2nd Class Science Animals Scavengers

Scavengers

Category : 2nd Class

*     Scavengers

 

Scavengers eat dead and decaying organic matter hence they are also called carnivorous. Some living organisms are not dependent on scavenging for their food and eat both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. But, some time they exhibit their scavenging behavior also. Such living organisms are flies, fishes, ants, crows, dog and hyena etc.

 

*        Look at the following picture of some scavengers:

                                                   

  Raccoon                                 Vulture                                    Hyena                                   Tasmanian Devil

 

 

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      Which one of the following is correct about the food for scavengers?

(a) Rice

(b) Pulses

(c) Meat

(d) Fruits

 

Answer: (c)

Explanation 

Scavengers are flesh eaters from the dead body of living organisms.

Therefore, option (C) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.

 

 

       Identify the scavenger out of the following pictures.

                                                                          

       (a)                                                (b)                                                (c)                                               (d)

 

Answer: (c)

Explanation 

The animal who eats flesh from dead body of animal is called scavengers. The picture in the option (C) is of vulture, which is a scavenger.

Therefore, option (C) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.

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