Food for Animals

We will learn about the different kind of food for animals to live and grow. Like us, we know all animals need food to live and grow. Animals move from one place to another place in search of food. Different animals eat different kinds of food.

Animals that eat only plants:

Some animals eat plants and plant products like grass, leaves and fodder. Goat, cow, horse and sheep eat only plants.

Animals that Eat Only Plants

Animals that eat grains, seeds and fruits:

Some animals eat seeds, grains and fruits. Sparrow, hen pigeon, squirrel and monkey eat seeds, grains and fruits.

Animals that Eat Grains, Seeds and Fruits

Animals that eat insects and worms:

Some animals eat insects and worms. Spider, lizard, bat and frog eat insects and worms.

Animals that Eat Insects and Worms

Animals that eat other animals:
Some animals eat flesh of other animals. They kill smaller animals to eat. These smaller animals are called their prey.  Lion, hawk, wolf, kingfisher and vulture eat flesh of other animals.

Animals that Eat other Animals

Animals that eat both plants and flesh of other animals:

Some animals eat both, plants and flesh of other animals. Bear and crow eat both, plants and flesh of other animals.

Animals that Eat both Plants and flesh of other Animals

1. What are herbivores? Give few examples of herbivores.

Animals that eat plants, grains, seeds and fruits are called plant-eaters or herbivores. Rabbit, goat, horse, giraffe, cow, etc. are herbivores.

2. What are carnivores? Give few examples of carnivores.

Animals that eat insects, worms and flesh of other animals are called flesh-eaters or carnivores. Lion, tiger, wolf, kingfisher, lizard, snake, hawk, crane, etc, are carnivores.

3. What are omnivores? Give few examples of omnivores.

Animals that eat both plants and flesh of other animals those animals are called omnivores. Fox, bear, human being, crow, etc. are omnivores.

Different food for animals helps us to know the category of an animal whether the animal belongs to herbivorous, carnivorous, and omnivorous.

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