Fun Facts about Polar Bears

Before You Watch/Listen 

Write down three things you know about polar bears.

True  or false?

a) Polar bears are left-handed.            

b) They are strong swimmers.            

c) They can smell seals from 20 metres.            

d) They can eat 10% of their body weight in 10 minutes.            

e) Many animals eat polar bears.            

f) Seven people have been killed by a polar bear in Canada in 30 years. 

From the ESOL Teaching Pack -  Intermediate 

Fun Facts about Snow Leopards

Before Watching

You are going to watch a short presentation about snow leopards. Think about these questions:

Where in the world do snow leopards live? * What do they eat? * How big are they?

Now watch this short audio slideshow

Answer the questions below before you watch again.

True or false?

a) There are not many leopards.

b) They have long tails.

c) The smallest snow leopard is  around 45 kilograms.

d) Snow leopards don't eat mice.

e) They have big paws.

f) They usually live to 20 years of age.

Answers & Transcript 

Many materials on this topic are included in the Fun Facts & Elementary Teaching Packs