Tutorial World Primary 5
 
Name:_________________________ Date:_______________
 

Cloze Passage (4.9)

Read the passage carefully and fill in the blanks with the most suitable word.

Primates

 
Monkeys, apes and humans are mammals which fall ________

the primate category. Primates are ________ most intelligent group

of animals. To _______ their environment, they have characteristics

like forward ___________ eyes for judging distances and opposing

thumbs for ____________ things.

Gorillas live in ____________ lowland rainforests or high up in

the mountains. Gorillas are heavy in __________. They spend most

of their time on the __________ walking on their feet and fore limbs

knuckles. Although gorillas look big and fearsome, they _________

are vegetarians.

Orang utans, like gorillas and gibbons, are __________. They

are shy solitary primates. They are _______________ mainly in the

rainforests of Borneo and Sumatra in Asia. They ____________ all

their lives living on trees.

 

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