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YEAR 6A’S LATIN AMERICAN ANIMAL E-BOOK


This is the result of the work students from Year 6 A did in their English lessons. They were given a Latin American animal to describe. This work was entirely done in class. As there were students who were absent during the process of this work, they could not participate in the writing in the present e-book. This book has been compiled in the alphabetical order from the Spanish names of the animals.

Este es el resultado del trabajo que los alumnos de 6ºA realizaron en sus clases de inglés. Se les dio un animal de origen latinoamericano para describir. Este trabajo fue realizado completamente en clase. Como hubo alumnos que estuvieron ausentes durante el proceso de este trabajo, no pudieron participar en la realización de este libro electrónico. Este libro ha sido compilado en el orden alfabético de los nombres en castellano de los animales.


“AGUILA HARPÍA”

This is an “águila harpía”. It has got a name in English: it is “harpy eagle”. It hasn’t got any other name in another language. It lives in Brazil in forests and on mountains. It is a bird and it belongs to the Accipitridae family. It is black and white. It is 200 cm tall and 100 cm long and it weighs 9 kg. It has got brown big eyes, a snout, a beak, a long neck, feathers, wings, two legs and claws. It likes meat. It can fly. One interesting fact is that it is very big. By Rosario


“ALPACA”

This is an “alpaca”. It hasn't got a name in English. It has got a name in Quechua: it is “alpacan pacu”. It lives on the Andean mountains. It is a mammal and it belongs to the vicuna family. It is white. It is one m tall and between 80 and 100 cm long and it weighs 70 kg. It has got small eyes, a snout, a small mouth, teeth, small ears, a long neck, fur and four legs. It likes grass and hay. By Monse


“ANACONDA”

This is an “anaconda”. It hasn't got a name in English. It hasn't got any other name in another language. It lives in the Andean Range in deserts, rivers and on mountains. It is a reptile and it belongs to the boa constrictor family. It is brown and black. It is 9 m long and it weighs 180 kg. It has got small eyes, a big mouth, a long tongue, teeth, small ears, scales and a long tail. It likes meat. It can swim. One interesting fact is that it can kill big animals. By Diana


“ARMADILLO”

This is an “armadillo”. It hasn't got a name in English. It has got a name in Quechua: it is “kirkinchu”. It lives in South America in forests. It is a mammal and it belongs to the Dasypodae family. It is brown and white. It is 75 cm long and 150 cm tall and it weighs 59 kg. It has got small eyes, a small mouth, teeth, small ears, a shell, a tail, four legs and claws. It eats anything. One interesting fact is that its shell is used to make “charangos”. By Nahuel


“CIERVO DE COLA BLANCA” This is a “ciervo de cola blanca”. It has got a name in English: it is “white-tailed deer”. It hasn’t got any other name in another language. It lives in the Andean Range in forests and on mountains. It is a mammal and it belongs to the Cervidae family. It is brown. It is between 80 and 100 cm tall and it weighs between 60 to 160 kg. It has got small eyes, a snout, a big mouth, teeth, two horns, big ears, fur and four legs. It likes leaves, fruit and seeds. One interesting fact is that it is 160 to 220 cm m long. By Erika (copied by the teacher)


“CONDOR”

This is a “cóndor”. It hasn’t got a name in English. It has got a name in Quechua: it is “cúntur”. It lives on the Andean mountains. It is a bird and it belongs to the Cathartidie family. It is black, red and white. It is 310 cm tall and 135 cm long. It weighs 15 kg. It has got small eyes, a long neck, small ears, a beak, feathers, wings a tail, two legs and two claws. It likes dead animals. It can fly and grab food. By Matías (copied by the teacher)


“COTORRA”

This is a “cotorra”. It has got a name in English: it is “parrot”. It hasn’t got any other name in another language. It lives in forests and jungles. It is a bird and it belongs to the Psittacide family. It is light green. It is 15 cm tall. It has got small eyes, a beak, small ears, wings, a tail, two legs and claws. It can fly and talk. One interesting is that it can talk very well. By Natalia


“Guacamayo” This is a “guacamayo”. It has got a name in English: it is “macaw”. It hasn't got any other name in another language. It lives in South America in forests. It is a bird and it belongs to the parrot family. It is blue and yellow. It is 79 cm long and it weighs 1500 grs. It has got small eyes, a small mouth, a beak, small ears, feathers, wings, a tail, two legs and claws. It likes fruit and seeds. It can fly. One interesting fact about this animal is its colours. By Luk@s F.


