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The world: Animals and insects


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attack sb/sth
try to hurt sb/sth by using physical force
average
normal or typical
beak
the hard, pointed part of a bird's mouth
bear
a large, strong, wild mammal with a thick fur coat
bee
a ​yellow and ​black ​flying ​insect that makes ​honey and can ​sting you
bone
any of the hard ​parts inside a ​human or ​animal that make up ​its ​frame
bull
a male cow
calf
a young cow
camel
a ​large ​animal with a ​long ​neck, that ​lives in the ​desert and has one or two ​humps on it's back
cattle
​cows and ​bulls that are ​kept for ​their ​milk or ​meat
cow
a ​large ​female ​farm ​animal ​kept to ​produce ​meat and ​milk
creature
any ​large or ​small ​living thing that can ​move independently
donkey
an ​animal like a ​small ​horse with ​long ​ears
eagle
a ​large, ​strong ​bird with a ​curved ​beak that ​eats ​meat and can ​see very well
elephant
a very ​large ​grey ​mammal that has a ​trunk with which it can ​pick things up
feathers
one of the many ​soft, ​light things that ​cover a bird's ​body
fly
a small insect with two wings
frog
a ​small ​animal that has ​smooth ​skin, ​lives in ​water and on ​land, has ​long ​powerful back ​legs with which it ​jumps from ​place to ​place, has no ​tail, and is usually greenish-brown in ​colour
fur
the ​thick ​hair that ​covers the ​bodies of some ​animals
goat
an ​animal ​related to ​sheep that usually has ​horns and a ​beard
gorilla
a ​large ​ape that comes from ​western ​Africa
harm
physical or other ​injury or ​damage
herd
a ​large ​group of ​animals of the same ​type that ​live and ​feed together
horns
a hard, ​pointed, often ​curved ​part that ​grows from the ​top of the ​head of some ​animals
horse
a ​large ​animal with four ​legs that ​people ​ride on or use for ​carrying things or ​pulling ​vehicles
hunt
to ​chase and ​try to ​catch and ​kill an ​animal or ​bird for ​food, ​sport, or ​profit
insect
very ​small ​animal with six ​legs, a ​body ​divided into three ​parts and usually two ​pairs of ​wings
leopard
a ​large ​wild ​cat that has ​yellow ​fur with ​black ​spots on it and ​lives in ​Africa and ​southern ​Asia
life expectancy
a time that people is likely to live
lion
a ​large ​wild ​animal of the ​cat ​family with yellowish-brown ​fur that ​lives in ​Africa and ​southern ​Asia
mice
PLURAL of mouse
monkey
an ​animal that ​lives in ​hot ​countries, has a ​long ​tail, and ​climbs ​trees
harmful
causing death, injury or damage
mosquito
a ​small ​flying ​insect that ​bites ​people and ​animals and ​sucks ​their ​blood
mouse
a ​small ​mammal with ​short ​fur, a ​pointed ​face, and a ​long ​tail
poison
a ​substance that can make ​people or ​animals ​ill or ​kill them if they ​eat or ​drink it
poisonous
very harmful and able to cause illness or death
rat
a ​small rodent, ​larger than a ​mouse, that has a ​long ​tail and is ​considered to be ​harmful
shark
a ​large ​fish that has ​sharp ​teeth and a ​pointed fin on ​its back
snake
a ​reptile with a ​long ​body and no ​legs
spider
a ​small ​creature with eight ​thin ​legs that ​catches ​insects in a ​web
spots
a ​small, usually round ​areas of ​colour that is differently ​coloured or ​lighter or ​darker than the ​surface around it
sting
If an ​insect, ​plant, or ​animal stings, it ​produces a ​small but ​painful ​injury, usually with a ​poison, by ​brushing against the ​skin or making a very ​small ​hole in the ​skin
stripe
a ​strip on the ​surface of something that is a different ​colour from the ​surrounding ​surface
survive
to ​continue to ​live in a difficult situation
tail
a ​part of an animal's ​body, ​sticking out from the ​base of the back, or something ​similar in ​shape or ​position
tiger
a ​large ​wild ​animal of the ​cat ​family with yellowish-orange ​fur with ​black ​lines that ​lives in ​parts of ​Asia
trunk
the ​long, tube-shaped ​nose of an ​elephant
turkey
a ​large ​bird ​grown for ​its ​meat on ​farms
up to
used when saying the most an amaount can be
vary
be different from each other
weigh
have a certain weight; process of weight measurement
weight
how heavy sth is (value/property)
whale
a very ​large ​sea ​mammal that ​breathes ​air through a ​hole at the ​top of ​its ​head
wild
used to refer to ​plants or ​animals that ​live or ​grow independently of ​people
wing
the ​flat ​part of the ​body that a ​bird, ​insect, or ​bat uses for ​flying
harmless
not causing damage, injury, or illness
lifespan
the time that sth is likely to live