“Rangers in a wildlife park counted fifty-two elephants last year. This year, the population has grown by seventeen. How many elephants are there now?” Five addition word problems with an endangered animal theme.
“Ramona is helping her aunt and uncle tag sea turtles. Yesterday they tagged nine. Today they tagged four. How many sea turtles have they tagged altogether?” Five addition word problems with an endangered animal theme.
“Biologists find the black rhinoceros population is falling in their area. Two years ago they counted three hundred eighty-nine. This year the population had fallen by two hundred forty-two. How many are left?” Five subtraction word problems with an endangered animal theme.