What is an animal's natural home called?

A) habitat

B) cubby

C) crib

D) migration

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The correct answer is A) habitat.

An animal’s natural home is called its habitat. A habitat provides food, water, shelter, and space for the animal.

Which animal eats mosquitoes?

A) cheetah

B) Eastern gorilla

C) Virginia big-eared bat

D) monarch butterfly

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The correct answer is C) Virginia big-eared bat.

Some bats eat mosquitoes. Other bats eat fruit, fish, or even blood!

Which animal NEVER chews its food?

A) gorilla

B) snake

C) wolf

D) cheetah

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The correct answer is B) snake.

All snakes swallow their food whole. Some swallow their prey while it is still alive. Others squeeze their prey or use venom to kill it first. Most snakes are not dangerous to people.

Which animals shed their skin so they can grow bigger?

A) apes

B) sharks

C) birds

D) snakes

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The correct answer is D) snakes.

Most snakes shed their skin a few times each year. This allows them to keep growing.

Which animal is a flying mammal?

A) monarch butterfly

B) African penguin

C) Florida mouse

D) Indiana bat

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The correct answer is D) Indiana bat.

Bats are the only flying mammals. They have fur and make milk to feed their babies, like other mammals. But they can also fly!