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Movement In Animals
Movement in Animals
Movement
In Animals
Unlike plants, animals can move from place to place. This movement is known as
loc...
Movement in Animals
Movement
In Animals
Locomotion also helps to protect animals from danger of predators or natural
calam...
Movement in Insects
Movement
In Animals
Insects can move in various ways. They can walk, jump, fly, hop or crawl. Butterfl...
Movement in Insects
Movement
In Animals
Termites, lice, etc., move by crawling. Similarly, ants and cockroaches walk.
A gr...
Movement in Insects
Movement
In Animals
Aquatic insects like backswimmer and water boatman use their hind legs to swim.
Movement in Reptiles
Movement
In Animals
Reptiles like lizard, snake and crocodile use various forms of locomotion to move...
Movement in Reptiles
Movement
In Animals
A turtle can swim easily using its limbs.
Movement in Reptiles
Movement
In Animals
Tortoise and crocodile have legs and move about using them. They use scales
prese...
Movement in
Terrestrial Animals
Movement
In Animals
Terrestrial animals like leopard, tiger, elephant and many others have...
Movement in
Terrestrial Animals
Movement
In Animals
Terrestrial animals like giraffe and rhinoceros and many others have t...
Movement in
Aquatic Animals
Movement
In Animals
Aquatic animals like turtles use their limbs to swim. Others like frog use...
Movement in
Aquatic Animals
Movement
In Animals
Fish have fins to move in water. The fins help fish to swim and maintain b...
Movement in Birds
Movement
In Animals
Birds can hop on land, swim in water and fly in air. The fore limbs of birds are
mod...
Movement in Birds
Movement
In Animals
Some birds like ostrich, emu and kiwi are called flightless birds because they
have ...
Movement in Birds
Movement
In Animals
Birds use their hind limbs or legs to walk, run, catch prey and even
attack their en...
Movement in Birds
Movement
In Animals
Birds like duck, swan, etc., can also swim in water due to their webbed feet.
This presentation is a result of my experiences while I was
helping out my son with his school assignments and project
wor...
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Learn about the different body parts and adaptations that are used by reptiles, birds, insects, aquatic and terrestrial animals to move, walk, run, crawl, hop, fly, jump and swim.

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Movement In Animals

  1. 1. Movement In Animals
  2. 2. Movement in Animals Movement In Animals Unlike plants, animals can move from place to place. This movement is known as locomotion. It helps animals to obtain food and get shelter.
  3. 3. Movement in Animals Movement In Animals Locomotion also helps to protect animals from danger of predators or natural calamities. Different animals use different body parts to move.
  4. 4. Movement in Insects Movement In Animals Insects can move in various ways. They can walk, jump, fly, hop or crawl. Butterflies and mosquitoes have two pairs of wings that help them to fly.
  5. 5. Movement in Insects Movement In Animals Termites, lice, etc., move by crawling. Similarly, ants and cockroaches walk. A grasshopper hops using its long hind legs.
  6. 6. Movement in Insects Movement In Animals Aquatic insects like backswimmer and water boatman use their hind legs to swim.
  7. 7. Movement in Reptiles Movement In Animals Reptiles like lizard, snake and crocodile use various forms of locomotion to move from one place to another. Some of them have legs and some use their scaly skin to move by crawling.
  8. 8. Movement in Reptiles Movement In Animals A turtle can swim easily using its limbs.
  9. 9. Movement in Reptiles Movement In Animals Tortoise and crocodile have legs and move about using them. They use scales present on the underside of their bodies to move. Besides these, a strong muscular and flexible backbone aid them in moving.
  10. 10. Movement in Terrestrial Animals Movement In Animals Terrestrial animals like leopard, tiger, elephant and many others have two pairs of limbs. Most animals use all four limbs to walk, run and for other movements.
  11. 11. Movement in Terrestrial Animals Movement In Animals Terrestrial animals like giraffe and rhinoceros and many others have two pairs of limbs. Most animals use all four limbs to walk, run and for other movements.
  12. 12. Movement in Aquatic Animals Movement In Animals Aquatic animals like turtles use their limbs to swim. Others like frog use their webbed feet to swim in water, while they use their long hind legs to hop on land.
  13. 13. Movement in Aquatic Animals Movement In Animals Fish have fins to move in water. The fins help fish to swim and maintain balance in water. The tail fin helps them to change direction.
  14. 14. Movement in Birds Movement In Animals Birds can hop on land, swim in water and fly in air. The fore limbs of birds are modified in the form of wings that help them to fly. Crow, sparrow, eagle, parrot, etc., are common birds that fly in the sky.
  15. 15. Movement in Birds Movement In Animals Some birds like ostrich, emu and kiwi are called flightless birds because they have very heavy bodies and weak wings and cannot fly.
  16. 16. Movement in Birds Movement In Animals Birds use their hind limbs or legs to walk, run, catch prey and even attack their enemies.
  17. 17. Movement in Birds Movement In Animals Birds like duck, swan, etc., can also swim in water due to their webbed feet.
  18. 18. This presentation is a result of my experiences while I was helping out my son with his school assignments and project work. I am happy to share this with other students and their parents. Hope you find this informative and useful. Thank you. - Prashant Mahajan - All pictures belong to their original authors, photographers.
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Learn about the different body parts and adaptations that are used by reptiles, birds, insects, aquatic and terrestrial animals to move, walk, run, crawl, hop, fly, jump and swim.

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