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Animals

Animals
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We see different kinds of animals in our surroundings. Animals are found all over the world and there are various varieties. These animals differ in sizes, shapes and colour. They even differ due to the kind of places they live in. Animals are also living beings and require food, water, and shelter to live.

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Wild Animals 

Animals that live in jungles, forests or in nature and hunt their own food and water are called wild animals. We can find wild animal in the zoo as well. Wild animals are dangerous and fierce. Animals like lion, deer, bear and giraffe are wild animals. Lion is also called ‘The King of Jungle’.

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Domestic Animals 

Domestic animals depend on humans for their shelter, food, water, and general care. Like - House cat, dog, cow, horse, sheep, pig, etc.

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Pet Animals 
Pet animals are domestic animals that are kept for companionship and amusement. Pet animal includes dog, cat, parrot, etc.
 
 

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Farm Animals 
The animals that are reared for a purpose i.e. for their meat, milk, hair, or anything else are called farm animals. Like – Sheep, goat, cow, buffalo, chicken, etc.
 

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Land Animals 
Animals that live primarily on land are called land animals. Like - peacock, horse, rhinoceros, elephant, giraffe, buffalo etc.
 

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Water Animals 
Animals that live in water are called water animal. They have special organs to breathe in water called gills or they breathe directly through their skin. Like - whale, shark, dolphin, seahorse, fish, etc.

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Birds 
Birds are the animals with feathers, wings, two legs and a beak without teeth. Most of the birds can fly but some birds can swim in water also.
 

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Insects
Animals having six legs and generally, one or two pairs of wings are called insects. Like - ladybird, cockroach, housefly, butterfly, grasshopper etc.

                                       

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Answer the following-

  1. What are the types of animals?
  2. Give 2 examples of each type of animals.
  3. What are wild animals and domestic animals?
  4. Why do we keep pet animals?
  5. Why do we keep farm animals?

Recap

  • There are many kinds of animals around us.
  • Kinds of animals are-
  1. Wild animals
  2. Domestic animals
  3. Land animals
  4. Water animals
  5. Pet animals
  6. Insects
  7. Birds
  8. Farm animals
  • We domesticate
  • We keep animals as pet for companionship.
  • Water animals have specialized organs for breathing.

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Quiz for Animals

Q.1

What is the name of this bird?



a)

Albatross (seabird)

b)

Chinchilla

c)

Honeyeater

d)

Frigatebird

Q.2

A group of horses is called _____________.

a)

clowder

b)

harras

c)

swarm

d)

pack

Q.3

A female goat is called ________ .

a)

doe

b)

nanny

c)

both of a & b

d)

none of these

Q.4

This bird is found in-



a)

Cold region

b)

Hot region

c)

Rainy region

d)

Evergreen forest

Q.5

Female badger is called _________ .

a)

Female

b)

Male

c)

Boar

d)

Sow

Q.6

A baby cockroach is called ___________.

a)

larva

b)

nymph

c)

chick

d)

pup

Q.7

A group of crows is called __________.

a)

rout

b)

school

c)

pack

d)

murder

Q.8

A baby deer is called __________.

a)

whelp

b)

pup

c)

fawn

d)

larva

Q.9

A baby of dog is called _________.

a)

cub

b)

puppy

c)

calf

d)

kitten

Q.10

A parrot can _________.

a)

talk

b)

screech

c)

squawk

d)

All of these

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