“A poacher sells a small amount of black rhino horn to a dealer for seven hundred eighty-six dollars. He sells some more to another dealer for two hundred one dollars. How much money did he earn in all?” Five addition word problems with an endangered animal theme.
“Researchers study statistics on giant panda babies born in captivity. Twelve pandas weighed a total of six hundred seventy-two pounds at the age of one year. How much did each panda weigh, on average?” Five division word problems with an endangered animal theme.
“A blue whale is diving at a speed of ten feet per second. How many feet does it dive in five seconds? How many in six? How many in seven?” Five skip counting 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.