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Read About How Animals Need Food

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WHAT DO ANIMALS NEED?

All animals need food and water to survive. Different animals eat different kinds of foods. Animals get their food from their environment.

To better understand why animals need food…

WHAT DO ANIMALS NEED?. All animals need food and water to survive. Different animals eat different kinds of foods. Animals get their food from their environment. To better understand why animals need food…

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Some animals like a porcupine eat plants.

baby porcupine eats fruit

A porcupine eats plants or things that grow on plants. They often eat leaves and bark from a tree. Sometimes they eat berries that grow on plants.

Some animals like a porcupine eat plants. A porcupine eats plants or things that grow on plants. They often eat leaves and bark from a tree. Sometimes they eat berries that grow on plants.
baby porcupine eats fruit

Animals have features that help them find food.

porcupine eating in a tree

The porcupine has different features that help it get food. The porcupine has sharp claws to help it climb trees, and sharp teeth to help it eat bark from a tree.

Animals have features that help them find food. The porcupine has different features that help it get food. The porcupine has sharp claws to help it climb trees, and sharp teeth to help it eat bark from a tree.
porcupine eating in a tree

Animals use their senses to help them find food.

lizard uses its tongue to smell for food

The Savannah monitor uses its sense of smell to find food. It has a tongue that can smell insects which it eats to survive. Many animals, such as frogs, mainly eat bugs.