2. An adult tundra swan’s wingspan (from tip of one wing to the other) can be about:

4 feet
7 feet
10 feet
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3. What does a tundra swan do when it’s scared?

It curls up into a small ball
It raises its wings to make itself look bigger than it is
It flies away
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4. How do the webbed feet help them?

They are like extra wings when they fly
They are like flippers for swimming
They make it easy to walk on land
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5. What are baby swans called?

chicks
calves
cygnets
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6. In what area do the tundra swans lay their nests?

In the mountains
On tropical beaches
In the tundra
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7. How do tundra swan parents take care of their children?

They don’t – the cygnets survive on instinct
Both the mom and the dad are involved in caring for the young
Only the female cares for the young
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8. Why do animals migrate?

Because it’s fun
Scientists don’t know
To follow food or water during changing seasons
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9. Migrations are

short distances (like up and down a mountain)
long distances (sometimes thousands of miles)
can be either of the above
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10. Scientists know when and where to expect large migrations

because the animals tell them
because the animals generally follow the same track year after year
they don’t know
 
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