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EXTERNAL ANIMAL PARTS  DEFINITION

External parts of an animal are any part on the outside of it. Some examples include tails, legs, claws, skin and beaks. Animals use these parts to help them survive.

To better understand how external animal parts work…

EXTERNAL ANIMAL PARTS  DEFINITION. External parts of an animal are any part on the outside of it. Some examples include tails, legs, claws, skin and beaks. Animals use these parts to help them survive. To better understand how external animal parts work…

LET’S BREAK IT DOWN!

Animals can have different numbers of legs.

dark tarantula walking on hand with its legs

Spiders have 8 legs, while insects have 6. Many animals have 4 legs such as dogs, cows, lions and bears. Animals use their legs to move, climb and jump.

Animals can have different numbers of legs. Spiders have 8 legs, while insects have 6. Many animals have 4 legs such as dogs, cows, lions and bears. Animals use their legs to move, climb and jump.
dark tarantula walking on hand with its legs

Animals can have claws that help them to survive.

armadillo digging in the ground with claws

Animal claws can be used for a variety of things. Some animals use claws to dig for food, like the armadillo. Others use claws to dig homes or even to defend themselves.

Animals can have claws that help them to survive. Animal claws can be used for a variety of things. Some animals use claws to dig for food, like the armadillo. Others use claws to dig homes or even to defend themselves.
armadillo digging in the ground with claws

Animals use their tails for specific purposes.

monkey hanging from a tree with its tail

Monkeys use their tails to hang from trees. The tail keeps their hands free so they can get food or swing from branch to branch. Many different kinds of animals have tails.