Notes - Know About Animals

Category : 2nd Class

Know About Animal

 

Interesting Facts

  •           Blue Whale is the largest animal in the world.
  •           Horses and cows sleep while standing.
  •           Female lions do most of the hunting.
  •           Dolphins   are   intelligent animals.

 

When we look at our surroundings, we discover different kinds of animals. Animals are found all over the world.

 

TYPES OF ANIMALS

 

1.            Wild Animals: Animals that live in jungles are called wild animals. They wander freely in jungles. You can also see some wild animals in the zoo. Wild animals are ferocious and dangerous so they cannot live with us. The examples include tiger, lions, fox, bear, rhinoceroses, etc.

 

2.            Domestic Animals: Have you ever seen these small animals in your home, garden or at park? What are these animals called?

 

Interesting Facts

  •          Cats are one of the most popular pets in the world.
  •          Cats use their whiskers to check whether a space is too small for them to fit through or not.
  •          Goats are great companions for other farm animals.
  •             A dog's sense of smell is 1000 times greater than a human.

 

Animals that live with us are called domestic animals.

They are normally harmless. The examples include goats, cows, buffaloes, etc.

Domestic animals are of 2 types: Farm animals and pet animals.

 

(a) Farm animals: Animals that are kept in the farms are called farm animals. The example includes hen, horses, cows, goats, sheeps, etc. These animals in large numbers for various purposes. They give us so , many useful things like cows, buffaloes, goats give us milk, sheep gives us wool, hen gives us egg and meat etc., horses are used for riding and sports.

 

(b) Pet Animals: Animals that can be kept at homes are called pet animals. The examples include, cats, parrots, dogs, etc.

FOOD THEY EAT

 

Food

Animals

Some animals are plant eaters. They are called herbivores. 

 

Examples include goats, cow, horses, and sheeps.

Some animals eat seeds, grains and fruits.

 

Examples include sparrows, hens, pigeons, squirrels and monkey.  

Some animals eat insects and worms. 

 

 

Examples include spiders, lizards, bats, and frogs.

Some animals are flesh eaters. They are called carnivores. 

 

Examples include lions, hawks, wolfs, leopards, eggless, etc.

Some animals are both plant and flesh eaters. They are called omnivores.

 

Examples include bears and crows.

 

Do you know?

  •           Cicadas have their hearing organs in their stomachs.
  •           Bats make loud cries.
  •           Grey wolf makes the most noise.

 

DIFFERENT KINDS OF SOUND

 

Animals

Sound

Bark

Meow

Moo

Neigh

oink

Roar

Hiss

Bray

Growl

Bleat

 

Do you know?

  •           A newborn Koala Joey is only about the size of a jelly bean.
  •           A giraffe calf can stand up and walk within an hour of its birth.
  •           Male Jagaur cubs grow more quickly than females.

 

Animals and their young ones:

           

Chick

Duckling

Kitten

Puppy

Tadpole

Caterpillar

Piglet

Joey

Kid

Kit

Fawn

Foal

Colt

Calf

Cub

Infant

Fry

 

Do you know?

  •          A male deer is usually called a "buck" and female deer is called a 'doe'.
  •          Female giraffes are smaller than males.

 

Do you know?

  •          Baby of a gorilla is called a 'cub'.

 

Animals and their home's name:

 

 

ANIMALS

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