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Vertebrates Animals with bones are called vertebrates. Mammals, tortoises, birds, fish and lizards are vertebrates.
Invertebrates Animals without bones are called invertebrates. Flies, snails, crabs, ants and butterflies are all invertebrates. snail crab fly ant butterfly
What do animals eat? Animals which eat plants are hervibores. They eat grass, leaves, flowers, fruit and vegetables. Hippo Panda bear Zebra sheep
What do animals eat? Animals which eat other animals are carnivores. They can eat insects, fish or other animals they catch. lion chameleon cheetah shark
What do animals eat? Animals which eat meat, fish and plants are omnivores. Humans, chimpanzees, hedgehogs and pigs are examples of omnivores.
Mammals All mammals are vertebrates. They have bones. They are born live. Mammals are born from their mother´s womb. Baby mammals drink their mother´s milk. Their body is covered with hair. Most mammals have four legs and can walk...
Now think... Can you think of some mammals that can not walk? Can you think of a mammal that can fly? Can you think of a mammal with two legs?
Whales and Dolphins are mammals. They don´t have hair. They can not walk, but they can swim and jump.
Bats are mammals. They can fly.
Humans are mammals. We only have two legs, but we can walk and run.
Birds Birds are vertebrates. They have bones. They are born from eggs. Their bodies are covered with feathers. They have wings and a beak. Most birds can fly... Tail Beak Wings
What birds do you know? Duck Flamingo Toucan Parrot Eagle Owl storke
And now some birds that can not fly... Peacock Penguin Ostrich
Fish Fish are vertebrates. They have bones. They are born from eggs. Their bodies are covered in scales. Fish have fins to swim. Fins Tail
Reptiles Reptiles are vertebrates. They have bones. Reptiles are born from eggs. Their bodies are covered in scales like the snakes or have a shell like the tortoises. They are cold- blooded animals. They need sunshine to stay warm.
Reptiles Snake crocodile Tortoise Lizard
Snakes Snakes have scales. They have no legs. All snakes are carnivores. They smell with their tongue.
Crocodiles Crocodiles are large reptiles. They have scales. Crocodiles are carnivores. They have four legs.
Which is your favourite animal? Pick you favourite animal from this web page: http://www.dltk-kids.com/animals/manimalposter.html Print your animal and colour it.
Investigate your favourite animal Answer the following questions: Is your favourite animal a mammal, a fish, a bird or a reptile? Is it a vertebrate or an invertebrate? What does it eat? Where does it live? Is it born life or is it born from eggs? What can it do?.....