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Read about animals being built to live, or click on the play button below to listen aloud.
Animals Are Built to Live
Animals have to do many things to live. They have to find food and water. Animals have to be able to move. They have to build homes. They also must keep safe.
Animals have special features to help them survive. These features are called adaptations.
Some animals have special body parts. Here are some body adaptations:
Frogs use their long, sticky tongues to catch flies.
Ducks have webbed feet that help them swim.
Insects use their wings to fly.
Crabs have sharp claws to catch food.
Whales use flippers to help turn and steer in the water.
Cats use their whiskers to feel what is nearby. This helps cats find their way in the dark.
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A whale’s body is built for the cold. It has blubber to keep warm. Blubber is a layer of fat under the skin. Blubber is an .
2. Choose the answers that are body adaptations.CorrectIncorrect
3. Invent an animal with two adaptations. Write about your animal.
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4. Is eye colour an adaptation in humans?CorrectIncorrect
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Ducks have feet that help them swim.