Animals that help us
We see different types of animals around us. We keep some of them in our home and some others on the farm.
We keep some animals such as cows, goats, buffalo, camels, horses, sheep, etc. in our homes or on farms. These animals are very helpful to us. These animals are called domestic animals. We have to provide food and shelter to them.
Uses of domestic animals
Domestic animals like horses, donkeys, ox, camels and buffalo help us in carrying loads and ploughing fields. They also help us to move from one place to another.
Biogas is made from animal waste. It is used as fuel to cook food in villages. It is also used for lighting.
Useful things from animals
Domestic animals are very useful to us. They give us many useful things. Some of them are given here.
We get milk from cows, buffalo, goats, sheep and camels. Drinking milk makes us strong and healthy. Food items like cheese, butter, ghee, curd and ice cream are made from milk. These food items are called milk products.
We get eggs from hen and duck.
We eat meat from animals like hens, fish, goats, sheep and ducks.
Honey and wax
Honeybees live in beehives. We get honey and wax from beehives. Eating honey is good for our health. Beeswax is used in medicines and to make candles.
We get silk fibre or silk thread from silkworms. Silk fibres are used to make silk sarees, dresses and scarves.
We get wool from the hair of sheep. Wool is used to making woollen clothes such as sweaters, gloves, scarves, etc.
We get leather from the skin of buffalo, cows and camels. This leather is used to Make bags, jackets, belts, purses and shoes.
List of Animals
|20||Fawn||हिरन का बच्चा|
|37||Panda||भालू की प्रजाति|
|47||Leopard, Cheetah||तेंदुआ, चीता|
|50||Zebra||ज़ेबरा, धारीदार घोडा|