“Guanaco”

This is a “guanaco”. It hasn’t got a name in English. It has got a name in Quechua: it is “wanaku”. It lives on the Andean mountains. It is a mammal and it belongs to the Camelid family. It is white and brown. It is 1.60 m tall and it weighs 140 kg. It has got small eyes, a snout, a long tongue, teeth, small ears, a long neck, fur, a tail and four legs. It likes vegetables. It can run and jump. By Zair


“HUEMUL”

This is a “huemul”. It has got a name in English: it is “South Andean deer”. It has got a name in Mapuche: it is “wümul”. It lives in the Andean Range in forests and on mountains. It is a mammal and it belongs to the Cervidae family. It is a brown .It is 1 m tall .It weighs 100 kg. It has got small eyes, a snout, a big mouth, teeth, a horn, big ears and four legs. It likes plants .One interesting fact is that it is an endangered species.


By Adriana


“Iguana”

This is an “iguana”. It hasn't got a name in English. It hasn't any other name in another language. It lives in South America in jungles. It is a reptile and it belongs to the Iguanidae family. It is green. It is 70 cm long and it weighs 15 kg. It has got small eyes, a big mouth, teeth, small ears, a long neck, scales, a tail, four legs and claws. It likes tropical fruits. It can camouflage and hide in plants. One interesting fact is that iguanas have excellent vision and they have got the ears behind the eyes. By Andres


“JAGUAR”

This is a “jaguar”. It hasn't got a name in English. It has got a name in Guaraní: it is “jagua”. It lives in South America in jungles. It is a mammal and it belongs to the wild cat family. It is orange with black spots. It is 1.95 m tall and 76 cm long and it weighs 160 kg. It has got small eyes, a snout, teeth, whiskers, small ears, a long neck, fur, a tail, four legs and claws. It likes meat. It can run and jump. One interesting fact is that it is bigger than a dog. BY FRANCO L.


“LLAMA”

This is a “llama”. It hasn't got a name in English. It has got a name in Qawra: it is “lama glama”. It lives on the Andean mountains. It is a mammal and it belongs to the Camelidal family. It is 120 cm long and it weighs 113 kg. It has got big eyes, a snout, teeth, small ears, a long neck and four legs. It likes grass. It can spit and jump. One interesting fact is that it is 120 cm long. By Beatriz


“MONO ARAÑA”

This is a “mono araña”. It has got a name in English: it is “spider monkey”. It hasn´t got any other name in another language. It lives from Mexico to Brazil in jungles. It is a mammal and it belongs to the Ape family. It is brown and black. It is 35 long and it weighs 10 kg. It has got small eyes, teeth, small ears, fur, a tail and two legs. It likes ripe fruit. It can climb trees. By Yhailín


“ÑANDU” This is a “ñandú”. It has got a name in

English:

“rhea”.

It

it

is

hasn’t

got any other name in another language. It lives in South America in forests, deserts and plains. It is a bird and it belongs

to

the

poultry

family.

It

is

gray and brown. It is 1.80 m tall. It has got big eyes, small ears, a beak, a long neck, feathers, wings and two legs. It likes plants and meat. It can run. One interesting fact is that it has got a lot of feathers. By Carlos


“Ocelote”

This is an “ocelote”. It has got a name in English: it is “ocelot”. It has got a name Náhaut: it is “océlotl”. It lives in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay in jungles. It is a mammal and it belongs to the wild cat family. It is brown, black and orange. It weighs 11 kg. It has got big eyes, small ears, a snout, teeth, whiskers, fur, a tail, four legs and claws. It likes mammals. It can run very fast. One interesting fact is that it isn’t very big. By Denis


“Oso Hormiguero”

