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Name Our Wild Animals

Students identify the wild animals which live in our countryside.

'Name Our Wild Animals' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Animals, including Humans

Curriculum subtopic:  Common Animals

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Many beautiful animals live in our wild places. Some of them live in our parks and gardens too.

Find out how many of them you can name from their description or picture!

 

This animal is covered in spines and sleeps for most of the winter. 

A slug would make a tasty snack for this animal!


fox

badger

hedgehog

This beautiful animal lives in a hole in the ground and this is where the cubs are born.

It eats rabbits and mice and is covered in rusty brown fur.

Its tail is called a brush.

fox

lion

badger

This animal lives around our coast and eats fish, but what is it called?


dolphin

sealion

seal

This brown, furry animal digs a burrow in the ground. It is not a friend to farmers because it eats the plants they grow in the fields, like this lovely carrot!


 

This animal is a...

badger

rabbit

squirrel

This animal lives in tall trees and eats nuts and seeds.


 

It is a...

mouse

chinchilla

squirrel


 

This animal hunts for insects at night. It sleeps for most of the winter. Type its name into the answer box.


 

This animal lives in ponds where it lays eggs in the spring time, but what is it called?

a crocodile

a fish

a newt

This animal lives in a hole in the ground and eats just about anything it can find.

It has powerful claws for digging. It is easy to identify because the fur on its face is striped black and white.

badger

zebra

rat


 

This beautiful animal is called...

an antelope

a unicorn

a deer

This animal lives in our rivers where it catches fish. It is a very strong swimmer.

What is its name?

 


otter

water rat

hamster

  • Question 1

This animal is covered in spines and sleeps for most of the winter. 

A slug would make a tasty snack for this animal!


CORRECT ANSWER
hedgehog
EDDIE SAYS
This animal is called a hedgehog. They are very shy and usually come out at night.
  • Question 2

This beautiful animal lives in a hole in the ground and this is where the cubs are born.

It eats rabbits and mice and is covered in rusty brown fur.

Its tail is called a brush.

CORRECT ANSWER
fox
EDDIE SAYS
The animal described is a fox. Badgers also live underground, but they don't have lovely bushy tails!
  • Question 3

This animal lives around our coast and eats fish, but what is it called?


CORRECT ANSWER
seal
EDDIE SAYS
The animal is a seal. It lives by the sea and swims around using its flippers.
  • Question 4

This brown, furry animal digs a burrow in the ground. It is not a friend to farmers because it eats the plants they grow in the fields, like this lovely carrot!


 

This animal is a...

CORRECT ANSWER
rabbit
EDDIE SAYS
Rabbits live in burrows underground, and eat the grass and other plants that grow in fields.
  • Question 5

This animal lives in tall trees and eats nuts and seeds.


 

It is a...

CORRECT ANSWER
squirrel
EDDIE SAYS
This animal is a squirrel. We have grey squirrels and some red squirrels in the United Kingdom.
  • Question 6


 

This animal hunts for insects at night. It sleeps for most of the winter. Type its name into the answer box.

CORRECT ANSWER
bat
EDDIE SAYS
This animal is a bat. It comes out and hunts at night time.
  • Question 7


 

This animal lives in ponds where it lays eggs in the spring time, but what is it called?

CORRECT ANSWER
a newt
EDDIE SAYS
This animal is a newt. They can be found in ponds.
  • Question 8

This animal lives in a hole in the ground and eats just about anything it can find.

It has powerful claws for digging. It is easy to identify because the fur on its face is striped black and white.

CORRECT ANSWER
badger
EDDIE SAYS
The animal described is a badger. They live underground and come out at night. They have a black and white stripey face.
  • Question 9


 

This beautiful animal is called...

CORRECT ANSWER
a deer
EDDIE SAYS
This animal is called a deer. They live in woodland and big open fields. This is a male deer, because it has big antlers (horns) on its head.
  • Question 10

This animal lives in our rivers where it catches fish. It is a very strong swimmer.

What is its name?

 


CORRECT ANSWER
otter
EDDIE SAYS
This animal is an otter. They can be found in our rivers and spend their lives in the water.
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