Facts About Nocturnal Animals: Lesson for Kids


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When are nocturnal animals awake and active?

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1. What is special about some nocturnal animal's eyes, such as bats and aye-ayes?

2. Why are some animals nocturnal?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Which animals are nocturnal and what is different about them? You'll need to know these types of facts when answering the questions found in this quiz and worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz contains questions about:

  • When nocturnal animals are active
  • The eyes of nocturnal animals
  • Reasons why some animals are nocturnal
  • What makes a nocturnal owl's body special
  • Examples of nocturnal animals

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you understand the most important information from the lesson, such as the time during which nocturnal animals are awake and active
  • Information recall - remember why some animals are nocturnal
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions the eyes of nocturnal animals and facts about an owl's body

Additional Learning

The lesson called Facts About Nocturnal Animals: Lesson for Kids will shed more light on this subject. By reading this lesson, you will learn:

  • How nocturnal animals use the senses of smell and hearing
  • Facts about an aardvark's sense of hearing
  • What bats use to 'see'