Animals naturally seek and stay in places
where food is available and abundant. These
places are referred to as their habitat.
Are are organims that live at the expense of
A host is an animal or a plant on or in which a
Ascaris Lumbricoides or Roundworm lives in
the intestine of a human being.
Ascaris is an endoparasite. It is found inside the
body of the host.
Head lice and leech are ectoparasites. They live
outside the body of their host.
Marine animals live in bodies of water. Fish, mollusks
and sharks obtain their food from the sea. They eat
smaller fish. Other marine animals feed on single-
celled organisms called algae.
Animals that live on land are called terrestrial
Insects eat leaves, nectar, and pollen.
Domesticated animals like cows, pigs, sheep,
chickens, dogs, and cats, rely mainly on humans
for food shelter.
Animals are classified according to the kind of
food they eat. They are grouped into:
Animals that feed solely on plants.
Garden Insects (Butterflies, Grasshopper and Bees.)
Parasites that live on Plants like the aphids that
attack roses and blights that live on potatoes.
Animals that prey on other animals.
Lions and Tigers eat smaller animals in the jungle
Eagles and Hawks eat rats and chicks.
Frogs eat flies and other insects.
Snakes eat Chickens
Animals that eat both plants and animals.
Humans are omnivores. We depend on both
plants and animals for food.