# Escape from the Zoo

9 animals escaped from the zoo. Their keepers reported that all the animals been either okapis or meercats. People have said that there were 32 legs altogether. Can you help the keepers track down the animals by working out how many of each type of animal there were?

# Bugs in containers

Mary has lots of bugs and spiders. She has so many she has a container for each species! One morning she found her tarantulas, lady birds and snails were all in one container! Mary counted 21 heads and 139 legs. Figure out how many of each were in the container?

# heads and Legs at the shack

Louis and Nick went to Louis’ shack. When they went bird watching,  they saw wild Giacomos and turtles.  Altogether there were 12 heads and 44 legs with the turtles and Giacomos. How many turtles and Giacomos are there?

key Giacomos= 2 legs

key turtles= 4 legs

# Maths at the zoo

Amy and Mia went to the zoo and they saw a tiger cage and a snail farm. They counted the feet they saw there were 35. Then they counted the heads they saw there were 15.  How many of each animal did they count?