1st Class Science Animals Types of Animals 

Types of Animals 

Category : 1st Class

*   Types of Animals   

*   Wild Animals

  • The animals, which live in forest are known as wild animals.
  • They feed on grass and other animals.
  • They live in natural environment.

 

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lion, bear, tiger, hyena, wolf, etc.  

Note: Wild animals are kept protected in zoo for us to see.  

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  *     Domestic Animals

  • The animals, which live in human habitats are called domestic animals.
  • They live with human and are dependent on them for their food.
  • Domestic animals are used by men for various purpose.

 

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Cow, dog, goat, horse etc.  

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*   Water Animals

  • The animals, which live in water are called water animals.
  • They may be big or small.
  • These animals are found under deep rivers and in seas.
  • They breathe through gills.

 

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 Shark, whale, dolphin, crocodile, octopus, hippopotamus, etc,

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*     Farm Animals

  • The animals, which are used for agricultural purposes, called farm animals,
  • We use their flesh, wool, and skin, for various purpose.
  • These animals are used for transportation also.
  • They are also domestic animal.

 

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Sheep, ox, horse, etc.  

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*     Milch Animals

  • The animals, which give milk are called milch animals.
  • They are domestic animals.

 

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cow, buffalo,  goat, camel etc.

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*      Insects

  • These are small creatures.
  • They do not have backbones.
  • They are called small invertebrate creatures.
  • They have six legs.

 

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Flies, butterfly, mosquito, etc.

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 *      Reptiles

  • Reptiles are animals, which crawl or move on their belly or on small short legs.

 

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Snakes move on their belly and lizards move on their small and short legs.

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*        Birds

  • The creatures with a body covered with feathers, have wings, two scaly legs, and a beak.
  • They do not have teeth.
  • They lay eggs.

 

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Sparrow, crow, etc.

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*     Fish

A fish has fins and gills and it lives and can breathe under the water. Therefore, it is called water animals. Generally, a fish has scaly body.

 

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Which one of the following options is a true statement?

(a) Horse is a wild animal                           (b) Horse is a reptile

(c) Horse is a bird                                        (d) Horse is a domestic animal

 

Answer: (d)

Explanation

Option (D) is correct because horse is a domestic animal. Therefore, rest of the options is incorrect.

 

 

  Which one of the following is a bird?

(a)                                   (b)

(c)                                  (d)

 

Answers: (B)

Explanation

Option (B) is correct because it is clear from the picture that parrot has two scaly leges, wings and a beak. Therefore, rest of the options is incorrect because these all are animals.

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