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…
LET’S BREAK IT DOWN!
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.
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.
Animals use their senses to help them find 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.