Animals live in specific habitats that provide them with food, water, and shelter. These habitats can be found all over the world and can range from forests to deserts. Animals have special adaptations that help them survive in their habitats.
Habitat: a place or environment where a plant or animal naturally or normally lives and grows. Adaptation: a feature of an animal that helps it to survive in its environment. Niches: a specific job or role that an organism or species plays in its environment.
What two words describe an animal's home?
Should wild animals be allowed to live in human habitats?
The majority of the world's penguin colonies are located in Antarctica, but some penguins also live in South America, Australia, New Zealand, and Africa. The Eastern Gray Squirrel can survive in a variety of habitats, from the desert to the rainforest to urban areas. The Pangolin, also known as the scaly anteater, can be found in Africa and Asia and is the only mammal that is completely covered in scales.
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Work together in pairs: Q: What are the two main things that animals need to survive in their habitats?
Work together in pairs: What are three ways that humans can help protect animal habitats?
Brain break: Draw a three-headed monster having a birthday party with cake, balloons and presents
In which habitat would you find a polar bear?
Which of the following animals live in the ocean?
Which animal makes its home in a burrow?
What is the name of an animal that lives in water for most of its life?
- Aquatic Animal
- Land Mammal
Where do snakes live?
- In trees and on land
- In water
- None of these