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What is Nutrition in Animals?

 

Nutrition in Animals means food eaten by the animals. Animals obtain their food f rom plants or from other animals (which eat plants). 

Animals eat their food by different methods, let’s look at them

Describe various modes of feeding.

Name of Animal

Kind of Food

Mode of Feeding

Snail

Algae

Scrapping(It scraps algae from rocks)

Ant

plant materials or other Animals

Biting and Chewing

Eagle

Flesh of its Prey

Capturing and Swallowing (It tears flesh by using its beak)

Hummingbird

Nectar of Flower

Sucking (They suck Nectar from the flowers)

Lice

Blood

Sucking (Sucking blood from skin of scalp)

Mosquito

Blood

Sucking (Sucking blood from Human and Animals)

Butterfly

Nectar

Syphoning (Sucking of Nectar from the flowers)

House Fly

Liquid Food

Sponging (They spit out liquid on solid food and convert it into liquid and then suck this liquid)

Starfish

Animals covered in Shell

It pops out the stomach through its mouth to eat the animal inside the shell

 

 

 

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