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12B Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter ational Parks are full of wild... ~~as--0'ants~ ! color k if I love visiting NationalParks. Our Parks system protects k,,."'-' and preserves over 400 sites across the country. From ']Sequoia National Park (in California), with sequoia trees .,J J \ L,. /so large that you can drive a car through them, to , ,Lj L_..J, /Assateague Island on the east coast, where you Read the clues [ can see horses running free and wild on the beaches to fill in the puzzle: 1. largest subtropical wilderness in U.S.; more insects than any other kind of animals; 'clouds' of birds migrating may block out the sun here (Florida) 2. park known for waterfalls; people flocked to this area during Gold Rush (California) Yosemite 3. home to Old Faithful and the largest collection of geysers and hot springs in the world; grizzly bears, elk, wolves, herds of bison, bighorn sheep, bears (WY, MT, ID) 3henarlc/oah i 4. park features America's highest peak at 20,320 feet; still home to Alaskan Natives who make use of all park lands (Alaska) '4 m 3 2 5. over 2,000 natural stone arches in this park; balancing rocks show , , off red rock against the blue sky (Utah) . I I 1 6. park's Cadillac Mountain is tallest on the east coast; Oct. 7 to March 6 " " I--""-I 10 it is the first spot in the U.S. where you can see the sunrise (Maine) I I I 7 recorded heat over 120 degrees F for 43 days straight; Badwater Basin . ,. .._, _ Ip__)fL.# In is the lowest place in US- 282 feet below sea level (CA, NV) I I 8 park is called Hawai'i and is home to three active ones (Hawaii) I1 . _ I 9 many rock formations in park are over a billion years old; many " I---" 11"-- relics from the Native Americans who once called this home (Virginia) i Vii I i i 10, Mountain park; 300 miles of hiking trails; fantastic views (Colorado) .... Yellowstone P""- 12 I I I I i 11. the Grand shows thehistory of the earth through its many layers;--' /_ ,i j r " , " " _" 277 miles long, up to 18 miles wide and over a mile deep (Arizona) Print out free puzzles: Our National Parks bookmark 12. Great_ ___ Mountains is America's most visited National park; lots of stuff -I puzzlers, Halloween reading log and certificate set and / wildlife; has largest blocks of old growth forest in North America (NO, TN) L Monster, Creepy Creatures @ www.readingclubfun.comJ 76o 78 79 i * * 8" These animals e75 u The Great Smoky Mountains 72 74 81 were considered to be a threat in the parks National Park has about" 65 i " 71 73 82 and were removed. Loss of habitat and mammals, over 200 varieties 07P r : 6 T''; 70:6966 , f._%1 disease alEo( aUsecltheir numbersto fall By fl . 68 2 the early 1900s they were almost gone ! '& "JE native fish species, and more than 80 types 67". 65 3 of reptiles and amphibians!" An estimated 63 4 ; \ 9 Read each clue and match it 1 500 Amenc 64 b " , ' an Black Bears live there.. . \ to the animals it describes: Check out the animals in these other parks! ,,,, ..... People.began to changethe,rmmds, abou! 10 mlS animal an(] Drougm 4] Trom L;ana(]a an(] ] 1. Wild horses on an island (MD, VA) where they still run A. Bison 58 Montana) and released them into Yellowstone. free They have a diet of salt marsh plants and brush 61 : \ " \ 12 2. Brought to America by Spanish explorers to eat and to B. American Crocodiles 59 { 38 i l" clear land Live in Pinnacles National Park in California 57 39 .37 1153 ' 406 C Wild Pigs Follow 56 3. Yellowstone (WY)is the only place these have lived since ' ' II 56 } Unscramble 16 14 the dots to 36 prehistoric times Largest land mammals in North America , :S tO_ / 41 the letters to fill \ T 17 D. Atlantic see who this . m the blanks. 4. Reptiles that have lighter skin and narrower snout Bottlenose Dol"hins animal )slhis,. = o= J25 18 than an alligator They live in the Everglades (FL) p 1155 42 ou " ' 34 28 26 24 53 22 5. These water mammals are some of the smartest animals E Bobcats (Lynx) 52 --- m --- 23 on the planet Many swim in Biscayne National Park (FL). ' 50 51 c/ 43 W O 32 6. These felines hunt alone at night. They perk up their F. Chincoteague Ponies or I V e 31"350 ;9 21 19 tall ears in Badlands National Park in South Dakota Assateague Horses 47 46 Forest's " ) ) ' " Ii ~ ' ' Parks / .uzz,e L_ eering .__._ cl,ng I Inside a / " ,, I ) I photo_ raphy I pi_ nickingi I =_ Puzzle! E I l %o san; I/ Puzzle!" ) I auto. curing' I Ica_ ping- I.,3 .o .o ,actli,,v!t es ato I/ I--TT akingJ I I# I ~i~'~;h~'ii:tiiii;!~i:!~u~US I / : 'fi Jl~l~ , hing~"~__.._ ) ifsand ~t has continual eruptions. ") / rTM I ra' ting ~- ) wildlife iewing F ~ Help Forest find Old Faithful -- di --in -- ITmhinn " I I Fill in the blanks to spell out L,._ I dl- iI_g' / "---! rock_ hmblno , .. I rk cross coun ry SKIing pa activities as you go. -- ,,) -coun _ ry SKIing ,,) z ;.. ~.. ~ .... Calvary Chapel 1953 E. 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