|(A) absorb||(B) develop||(C) digest|
|(D) directions||(E) hatch||(F) imitate|
|(G) look||(H) prey||(J) size|
|(K) spot||(L) unusual||(M) weight|
What has a head like a horse, a tail like a monkey, and swims? Yes, it's a seahorse! Seahorses are (1) ____________
in many ways.
Camouflage makes it difficult for us to (2) ______________
them. You may not see them, but they can see you. Seahorses can roll their eyes in two (3) ______________
at once. This allows them to (4) _____________
for food and watch for danger at the same time.
Unlike other animals, male seahorses are the ones that give birth. They carry the eggs until they (5) ______________
. Baby seahorses look like their parents but are smaller in (6) _______________
Seahorses are special in other ways too. A seahorse has no jaw, no teeth, and no stomach. Instead, it has a long snout shaped like a straw. When seahorses eat, they aim their snouts at their (7) _____________
and slurp! They suck it up and swallow it whole. Seahorses do not (8) ______________
their food very well. Some animals come out the other end still alive!