This is an “oso hormiguero”. It has got a name in English: it is “anteater”. It hasn't got other name in another language. It lives in South America in forests, grasslands and jungles. It is mammal and it belongs to the Cyclopedidae and Myrmecoplagidae family. It is brown. It is 2.10 m long and it weighs 40 kg. It has got small eyes, a snout, a small mouth, a long tongue, small ears, fur, a tail and four legs. It likes insects. One interesting fact is that it has got another name in Spanish: it is “vermilingua”. BY CLIVERTH


“PIRAÑA”

This is a “piraña”. It has got a name in English: it is “piranha”. It has got a name in Guaraní: it is “pira” (fish) and “rai” (teeth). It lives in South America in rivers. It is a fish and it belongs to the Characidae family. It is gray. It is 25 cm long. It has got big eyes, a big mouth, teeth, scales, a tail, fins and gills. It likes meat. It can swim and bite. One interesting fact is that in Venezuela it is called “caribe”. By Andrea


“PUMA”

This is a “puma”. It has got a name in English: it is “cougar”. Its name in Spanish is from Quechua origin. It lives in America in forests, grasslands, mountains and plains. It is light brown. It is 80 cm tall and 2.4 m long and it weighs 72 kg. It has got big eyes, a snout, teeth, whiskers, big ears, fur, a tail, four legs and claws. It likes meat. It can run fast. One interesting fact is that it lives in forests, grasslands, mountains and plains. BY FRANCO G.


“QUETZAL”

This is a “quetzal”. It hasn't got a name in English. It has got a name in Azteca: it is “quetzaltotote”. It lives in America in jungles. It is a bird and it belongs to the bird family. It is red, green, blue and white .It is 36 cm tall it weighs 210 grs. It has got small eyes, a beak, small ears, feathers, wings and two legs. It eats fruit from trees and plants. It can fly very fast. One interesting fact about this animal is that people make hats with its feathers. By Rocío


“TOROGOZ”

This is a “TOROGOZ”. It has got a name in English:

it

is

“turquoise-browed Motmot”. It has got a

name

in

Salvador:

it

El is

“guardabarrancos”.

It

lives in Central America in forests. It is

a

bird

and

it

belongs

to

the

Momotidae family. It is multi-coloured. It is 34 cm long and it weighs 65 grs. It has got small eyes, teeth, a beak, small ears, feathers, wings, a tail and two

legs.

reptiles fast.

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eats

fruits.

insects, It

interesting

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fact

small

fly

very

about

this

animal is that its scientific name is “Eumomota Superciliosa”. BY BRIAN


“TUCÁN”

This is a “tucán”. It has got a name in English: it is “toucan”. Its name in Spanish is from Brazilian origin. It lives in the North of Argentina in jungles. It is a bird and it belongs to the Ramplastidae family. It is black, white and orange. It is 19 cm tall and 55 to 60cm long and it weighs 700 to 800 grs. It has got small eyes, a beak, small ears, feathers, wings, and two legs. It likes fruit. It can fly and walk. One interesting fact is that it has got a big beak. By Abigail


“TURPIAL”

This is “turpial”. It has got a name in English: it is “troupial”. It hasn’t got any other name in another language. It lives is Venezuela in grasslands and plains. It is a bird and it belongs to the bird family. It is black, white and yellow. It is 22 cm tall. It has got small eyes, a beak, feathers, wings, a tail and two legs. It likes fruit. It is can fly. One interesting fast is that it is very small. By Lucas G.


“VICUÑA”

This is a “vicuña”. It hasn’t got name in English. It has got a name in Quechua: it is “viaha”. It lives in America on the mountains. It is a mammal and it belongs to the Camelid7ae family. It is brown. It weighs between 40 and 50 kg and it is 80 cm long. It has got big eyes, a long neck, fur, a tail, a snout, a long tongue, teeth, big ears and four legs. It eats herbs and alfalfa. It can run. Two interesting facts about this animal are that it has got wool and it is an endangered species. By Melany


THE END


Latin american animals e book  

This is an e-book about Latin American animals written by students from Year 6 A.

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