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Animals Around Us

  • Based on where animals live and their feeding habits, they can be categorized into wild animals, domestic animals and pet animals.
  • Based on feeding habits, animals are divided into plant-eating animals and flesh-eating animals.
  • Animals that eat both plants and animals are called omnivorous animals.
  • A young animal is called an offspring. Offsprings of different animals are given different names.
  • Wild animals live in natural shelters, and domestic animals live in artificial shelters.
  • The topic is animal offspring, animal shelters and the characteristics of animals around us.

Types of Animals

Question 1:

Where Do Polar Bears Live? Why Do Polar Bears Have White Fur and Thick Body Fat?

Answer:

  • Polar bears are found in the arctic region.
  • They have a thick layer of fat that works as an insulator to survive in harsh cold weather in polar regions and maintains the optimum body temperature.
  • Their thick white fur protects them from cold winds and helps them to hide well in their surroundings.
where do polar bears live?

Question 2:

Explain What Kind of Animal a Hyena Is.

Answer:

  • A hyena is a carnivorous animal.
  • These animals hunt and kill in packs and eat animal flesh.
  • Hyenas are native to Africa, the Middle East, Arab countries and India.
  • Hyenas are ferocious animals that mostly live in jungles and sub-deserts.
 Hyena

Question 3:

Is the Red Panda a Carnivorous Animal?

Answer:

  • No, the red panda is a plant-eating animal.
  • They mainly eat plants, leaves, fruits and flowers.
  • This animal is a small mammal that is native to India and China.
  • Red pandas live on trees.
 red panda

Question 4:

What Are Arboreal Animals?

Answer:

  • The animals that live on trees are called arboreal animals.
  • Most arboreal animals are plant-eating animals.
  • All arboreal animals have muscular tails that help them balance while jumping from one tree to another.
  • These animals can firmly grip the leafy branches of trees.
  • Giant squirrels, monkeys, pandas, sloths, lizards, and koalas are arboreal animals.

Animal Offspring

Question1:

Name the Young Ones of the Following Animals-

Eagle, Swan, Zebra, Pig, Rhino, Turkey, Alligator, Alpaca,
Ant, Beluga, Butterfly, Cockroach, Clam

Answer:

The names of the following animals are:

  • Eagle- Eaglet
  • Swan- Cygnet
  • Zebra- Foal
  • Pig- Piglet
  • Rhino- Calf
  • Turkey- Poult
  • Aliigator-Hatching
  • Alpaca-Cria
  • Ant- Antling
  • Beluga- Calf
  • Butterfly- Caterpillar
  • Cockroach- Nymph
  • Clam- Larva

Why Do Animals Need Shelter and Food?

Question 1:

Name a Few Omnivorous Birds.

Answer:

A few omnivorous birds are:
Chickens, cranes, ducks, crows, robins, gulls, woodpeckers, and blackbirds.

Question 2:

What Is a Termite Mound?

Answer:

  • The shelters of termites are called termite mounds.
  • Termites are social animals, and they live in groups.
  • They live in a mound that has numerous pores, which ensures ventilation.
termite mound
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