Zoo Olympics Activity

Would you win a race against a cheetah? Or a long jump against a wallaroo? There's only one way to find out! Test yourself in the games listed below. Have your family and friends do it too!

You can even make it a day of zoo Olympics. A parent or another adult can help you set up and take measurements. Let the games begin!

Game #1
A giraffe is as much as 18 feet tall.

   I am ______ feet, ______ inches tall.

Game #2
A female hippo weighs as much as 4,000 pounds.

   I weigh _______ pounds.

Game #3
An ostrich can run 30 yards on two legs in about 2 seconds.

   I can run 30 yards on two legs in _______ seconds.

Game #4
A cheetah can run 30 yards on four legs in about 1 second.

   I can run 30 yards on four legs in _______ seconds.

Game #5
A wallaroo can jump about 40 feet in one hop.

   I can jump ______ feet in one hop.

Game #6
A flamingo can stand on one leg for over an hour.

   I can stand on one leg for ______ seconds.

Congratulations! You did great!

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