1st Class Science Animals Animals 

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.

 

*     Look at the following picture:

 

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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.

    Food of Animals

 

   Given below are the animals and their food:

Sr. No. Animals Food
1. Cow, Ox, Buffalo, Bull, Goat Grass, Vegetables, Fruits, Cereals
2. Horse, Camel Grass, Vegetables, Fruits, Cereals
3. Cat Milk, Meat, Fish, Cereals
4. Dog Milk, Meat, Fish, Cereals.
5. Lion, Tiger, Bear, Panther, Meat
6. Wolf, Hyena, Rabbit, Deer Meat, Grass, Fruits, Beet
7. Ass Grass
8. Elephant, Rat, Squirrel, Monkey, Grass, Leaves, Bamboo, Fruits and Cereals

 

 

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  Which one of the following is a food for cows?

(A) Grass                                                            (B) Flesh

(C) Only fruits                                                    (D) Only cereal

 

Answer: (a)

Explanation 

Option (A) is correct because cow eats grass and other vegetables. Therefore, rest of the options is incorrect.

 

 

  Which one of the following animals is an example of domestic animal?

(A) Lion                                                                (B) Tiger

(C) Cat                                                                  (D) Leopard

 

Answer: (c)

Explanation

Option (C) is correct. Because out of the given option only cat is a domestic animal. Others are wild animals. Therefore, rest of the options is incorrect.

    Home of Animals/insects

Remember the animals/insects and their homes:

ANIMALS / INSECTS HOME
Bear                         Den
Bee                          Hive
SM Nest
Bird of Prey Eyrie
Bat Roost, cave
Beaver Lodge
Cat Cattery, liar, den
Chicken Coop, run
Cattle Stable, pasture, barn, byre
Dog Kennel
Fox Earth, den, hole, liar
Horse Paddock, Stable, Stall, Stud
Hare Form
Lion Den
Mole Burrow, fortress, tunnel
Pig Sty, Pen
Rabbit Hutch, cony-garth, burrow, warren
Snake Hole, nest
Squirrel Drey
Spider Web
Sheep Pen, fold
Tiger Den, Liar
Termite Mound
Wolf Den, liar
Wasp Vespiary, nest

 

 

 

Lion lives in a _________.

(a) Den                                                                 (b) Hole

(c) Sky                                                                   (d) Tree

 

Answer: (a)

Explanation

Option (A) is correct because lion's home is known as den. Rest of the options is incorrect.

 

 

Which one of the following is the home of dog?

(a) Den                                                                 (b) Liar

(c) Kennel                                                           (d) Fold

 

Answer: (C)

Explanation

Option (C) is correct because dog lives in a kennel. Rest of the options is incorrect.

 

  • Scavenger helps us to keep our environment clean.
  • Ostrich is the largest bird which cannot fly.

 

 

  • Wild animals live in the forest.
  • Lion, tiger, panther, wolf, leopard, etc. are wild animals.
  • Water animals are crocodile, octopus, shark/ dolphins, etc.
  • Domestic animals live with human.
  • Domestic animals are cow, goat, sheep, horse, dog, cat, etc.
  • Farm animals are used for the production of human food, farming and transportation.
  • Milk giving animals are called milch animals.
  • Cow, goat, buffalo, etc. are milch animals
  • Insects are very small creatures without backbone.
  • Reptiles creep trough their bellies and short legs
  • Birds have wings, feathers, two scaly legs and a beak. Birds can fly in the sky.
  • Fishes are water animals having fins and gills.

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